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“Pricey and very basic food, excellent service though.”

Bushfire Flame Grill
Ranked #33 of 595 Restaurants in Cairns
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Barbecue, Brazilian
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Good for: Special occasions, Large groups, Business meetings, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
Description: At Bushfire Flame Grill guests enjoy a Brazilian-inspired, Australian-style barbecue. Metre long skewers of succulent Australian beef, pork, lamb and chicken are seasoned, marinated and gently roasted on the churrasco grill. Waiters slice sizzling hot roasted meats from the skewers directly to your plate. The restaurant also offers an a la carte menu. Restaurant closes on most Australian public holidays.
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“Pricey and very basic food, excellent service though.”
Reviewed November 3, 2012

After reading some reviews and noting a high percentage of satisfied diners, we chose Flame grill for our 16thwedding anniversary dinner.
There were plenty of waiters, they were very pleasant and service was brisk.
The food though was very basic; slices of grilled lamb, beef, pork, sliced off a spit at the table. It was okay but kind of boring, same for the salad and vegetables. The people at a nearby table must have eaten twice what we did, I couldn't eat another mouthful and although I didn't make a pig of myself felt bloated and sick from all the meat.
I don't feel I had value for money with, the amount I ate and the quality of the food.
In conclusion, if you love meat, basic grilled; lamb, chorizo sausages, pork, beef, chicken hearts, chicken, seafood stew and aren't a keen vegetable eater you'll love it. If however you want something special, something that you can't easily cook yourself, then this isn't it.

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TropicalPacific, General Manager at Bushfire Flame Grill, responded to this review, November 6, 2012
We are very sorry your experience wasn't what you thought it would be. We pride ourselves in offering great value. None of our guests leave hungry and the quality of produce we use is second to none.
Mark Kamsler
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Cairns, Australia
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“You have to enjoy meat if you do this is the place for you”
Reviewed November 3, 2012

Great food and good service! They don't seem to miss a beat. We have been there a few times and had the same quality of service every time

Visited September 2012
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Boston, Massachusetts
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“Great place for meat eaters”
Reviewed October 15, 2012

If you're hungry and in the mood for a lot of meat, then this is the place for you. You get a reasonable selection of grilled meats (although less than I've seen at other churrascarias). It's unusual in that they come out in a set order and you have to ask specifically if you want seconds, but the system works pretty well. The meats are well-cooked, although a couple are on the saltier side. Service is fast and friendly. There's an early bird special that makes it more affordable.

  • Visited October 2012
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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“10 out of 5”
Reviewed October 10, 2012

AMAZING restaurant!! Service was quick efficeint and friendly, even the mightiest of food lovers won't beat the eat as much as you can, a MEAT LOVERS HEAVEN!! all the meat is tender cookedto perfection and seasoned out of this world, with cheeky little deserts if you can handle it!! BEST PLACE IN TOWN although is $40-$50 per head

Visited October 2012
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“Wow”
Reviewed October 7, 2012

Loved the food, loved the way it is served at your table and the staff are attentive and interesting. All round great dining experience. Highly recommend this restaurant.
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