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41 Williams Esplanade, Palm Cove, Queensland 4879, Australia
+61 7 4059 0611
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Loved every minute of our night at Portobello's! Walked in off the street without a booking and although the place was full we were accommodated within a short time. Atmosphere was wonderful with a real taste of Italy with a Rat Pack influence by way of some wonderful crooning from a local entertainer! Food, fabulous wine(a little on the expensive... More 

Thank KezVictoria
Sydney, Australia
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

There are the expected italian options on the menu, but therevare specials that are worth trying. It is very busy and bookingscare necessary. This meant service was a little slow

Thank David L
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We absolutely loved the way the obviously very experienced and professional manager was organising a table for the two of us, even we haven't booked for dinner on a Saturday evening. Thanks for that! We had local wild caught fish. Everything was very fresh and very well balanced. Of course you pay a few Dollar more than in a country... More 

Thank Josef F
Sydney, Australia
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Exquisite. I got off a ship and came to Palm Cove with my three sisters. Tuscanny pasta and coral trout and dill fritters were to die for and a shared pizza fantastic.

Thank Debra W
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Helpful and attentive staff; great food ( we had a pasta dish and the sirloin with seafood) cooked to perfection and a reasonable choice of wines by the glass. Highly recommended.

Thank Colin C
Melbourne, Australia
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20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Having flown in from a cold Melbourne and having missed lunch we had an early dinner (6pm). Decided to follow recommendation from hotel reception staff. Pleasent greeting and seated promptly. Decided to have four entrees to share. Tempura oysters, barramundi spring rolls, salt and pepper calamari and soft shell crab. All were very generous serves (oysters ordered individually ) and... More 

Thank keyword2016
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great location , amazing service . Great value for money , very quick service during a busy service . Definitely recommend and for sure we will be back . Thank you again

Thank Laurent V
Melbourne, Australia
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Good restaurant. The service was very good and attentive. The pizzas were very good indeed. I tried the charcoal pizza for the first time to see what it was like and I think I won't be trying it again, no matter how healthy it is! 😉

Thank EllieGeeStar
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Came here for dinner twice while on holiday. The staff were attentive and friendly. The food is awesome. Especially loved the Charcoal Pizza - unusual but very tasty! A definite thumbs up!

1 Thank Cathy B
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37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had to dinner meals here. The first occasion we pre-booked a table quite early with very few other bookings so were disappointed with the table we were assigned, but that's the only gripe we had as the next time they accommodated us without a booking. Restaurant has indoor/outdoor seating, good ambience. The food was delicious and arrived at our... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$19 - $45
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian, Gluten Free, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Parking Available, Full Bar
Good for
Scenic view, Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41 Williams Esplanade, Palm Cove, Queensland 4879, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Palm Cove
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4059 0611
A family friendly italian restaurant serving only the best local produce. Italian food with an innovative twist. Enjoy al fresco dining opposite beautiful Palm Cove beach. Dine in or takeaway. Fully licensed bar. Restaurant is available for functions and off site catering.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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