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On The Inlet

Certificate of Excellence
Seafood, Australian, Pacific Rim
As featured in Best Food in Port Douglas
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3 Inlet Rd, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Melbourne, Australia
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had a wonderful dinner at On the Inlet. We were a big group and looked after by a fabulous waiter. The seafood is fresh and cooked with a wonderful mix of flavours. Its not a fancy place like others in Port Douglas but definately worth eating here

Thank belid2
Melbourne, Australia
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5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Casual outdoor dining with a good range of menu choices and wines at reasonable prices. Food is fresh. Friendly waiters but the wine service was a bit slow.

Thank Peter S
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35 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We went to see George the Groper and sat in the small bar area off to the side of the restaurant. Although George did not show up we still enjoyed the venue and the great views of the ocean. The coronas went down well, particularly when teamed with a delicious fish taco for only $10! Unfortunately I could not eat... More 

Thank BiancaVeronica
Gladstone, Australia
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41 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This was my second visit and we had, yet again, a fantastic meal topped off with a beautiful vista, watching the yachts travel in and out of the marina and excellent service to boot. Crispy fried coral trout was "to die for" and the desserts were superb. My wife said it was the best she'd had. Highly recommend this place.

Thank BonnyMark
Dunstable, Bedfordshire, England
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533 reviews
273 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 288 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We arrived at 17.45 on spec for a table for two, to find the place packed, a good sign! Yes we could have a table, but it was needed again at 19.00 for a reservation. We took it, so pleased we did. Just one back from the waterfront, our waiter assured us he'd look after us and make sure we... More 

Thank Andy-S60
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47 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband, our baby daughter and I enjoyed a lovely dinner here on the last night of our stay in Port Douglas. We had an absolutely fantastic experience, everything was excellent. The staff were friendly and efficient and very welcoming to children. The venue is lovely and has an incredible view of the water. And most importantly the food was... More 

Thank Bobbi26
Melbourne, Australia
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37 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had dinner at this spot as it came highly recommended, and overall the food was pleasant without being memorable. The highlight of the meals was the bucket of prawns which were great. The biggest issue with this place was the standard of service...the staff were pleasant enough when they were at your table, but they seemed to be very... More 

Thank harryk409
Sydney, Australia
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The food was spectacular. The service was very good and the location was beautiful. We really enjoyed our lunch.

Thank Wendyextra
Port Douglas, Australia
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Short and sweet - I love seafood so I love on the inlet. Staff are good, Location is wonderful and it has seafood so I am happy. Love the oysters :)

Thank Katie J
Melbourne, Australia
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This place is all about the seafood. Fresh, generous serves will leave you satisfied. On top of the good seafood, it is a nice setting to watch the boats come in in the evening.

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Fabulous fresh fine seafood and a view over where it all comes from! Sounds like a great mix to us too! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$8 - $31
Seafood, Australian, Pacific Rim
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
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
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Romantic, Scenic view, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Inlet Rd, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Port Douglas
  • Phone Number: 0740995255
We welcome you to join us at On The Inlet: Port Douglas' iconic seafood restaurant + bar located over the beautiful Coral Sea.
We're here to tantalise your taste buds with the finest fresh local seafoods and an inspiring tropical cocktail list in Port Douglas' most enviable waterside location (reservations highly recommended)

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