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Australian, Bar, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
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275 George Street, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
+61 7 3211 2161
Mon - Tue 6:30 am - 5:00 pm
Wed - Thu 6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 6:30 am - 12:00 am
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Brisbane, Australia
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99 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed November 28, 2016 via mobile

Impromptu lunch date after some good news. Customer service 10/10. Food 10/10. Price 10/10. Cannot fault this place. Perfect for lunch with friends, business meeting or a few cold beverages to end the working week. I don't like mushrooms a great deal so I requested an alternative, they were happy to accommodate and I got fresh, perfectly cooked broccoli. Was... More 

Thank QT83LL
Brisbane, Australia
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108 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

I have brekky here most days and typically order scrambled eggs or if I am adventurous I order their Chilli scrambled eggs. Always great tasting!

Thank Michael C
Level Contributor
51 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed October 26, 2016

The reason I've given Cicada a rating of 3/5 stars is due to the varied quality of food I have received in my 4-5 visits. When I first visited Cicada, the breakfast was fantastic. However, since then, the quality of food has varied every time. If you're looking for a place to have a Friday-drink, Cicada is quite cheap for... More 

Thank Robert H
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93 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed September 5, 2016

A great location in the centre of the city. Very light and airy. The food is moderately priced and a good lunch selection. Very careful and attentive staff. Congratulations to the staff and management for a superb combination of good service and great food.

Thank Fish_00
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31 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

First time coming to this Cafe and happy I did. Really happy with the quality of food. Delicious Eggs Benedict with wilted spinach & bacon on sourdough. Not only was it a 10/10 for presentation it tasted amazing & fresh. Thank you so much throughly enjoyed my breaky. Atmosphere was beautiful, great customer service, attentive friendly waiter and menu prices... More 

Thank Fooodblogger
Brisbane, Australia
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

Absolutely fantastic service.. Very attentive to detail, great relaxed atmosphere and easy way to pass the day, staff were very friendly and helpful.

Thank 803diner
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41 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed July 29, 2016 via mobile

A group of us went for lunch and even though they were busy, the service was great and the food came out quite quick. Food was great with heaps of options on the menu. They have some good wine options as well that won't cost you an arm and a leg. Give this place a go, you won't be disappointed!

Thank Carolyn D
Brisbane, Australia
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed May 10, 2016 via mobile

I dropped in here 1 day ago to grab a quick take away not expecting much. The takeaway avocado on sourdough - a must! Great serve size and they don't skimp on the avocado. Came back for a second day to have a quick coffee and takeaway toast. Good coffee. Can't wait to have the toast. What's really outstanding about... More 

Thank journey7777777
Auckland, New Zealand
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51 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed May 3, 2016

Fabulous food, excellent coffee (and bar drinks later), fabulous staff. We visited numerous times, each a memorably experience. Friendly and helpful, a must visit. We look forward to returning

Thank innovationalist
Ipswich, Australia
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534 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed April 1, 2016

My wife and I go here regularly for breakfast and have never been disappointed. Good menu choice to satisfy just about everyone. Meals are well presented and good service with friendly staff. Good atmosphere in this setting with full floor to ceiling glass on two walls providing large amounts of natural light and a good view to see the world... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$6 - $24
Australian, Bar, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
6:30 am - 5:00 pm
6:30 am - 5:00 pm
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
6:30 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 275 George Street, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Brisbane Region  >  Brisbane
  • Phone Number: +61 7 3211 2161
Cicada is a casual yet sophisticated bistro and bar in the heart of the Brisbane CBD.

Our menu offers something for everyone, with everything from hearty and healthy breakfasts, seafood and steak for lunch, takeaway options including roasts, salads and pasta, and a diverse range of dinner options, including share plates. And of course delicious coffee, by Toby's Estate.

As dusk falls at Cicada we turn into a buzzing afterworks bar with everything from top shelf spirits, craft beer, wine and cocktail jugs.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?