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Waterbar & Grill Steakhouse

Certificate of Excellence
Steakhouse, Australian
As featured in Best Food in Cairns
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Pier Point Road | Pier Shopping Centre, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Cairns, Australia
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It would not matter what you ordered here everything is served to perfection. When ever I get visitors to this region this is our choice of dining. My wife and I have been dining here for some time. The staff also are long standing in comparison to other restaurants which means a happy environment. As it is an open kitchen... More 

Thank rssdoug
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75 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I am not a fan of reviewing places more than once, but I need to make an exception for thi restaurant. From memory, my previous review (over a year ago) would have mentioned the excellent food, quaint atmosphere and great service. Can I honestly say, nothing has changed, in fact, it may only have improved. Staff: I was immediately greeted... More 

Thank Maryrosa1989
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I love this place so much if i could give 6 stars i would. Every single staff member was fabulous, especially our server Jolene. She was funny and accomodating and lovely. Even when my mum asked for a drink of port and coke, which a lot of places dont sell, it was no problem. For main we both had the... More 

Thank NewcastleDaiseygirl
Melbourne, Australia
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27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We had drinks and a couple of entrees to share during lunch. The dips were delicious. We saw a couple order "ribs".... they looked so good. We will be going back for them later! It got busy really quickly, so I'd book a table if you want to go for dinner. The two waitresses were lovely and friendly.

Thank Jenna S
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We came here after reading good reviews. The food was good and I'd go back. Nothing on the menu stood out - I feel like all the restaurants on the pier are similar in style. I enjoyed the peri peri chicken. The portion was big and it was satisfying.

Thank Joanne M
Townsville, Australia
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As good as everyone said it would be. Amazing steak and garlic mash. The lazy rump was perfect. Highly recommended to all

Thank Sineaddo
Brisbane, Australia
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53 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Delicious ribs! Ribs so good you need a bib! Great cocktails too. It's a high end restaurant, and the service reflects this too. It's a reflection on the quality of the restaurant when it's busy and it's competitors are quiet.

Thank NicT80
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93 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

On our 2 nod night in Cairns we decided to dine here and had to book as restaurant was very popular Our table overlooked the marina My pear and spinach salad with Gorgonzola was very tasty Followed our salads with Peri- peri chicken which was the best we'd ever tasted To round off our meal we shared a Creme Brûlée... More 

Thank Merle h
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129 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked this restaurant based on TripAdvisor reviews, we were not disappointed , variety was excellent, loads of parking, priced well, and at the docks. Highly recommended

Thank AussieRoamers
Cairns, Australia
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42 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Service for drinks was slow because they where really busy but it was annoying as our drinks where on the bar waiting to be delivered and if we had known they where ours we would have walked over and got them . The staff are pleasant the good is good we all ate something different and everyone was happy

Thank regbarb

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Steakhouse, Australian
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Scenic view, Families with children, Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pier Point Road | Pier Shopping Centre, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
  • Phone Number: 61740311199

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?