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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 96 Restaurants in Port Douglas
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $9 - $36
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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Dublin, Ireland
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39 reviews 39 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

We visited this restaurant following a recommendation from one of the chefs . The restaurant is in a lovely setting and the food was excellent. Unfortunately the service was terrible. The waitress that served us just did not want to be there. It makes you wonder how some people get jobs. We will not be going back

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Auckland, New Zealand
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

Situated on the waterfront we enjoyed a big bowl of prawns and tasty breads. Thoroughly enjoyed this restaurant. Went back there twice ! Make sure you book because it gets really busy.

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3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW via mobile

We came here for our wedding dinner after getting married on the beach. Absolutely brilliant spot, watching the sunset and yachts coming in and out however unfortunately the manager who was working on the night became extremely flustered and rude when we moved a small table (which was also under our name) to fit with the rest of our large... More

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Sydney, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

This restaurant was recommended by our bus driver and it didn't disappoint. Very relaxing setting on the water and excellent seafood (large portions and well prepared).

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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14 reviews 14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

Had a great lunch here today. Oysters so good we ordered more. The OYI oysters were outstanding. Entrees were the squid (delicious) and the Beef Carpaccio (outstanding). Really good service that was extended to all patrons we could see. Awesome. Mains were the Curry of the day (Korma with Macadamia nuts etc. etc.). Sooo good. I had the Coral tout... More

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Victoria Point, Queensland, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW

We came here on recommendation from locals for my birthday. I wish we had book for lunch or for sunset. But we were not to know next time. The food was quite good the seafood was very fresh which we expected . I would love the mud crab but was a bit expensive for us. It can be quite noisy... More

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Adelaide
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW credit card Amex Card Member Review

I had a brilliant lunch over the water with my two brothers. We were particularly looking for chilli mudcrab and this was one of the few restaurants in Cairns/Port Douglas that would guarantee to provide it for us. The food was great, the service casual but efficient and friendly. This was a memorable long lunch in a laid-back tropical setting.

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Geelong
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72 reviews 72 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014 NEW via mobile

We had heard a lot about this restaurant - and it had been talked up a lot by one of the locals with whom we have some dealings. For me, it was very disappointing. The service was no better than average, and neither was the food. I was asked how I would like my Tuna,and I said "Rare" I got... More

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Melbourne
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

It was hard to get a table, and so unfortunately we had no choice but to come after the sunset when it as pitch black. Not much of a view, however the food made up for it tenfold! Most of the dishes are made from local, fresh ingredients. We recommend: the fresh prawns with dips for starter (which the waiter... More

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Port Douglas, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Always a perfect meal! Wonderful staff awesome food, beautiful location! If you miss this restaurant out you will for sure be missing out on a quality feed!

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