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Villa Romana Trattoria

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Italian, Pizza, Pasta
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Cnr Esplanade & Aplin St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
07 4051 9000
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6:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:30 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 83
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  • 55
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  • 63
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Winter Warmer

The food was fantastic! The service not so much. This restaurant is perfectly situated overlooking the esplanade. Our bruschetta was tasty and authentically Italian. The kids loved their pizzas with beautifully chewy bases and just the right amount of topping. My surf and turf was a generous serve... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2015
Pollypocket246
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Brisbane, Australia
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  • Families with children
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Brisbane, Australia
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11 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

The food was fantastic! The service not so much. This restaurant is perfectly situated overlooking the esplanade. Our bruschetta was tasty and authentically Italian. The kids loved their pizzas with beautifully chewy bases and just the right amount of topping. My surf and turf was a generous serve of steak with two huge prawns and a finger licking good garlic... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

We visited tonight for the early bird offer. It took at least 45 minutes from the time we ordered until the food arrived and it wasn't worth the wait. There appeared to be no system as several people who were seated after us had their food delivered before us and I certainly wouldn't consider the staff attentive.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

We felt like Pizza tonight, and this was our closest option. Don't be fooled about other write-ups, only the cheapest take-away pizza is $12. If you want to eat Pizza in the restaurant it starts from $19 for a Margarita. We went for a for prosciutto with for cheeses and rocket and had to fork out $25! The pizza was... More 

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Gold Coast, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Fresh, quick, reasonable - what more can you ask for? Easy to find, located on a main street corner of the Esplanade. Size of meals good.

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Dined at the Villa Romana restaurant whilst visiting Cairns. Really enjoyed the food and very good service. Restaurant is located on the corner of the Esplande under the Mantra Trilogy Hotel.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Lunch time specials varied and great value. Always busy day and night. Have early bird discount for dinner which is great for families. George's Special is just that "Special"

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Sydney
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Definitely knew we weren't in Sydney anymore! Fantastic buffet, lovely breakfast menu and wonderful service! Had breakfast there twice during our stay.

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Melbourne
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Very busy restaurant. Service was friendly and helpful. Ordered pizzas which were pretty good. Played good music and was in a great spot on the Esplanade

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

15% off for dining early, friendly staff and despite being quite busy the meals came out pretty quick, a little noisy inside and beer could've been a bit colder but all in all a not bad spot for some Italian cuisine

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Along with Yaya's Greek restaurant which happens to be directly above, this is one of our favourite restaurants in Cairns and we have been dining there for years. We generally only spend 2/3 nights in Cairns on the way back from our major holiday in Port Douglas so with the limited time available we don't really bother on experimenting with... More 

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Additional Information about Villa Romana Trattoria

Address: Cnr Esplanade & Aplin St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
Phone Number: 07 4051 9000
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:30 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 6:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 6:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 6:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 6:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 6:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 6:30 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 31 - 53
Cuisine: Italian, Pizza, Pasta

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Cnr Esplanade & Aplin St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
  • Phone Number: 07 4051 9000

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 31 - 53
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza, Pasta

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
6:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
6:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
6:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
6:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
6:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
6:30 am - 11:00 pm

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