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“DINNER AT BARNACLE BILLS” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Barnacle Bills

Barnacle Bills
103 Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Ranked #75 of 446 Restaurants in Cairns
Cuisines: Seafood, Australian
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Large groups, Romantic
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations
Port Lincoln
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“DINNER AT BARNACLE BILLS”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2013

This is definitely not the Barnacle Bills franchise for fish n chips in South Australia. The restaurant menu was well appointed with a good variety. The location was great, right on the esplanade. The food was good and the service quick.

Visited March 2013
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English first
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
“You only get what you pay for!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

If it's great seafood, fantastic service, cold beers and that laid back atmosphere that only Far North Queensland can provide, Barnacle Bill's is the restaurant for you. Dishes that are simply to die for, the service is world class and the drinks flow freely (well, they're not free but you get my drift). Oh, and the view across the water!

If you love seafood, enjoy great service, aren't afraid to pay for quality food and quality surroundings, this restaurant is for you!

  • Visited July 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Sydney
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54 restaurant reviews
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59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
“Great service and sublime food.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2013

I ate here on my recent trip to Cairns and was not disappointed. The salad was awesome, and the service was up there with the best of them.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Pomona, Queensland, Australia
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45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
“Excellent food for a very reasonable price”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2013

Quality of the food served was excellent and the service was great.
When you go between 17:00hrs and 18:00hrs (and leave before 19:30hrs) you will get 25% discount on the total bill, which makes this restaurant just outstanding as the quality is still the same...excellent.

Visited March 2013
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Ardmore, Oklahoma, United States
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Wonderful Place to Begin”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2013

We ate here on our first evening in Australia. What a treat! We were seated outdoors where it's fun to people watch. The Taste of Australia which includes, crocodile, kangaroo, and fish was excellent. Service was prompt, efficient, and attentive. We highly recommended it to our friends.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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