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“Stunning view day & night!” 4 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: Romantic, Scenic view, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Kids, Special occasions, Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, 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.
Cairns, Australia
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68 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Stunning view day & night!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2013

I've eaten at L'Unico quite often in the time I have lived in Cairns. Lunch, Dinner or just a drink at the bar is always a pleasant experience.

We had dinner last night around 7pm and it was absolutely packed due to school holidays. We unfortunately had to wait an hour for our meal however they took a couple of drinks off our bill and the restaurant owner came up and personally apologised for the delay as they weren't expecting such a big crowd on a Thursday evening.

Our waiter was lovely and had pure skill when it came to rattling off the specials without taking a breath. It was a little too cramped as we had other restaurant goers dismissing common sense by sliding their bottoms across our shoulders to get to the toilet instead of walking around.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Brisbane, Australia
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34 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Busy Italian on the beachfront”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2013

The location is superb, right on the beachfront. A good menu with lots of variety for pastas, pizzas and mains. We were after some tasty simple Italian and were happy. We had a mix of pizzas, and they were fine with minor changes to the menu pizzas for the kids. The seafood marinara was large and very good.

Visited September 2013
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Worth a visit great atmosphere”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2013

Good variety of pasta and seafood, sit out on the balcony and listen to the ocean, save room for dessert!

Visited September 2013
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Melbourne
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44 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Great food bad service”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2013 via mobile

Really good food. Nice staff. But amateur service. Got sick of having to order drinks twice. Very quiet night with ample staff but they simply did not get it. Real shame.

Visited September 2013
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Melbourne
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32 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Yum”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2013

We had take away pizza from here it was really nice next time for sure we will eat in .. Was very busy most nights..

Visited September 2013
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