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The Beaches Cafe

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17 The Esplanade, Port Douglas, Queensland 4871, Australia
(07) 4099 4998
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Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Perfectly located cafe for an early morning coffee (good coffee too) after watching the sunrise on the beach. Later in the day, the highlights for me were the genuinely thick thick shakes and the BLAT. Give it a go.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
Bill B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Perfectly located cafe for an early morning coffee (good coffee too) after watching the sunrise on the beach. Later in the day, the highlights for me were the genuinely thick thick shakes and the BLAT. Give it a go.

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Greater Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Can highly recommend the eggs florentine. Cooked to perfection and really tastey. Coffee was top too.

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Adelaide
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

This is a great place for breakfast. Right next to the beach with lovely view. Baked beans really good. Good coffee too! Looks low key but don't be fooled by the plastic green chairs - this is a great little cafe.

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

This cafe is in a great location overlooking 4 mile beach. We had burgers and the open flat pitas for lunch all were yummy. The freshly squeezed juice was also good. Not expensive but is cash only so don't forget your $'s.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

We were hanging out at the beach and decided to eat at beaches. We all had burgers with a serve of fries and milkshakes. The burgers are fantastic, fresh tasty, fast and about $10. I had the fish burger which you could have crumbed or grilled, loved the choice. The fish was cooked perfectly. I personally rate this fish burger... More 

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Perth, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Great setting, great view, close to the beach off course, uncomfortable seats benches or cheap plastic chairs, coffee very average very weak, smoothly was nice texture but not very flavourful, restricted and ordinary menu.

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Hobart, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

We were staying nearby so thought we'd grab a quick lunch here though we weren't expecting much as the location was too perfect, right at the beach, and the shopfront looked nothing special. Well, what a pleasant surprise. My six year old and I had burgers, and they were delicious, with a real home made tasting pattie and fresh bun.... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

A routine developed while we stayed at Port Douglas. Every morning at the break of dawn we would run/walk along the beach and then celebrate life at Beaches. Sitting at Beaches you couldn’t help but reflect how good it was to be alive. The relaxed atmosphere, the genuine enjoyment of life oozing from the staff and the excellent coffee and... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

I did bot actually eat here, we only had drinks...coffee for me, and fruit drink for hubby. Delightful, friendly locals, gorgeous setting, cool timber table, what is not to love about this place ?

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

We had breakfast here at the beaches café - it was very good. And the menu had something to satisfy everyone. good service, nice view of the water, casual patio, kid friendly.

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Address: 17 The Esplanade, Port Douglas, Queensland 4871, Australia
Phone Number: (07) 4099 4998
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Port Douglas

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  • Address: 17 The Esplanade, Port Douglas, Queensland 4871, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Port Douglas
  • Phone Number: (07) 4099 4998

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