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“Casual dining with ocean views” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of L'Unico Trattoria Seafood Restaurant

L'Unico Trattoria Seafood Restaurant
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $1 - $35
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Good for: Local cuisine, Kids, Scenic view, Families with children, Bar scene, Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Brunch, Lunch, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: 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.
New South Wales, Australia
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Casual dining with ocean views”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 18, 2013

Each time we come to this area I keeping meaning to try other places, but always end up here! This place has a lovely atmosphere and is unpretentious and well priced. There's no better place to be than sitting on the verandah with a nice bottle of wine and watching the world go by. The pizzas are lovely and my spinach and ricotta ravioli in a lovely creamy tomato sauce was probably the best I have had. The volcano entree was great too, the volcano is a cheese sauce in a sizzling pot served with garlic tortilla, wonderful!! Don't go for this if you're on a low fat diet though....

Visited February 2013
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Sydney, Australia
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29 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Excellent”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 16, 2013

We went there with overseas friends staying at Trinity Beach who had been there once & loved it. Second time round for them was just as impressive, and we were also very impressed. All our meals were excellent, service was very friendly and professional and not bad value for the location & quality. Was also the the most varied wine list we saw in the restaurants we visited in Cairns, which was great. Would definitely return if back in the area in the future.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Impressed”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 16, 2013 via mobile

I went with my partner and we each had three courses. Each meal was excellent and service was great - a friendly and efficient waitress.

Cocktails were well made and tasty, with of course the view of Trinity Beach makes the experience hard to beat.

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Cairns, Australia
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“The reason we moved to Trinity Beach”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 15, 2013

Well I have to admit it's not the only reason we moved to Trinity Beach, my inlaws live here too! When we would come to visit the first thing my husband and I would want to do is go for a long lazy lunch at L'unico's. Sitting out on the deck with a cocktail in hand gazing across the road to the tropical turqoise waters was the perfect way to kick off our holidays. Now we get to do this almost every weekend! We really enjoy the food, they always seem to have the freshest, creamiest oysters. Our favourite thing though would be the staff, they do seem to have a wee bit of a turnover issue, but the long term staff are incredibly friendly, helpful and easy going.

Visited January 2013
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Cairns
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26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“A favourite with the whole family”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 2, 2013

Lovely sea views, Queenslander design.
Friendly prompt service with great food.
Always busy and a restaurant we as
locals return to again & again over the
years for our special occasions.

  • Visited September 2012
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