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Goong Korean & Japanese Restaurant

16 Aplin St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 419 477 799
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sashimi” (10 reviews)
“bulgogi” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Japanese, Asian, Korean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
16 Aplin St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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1 - 10 of 127 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice atmosphere and great choice of dishes Good service, staff friendly !! Reasonable food n drink price 🙏🤗

1  Thank Rona W
Reviewed June 12, 2018

This place used to be upstairs on the corner of lake and spence in a very nice looking restaurant. The japanese was alittle pricey but tasty and delicious. It was a place to come on a special occasion and feel fancy. We had some lovely...More

Thank SarahInCairns
Reviewed May 29, 2018

Wonderful central location in a restored Queensland building, with plenty of room between tables and private dining areas. Food is genuine Korean and Japanese and presentation is superb. Excellent friendly service.

1  Thank cathfree
Reviewed May 24, 2018

There aren’t too many places in Cairns where you can have a lunch for two with a good Korean/ Japanese variety, with drinks for $50. The bulgogi was just right and the accpmpanying dishes complement the main meal perfectly. Very quick service by overly friendly...More

1  Thank Alex Y
Reviewed May 20, 2018

The first time I visited this place was at noon where menus are limited but tried dinner here with my family and offer good food for a reasonable price.

1  Thank Richie C
Reviewed April 22, 2018 via mobile

Well this place flew under the radar in Cairns for a while, eventually noticed it and organised a large group dinner. Having been back from Japan only a couple of weeks I was really surprised to see Japanese food easily as good as the best...More

1  Thank Brett S
Reviewed April 11, 2018 via mobile

Loved the place! They serve great casual japanese and korean food! Tried the sushi boat and loved it! (It is very big) got the small for two and there was A LOT of sushi! The waitress was super nice and helped us choose! Dishes are...More

1  Thank Estel M
Reviewed March 5, 2018 via mobile

Nice choice of fish, meat and veg. Starters are large enough to be main courses, and the mains larger still. The sashimi dishes are hard to finish but good quality. The main restaurant has very efficient air con, so if you want something a little...More

1  Thank BlarrBlarr
Reviewed February 3, 2018

There was a gecko climbing the doorway outside when I left the restaurant. I had both Korean and Japanese dishes. The agedashi tofu was very good and the kimchi pancake was very tasty.

1  Thank Asiantraveler53
Reviewed January 14, 2018

We were a group of 6 and not one of us went away unsatisfied. The price is excellent, the range is excellent and food was all very tasty.

1  Thank Amanda M
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July 18, 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 Aplin St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
  • Phone Number: +61 419 477 799
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