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123 Williams Esp, Palm Cove, Queensland 4879, Australia
+61 7 4055 3186
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Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed October 18, 2014

We are tourists and ate at Bella Baci on 30/9/14. We had eaten here previously in 2009 but it was nothing like we remembered. We had steak and a sausage pasta and they were not memorable. Staff were very uninspiring and not very friendly. Value for money was okay.We didn't take any photos and couldnt wait to leave. There was... More 

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Cairns, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed October 11, 2014

Not impressed whatsoever. Waitresses were lack lustre and looked confused. 3 different waitresses approaching us and asking us the same thing one after the other. Ordered the seafood risotto. Dish was overloaded with chorizo sausage and seafood was far and few between. Found myself crunching on tiny pieces of broken mussel shell several times. Wouldnt go back.

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1 Thank Paul S
Bundaberg, Australia
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed October 10, 2014 via mobile

Food was excellent, the atmosphere, the staff, it was one of the best dinning experience I have ever had. Would recommend this to anyone family or couples.

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2 Thank Andrew c
Maningrida
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50 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed October 2, 2014

Food was pretty good, nothing special. Got the orders wrong in regards to a couple of things. Eg rice and bread served when asked for none, steaks cooked less than asked for. Meals again were barely warm. Maybe it's a Palm Cove thing? Staff were lovely. Again, wouldn't return.

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1 Thank WestonFam
Cairns, Australia
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74 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed September 29, 2014

We are locals. My wife Cynthia and I have been going to BB for quite sometime now mainly for the crumbed oysters for both, duck confit for me(to die for!) and fish or the day or barramundi for Cynthia. The owners Sam and Chris(lady) are one of the most wonderful hosts. They are an example of what service with a... More 

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Erina, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed September 29, 2014 via mobile

Had dinner with my wife and 10yo fussy daughter. We shared the main prawn as an entree which was delicious while my daughter had the kids fish and chips (which she loved). Mains were yummy too. Very satisfied - friendly service and great value. Will definitely be back.

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1 Thank Sambo S
Castlemaine, Australia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed September 28, 2014

Earlier this month we had the pleasure of dining at Bella Baci for our small wedding reception. From the moment we met Christine & Sam (owners), we knew we had selected the right restaurant. Nothing was an issue, and was made easy to plan from Victoria. The service from all staff on the night was very professional and the food... More 

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3 Thank steve10092014
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed September 25, 2014 via mobile

We dined at Bella Baci on Wednesday evening. The food was excellent. We had the goats cheese parcels and brushetta. Both were very nice. I had the Surf and Turf which was cooked to perfection. The flavours were excellent. All the staff and management were very friendly efficient and informative. I would dine here again

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Cairns, Australia
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104 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed September 24, 2014

I have walked past Bella Bacci for 10 years and dismissed the restaurant as being mainly for tourists – how wrong I was! As a local to Cairns I can highly recommend Bella Bacci to fellow Cairns locals and visitors. Yes it is more expensive then other Cairns restaurants ($35-$45) but very much priced like other restaurants in Palm Cove... More 

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1 Thank zullli
Cairns
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59 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed September 24, 2014

I visited Bella Baci with friends and we were all very impressed with the food and service. A fantastic menu - biggest problem was narrowing down our choices. I went for the 450gm steak topped with prawns. Best steak I've had in a long time. We'll definitely return sometime soon to try other dishes from the menu.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Scenic view, Kids, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 123 Williams Esp, Palm Cove, Queensland 4879, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Palm Cove
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4055 3186

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