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Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options
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Shop 5 78 Grafton Street, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4051 5522
7:30 am - 3:00 pm
Open now
All hours
Sun 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Sat 7:30 am - 3:00 pm
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW 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 

Thank Addicted2LV
Cairns, Australia
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19 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW 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
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW 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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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW 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
Cairns, North Queensland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We have a boutique Misty Mountains Rainforest Retreat south of Cairns and always recommend tis to our guests who are looking for delicious breakfast, with great coffee and service, located in the hub of Cairns there are no views, but a welcome vibe. Worth calling in for coffee or breakfast

Thank stars1907
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24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I stopped here for breakfast this morning and we were seated on the little deck out the front, perfect place for breakfast! We both ordered the morning glory and were very surprised how big it was for the price! It was absolutely delicious and it arrived very quickly, our waiter Cain was so attentive and very friendly,... More 

Thank Sarah E
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Down an alley off of Grafton Street we found this place after reading many rave reviews. It did not disappoint. We had the miso scrambled eggs, and smashed avo, both meals were superb. Coffee's hit the spot as well, so much so, we both had two each. If you've 24 hours in Cairns, put this on your must do list.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Caffiend is just off Grafton Street on a little side alley. I spotted lots of road cycles outside — normally a good sight. The staff were very friendly, and the place has a good vibe — it was quite busy when I went with the kitchen making lots of Sunday Brunches. The flat white was great, good local roasted beans.... More 

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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 - $19
Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids
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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