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Bel Paese

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45 Spence St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4051 6165
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5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Cairns, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The meals were wonderful, the service superb, just a fantastic place to eat. As soon as we entered they took care of us and with an elderly mother that is a big help. Thank you

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Thank mandyj143
Alice Springs, Australia
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

We had high expectations and they were fulfilled. Amazing flavours, lovely warm atmosphere, good service... We had a wonderful evening. Our family who live here have dined at several othe rItalian Restaurants and Pizzarias and were very impressed Thank you Salvatore and staff......Patrick and Rebecca

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Thank humptyd00
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7 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016 via mobile

Great food, reasonably priced and friendly attentive staff! Pizzas are decent size and garlic bread was so yum!. I recommend also the chilli prawn penne pasta dish. Definitely a worthwhile visit!

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Thank Jessica M
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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016 via mobile

Had pizza for dinner. It looks like a very simple, down to earth venue. Staff was very cheerful and friendly. I got a free upgrade from small to large size pizza. This is the first time i had four cheese pizza. It was intense. You have to be cheese lover to like it. It is their award winning dish. I... More 

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Thank Anisha P
Geelong, Australia
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016 via mobile

Very pleasent service, pasta looked amazing and pizza we ordered was DELICIOUS!! Would definately come again!! YUM.

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Thank JacAndDeanoBryan
Canberra, Australia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016

First time, we did Margharita, 4 Cheese (menu said Award Winning) & a Vegetarian. Great to see 2 medium Margharitas in place of one large. Taste was awesome... Well done Bel Paese. Slightly a pricey place... 4 cheese (though award winner) was not nice. Mozzarella was way too strong topping.. Vegetarian was missing a bit of salt. Second time, we... More 

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Thank Ravi K
Adelaide River, Australia
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016 via mobile

We dined here tonight, with a group of 10 and an infant. The staff/service was fantastic, we were seated outside which was nice as it was a balmy night. The food was delicious and authentic Italian, well priced! Must do in Cairns!

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Thank Sarah W
Cairns Region, Australia
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33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016 via mobile

Very good food very good service waitress was very attentive. Interior is pretty basic and looks out onto spence st. The food more than makes up for the location.

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Thank Colin V
Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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86 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016

Centrally located in the heart of Cairns - plenty of on-street parking. Excellent service from staff Nice quiet restaurant - so you can actually talk Must try the 'Forbidden Apple'!!! - YUMMMM! Quite reasonably priced. Lots of Italian meals to chose from - good for families.

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Thank Sharon D
Sligo, Ireland
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2016 via mobile

Food was excellent the service was second to none the waitress was rushed off her feet but no one had to wait all very professional, the meal could not be faulted I would recommend it to anyone fantastic service.

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Thank jamesSligo_Ireland

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$4 - $23
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Reservations, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 45 Spence St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4051 6165

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?