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On the Inlet

3 Inlet Street, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia
07 40 99 5255
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Ranked #14 of 95 Restaurants in Port Douglas
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $9 - $37
Cuisines: Seafood, Australian
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Scenic view, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Description: We welcome you to join us at On The Inlet: Port Douglas' iconic seafood restaurant + bar located over the beautiful Coral Sea. We're here to tantalise your taste buds with the finest fresh local seafoods and an inspiring tropical cocktail list in Port Douglas' most enviable waterside location (reservations highly recommended)
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83% Recommend
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Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

There were 10 of us and all meals were fabulous. Everyone had entrees and there were mixes of seafoods & their specialty dishes on the night, I had their fish curry it was spectacular. Very reasonable prices for their dishes. Great atmosphere and staff were very attentative. Will definitely go back and highly recommend it.

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Pahiatua, New Zealand
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

Fantastic service, great food with all tables looking out to sea. Our waiting staff were so good - very attentive, fantastic sense of humour. A VERY good night out.

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Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

Really attentive service to begin with indicated we were in for a good evening. The food was excellent - good choice of local seafood. Beware though - big portions! Lovely ambience down in the waters edge. Highly recommended

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Melbourne, Australia
15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 NEW

A farewell dinner for friends leaving town was enjoyed on a lovely mild Port Douglas evening. My husband and I shared a Whole Crispy Crimson Snapper with Thai Caramel, Asian Slaw and lime. The fish was absolutely delicious and we both thoroughly enjoyed a very generous platter of fish. I'll definitely return if I can find out when they have... More

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Kadina, Australia
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

The view, over the water, good service everything one could wish for when eating mud crab, finger bowl ready crack claws, rubbish bowl, chips and salad to go with it. Very reasonably priced too.

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Cairns, Australia
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40 reviews 40 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Had a very good lunch here. Very relaxed style and outstandingly fresh seafood. Prepped by friendly staff. Kinda hidden away from the main strip and had a very local feel. I didn't get the best impression when I walked in but the food spoke for itself, It's great check it out definitely.

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Melbourne, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Ducked in here in the afternoon for a light lunch/tapas. The cocktails were ok however a margarita belongs in a margarita glass not a tall beer type glass. The local chilled prawns were very fresh and the calamari was delicious The rest of the dishes we shared were ok but nothing special. The desserts however tasted somewhat of the frozen... More

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Feilding, New Zealand
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30 reviews 30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Food was delicious (I had prosciutto wrapped pork medallions - yum!) and service was great. A little more expensive than some places in Port Douglas but I felt the meal we got was worth paying more for.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Sometimes a challenge to find amazing food in Port Douglas although we found what we were looking for here,delicious fresh seafood,awesome seafood platter sold at market price,served by very friendly attentive wait staff. Best dining experience by far in Port Douglas.

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Jayne M, Public Relations Manager at On the Inlet, responded to this review

Thank you for a lovely honest review! More

Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Food was great. Nice cider. Didn't see the sunset as cloudy unfortunately. Would go back agian to see sunset and feed fish.

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Jayne M, Public Relations Manager at On the Inlet, responded to this review

Hi Liuzzy, do come again-the sunset view is to die for :) We'll have an icy cider ready to go for you! More

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