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All 49 Palm Cove Restaurants

Vivo Bar and Grill

49 Williams Esplanade, Palm Cove, Queensland 4879, Australia
+61 7 4059 0944
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Ranked #2 of 49 Restaurants in Palm Cove
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Mediterranean
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Description: All day dining from 7.00am daily. Happy Hour and Tapas from 3-6pmBeachfront dining offering stunning views out to the Coral Sea,incorporating outdoor seating as well as verandah seating in a classic Queensland colonial building.Proudly serving Genovese coffee.
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English first
Ottawa, Canada
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

Great menu and very well prepared food. The barramundi was fantastic and the mango smoothie, out of sight! The service was professional and not pressing to get you through your meal. Incredible view of the sea from your table.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

We drive up the 30 mins or so from Cairns to find this restaurant. It was worth that trip and more. By far the most innovative and interesting restaurant that we visited in Australia, the service at Vivo matched the food. Rarely does a restaurant deliver even more than you expect but this was one such occasion. Recommend the scallops... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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42 reviews 42 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

Have just come back from a nice 3 night break in Palm Cove. On night 2 we went to Vivo's for dinner and let's just say that we were back there for brekky the following morning and Dinner again on night 3. The outlook from this place is great (as is pretty much every place in Palm Cove), the wait... More

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Melbourne
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72 reviews 72 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

We were late for lunch, and only had the tasting/tapas platter for 2, and a few drinks. The platter was superb, loved it. Staff were attentive and friendly - a common trait around Palm cove. Would love to visit again. One advantage of being late for lunch - it's happy hour between 3 and 5pm (might be 6pm).

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2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

Crab fettuccini was a divine mix of flavors blending perfectly the crab, garlic and chili. Staff were friendly and attentive.

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Hong Kong, China
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

Our first time here was 7 years ago, then another visit a few years back... and again in October & November 2014 - and the food and service is as good as ever. I was impressed with the 2 & 3 course fixed price menus that Vivo now offers and think that these are a great way of keeping things... More

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Cairns, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

Vivo in Palm Cove is also another regular for my wife and I. They do a great calamari rings for entrée(ummmm!) and fish and chips and spanner crab pasta for mains(ummeee!). The service is always friendly(Lisa and Nivarna) and the sea view splendid. Great place for lunches. We have not been there for dinner. Foster LEE

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Melbourne, Australia
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62 reviews 62 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Eating out can be a little expensive in Palm Cove, where it can be difficult to get a good main course for under $30. Vivo had a special of 2 courses and a glass of wine for $39. This was a great deal and the food was of great quality, especially the Thai beef salad and gnocchi. I would gladly... More

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Alice Springs, Australia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
212 helpful votes 212 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 via mobile

Very friendly and accommodating service and attentive for drinks before we asked. Very good food except the pasta was a bit under cooked. Must try dishes- entry toasted prawn and mussel.

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Cairns, Australia
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54 reviews 54 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

We were so pleased that someone mentioned we should try Vivo at Palm Cove. For starters, the vibe of the place when you first walk in was really relaxed. We were instantly seen to and were seated near the bar (we had planned to come for a drink before dinner) and a waiter came over and took down our drink... More

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Additional Information about Vivo Bar and Grill

Address: 49 Williams Esplanade, Palm Cove, Queensland 4879, Australia
Phone Number: +61 7 4059 0944
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Palm Cove
Cuisine: Mediterranean

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