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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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$14 - $36
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Best restaurant by far in Port Douglas! Ink Squid Linguini, zuppa de pesce, and seafood linguini are amazing. Perfect service.

Date of visit: April 2019
1  Thank 938kentw
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sassi La Cucina Bar is the best choice in Port for afternoon drinks & tapas. Good music, excellent attentive service & fresh tasting options. Also wonderful to see quality wine ( not available from a bottle shop at inflated prices as per many other establishments...More

Date of visit: April 2019
1  Thank mamacucina
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I visited one of our regular spots in Port Douglas for a Saturday night dinner. As usual Sassi delivered in spades. All of the food was delish: - oysters fresh and plump and tasting of the sea. - tuna on seaweed -...More

Date of visit: April 2019
2  Thank paulhY2883SQ
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We come here we a group of friends for a drink and some food. Everything was fine,good service and good food even if we didn't have a reservation, just one thing changed completely the mood of the night. The arrogant and disrespectful attitude of the...More

Date of visit: April 2019
1  Thank Rosario S
Di S, Owner at Sassi, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Rosario I am so sorry that your night ended on this note. It is inexcusable and I sincerely apologise for this waiter's behaviour. It is also disappointing for the other team members who are unfailingly polite. If you felt inclined to contact me, I would...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wandering around Port Douglas, we found this restaurant as they were opening for dinner. We were greeted by Umberto and got a great seat outside. The food was fantastic and Umberto was very attentive and informative and knowledgable about his homeland’s cuisine. He even gave...More

Date of visit: April 2019
2  Thank asmodeus213
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to Sassi to try a bit of Italian cuisine, and was a pleasant surprise. Really good Italian food, and Italian people as well, and finally decent pizza (I'm from Italy and I haven't found a decent pizza in Australia so far). Unfortunately it's...More

Date of visit: April 2019
2  Thank Deedend
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We tried all the top restaurants in Port Douglas during our holiday and found the food at Sassi to be the best. Although their food may not be as exotic as some of the restaurants in Port Douglas, it offered high quality and well cooked...More

Date of visit: April 2019
1  Thank RichardLM12345
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I went here for dinner at the end of March. We were greeted by what seemed to be a manager or owner who was professional but curt and not welcoming or friendly. The inside of the restaurant has a modern look with...More

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank swm63
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This Italian Cucina comes highly recommended by locals. It’s low season in Pt Douglas and there weren’t many diners around. Still, you could tell that the kitchen (nothing but Italian spoken here) proudly cared about what was sent out. Salmon carpaccio and Veal chop were...More

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank FloTexan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing steak - rare , cooked to perfection and outstanding service, what's not to like. Highly recommended.

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank Andrew G
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July 8, 2017|
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Response from Di S | Property representative |
Yes shorts are fine. Our dress code is smart casual and we are in the tropics. As it's winter for us and we think it's a bit cool in the evening, - 22c - many wear long pants.
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