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41 Williams Esp, Palm Cove, Queensland 4879, Australia
+61 7 4059 0611
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat - Sun 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Melbourne, Australia
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I ordered the vegan special pizza on the menu, which sounded great: Sweet potato, eggplant, almonds & napoli sauce. It came with haloumi cheese on it and no eggplant or almonds. I told the waitress and she did fix it but still no almonds. The pizza base also tasted awful, flat and awful. The other pizza based seemed good though... More 

2 Thank Stacey_cherie
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great vibe, great welcome but left seriously gouged In the wallet by super inflated holiday prices. Nasty taste affecting objective views about what might be otherwise a nice place to dine. Seems it is all the go in Palm Cove over Easter weekend. 😬

1 Thank Mark F
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49 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food food while overlooking the lovely ocean view. We stopped in for early entree of scallops and a prosecco. Good service and discount for customers before 5pm.

Thank Battmeister
Chiang Mai, Thailand
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food was to die for (the gnocci is the best I've ever tasted!), service was excellent, staff were amazing and it has a lovely, relaxed atmosphere.

Thank Jessica W
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good service backed up by quality food!! Went twice over 4 days and ordered pizza as well as pasta dishes. Good location just by the beach.

Thank TejLux
Melbourne, Australia
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Staff are terrific, bar staff really knows their stuff.very efficient waiters even when they are flat out. Very professional - Couldn't fault the service. Food was magic - Fillet Mignon cooked to perfection.must go back before we leave.

Thank lyndabyrnes7
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33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great pizzas with Aussie names (Hawaiian is a queenslander!) great salads and great veal dishes Service relaxed friendly and fast - out door tables are great Good value for money

Thank Bondmen
Havant, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited portabellas during our stay in cairns in march 2017. We had a lovely table outside with an amazing view of the sand and sea. We started with garlic pizza which was made fresh and tasted perfect. My husband doesn't like any fancy food or garnishes etc so asked for the house steak and chips with no sauce or... More 

Thank jays6257
Upwey, Australia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Were treated very exclusive with superb staff, meals and drinks. Restaurant was very busy upon arrival, however staff were excellent at keeping up the pace and servicing all patrons. Great atmosphere, will definitely be recommending to other visitors

Thank emma060888
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly staff, luscious meals, even better desserts. Authentic Italian atmosphere with Italian speaking waitresses to add to its charm. Gnocchi will never be the same again! Love love love!

Thank Emma B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$19 - $45
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Scenic view, Kids, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
7:00 am - 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
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41 Williams Esp, 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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?