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Dolce & Caffe

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options
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1 Shield Street | Mantra Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
6:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:30 am - 5:00 pm
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We visited this restaurant several times for breakfast and brunch. Friendly service combined with a wide choice of tasty and nutritious delicacies. Well located in the centre of town and always busy, that always tells you something. Smoothies were great and very filling.

Thank rayBunbury
Tauranga, New Zealand
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53 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed in Cairns recently and found this to be the best stop for coffee, a smoothie, or light lunch. Especially after experiencing several very average coffees along the Board Walk and disappointing service. Dolce & Caffe are excellent and the friendly staff obviously enjoy what they are doing. Make this your regular morning coffee stop - you won't be... More 

Thank Cush2013
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Fabulous coffee, breakfast and service! Good to see Cairns now offer some lovely establishments! No water views but a lovely side street setting. The staff were very friendly!

Thank TravelbugsX3
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Again a great wholesome breakfast. Always busy is a sign of a quality feed. Eggs Benedict with bacon is my favourite but weekly specials add some change. Great coffee delivered by friendly staff. Always in my list

Thank Dan G
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48 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I stopped at dolce & caffe for lunch and was very happy with my meal, everything was freshly made still they worked quickly and I got a glas of water too. The prices are quite high but I guess that's like this everywhere in Australia.

Thank Susanna S
Bunbury, Australia
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69 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This cafe was on our way to and from hotel and lagoon so we visited often. The coffee is first class as is the Bircher muesli. Our other staples were raisin toast and croissants which were as good as anywhere else. The service is a stand out as the cafe is very busy but the staff are always smiling and... More 

Thank Annette R
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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47 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The coffee here is nothing short of perfect. We found it so good we are having 3 or 4 coffees a day. The service is mega friendly. Well done.

Thank Rob D
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54 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good for a coffee fix but in terms of speed and service, they wouldn't cut it in the big cities. I had to repeat my order literally 3 times and it took literally forever for it to come out. And all I ordered was 2 lattes, banana bread and eggs on toast. Nothing special at all! I never returned after... More 

Thank JetSetterMelbourne
Melbourne, Australia
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

Great latte and friendly service with a free smile. Best of all they didn't mind if I hung around for a while people watching

Thank Mark E
Chicago, Illinois
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016 via mobile

Half a block off the Esplanade, we noticed this place had a bit of a crowd, even early (8am ) on a Saturday. After some previously disappointing meals by trip advisor ratings/recommends this cafe was AMAZING! Good coffee, smoothies, and a great array of breakfast choices. The avo and thick Vienna toast was wonderful. The eggs were also very good.... More 

Thank Mary V

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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 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
6:30 am - 5:00 pm
6:30 am - 5:00 pm
6:30 am - 5:00 pm
6:30 am - 5:00 pm
6:30 am - 5:00 pm
6:30 am - 5:00 pm
6:30 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Shield Street | Mantra Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
  • Phone Number: 40412124

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