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L'Unico Trattoria Seafood Restaurant

75 Vasey Esplanade, Trinity Beach, Queensland 4879, Australia
07 4057 8855
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $1 - $35
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Good for: Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
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.
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82% Recommend
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English first
Gold Coast Australia
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

Lovely location down by the sea and there are tables outside and also on a deck and inside. Good menu, veal medallions were yummy. Nice desserts, good service, reasonable prices. This is a great restaurant for a good night out.

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Queanbeyan, Australia
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

Have frequented this restaurant for 10 years - my veal was tough and the table my husband had booked was given away - no customer service really.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Based on the reviews on here, we popped in for a coffee & desert, I don't know what was wrong with the staff but we were treated like 2nd class citizens. First we were told although the kitchen was closed they could serve deserts, then when we were given the menus told we could only have a drink, then when... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Stopped by for a coffee and cake, mid afternoon which was fine when seated, only to be told kitchen is closed when ordering and they will 'check if they could do it', begrudgingly they obliged Tirumisu and date pudding were good but coffee only OK compared to most at Palm Cove. Shouldn't say open if all you can get is... More

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Melbourne Australia
Top Contributor
191 reviews 191 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

We didn't eat in at L'Unico although it came highly recommended but we did order two take away pizzas and a Caesar's Salad and were pleased with the result.

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Honiara, Makira, Solomon Islands
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 via mobile

The outdoor verandah seating has a great 'Queenslander' feel. The food is generous in serving size and the menu offers a diverse selection of italian favourites. There were three of us for lunch and we ordered Spinach and Ricotta Cannelloni, Garlic Prawns and Mussels in a tomato/chilli sauce. We each also ordered salads - Caesar; Pear,Parmesan and Rocket. All were... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

My partner and I celebrated his birthday tonight at this restaurant and we are extremely impressed! We had a romantic table for two overlooking the esplanade (booked earlier today). I had the chicken dish of the day with a side Mediterranean salad and my partner had the steak with a side dish of green vegetables. The food was flawless and... More

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Alderley edge
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60 reviews 60 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

We celebrated our eldest daughters 11th birthday here this evening. The location is perfect and although a taste windy sitting outside it was wasn't cold & we had a great view of the beach. The service was good. The food was lovely and plentiful. A very enjoyable evening.

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Wollongong, Australia
13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

We visited this restaurant on our first night in Trinity and arrived at the peak hour when it was very busy. We were told that we would need to wait 15 minutes or so and we had a drink at the bar. Although it took a little longer than 15 minutes, we had no complaints, unlike some others who have... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

We had a great dinner here a couple of weeks ago. Very good service and great traditional Italian food. Also plenty of vegetarian. We were staying in Palm Cove and had eaten in plenty of their restaurants. This is also also a bit cheaper than Palm Cove so if you have a car this place is worth a visit.

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