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Villa Romana Trattoria

Italian, Pizza, Australian, Gluten Free
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Cnr Esplanade & Aplin St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
07 4051 9000
6:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:30 am - 11:00 pm
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38 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We ate here for lunch and whilst the menu selection is good we found the food average. My risotto was under done and crunchy rice. Prices are typical Cairns. expect to pay 30-35 for a main dish. Little less for Pasta. Not that memorable as a dining experience but staff were attentive. Wine on average is about $35 for average... More 

Thank Brisbanebilbo
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24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The view or the lagoon is gorgeous but the food was average. I think you pay more for the view and location rather than the quality of the food!

Thank bjsmatthews
Ballina, Australia
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32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great menu and service, had to have pasta/ gnocchi at an Italian; a little disappointed the pasta wasn't fresh but still great.

Thank Emma J
Tamworth, Australia
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92 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Breakfast at the Villa Romana was generally a pleasant experience for 6 days in Cairns. The service was swift except for one morning that they were extremely busy. The menu range for our package deal was not as extensive as one might have expected, but the food was good and the tea hot.

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Perfect pasta. Devine pork belly. Simple, creative children's menu. Superb wine list. Fabulous lively atmosphere. Will definitely revisit.

Thank Emma L
Brisbane, Australia
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54 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A family get-together and we had a wonderful dining experience. The manager made our family very welcome. The food was well served and appetizing. Some of the staff however require training to serve the ordered beverages and to listen to patrons if orders are not correct. Over all though I recommend this restaurant.

Thank wesley287
Melbourne, Australia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Positives are the view and speedy service. Sadly the food is very average and not great value. There are so many quality offerings in Cairns, this restaurant falls below the average line. You can do better by walking less than 50 m in any direction.

Thank MexicoMandy
Adelaide, Australia
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went for a quick breakfast and were grateful that something was opened early. There was one staff member that was very over the top. He came and asked us if we were ready about a minute after getting the menus, then again a minute later. He was a little rude in his approach. All we had were croissants, it... More 

Thank KCLee1989
Cooroy, Australia
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were taken there by locals (four adults and 5 kids) and enjoyed it enough to go back ourselves later in the week - the food is great, the staff well-trained and friendly, the location central. We all found lots to choose from on the menus (lunch and evening) and every dish was finished by each participant - testament to... More 

Thank Peter M
Dapto, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Although I had only eaten at the restaurant twice, I had enjoyed the services they had provided. The workers there were polite and always made sure to pay attention to my needs and the food was great and came out with wonderful presentation. If anything, I do highly recommend that you chose to eat there.

Thank cburling

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$31 - $53
Italian, Pizza, Australian, Gluten Free
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Scenic view
Open Hours
6:30 am - 11:00 pm
6:30 am - 11:00 pm
6:30 am - 11:00 pm
6:30 am - 11:00 pm
6:30 am - 11:00 pm
6:30 am - 11:00 pm
6:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cnr Esplanade & Aplin St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
  • Phone Number: 07 4051 9000

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