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On The Inlet


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, Seafood, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Special occasions, Scenic view, Large groups, Bar scene

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On The Inlet Restaurant is a multi award winning seafood restaurant in the village of Port Douglas (one hour drive north of Cairns). It's established reputation for fine fresh seafood, delicious cocktail list, friendly staff , and location make it popular with both locals and visitors alike! A winning combination of the freshest local seafood and a delicious tropical cocktail selection makes On The Inlet an absolute “must do” for lunch, sundowners or dinner. On The Inlet specialises in serving classic and tropical cocktails and also stocks a carefully curated selection of Australian, New Zealand and imported wines.
$7 - $29
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Seafood, Australian
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The atmosphere was perfect for the casual mood we were in. We wanted good food and drinks but not super fancy. Great hearty food. The fish was amazing! The staff was super friendly and we had a great evening. Love this place!

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Tracey C
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

From start to finish we had a wonderful night at OTI. Blanc Dr Blanco with amazing oysters then scallops, kingfish carpaccio, Mohans Fish Curry, and battered Spanish Mackerel. All delish with Voyages Estate Chenin Blanc. Finished with mixed berry clafoutis...gorgeous. Great food and excellent service....More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank paulhY2883SQ
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had eye fillet steak which was tender and flavoursome, the seafood linguine was packed with great seafood. It had scallops, reef fish, red claw, prawns, muscles, it was fantastic. The wait staff were great , friendly and attentive but not overbearing. The only downside...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank FrancoMan04
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I went for a walk to find somewhere for dinner and stumbled upon On The Inlet. The wait staff were lovely from the start, greeting us, seating us and making sure we had cocktails on the way. I had the curry from...More

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

My favourite place to eat in Port Douglas. Great seafood and seamless service. Suitable for all ages.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Virginifer
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great cocktail and food experience. Kid's meal was of the same excellent standard. Thank you for the great service too.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank jayjaycee2013
Reviewed 1 week ago

I don’t know what it is about Port Douglas, but a number of restaurants here are just wonderful and On The Inlet is no exception. Again, a warm welcome and lovely wait staff that really seem to enjoy what they do. Really nice selection of...More

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

We stopped in here for a quiet lunch on Monday. The calamari was fresh and cooked exactly how it should be. We also enjoyed fish tacos and really tasty frozen margaritas. Fairly priced and really tasty.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank NAHanna2014
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very busy on a Thursday evening out of season which is great. Staff were friendly food was very very good. I had to drop one point for the toilets. The toilets are a short walk across the alleyway. There is one toilet for each gender,...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank 87matta
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We wanted seafood so stopped here. The platter was too much(even though the lovely waitress offered us a smaller serving that was not on the menu), some seemed too heavy for the warm day. We ended up with fish tacos and a prawn sandwich. Tasty...More

Date of visit: April 2019
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November 16, 2017|
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Response from Jayne M | Property representative |
Hi there, On the Inlet relocated as a result of the redevelopment of the site by the Marina. We have moved to a new venue on Wharf St, adjacent to the CourtHouse Hotel, and expect to be trading for lunch and dinner in mid... More
Alan B
May 18, 2017|
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Response from Kiwijustme | Reviewed this property |
No they are not BYO
September 9, 2016|
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Response from Guy H | Reviewed this property |
Hi George, it was around the $100AUD mark
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