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30 Macrossan Street, Port Douglas, Queensland, Australia
+61 7 4099 6330
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Ranked #32 of 99 Restaurants in Port Douglas
Price range: $17 - $26
Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Doing business, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Bel cibo is a stylish yet informal Italian restaurant in the heart of Port Douglas with superb food, great service & alfresco dining, on the mezzanine floor of the Saltwater building, perfect for watching the day go by or the activity along the Macrossan Street.
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Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

This restaurant seemed very welcoming and so did the dishes. The staff were nice but I was a little puzzled as to how come Linguine aglio w garlic/chilli/parsley/evo oil cost $15 for lunch but when I ordered it for dinner the exact dish was $24. I found it over priced. In Italy we call it " poor mans' pasta (pasta... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

we checked out the prices during lunch time and both hubby & I agreed that they weren't bad. Example 2 course meal $29 per person However when we went there for dinner the exact meals were doubled only because it was dinner. The cheapest pizza there and most places in Port Douglas was about $20.00 Medium size Margherita. We felt... More 

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Kiwichef, Owner at bel cibo, responded to this review

the only thing deceiving is your review. It was your own assumptions that made you think our prices are bargain basement. Our meals a dinner serves at dinner & lunch serves at lunch. the menu boards downstairs clearly has the lunch menu on the left & dinner menu on the right. I mean seriously, who survives in business putting cheap... More 

Leeds, UK
Top Contributor
97 reviews 97 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Delightful restaurant. Ate upstairs under cover but in the open air. Excellent food. Well laid out with tablecloths and napkins. We were well taken care of (we were 6 adults and a young child for lunch). Everyone thoroughly enjoyed their meal. The food was of a high quality, very tasty and well presented with care and attention. All in all... More 

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Kiwichef, Owner at bel cibo, responded to this review

Thank your for your fantastic 5 Star review, great when you come with the whole family & everyone enjoys themselves. a very pleasing read for an owner, cheers. For our other readers - wheelchair/ prams access is located on the Grant street side of the Saltwater building, where you can easily come up to level one & enjoy the bel... More 

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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

We went to this restaurant on a Saturday night and it was amazing. The waiters were excellent, well mannered and groomed. They made us feel welcome and well informed of the menu. The food was divine and absolutely delicious! Also arrived in a very timely manner and well priced. Well situated in Port Douglas and would highly recommend!

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Kiwichef, Owner at bel cibo, responded to this review

Thank you for your Great 5 star review, It's very pleasing to read such positive feedback & also good to hear that you will be a returning guest. Cheers. More 

New Zealand
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27 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Set above the Main Street we were entertained by the many and varied people walking past. Really good service and food good too! Scallops are outstanding, carbonara was perhaps a little bland but our fault for not asking for some extra chilli. Calamari spot on and a good wine list. Recommended for the lunch special. Great value for money.m

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Kiwichef, Owner at bel cibo, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review, We certainly do have an Awesome spot for people watching & glad you enjoyed the food & service too! Cheers More 

Melbourne, Australia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Enjoyed a wonderful dinner at Bel Cibo in January this year - food fabulous - staff very efficient - great ambience-good wines-lots of fans but room still very very warm on a hot night. Would definately return and Definately recommend.

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Kiwichef, Owner at bel cibo, responded to this review

Thanks for your Great 5 Star review. We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your experience with us & definitely will recommend bel cibo & most importantly you will return, great news.Cheers. More 

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

We recently enjoyed the $29 two course lunch, had a lovely and quite substantial anti pasto followed by a beautiful fettuccini carbonara. Instead of the usual bowl of cream with some bits floating in it, I was served perfectly al dente pasta just coated in a lush white wine sauce. All that and a glass of wine too. Yum yum... More 

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Kiwichef, Owner at bel cibo, responded to this review

Thanks for your great review. I am biased but I do agree with your 'title' - We do have the best value lunch in Port Douglas. Hope to see you in for Dinner next time.Cheers. More 

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015 via mobile

The menu on paper all sounded delicious. But I was very disappointed when the mains got to the table. I ordered the carbonara, the pasta was undercooked and the dish had no taste. My husband had the crab pasta, the dish was so bland had no taste he didn't even finish it. For the price it was not worth it... More 

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Kiwichef, Owner at bel cibo, responded to this review

Thank you for your review but I am completely surprised by your comments on our pastas. Last week when you dined our Carbonara was the most popular dish served. The flavours of the crab linguine are dill,lemon & crab, all quite subtle but a great combination together. Sadly I do find that someone that gives us 1 star & 1... More 

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31 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We had an amazing lunch, the special menu is great but there are just so many things I wanted to try we will have to go back. The 4 cheese pizza is perfection and there were a lot of gluten free options which is great as my daughter is so over steak and salad that is all that is usually... More 

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Kiwichef, Owner at bel cibo, responded to this review

Thank you for your Great 5 star review. Very pleasing to read that you enjoyed bel cibo so much & yes we do have plenty of GF choices. Just not pasta or Pizza. look forward to seeing you again soon. Cheers. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

I struggle to find a place that has four cheese pizza, wich is my favorite. This place has it, and it is pretty good. The ambient is good too. I recommend it.

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Kiwichef, Owner at bel cibo, responded to this review

Thank you for your Great 5 Star review. I'm glad we had your favorite pizza & you had such a great time with us @ bel cibo.Cheers. More 

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Additional Information about bel cibo

Address: 30 Macrossan Street, Port Douglas, Queensland, Australia
Phone Number: +61 7 4099 6330
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Port Douglas
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 17 - 26
Cuisine: Italian

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