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Piccolo Cucina

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17 Abbott St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
0740515137
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Today
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Thu - Sat 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Small and cozy restaurant, tastefully decorated, extremely nice waitresses. We had the bruschetta, lasagna and pasta, all of which was not much above average, but fresh and absolutely delicious. Prices are okay. The only thing I have to criticize is that there aren't many vegeterian dishes in the menu. We would definitely come here for dinner again!

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Thank Katha C
Boston, Massachusetts
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34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a must for all who visit. This restaurant was recommended by our hotel manager and I am sure glad we asked him. The staff was very friendly and attentive. We asked our server for her two favorite dishes and she was spot on. We had the crab lasagna, which my wife loved, and the parpadelle, which I loved.... More 

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Thank Denise F
Coolangatta, Australia
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I can't rate this restaurant highly enough. After eating at many many "average" establishments in Cairns I came here on a friends recommendation and I'm glad I took the advice. Atmosphere 10/10 "Quiet and intimate" Service 10/10 "Friendly and swift" Meal Quality 11/10 "Perfect balance" Authenticity 10/10 "Real Pasta" Value 10/10 The pasta is home made and cooked to perfection.... More 

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Perth, Australia
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68 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place was the best find in Cairns and happened to be right next to my hotel. I ordered their home made Gnocchi and it was so amazing I ordered it each time. Not to be missed and a must visit if you want real quality Italian food. Highly recommend it.

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Thank Nicole0999
Sydney, Australia
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7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Meals were very authentic and tasty. Dessert was awesome. Great variety and friendly service. Definitely go back. ........................................

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Thank lozd64
Melbourne, Australia
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34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Staying at the hotel next door so thought we would give it a try, and it was well worth it. The home-made pasta was delicious and the dessert of the day (Vanilla crème Brulee) was also great. The staff were friendly and attentive and we sat in the outdoor dining area enjoying the street view. Recommended.

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Thank Russell P
Terrigal, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Impulse to dine here on a Thursday night at 8pm. Staff were welcoming and enjoyed a table outside. The menu is sufficient for a true Italian restaurant. I choose the seafood marina in red sauce - entrée size and a glass of cab sav. The wine was reasonable prize and met expectations. The meal included 3 mussels with a just... More 

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Cairns, Australia
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46 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food at Piccolo Cucina is excellent, great dining for a couple or family, staff are friendly and efficient and always have a smile, a must try if you love Italian food.

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Thank Karinajr007
Cairns, Australia
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31 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

The food and service are average at this Italian restaurant. I think they need to review their menu and perhaps buy an Italian Cookbook.

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Thank pinkturquoise
Sydney, Australia
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

If you are looking to eat fresh home made pasta & tiramisu, then this is the place to try. All pasta is hand made by a Italian Mamma & the aranchini balls are beautiful too.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 Abbott St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
  • Phone Number: 0740515137

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?