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Buccini

41 Macrossan Street, Port Douglas, Queensland, Australia
+61 7 4099 6364
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Ranked #20 of 94 restaurants in Port Douglas
Price range: $9 - $36
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Formally known as Bucci, Buccini has the same owners & same fabulous product. We have renamed Bucci Port Douglas ‘Buccini’. The name suggests little Bucci or baby Bucci, and that’s how we think of it, affectionately as the little sister of Bucci in the James Street Precinct and future Bucci’s. It’s where Bucci began, and so it’s appropriate for it to be given its own special title!! Bucci is still serving up sensational and mouth watering modern Italian cuisine, fit for the Australian palate and tropical environment. Buccini is urban Italian on the Main street of Port Douglas with all the charm of an alfresco ristorante in Rome.
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

Had the crab linguine and artichoke rissotto for lunch. Two fairly simple dishes, but executed flawlessly. Great service. Good value. Can't fault it.

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Melbourne, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014 NEW

We have travelled to Port Douglas for years. Whilst Bucci (now Buccini) was awesome, it no longer is. Firstly, and the straw that broke the camels back, there was a sign out the front of the restaurant offering BYO on a Tuesday night which they refused to honour - blaming it on the cyclone (but still not removing the sign... More

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Magnetawan, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014 NEW

We were staying at Oak Beach Cottage just 30 minutes south of Port Douglas but dined out each night in Port Douglas. We chose Buccini because it had been recommended by previous guests of Oak Beach Cottage and we were not disappointed. The rocket salad was delicious as well as all of our entrees.....very good value for the quality and... More

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Wales
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

Not an extensive menu but far better - delicious food. As we have found all through the area great service with a lovely relaxed atmosphere. Can't wait to go back

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

After seeing so many positive reviews I just had to try it out. Great food served by friendly service!

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Alice Springs, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

The food was amazing, the atmosphere/ambiance was great, and the staff are very attentive. Try the truffle mac & cheese, or spaghetti with meatballs - both so good! The desserts are also a must!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

Dinner for family of four at Buccini was wonderful. Food choices were excellent and fairly priced for the area. While they missed the mark on a few side dishes, the overall main courses were excellent and service was exceptional.

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Griffith, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014 via mobile

Having dined out at 2 other establishments which we though we're pretty average, we were losing hope of having a good meal in Port Douglas until we stumbled across Buccini. This restaurant is a MUST to try. Homemade gnocchi al pesto (they did gnocchi napoletana for our son), arancini, pumpkin, pine nut, rocket and parmesan bruschetta to name a few... More

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Melton Mowbray, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014 via mobile

Fantastic food recommended - only down side ran out of T-bone steaks, and the guy that seated us was a little un attentive (and weird) to begin with - would normally mean a low mark But everything we had was fantastic and the woman that served us in the end was v good. Desserts especially good. Pumpkin bruschetta a revelation!

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Moree, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

Very satisfied, plenty of good beer and the service was good. I had the cannelloni and the spanner crab pasta, both of which were very tasty.

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