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Shop 7 14 Spence St | Boland Center, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4031 2522
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“ramen” (208 reviews)
“noodles” (158 reviews)
“soup” (44 reviews)
Closes in 1 min
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM Hours
Japanese, Asian, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Shop 7 14 Spence St | Boland Center, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

So this place has a selection of noodle dishes that are just fantastic, most are $12.95 and pretty solid, big size. Free Tea and some good Gyoza found here as well. Staff are super friendly and offer extra noodles along the way. Food came out...More

Thank Brett S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We love this place and always make sure to stop in when we visit cairns. With so many options in cairns it's hard to decide but we can highly recommend Ganbaranba! They offer fantastic hearty meals in a traditional atmosphere. The ramen will not disappoint!

Thank ceesmiths
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is the epitome of does one thing really really well. This place serves amazingly good ramen. Seriously just amazing. We first went on the recommendation of a Japanese colleague so we knew it would be authentic. Luckily we went to dinner early because it...More

Thank Chentravel
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We chose this place when we wantend to try ‘something else’ and not too expensive. After looking at the menu we ordered no. 6 and 14 (spicy/see picture). We got a really big cup of noodles and they were delicious. For me it was possible...More

Thank Yennelie
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

After being stuck in cairns thanks to a certain flying kangaroo, I went on here to find a ramen joint which led me here and I was very impressed. Creamy, tasty broth and scrumptious noodles. Excellent service and very reasonably priced. Made me feel better...More

Thank Matthew O
Reviewed May 5, 2018 via mobile

Definitely the best ramen you can have in Cairns! Everything is excellent. Nice and friendly staff, good prices and great quality food. It's a compulsory stop for us every time we are in town. Be aware that they don't sell alcohol and you can pay...More

Thank emon94
Reviewed May 3, 2018 via mobile

This place is great! Delicious ramen, cheap as chips, and BYO. What else could you ask for? It gets pretty busy after 7pm and the venue is small. That being said the food was on the table in under 5 mins, and I'd slurped it...More

Thank Stephen A
Reviewed April 18, 2018 via mobile

I ate here everyday while staying in Cairns, it’s really easy to get to after a day of diving/snorkeling on GBR. The owner is a very nice Japanese lady and the staff cheerful and friendly. They homemake the spicy paste (to go with the ramen)...More

Thank Alice C
Reviewed April 16, 2018

I had high expectations having read the reviews, so I was a little disappointed when I finally tried the noodles. I had the special house dish with chilli, and it was fine but not exceptional. The gyozas were also average. I might have just had...More

Thank Nick W
Reviewed April 2, 2018 via mobile

The best noddle I have ever eaten! Everything was Super tasteful! I really recommend the noddle 17 (I can’t remember the name) and the rice with tuna and pork!!! It is important to highlight the price, the best in cairns!

Thank Adriana H
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December 4, 2017|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from sakshiherenow | Reviewed this property |
Its a Japanese restaurant which serves delicious ramen (in various broths) and gyoza .. and few other side dishes.. They offer ice tea and cold beverages.. but no alcohol. You cannot BYO alcohol in the restaurant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$7 - $15
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 7 14 Spence St | Boland Center, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4031 2522
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