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The Lillipad Cafe

72 Grafton St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4051 9565
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (12 reviews)
“burrito” (26 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (22 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 am - 3:00 pmAll hours
Mexican, Russian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
72 Grafton St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Excellent value. So tired of paying $16+ for a meal in Australia and not being full by the end of it. The Lillipad cafe will give you a plate so full of food you most likely won't be able to finish the whole thing. I...More

Thank Megan S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A small, urban place to eat. People at kitchen have taste and love the food. Its a pleasure to find a familiar and calm place to eat. The servings are generous. The prices correct. Enjoy it!

Thank Alejandro S
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have lived in Cairns for over 10 years and honestly anytime anyone asks for a recommendation (and even when they don't) The Lillipad Cafe is the first place on my mind. The food is great, amazing value for money, the staff are friendly and...More

Thank cvdavis26
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was refered to Lillipad Cafe by a fellow traveller ..Excellent food .but noisy . Due to popularity its a bit crowded. Love it Thank you

Thank Carol C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Staff here are so friendly especially a lovely guy who was just helping out through the rush. Portions are big seen a few plates going past that were huge. Good start to the day that fills you up..

Thank nslynch
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Love the amount of food they give! Food tastes good. Staff are incredibly nice! All day breakfast and lunch is a great idea! Definitely recommend for anyone that eats a lot or is very hungry! Will definitely come back!

Thank Gaubays
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome service. Big meals and a great menu. I can't speak highly enough about this place. Awesome !

Thank Greg J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great value, and very popular. Place is pretty hippy and laid back. Staff friendly. As for the food, make sure you are hungry when you go.

Thank gndhawkes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fresh, local and great service. Always visit for special occasions 😎 Huge servings and great value for money.

Thank S228427
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited with my adult kids, great meals, never can finish a meal from Lillipad cafe, always fresh. Wonderful Chai tea.

Thank lilaqCairns
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Sana A
August 4, 2015|
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On Grafton St in front of Gilligans
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
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
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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