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“Our regular place” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Vivo Palm Cove

Vivo Palm Cove
Ranked #4 of 58 Restaurants in Palm Cove
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Australian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene, Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Scenic view, Kids
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: All day dining from 6.30am daily. Happy Hour and Tapas from 3-5.30pm. Beachfront dining offering stunning views out to the Coral Sea, incorporating outdoor seating as well as verandah seating in a classic Queensland colonial building. Proudly serving Genovese coffee.
Cairns, Australia
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Our regular place”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2014

We've tried other places in Palm Cove but always return to Vivo. Consistently great food for all meals, friendly and professional staff, an attractive setting and location across from the beach make a very pleasant dining experience. The pet friendly area means our dog can come for the regular Saturday morning coffee. Our only peeve is that the coffee could sometimes be a bit hotter. Highly recommended.

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San Diego, California
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118 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
“Yummy food and friendly service”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2014 via mobile

Probably the best restaurant for lunch and dinner at The Palm Cove. We ate at Vivo twice (lunch and dinner) and both times the food and service were excellent.
Unlike most restaurants in PC this one has a decent and fairly priced wine list. Food is also reasonably priced, fresh and delicious. The yellowfin tuna and the squid gnocchi were outstanding. Highly recommended!7

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London, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Everything is perfect”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2014

The staff, the owners, the coffee, the bar snacks and happy hour. Just a tad too expensive for dinner with a family but ideal for a couple.

Visited July 2014
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80 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
“Excellent in all departments”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2014 via mobile

We took our two young children there last night and had lovely time. The venue is very good with some good tables outside and the beach across the road. The food was also very tasty and the waiter was excellent and friendly. Wine list above average for Palm cove. Prices $20 a starter and $35 a main in keeping with most restaurants in the area.

1 Thank Colin D
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Melbourne, Australia
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Great night out”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2014 via mobile

My girlfriend and I wandered past right on dinner time and were easily accommodated which was very nice. The wait staff were very professional (our tap water wasn't chilled so we were brought a glass of ice and some tongs with it!) and we felt well looked after. We chose the two course special which was really delicious and very good value. The food and drinks came out in very short time. The restaurant is right opposite the water (like most venues in Palm Cove) but it was pretty nice to eat on the decking with the waves lapping at the shore. I'll come back when I'm in the area next.

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