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41 Williams Esplanade, Palm Cove, Queensland 4879, Australia
+61 7 4059 0611
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Ranked #29 of 49 Restaurants in Palm Cove
Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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English first
Koraput Orissa
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

G & T in a high ball glass..... no problem sir.... and some plain bread with the main......no problem sir......G & T in a squat glass and no bread.... Spag/Marina for main.... 2 mussels, 3 prawns and 4 shellfish..... tasted chalky (frozen prawns ??) and sauce was as good as you get out of a can. Owner moves around the... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Great food, great service, lovely staff and beautiful setting! Away from the business of Cairns and Port Douglas.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We had a pleasant meal staff were courteous & we received good service. Meals were well presented & had plenty of flavour, would go back again

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Adelaide, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Lovely spot right on beach front. Great waiters. Food was lovely we shared a pizza and it was heaps better than Il Forno. Great service. House wine very nice too as usual in a decdent Italian resturaunt !

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

One of the most consistant restaurants I have been to. We come here frequently and the food is always good with a great drinks list and imaginative specials. The waitering staff are well versed in the menu and very helpful and always friendly. A great restaurant all round..

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Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Went there for dinner. They had pizza and I had pasta. Noticed they ate all their pizza and seem to enjoy it I made mistake and had pasta Stodgy is the word to describe it. Should have had the Pizza. Staff were great and glass of red reasonable priced Next time the Pizza

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melbourne
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19 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

This was a brilliant meal We decided to dine at Portobello as we got talking to two separate couples around the pool during the day , and they both advised us they had dined the previous night and it was lovely So I called and made a booking for that night and was glad we did The pasta was so... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

My family and I went to this establishment for dinner last night and I must say the my meal was okay,my son in law had a steak which he raved about as being the best steak he's had for a while however as for the rest it was very average,my other son in law had a ceaser salad which he... More 

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Varsity Lakes, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

My boyfriend and I walked past this restaurant for a few days and noticed that it was always busy and the menu looked appealing so on our last night in Palm Cove we decided to go there for dinner. Both of our meals were below average and I felt ill on my return to our apartment. Lovely spot and so... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

If you are staying in Palm Cove this establishment is a must. Mths service was good on each of the 3 occasions we visited and the food was simply delicious. Try the pan fried gnocchi. Be warned it does get busy so plan ahead or you may end up waiting a while for a table during the holiday season. Highly... More 

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Additional Information about Portobello

Address: 41 Williams Esplanade, Palm Cove, Queensland 4879, Australia
Phone Number: +61 7 4059 0611
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Palm Cove
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Italian

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