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Hog's Breath Cafe

Australian, Steakhouse
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64 Spence Street, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
(07) 4031 7711
Today
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
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Dardanup, Australia
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21 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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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Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a great time. The name is disgusting, but truth is, that's what made us come. The food was pricey and not huge servings but really good.

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Thank pngsommers2015
Brisbane, Australia
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150 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had dinner here on an overnight work trip and there were three of us. We ordered the steaks, cooked primed ribs style since they ran out of their famous prime ribs. However the service was not very good and when it came to make payment they got the wrong amounts in there.

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Thank Frederic F
Tully
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28 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had lunch here off the menu. 300g steak cooked to perfection. I like mine blue, with garlic sauce and prawns Great service

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Thank Catherine S
Melbourne, Australia
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50 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very friendly staff who really look after you. On the night we visited there were no steaks! Ribs were barely warm and salads uninspiring. Nice atmosphere. Kids liked the chips.

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Thank Paul W
Melbourne
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

Arrived for lunch and we were greeted by friendly staff. Had the Lunch time special which prices starts at $9.90. I had a grilled chicken avocado and pesto wrap with fries. My son had the kids meal which was $9.90 and came with a drink and ice cream. Staff were friendly fast and attentive would recommend for quick lunch. Also... More 

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Thank michelledL9312FH
Cairns, Australia
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

As we live in Cairns, we thought Hogs Breath might be worth trying because our visiting guests often ask our recommendation regarding Cairns restaurants. Although the service was friendly and our meals were good, we felt they were grossly overpriced. Really, steak, chips and salad lunch for $30? And to be totally honest, I have cooked steaks as good. Cairns... More 

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Thank Gary B
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016 via mobile

Make sure you book your table it is a busy place. Very quick hot meals great value for money staff very happy n friendly clean and heaps to look at in the restaurant overall awesome experience will be back

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Thank Kylie K
Mansfield, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016 via mobile

The prawns were great but the steak and sauces were average. Service was average. We had higher expectations of this place with the sign saying best steak in Cairns.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Australian, Steakhouse
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television, Highchairs Available
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 64 Spence Street, 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?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?