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“Lovely setting, friendly owner” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Cafe On Sea

Cafe On Sea
90 Cape Tribulation Road, Cape Tribulation, Queensland 4873, Australia
(07) 4098 9118
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Cuisines: Coffee Shop
Dining options: Breakfast
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast
Boulder
Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 22 cities Reviews in 22 cities
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
“Lovely setting, friendly owner”
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 the cajun chicken sandwich both of which were substantial, tasty and filling. The portions are big! Loved the casual atmosphere, overlooking the beach.

Visited June 2014
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  • English first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Sydney, Australia
Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 29 cities Reviews in 29 cities
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
“Great breakfast”
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.

  • Visited June 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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canberra
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Dont bother with this cafe!”
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 to anyone. Owner very offstandish. Not impressed at all.
Petian

Visited September 2013
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Helensburgh, Australia
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
“This place is wondeful”
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 to my hotel.

  • Visited September 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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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Not a good experience!”
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.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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