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L'Unico Trattoria Seafood Restaurant

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75 Vasey Esplanade, Trinity Beach, Queensland 4879, Australia
07 4057 8855
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12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dessert, Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations, Takeout
Description: L’Unico Trattoria started life as a small BYO in 1994. Set in an Idyllic...
L’Unico Trattoria started life as a small BYO in 1994. Set in an Idyllic location on the waterfront at Trinity Beach about 20km north of Cairns, the word soon spread, and L’Unico quickly became a regular dining spot for tourists and locals alike.In 1997, after three years at Trinity Beach we moved just 400 metres further along the beachfront to take advantage of even better ocean views and new, larger premises complete with wood-fired pizza oven and cocktail bar.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Good bar and food

Have been here tonight. The barman was really good and friendly. For dinner I had penne pollo - pasta was fresh and tasty.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 28, 2015
Pedro G
Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
  • Large groups
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

Have been here tonight. The barman was really good and friendly. For dinner I had penne pollo - pasta was fresh and tasty.

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Port Douglas, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Went here on a Thursday night and it was not busy, there were only two of us and aside from all the seats available we got shoved into a tiny hallway beside the toilets where people were sideswiping my chair as they manouvered past. Not pleasant. After we sat down it took us 20 minutes to get someones attention to... More 

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geroge4982
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43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

My partners family has a unit in Trinity beach and over the years has frequented this restaurant. After asking for recommendations last night I was super excited to try this restaurant. When we arrived we were seated in the back tables while tables out the front in the most ideal section were empty. I figured they must be reserved and... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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36 reviews 36 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

On holidays from Melbourne i gave my wife the choice of any restaurant from Cairns to Port Douglas and she choose L'Único to celebrate her 69th birthday. We were not disappointed, the excellent service and quality of the food made it a great day to remember.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

As a frequent customer here I couldn't recommend it more. If you're looking for great food, views, service and atmosphere then look no further. Whether it be a quick afternoon snack, a few beers whilst the sun sets or dinner for two L'Unico meets all needs.

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Swadlincote, United Kingdom
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20 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Visited once for dinner and once for an afternoon snack and drinks. We went without reservations one evening and it was busy but we got a table pretty quickly and food arrived within about 10 minutes so no complaints. A good spot for an afternoon snack and drink after the beach as well

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

I am a regular customer and this place never fails to provide tasty meals and attentive service. It is perfectly located and offers breathtaking views. If you are in Trinity Beach give this place a go.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

This is a unique place and not one to be missed. It has a stunning view overlooking the beach. We went there for lunch and ordered the pizza and pasta as well as a couple of beers and spent most of the afternoon talking about how fantastic the service, location and quality of food was. You simply must visit!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 via mobile

This restaurant is located a stones throw from the sea so the location is good. We arrived there at 9pm just after peak time. The restaurant has a chatty atmosphere that isn't too loud. The staff were friendly but I didn't get the drink I wanted as the waitress couldn't understand me, just a minor point against this place. The... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

We ate here our first night in Cairns. We Had arrived late in the afternoon, and after checking into the resort, needed a bite to eat. Ordered a few appetizers to share, instead of a full meal. The oysters were fresh, the calamari was delicious, and the cheese dip with crustini was very good also. The owner made a point... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 75 Vasey Esplanade, Trinity Beach, Queensland 4879, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Trinity Beach
  • Phone Number: 07 4057 8855

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 35
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Sushi

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Large groups

Description

L’Unico Trattoria started life as a small BYO in 1994. Set in an Idyllic location on the waterfront at Trinity Beach about 20km north of Cairns, the word soon spread, and L’Unico quickly became a regular dining spot for tourists and locals alike.In 1997, after three years at Trinity Beach we moved just 400 metres further along the beachfront to take advantage of even better ocean views and new, larger premises complete with wood-fired pizza oven and cocktail bar.
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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