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Al Porto Cafe Restaurant

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1 Spence St | 1 Spence street, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
7 40316222
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:30 am - 2:30 pm
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Cairns, Australia
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great location at the reef fleet terminal to watch people boarding the Big Cat to Green Island whilst enjoying a casual breakfast. Good variety of breakfast meals, nothing too fancy but portions are very generous and coffee is good. Friendly and efficient service. Can walk off breakfast along the marina boardwalk afterwards!

Thank tkbCairns
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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37 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went here for breakfast and it was well worth it. Nice big breakfast that I couldn't finish and just right to start the day. I would go back.

Thank HilsNZ
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358 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ate breakfast here recently as we watched the passsing parade of people enter the marina to go on their various tours. It was a very relaxing location with good service and excellent choices on the menu. The food was served in substantial portions and was delicious. Worth the visit

Thank Baylovers
Sunshine Coast, Australia
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48 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Friendly efficient fast service. Ideal location overlooking the wharf and tourists. Good variety of meals and drinks. Very tasty food and value for money.

Thank lpl51
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59 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really good food and coffee for a reasonable price. This is in a great spot for an early coffee and food before going on the boats. I even managed to pick up a hat and some sunscreen before going out to the reef. A one stop shop that's convenient.

Thank debbied4763
Cairns, Australia
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Al Porto is probably our preferred brunch spot in Cairns. Good portion size, yummy pumpkin bread for gluten free option, happy to substitute items and speedy service. Nice to sit outside and enjoy looking out over the water.

Thank Slards
Dunbogan, Australia
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

Had a fantastic breakfast before boarding a catamaran to take us out to Green Island. Service was excellent.

Thank Jeff D
Adelaide, Australia
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

This is a small café to which we have returned - surely a good sign? They do a really good coffee, and though the choice for cakes etc. to go with the coffee is a bit restricted, what they have is good. I found the home made banana bread and carrot cakes delicious. The staff are really friendly, the fruit... More 

Thank slycarole
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016 via mobile

Had brekky here several times very nice and hot didn't wait long as we had to catch reef charter cheapest price good variety value for money will return in the future

Thank Kylie K
Launceston, Australia
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

What a great breakfast cafe. Should have guessed by the crowds by 8am! Line up out the door for their coffee :) Fast service. Their scrambled eggs were lightly cooked as ordered and a generous serve.

Thank SC P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options, Italian
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Scenic view, Families with children
Open Hours
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Spence St | 1 Spence street, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
  • Phone Number: 7 40316222

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?