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“Italian run with great service”
Review of Donnini's Ciao Italia - CLOSED

Donnini's Ciao Italia
Price range: $0 - $35
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed April 22, 2013 via mobile

Service was wonderful and it was even nicer to be served by Italians!

Food was delicious! Freshly made pasta combined with local seafood was a definite winner. Try the Spanner card and Scollap Tagliolini!!

Excellent location looking out over the marina, make sure you get an outside table.

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Thank Aussie_Nia
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Reviewed April 22, 2013 via mobile

I love my pasta without sauce, just olive oil and the flavours of the ingredients... This was the best I've had... The pasta melted in your mouth ... The orange creme caramel with chocolate biscotti, to die for... I didn't catch the name of the waitress but she was also on top of her game. Would recommend this restaurant to anyone heading to Cairns.

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Thank Deldot
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Reviewed March 26, 2013

I went here by myself quite late in the evening, but they were quite happy to serve me, and in a very friendly way. I had homemade parpadelle pasta with a rabbit ragout and roast pistachio nuts. It was rich and delicious, I loved it. It was the perfect size for me, however I'm quite little and can't eat a whole lot - pasta dishes are usually much too big, which means I can take leftovers home. Not this time, I polished it all off. I couldn't help but think however that if my husband had been with me, he'd have still been pretty hungry.

Thank daleandgemma
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Reviewed March 25, 2013

Small pizza were quiet large but delicious. The pasta was to die for. We had the rabbit ragout and the seafood pasta. They both had abundance of seafood and rabbit, not just a pasta dish. compliments to the chef. Great value for money, and true Italian taste

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Thank TonsTravel
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Reviewed March 12, 2013

A loyal supportive local for years however last dinner experience has left bad 'taste'. One of our meals.....a main arrived with at the table with TWO lamb cutlets (gorgeous) but left hungry and outa pocket by $37+ dollars

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Thank Cappos
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