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Vitalia's Italian Restaurant


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Certificate of Excellence2019 Winner


$5 - $33
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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After a drive through the dark streets of the residential neighborhood in Holloways Beach, we came upon the tastefully lighted Vitalia. We were greeting quickly by a young Italian woman with a wonderful accent and shown our table. Water arrived quickly along with our menus....More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank davidu676
Reviewed 6 days ago

only called in to try the cannoli. Well what can I say, it was the best I have had since having some many years ago in Lygon St in Carlton Victoria.

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank butler1955
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The restaurant is cute and the service really good. They make good home made gnocchi but the pizza is far from an italian traditional pizza. The crust and base were too thick and slightly uncooked. Not my favorite place at all.

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank blkMamba68
Reviewed 1 week ago

Awesome food....... Amazing people....... A must if you like a great atmosphere as much as you love food.

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Davoseadevil
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been to Vitalia's 5 times and all 5 times the food has been amazing. The charm of the venue takes you back to Italy to a small family run restaurant in a small Italy village. It's not only the food that's fantastic but its...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Yttapyum
Reviewed 1 week ago

Best Italian restaurant in Cairns by a mile! The staff are so friendly and welcoming and can’t do enough for you... the place is very authentic and cosy and feels like you’re having dinner at an Italian families home 👌😁 Can’t recommend this place enough

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Jamiegoz23
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The very high ranking on TripAdvisor made us book an uber and go to Halloways Beach. The restaurant was nearly empty but very noisy with kids running around screaming. Staff was friendly but the restaurant needs freshing up (looks like 70’s restaurant). We shared some...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank SimooonT
vitaliaz2017, Owner at Vitalia's Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear SimooonT Thanks for taking time to write a review, Our restaurant is family friendly and kids are welcome, Unfortunately we cannot control the happiness of the kids, Seriously we do apologise for the noise happened. The restaurant is not flashy on purpose, we give...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went yesterday in the restaurant for the second time and as in the previous visit the food was very good, nothing to say about the service. All perfect

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank deborat636
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went for dinner last week with my friends, the food was amazing! I loved everything and the service was very friendly.... I will definitely come back!!

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Erica T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went Saturday night for dinner with my family... the food was very terrific!!! I will definitely come back!

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Marta C
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May 11, 2017|
Response from lilaqCairns | Reviewed this property |
Hi its open 8am till 10pm on w/ends and 4pm till 10pm weekdays. Closed on Tuesdays
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