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Shop 5 78 Grafton St, 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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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I came here 3 times during the Easter long weekend because it was that good! I wish they were based in Brisbane so I could eat here all day, everyday. It is a must for great food and service in Cairns.

Thank Jasmine T
Sydney, Australia
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47 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Easily the best breakfast in Cairns. The menu is interesting. The coffee is good. The service is fast. And they have moved to a bigger location. Soon to open for dinner by all accounts. Excellent.

Thank MHBJ
Hong Kong, China
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4 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's really hard to get urself a nice and decent coffee break when u r travelling in a big group to somewhere that coffee shops open only 4hrs a day. I had to get up at 5:30 one day to visit this highly rated coffee shop in Cairns. Unlike many others, Caffiend was comfy and nicely decorated. Staffs were friendly... More 

Thank ziyuanw2016
Bend, Oregon
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67 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's hard to find good poached eggs - most breakfast cooks simply give you hard boiled eggs - but Caffiend does it and does it well. Combined with sourdough toast, thick chili salsa and bacon, this breakfast sets you up for the rest of the day. So if you are picky about your poached eggs, this is the place for... More 

Thank MacFarnsworth
Adelaide, Australia
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112 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

At a coffee shop... what else matters if the coffee isn't good The coffee was really good here Happy, helpful staff where nothing was too much trouble. Go here if youre in Cairns

Thank Craig S
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I cannot fault this little café (old and new) Caffiend looks and feels fantastic. Food is just brilliant and the coffee matches it. Had the miso infused scrambled eggs the other morning, highly recommend this breaky. Flavours were just so well balanced and well put together Its great to go in there and be known what kind of coffee we... More 

Thank lovethegrubb
Sydney, Australia
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88 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a great find apart from great coffee sensational tea best breakfast in Cairns. Must try chilli jam and mushrooms.

Thank mikexyl
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious breakfast with delicious coffee and served with a smile. They have such a lovely menu with gorgeous foods and perfect eggs! If your in Cairns, you must go, even if you're a backpacker like me!

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Darwin, Australia
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3 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Caffiend was brilliant when I was living in Cairns years ago. Their appreciation for coffee has always been the highlight for me going to this coffee. After coming back after a few years I've had the pleasure of going to their new place just around the corner from where they started. You still receive that local vibe yet with a... More 

Thank Morgz I
Brisbane, Australia
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1,813 reviews
998 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 169 helpful votes
Reviewed March 17, 2017

A fine example of a well run independent coffee shop - i ordered a flat white and it was served up as i expected - right temperature and strength

Thank Michael S

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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
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
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 St, 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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