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Shop 5 78 Grafton Street, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4051 5522
7:30 am - 3:00 pm
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Sun 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Sat 7:30 am - 3:00 pm
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Cairns, Australia
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017

Coffee is consistently amongst the best in Cairns. Recently changed location and present Grafton Street location is being brought up to scratch. Basically only serves coffee at the moment but food will be available "next month". Food before relocation was very good!

1 Thank Nigel E
Cairns, Australia
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185 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 11, 2017

Just tried their new premises....not happy......very noisey. I asked for cold soy milk on the side, it looked curdled and the pourer had most of the milk pouring down the side and onto the table. The new premises has no atmosphere. Very very very limited menu.

Thank Topbabe
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2017 via mobile

Nicely surprised, quiet cafe, awesome staff. Hands down best coffee in Cairns, amazing Dirty Chai Latte, beats some of the top cafes in Noosa and Melbourne on coffee. Definitely our new regular coffee shop.

1 Thank Sheena S
Gordonvale, Australia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 18, 2016

Always great coffee and atmosphere. This place has been one of my Cairns haunts to enjoy exceptional food and coffee with friends.

Thank Flash_Nick_Jindivic
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36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 3, 2016 via mobile

Came for breakfast this morning. I had smashed avo with feta and extra bacon and poached eggs. I thought I'd get 2 poached eggs, considering the bacon and eggs is $8 add on. Saying that, a good serve of bacon and nicely cooked. Would have liked more feta. Very fast though, especially with the lime squeezed over the top. Hubby... More 

1 Thank Addicted2LV
Cairns, Australia
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27 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 1, 2016 via mobile

It really lives up to the hype. Meals between 15-25 depending how much you want. I got the chilli eggs with bacon and avocado and it was amazing as well as their coconut caramel latte. Staff are super friendly and serve you like you are friends rather than customers, the waitress sat down to take our order and meals were... More 

Thank Katherine W
San Jose, California
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178 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 29, 2016

Not much more you can ask for than a great tasting, strong long black with some milk. And the breakfast we had was extremely fresh, tasty, and hearty enough to power us through a long day of scootering and hiking around the hot tropics rainforest. The service was friendly and the decor was very welcoming. Definitely would come here again!

Thank Brix510
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 29, 2016

Found this one out of sheer luck. We looked across the street after visiting Rusty's markets on Sunday morning and this indiscreet Melbourne style alleyway appeared and this is what we happened to find (nothing else appeared to be open before 1100 on Sunday morning in Cairns). Only stopped for coffee but the service and the coffee were very good.... More 

Thank Wayne B
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 28, 2016 via mobile

OMG found the best cafe to satisfy my tastebuds nd ofcourse my hubby😍 I had french toast nd it was superb👍👍 Presentation was great too. Staff interaction made it perfect morning👌 Thanks guys nd chef☕️☕️☕️ Definitely gonna come back

Thank 350dee2015
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 28, 2016 via mobile

Tucked away off the street a very Melbourne like cafe. Great coffee and food. Staff were welcoming and attentive. Great spot for breakfast and a coffee

Thank jasonvp

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$2 - $20
Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:30 am - 3:00 pm
7:30 am - 3:00 pm
7:30 am - 3:00 pm
7:30 am - 3:00 pm
7:30 am - 3:00 pm
7:30 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 5 78 Grafton Street, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4051 5522
Specialty coffee + single origins + cold brew + filter coffee. Tasty breakfast and lunch + Laneway street art + Free wifi + Open 7 days. Monday to Saturday, 730am till 3pm. Sunday 8am till 2pm.

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