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The Lillipad Cafe

72 Grafton St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4051 9565
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Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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CUISINES
Mexican, Russian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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72 Grafton St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Amazing breakfast! Huge servings, delicious food and best of all they have lots of vegan and vegetarian options!

Thank mwilliams2015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very good food and presentation, the menu offers many options, including both vegan and vegetarian ones. I had a sort of brushetta with eggplant tapenade, mushrooms, avocado, pine nuts and tomatoe, it was superb ! My husband had a salmon bagel and said it was...More

Thank MelimeloParis
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a small order at the counter resturant. The staff was very helpful to us as new commers. The portions were very large and well prepared. They have both indoor and outdoor seating.

Thank Clifford C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of my favourite places to go for breakfast. They have a wide selection of food to choose from, the prices are very cheap, the portions are HUGE, and the food tastes great. The only problems are that the cafe is almost always...More

Thank jmpet
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I came for breakfast and each got a dish. Mistake! The dishes were so big that we could've easily shared one. Disclaimer: Big portion doesn't mean it was great quality. It was decent food but.... It felt like it was catering to...More

Thank LilysWorld
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a tiny and easy to miss cafe but it is worth going to. When I visited for lunch the staff were very cheerful, even at a busy time. The cafe is small so seating is limited but it is not packed in, we...More

Thank Paul E
Reviewed January 16, 2018 via mobile

I come here regularly and today was the first time I Was really disappointed as I had to wait all most an hour for just simple stambled eggs on toast is just not good enough... I noticed that the normal guy that’s in the kitchen...More

Thank Alistair H
Reviewed January 11, 2018 via mobile

Great place for breakfast, huge portions for a good price!! Service was fairly quick as well. Did not leave hungry

Thank Katrina C
Reviewed January 7, 2018 via mobile

Unassuming non-descript long narrow venue. Several outdoor tables. Mega value for money as meals are huge. Visited 3 times in one week. Shakshuka was beautifully spiced becoming my favorite. Soo much food to eat. Couldn't finish my meal either sitting. Generally takes a while for...More

Thank nzhaydz
Reviewed December 30, 2017 via mobile

Came here for breakfast because there were so many options available for me as a vegan and my partner who isn’t. Heaps of things for both of us to choose from including sweet and savoury. Staff were happy to substitute my eggs for avocado which...More

Thank Hello-kellly
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On Grafton St in front of Gilligans
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Monday
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Tuesday
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Wednesday
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Thursday
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Friday
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Saturday
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 72 Grafton St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4051 9565
Description
The best breakfast, brunch, and lunch cafe in Cairns. Heaps of vegan and vegetarian options, top-notch cakes and fresh juices. Budget friendly menu of European, American Southwest, and Aussie favorites. A humble cafe that cooks with love for locals and travelers alike.
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