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Romeo & Juliet's Restaurant

309a Shakespeare St, Mackay, Queensland 4740, Australia
0749690200
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Ranked #12 of 130 Restaurants in Mackay
Price range: $10 - $46
Cuisines: Australian, Contemporary
Dining options: Reservations
Description: Romeo & Juliet's is a contemporary fine dining experience, with a huge emphasis on service. We have an extensive wine and beverage list to complement the exquisite cuisine on offer.
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Dining options: Reservations
Description: Romeo & Juliet's is a contemporary fine dining experience, with a huge emphasis on service. We have an extensive wine and beverage list to complement the exquisite cuisine on offer.
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English first
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

had dinner with a large group of people, the meals were all presented very beautifully. i had the duck and my partner had the pork belly, both were nice but nothing special, a bit bland and too salty. the restaurant was very dark, there were candles on the table but it was still quite hard to read the menus and... More

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Mackay, Australia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Went on a Friday night for a friends birthday was 11 people at our table. Was very busy, Everyone had nice meals and quick service, only downside was the mains had no sides had to order them as extras and was a little expensive, had options to order food that I hadn't seen anywhere else in mackay like beef Carpaccio.... More

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Mackay, Australia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

This lovely restaurant, which can be found in a motel, was quite a nice suprise. The service was professional and unobtrusive. The food showed the Chef has a passion for good food and creativity. I did think the prices were a little high, but it's Mackay and that seems to be how things are done here. Entrees were around $19-22,... More

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Mackay, Australia
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53 reviews 53 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

Food ok but certainly doesn't match the price. $37 for an average steak and then $12 for burnt potatoes. $15 for three pieces of bread. Added together far too expensive. With some fine tuning and an appropriate price adjustment you could squeeze a four star rating but not like it is now.

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Mackay, Australia
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

Our experience all round was amazing. My partner and I came here for dinner for the first time since moving to Mackay! We were extremely happy with the customer service and most of all from our entrees, starters and main meals, they were so delicious! The meals aren't huge but I thought the price was fine because its not everyday... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014 via mobile

Food was absolutely amazing!! My problem was with the menu wording. For the average diner you would need a translator to understand the menu. Luckily we were staying the night at the motel and got to look at the menu in the room before hand. I had to google half of the menu so I had some idea what each... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013 via mobile

Have the most delightful experience for my first visit to Romeo & Juliet tonight. The pistachio crusted market fish of the day was to die for, perfectly cooked. The peanut butter and jam dessert was inventive and enjoyable. The service was prompted. The manager/owner, staff and chef were friendly and personable. I even had an unexpected complimentary dessert being a... More

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Mackay, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

Absolutely divine food! It is quite expensive however I am happy to pay for a good meal. I had the pistachio crusted Red Emperor with the most amazing salad! And my partner's steak was cooked to perfection. We also had the peanut butter and jelly sandwich for dessert (not as dodgy as it sounds) it was simply delicious! I wasn't... More

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Mackay, Australia
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Ten of us arrived for an end of year office gathering of people, few of whom originally hail from Mackay and all of whom are very well traveled. The consensus among the group was that from hors d'oevres to dessert, the quality and presentation of the food was simply superlative. I am delighted that after having lived in Mackay for... More

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Mackay, Queensland, Australia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

The best meal I have had in Mackay was at Romeo and Juliet's. The menu is original and it is clear that the chef is trying something new! Some things required some refining but were delicious none the less. The desserts were to die for! The service was great - they did not have any of the wine I after... More

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