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90 Cape Tribulation Road, Cape Tribulation, Queensland 4873, Australia
(07) 4098 9118
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Dining options: Breakfast

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  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Okay not great

Same as the other reviewers. The ladies in the kitchen were very friendly the guy at the counter taking the orders clearly didn't want to be there. The food okay. The milkshake came in the old style metal cups - just only half full (for the price not reasonable). My husband's and my food was... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed November 17, 2012
2and1preschooler
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Sydney, Australia
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Dublin
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We had an ok lunch here, nothing special. Basic. Service only ok, a bit disinterested. It filled a hole. We ate outside and the view and setting was simply beautiful. Otherwise very forgettable.

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Mackay, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Sad to be sitting at such a beautiful spot, whilst not used up to its potential. Coffee was terrible and it just had a grubby feel over it, sorry

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Gympie, Queensland, Australia
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7 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

stopped and had a beautiful coffee and lovely gluten free cakes.. the fish and chips at the next table looked delicious.

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Beaconsfield, United Kingdom
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Walking on the beautiful beach and came across cafe, stopped for cold drink and cake. Good so went back for lunch and had a great breakfast on our way to ferry next morning. Guy was very pleasant.

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Boulder
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Found this place in the Lonely Planet "Australia" travel guide. We were heading back from ziplining to catch a Daintree River Cruise and this is in Thornton Beach which worked out perfectly. The owner was very friendly and welcoming. Our girls played on the beach until the food was ready. I had the salt and pepper calamari, my husband had... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

We've read the bad reviews and have to disagree as far as our experience is concerned. We stopped off for breakfast and it couldn't have been better. Great location and the service was good, friendly and efficient. Coffee was excellent. Staff (backpackers) very efficient and obliging, but that may change week to week. Worth the visit.

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canberra
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

Location was amazing. Food disgusting. Fish frozen and inedible - deep fried to an inch of its life or was that beyond its life. In this amazing location with fresh fish in abundance - do not understand why fish was frozen from a packet. If we had known about Whet Restaurant would have stopped there. Do not recommend this café... More 

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Helensburgh, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

I cannot speak more highly of this place. I coffee is good , the food is good, the setting is heaven and , to top it all off the staff are wonderful. I accidently left my wallet there and didn't realise until I got back to Cairns . They found it and helped me get it sent down and delivered... More 

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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

The guy serving at the counter is the OWNER ! Terrible customer service, bad attitude, treated us like we were a nuisance. Next time we will drive straight past.

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2012

Same as the other reviewers. The ladies in the kitchen were very friendly the guy at the counter taking the orders clearly didn't want to be there. The food okay. The milkshake came in the old style metal cups - just only half full (for the price not reasonable). My husband's and my food was okay. Unfortunately they absolutely coated... More 

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Address: 90 Cape Tribulation Road, Cape Tribulation, Queensland 4873, Australia
Phone Number: (07) 4098 9118
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Daintree Region  >  Cape Tribulation
Cuisine: Cafe

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  • Address: 90 Cape Tribulation Road, Cape Tribulation, Queensland 4873, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Daintree Region  >  Cape Tribulation
  • Phone Number: (07) 4098 9118

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Cafe

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