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Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free
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Shop 5, 78 Grafton Street, Cairns, Queensland, Australia
+61 7 4051 5522
7:30 am - 3:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Sat 7:30 am - 3:00 pm
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119 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A funky little cafe down a lane with friendly relaxed atmosphere, good food and the BEST coffee in Cairns - smooth and full of flavour. Only problem is how small this place is - my third visit couldn't happen because the place was overflowing! Best wishes to the team for great success!

Thank sajehouse
Melbourne, Australia
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37 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Called in for breakfast and a caffeine fix - was very impressed with everything at Caffiend. Staff were friendly and efficient, coffee was first rate and the breakfast menu was interesting with a lot of variety and local produce. Can highly recommend the chili eggs if you don't mind a little heat with your breakfast.

Thank clarkebruce
Scottsboro, Alabama
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Cool coffeehouse atmosphere. The service was great and so was the food. The French toast is delicious and you can add local-sourced bacon to any of their breakfasts. I would recommend it for anyone.

1 Thank bamawinsagain
Melbourne, Australia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This place was highly recommended on Zomato and did not disappoint. I had the mushrooms, which were delicious, and my partner had the miso eggs which were also very nice. The coffee was excellent and made it to Melbourne standard! The decor is cosy but trendy and the atmosphere is pleasant.

Thank nuntaken
Perth, Australia
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Read about this place in the top 100 coffee places in Australia and then found out it was suggested by a friend in the area 2 months prior to the article so had to check it out. The coffee was really good and the atmosphere was nice. It had that coffeeshop feel to it. The food wasn't exceptional or outstanding,... More 

1 Thank drboat20
Sydney, Australia
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The service was great and we had coffee in 5 mins The food menu is lovely. Lots of the usual breakfast type options but some really interesting an different things too, and we weren't waiting long even though it was very busy. This is also the first time I've had a proper knife to actually cut the sourdough toast Amazing!!... More 

1 Thank Lisa R
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The good is a delicious collection of well-prepared local produce. The staff were lovely and friendly, which is sometimes an issue at "hipster" cafés. The service as quick, friendly and delicious, and the atmosphere and use of space were excellent.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Accrington, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Coffee good food good but the most ridiculous reason for an extra charge of $3 is if your meal comes as the menu states poached egg fine change it to a fried egg extra $3 as they have to use a different pan with a bill of almost $100 for breakfast anyway that has to be the biggest rip off... More 

2 Thank carol O
Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed both the coffee and The innovative food. I had the balsamic reduced mushrooms with goats cheese and spinach on toast. The atmosphere is relaxed and chic. I would highly recommend it

Thank barbaraH982KL
Brisbane, Australia
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I came here because of the reviews and I was very disappointed. I paid $2 for parking, $5.50 for a large take away coffee and was greeted with abrupt staff, no smiles and handed a small coffee. Don't bother with this store.

2 Thank rschmutt

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$2 - $19
Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating
Good for
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, 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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