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L'Unico Trattoria Seafood Restaurant

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75 Vasey Esplanade | Trinity Beach, Trinity Beach, Queensland 4879, Australia
07 4057 8855
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Trinity Beach, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

L'Unico is across the road from the beach and the road is pretty quiet - not like Palm Cove. We sat on the verandah for lunch which was lovely. Started with the carpaccio, oysters and a nice Chardonnay. Beautiful. Main was bbq seafood - scampi, prawns calamari and barramundi. Great. It was an expensive lunch but high quality. Unfortunately service... More 

Thank Y1294MUjamesl
County Down, Northern Ireland
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54 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We ate at l'unico twice in the week that we spent at Trinity Beach. The first time we got takeaway pizzas which were very good. Had a drink at the bar while we waited for them. Staff were all very pleasant. On our second visit we hadn't booked a table and the restaurant was busy when we arrived. The guy... More 

Thank Deborah4
Cairns, Australia
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I have dined at L'Unico at Trinity Beach several times and I cannot fault, the food, staff or prices. It is a great place and looks out across the beach front. The food is freshly cooked, they have a great variety and the waiting time in good. Staff are friendly.

Thank chrissie245
Brisbane Region, Australia
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180 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This place was packed but still managed to give us good service and some amazing meals. Easy to see why the place was packed. A good menu and great daily specials.

Thank Jimmy D
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Dropped in after a disaster of a lunch at Palm Cove. L'Unico welcomed us in for coffee and apple crumble. Coffee was great and the crumble divine! Great service and location to match! Thanks team L'unico!

Thank Peter G
Hobart, Australia
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42 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is our fourth or fifth visit to this restaurant, and is certainly the one that we will always choose when we visitdrop in to Trinity Beach. The location, across from the beach gives the whole place a sunny and airy look. The overall atmosphere is very good and the service is very efficient. One advantage over many places is... More 

Thank Ron M
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23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I went during lunch time to grab a beautiful lunch with a view before proceeding to the beach across the street from the restaurant. If you take the city bus down to trinity beach I wouldn't suggest going later in the day due to the inconsistency of the bus going to that area. The food here is good but the... More 

Thank bjsmatthews
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19 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We ate here several times during our stay. Great food (every dish was superb) relaxed stylish atmosphere. Best eatery at Trinity Beach. Would pay to book as it gets busy.

Thank Dsmith-family
Cairns, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We visited on a Friday night to have a couple of desserts. It was a public holiday and we could see their staff working very hard, but everyone was still very friendly and professional. We had a tiramisu and crepe for a dessert and they were great. Will definately come back!

Thank SuzF1
Aldo D, Owner at L'Unico Trattoria Seafood Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Suz. Thank you. Our staff showed amazing patience on Friday night in the face of a few obnoxious patrons and for them to keep their cool ( unlike me ) deserve a medal. Its so nice to be appreciated. Thanks for taking the time to write. best A.D More 

Melbourne, Australia
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44 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family met here for an evening meal and fortunately our table was booked because there was a line up of people waiting to get in. The service was very friendly and efficient. we had a lovely time. I had the veal scallopine which was very tasty but the veal was dry. Probably not the best time of year to... More 

Thank Wen3938
Aldo D, Owner at L'Unico Trattoria Seafood Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi Wen. Thanks for taking the time to write and for your complimentary review. Scouse the pun but its a tough one re the veal. At the end of the day its actually yearling and trying to get hold of the real stuff is nigh on impossible. Am thinking of changing it to Osso Buco just like the one they... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Gluten Free, Pizza, Australian
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Scenic view
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 75 Vasey Esplanade | Trinity Beach, Trinity Beach, Queensland 4879, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Trinity Beach
  • Phone Number: 07 4057 8855
L’Unico Trattoria started life as a small BYO in 1994. Set in an Idyllic location on the waterfront at Trinity Beach about 20km north of Cairns, the word soon spread, and L’Unico quickly became a regular dining spot for tourists and locals alike.In 1997, after three years at Trinity Beach we moved just 400 metres further along the beachfront to take advantage of even better ocean views and new, larger premises complete with wood-fired pizza oven and cocktail bar.

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