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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, Reservations

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  • 59
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  • 65
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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
Food you will be happy with.

Delicious food, busy but efficient service for such a busy restaurant. We didn't have a booking but they asked us if we would like to wait at the bar. We waited only about 10 minutes and then got a great table. The bar only has two stools, could do with two more. The food was fantastic, I... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
Jan P
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Darwin, Australia
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  • Families with children
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Darwin, Australia
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Delicious food, busy but efficient service for such a busy restaurant. We didn't have a booking but they asked us if we would like to wait at the bar. We waited only about 10 minutes and then got a great table. The bar only has two stools, could do with two more. The food was fantastic, I had the soft... More 

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Perth, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

This cafe became a firm favourite during our visit to Cairns. We had several breakfasts, a lunch and an evening meal over several days while in Cairns during our recent holiday. We were greeted enthusiastically by our host and treated with enthusiasm and respect by all wait staff. Our coffee was hot and good tasting and whatever we ordered food... More 

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Perth, WA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Fabulous italian food, great kids menu, substantial serves, lovely cocktails. We had a great night here. Service was very good.

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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

I ordered Fettucine al Polla and was very happy with my choice. It came to the table hot and a very generous serve. The staff were helpful & friendly and it was nice to be a part of the hussle & bustle of a busy Friday night (our table was outside)

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Ballarat, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Friendly Staff great Family Restaurant plenty on Menu to choose from Meals huge lovely setting across from esplande you can eat inside or outside.

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Yona, Mariana Islands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

We had breakfast here a couple times.... The buffet is terrible and overpriced. Actually they should pay you to eat that slop. The breakfast ala carte menu is far superior and the omelette are awesome! The service was hit and miss... Some friendly and some curt if not just plain rude. I did have take away breakfast once from here... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

My partner and I are Cairns locals. We had already had dinner at another restaurant and decided to go elsewhere for dessert. We waited 5 minuets before the manager himself (as we found out later) to seat us. As we were seated we asked if it would be okay if we just ordered dessert. We were met with the managers... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Really busy so make sure you have a reservation otherwise you may have to wait a while. We had the seafood pasta special and it was huge and awesome. Would recommend. The pizzas smelt lovely too. Service was fast and attentive enough.

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

We didnt eat in the restaurant but we ordered take away pizza and picked it up. After a lengthy wait of 30 minutes(after being told 15) we got our pizza. When we got home and opened the 2 boxes we were shocked to see how little topping was on the pizzas. We ordered pepperoni pizza and we would have been... More 

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Nelson, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Lucky to get into this very busy restaurant. The place was buzzing but we still received excellent, prompt service. Good sized portions of tasty food, none of us could finish as the portion size was large. Reasonable value. You receive 10% off if seated before 6pm and luckily we just were so that is a bonus.

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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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?