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“Try the Seafood Chowder”

Dundee's Restaurant on the Waterfront
Ranked #25 of 597 Restaurants in Cairns
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Seafood, Steakhouse
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Overlooking Trinity Inlet at the Waterfront Harbour Lights, Dundee's Restaurant and Kickstart on the Waterfront at Dundees captures three ingredients -- great food, great location and perfect ambience. Dundees has a friendly, relaxed atmosphere in which couples, parties and families can all feel welcome at any time of the day. Dundee's specialises in Australian beef, fresh seafood, pasta and salads, there is a dish to cater for every tastebud. Kickstart is the perfect place to Kickstart your day. It offers hearty and healthy breakfast and brunch options in the morning
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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60 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Try the Seafood Chowder”
Reviewed July 17, 2013

The location is on the waterfront boardwalk. The service is friendly, food is fresh & prices are reasonable for the location. A very popular spot amongst the locals too.

  • Visited July 2013
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Thank Jim S
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Fab location - excellent foo”
Reviewed July 16, 2013

In a great location on the waterfront. Always busy so table reservations a must. Food was superb and service was excellent.

Visited June 2013
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Cairns, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Consistently friendly service and great food well priced”
Reviewed July 16, 2013

This is one of our favourite restaurants in Cairns, and being locals we celebrated yet another family occasion here recently - daughter's 18th birthday lunch. Quite a large group, we booked into the private dining area. The table was well set up, we had our own wait staff for drinks, which came promptly every time. Everyone's food was much appreciated, particularly by the hungry and money conscious teenagers! The staff brought out the cake I had brought with me, served it to the table and even sang happy birthday! Very satisfied customers, keep doing what you guys do so well Tina, Gary and co. We'll be back again soon.

  • Visited March 2013
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1 Thank Sarah R
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Hove, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“Dundees very good”
Reviewed July 15, 2013

Great food great service. Accommodating - able to seat 10 of us at short notice on a very busy evening.

Visited July 2013
Thank LezlieHood
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Cardiff, Wales
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“Bushtucker's Delight”
Reviewed July 10, 2013

This well located eating place is very busy which must say much about its reputation. On two occasions we ate here on our visit to Cairns, largely by recommendation of the nearby Pacific International hotel staff.After sharing the appetising seafood starter, the first night I tried the Bushtucker's, a variety of various "wild" meats and fish, buffalo, kangaroo, crocodile and barramundi to name a few, and apart from the barramundi, everything was well done to unpalatable. Kangaroo is a wonderful, moist and tasty meat but this was overcooked to the point of shoe leather, but the fish was beautifully done. My wife wisely aims for the top of the menu, and her filet mignon was a delight. Guess what I went for on my return visit! Reasonably priced with a good range of wines and beers make this restaurant a good destination when visiting the lovely town of Cairns.

  • Visited April 2013
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Thank jollyrobert
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