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The Beach Shack Restaurant

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29 Barrier Street, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia
+61 7 4099 1100
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5:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Delivery, Reservations
Description: A local favourite, "The Shack" introduces you to a truly tropical Port...
A local favourite, "The Shack" introduces you to a truly tropical Port Douglas dining experience with a wonderful mix of funky ambiance and laid back Queensland style. An eclectic mix of sandy floor, colourful lanterns, and a chill out bar with comfy couches, "The Shack" offers a delicious restaurant menu or more relaxed pizza bar menu. Come in for a beer and a pizza or a bubbles and tapas - it's what the locals do!
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great pizza

Had the supreme pizza and the cajun chicken wings. Both were fantastic. Was one of the best pizza's i and my wife have had. I would recommend if you are in the area give it a go you will not be disappointed.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
gusshr
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Sarina, Australia
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Bar scene
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Families with children
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Sarina, Australia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Had the supreme pizza and the cajun chicken wings. Both were fantastic. Was one of the best pizza's i and my wife have had. I would recommend if you are in the area give it a go you will not be disappointed.

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Mornington Peninsula, Australia
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13 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Recommended by a local guide to try Casablanca pizza, so went and it was good, bit costly but good. Atmosphere is a bit more family and kid oriented, liked the sand on floor idea. Issue mainly was with trying to get a correct answer about gluten free food. Were told something was able to be done as GF, then it... More 

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Cairns, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Ordered pizza delivered to our holiday apartment. They were fantastic, particularly the seafood. Delivery driver went to extra lengths as our phone did not ring when they arrived. We'll be back. Aldinga Beach, SA.

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Natalie J, General Manager at The Beach Shack Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi Judith F, Persistence, persistence! We have awesome staff - we are super lucky and glad they went the extra mile to get your pizza to you. Thanks for ordering with us! More 

Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, Russia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Part restaurant part typical Australian bar (with sand floor) this Pizza restaurant is a friendly informal place well worth a visit.

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Natalie J, General Manager at The Beach Shack Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi Victor D, Nailed it with the Aussie bar - glad you enjoyed the sandy floor and the Aussie vibe during your Shack experience! We like to keep it casual but professional - hope to see you back one day! More 

Melbourne
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW via mobile

Took the family to the beach shack for dinner! We all enjoyed the meals and the service was pronto and friendly! What more can you ask for other than for the meals to be good quality which they were!

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Natalie J, General Manager at The Beach Shack Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi JasonKeays, WOW - coming from a Melbournite Chef we are stoked you enjoyed our Shack on holidays! Thank you for the great review and just delighted you enjoyed our good food and friendly service. More 

Frankfurt
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68 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

The Beach Shack is a very laid-back restaurant close to the beach which is really great for a cocktail and some beers. It is not at all a restaurant where you want to go for dinner. Unfortunately, we had to find that out the hard way. Went there with some expectations and ordered four differnt dishes - 2 pizzas, salt... More 

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Natalie J, General Manager at The Beach Shack Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi ItalianFan2013, We were so disappointed to read your review - however not surprised. We believe the night you dined was the night our Head Chef was ill and we were unable to cover him, leaving the kitchen in a difficult spot. In hindsight, we should have limited our restaurant patron numbers to compensate for a lack of experience in... More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Fun, casual atmosphere catering mostly to locals. Very good food. Lively atmosphere, with sand on the floor. Good spot outside of downtown.

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Natalie J, General Manager at The Beach Shack Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi BFG G, Thanks for the great review! Good to hear you enjoyed our laid back feel and cheerful food - we hope to see you again! More 

Denham, Australia
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

What a pleasant surprise this little place was. Situated right on the beach the coffee was great the burgers generous and the service friendly and reasonable priced. Just the spot for lunch or break from the beach.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Ordered 2 delicious home delivered pizzas after a long day out visiting the Daintree. Delivered promptly to our hotel and both were delicious. Prawns with chorizo was a standout with lovely thin crust. If takeaway is this good a restaurant visit might be worthwhile.

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Natalie J, General Manager at The Beach Shack Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi Caloote, Nothing like a thin crust pizza! I can't do thick crust myself - too doughy! Glad to hear you enjoyed chilling out with a home delivery - nice to just relax after a day in the forest. More 

Sydney, Australia
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32 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Better the second time around. Loved the sandy floor and the friendly staff. Great entrees and the best salt and pepper squid. Loved my barramundi. Definitely will go back on our next visit. Popular with locals too!

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Natalie J, General Manager at The Beach Shack Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi Kathy W, Great to hear you loved hanging with the locals too! The Salt and Pepper Calamari is a bit of a favourite around town so nice to hear you enjoyed it too. Thanks for coming twice to visit us, and we look forward to seeing you for the hat trick! More 

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Additional Information about The Beach Shack Restaurant

Address: 29 Barrier Street, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia
Phone Number: +61 7 4099 1100
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Port Douglas
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 6 - 35
Cuisine: Pizza

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 29 Barrier Street, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Port Douglas
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4099 1100

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 6 - 35
  • Cuisine: Pizza

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children

Description

A local favourite, "The Shack" introduces you to a truly tropical Port Douglas dining experience with a wonderful mix of funky ambiance and laid back Queensland style. An eclectic mix of sandy floor, colourful lanterns, and a chill out bar with comfy couches, "The Shack" offers a delicious restaurant menu or more relaxed pizza bar menu. Come in for a beer and a pizza or a bubbles and tapas - it's what the locals do!
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?