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Hog's Breath Cafe

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64 Spence St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
(07) 4031 7711
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
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Cairns, Australia
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the meat was a little to cold but nice and tender the kids meal was good. the staff very friendly even sing song for guest that had a birthday. As I say the steak a little cold but good chips / mash veg/salad come on can you come up with something different please is 80% of restaurants in au this... More 

Thank Ed E
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

In short, service was great as always from Hog's Breath but the steak was not prime rib. Out of a party of 6, 5 were very disappointed with their steaks. The cuts were poor, with a remarkably large percent of fat, the price did not match the quality and in summary, when an 85 year old comments "This is quite... More 

Thank Andrew H
Cairns, Australia
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50 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been to this place a few times for lunch and dinner. Enjoyable Friendly, Fun Atmosphere with fantastic food to match. Beautiful Steak's etc.. Great Value .......

Thank Margaret N
Cairns, Australia
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42 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

The food was good the staff friendly the place was clean everything you would be happy with. We ate outside my wife having the salad and fish which was excellent and a good portion size. I had the 400gm hogs steak and thought it was a little on the small size. I asked the staff if I had really got... More 

Thank regbarb
Cairns, Australia
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64 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016

Went with friends at their suggestions not usually a chain restaurant person. Food was chain food, drinks were chain drinks and service was chain service, price was expensive for chain food and could have got much better steak for less money at a much better restaurant

Thank John W
Oslo, Norway
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107 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2016 via mobile

Nice restaurant, but the food is not any good. My steak was more boiled than grilled, and the ribs where grey and tasteless. Would never go again, and would recomend you to have your meal elsewhere.

Thank Per V
Townsville, Australia
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2016 via mobile

Nothing to complain about. Everything was nice. The staff were friendly and helpful and the food came out at a reasonable time after we ordered.

Thank Kenny B
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

Staff were incredibly efficient and very friendly. All main meals were prepared well and were served within 20mins without hassle or discrepancy. A little disappointed that the lite cut steak was very lite (regular VIP diner) but nonetheless was cooked the way I ordered. All meals were cleaned up without complaint. We had a very enjoyable family dinner experience 😊

Thank Kristy H
Dardanup, Australia
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27 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 16, 2016

Thought it was pricey for a lunch I had lunch special enjoyed the mash potato and fresh veg left the steak parmi very grisly presentation was good. partner had ribey olso tough staff very helpful cost over 60 dollars and we only had water to drink had not been to a hogs breath before may be we just got a... More 

Thank kitty454
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

Having passed the place on our way to the Esplanade a couple of times, we decided to try it out as it was close to where we were staying and we had had enough of walking for the day - having done the train/cable car thing to Karanda that day. Anyway thought by its name it would be loud and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Steakhouse, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 64 Spence St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
  • Phone Number: (07) 4031 7711

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