over 200 restaurants in the Cairns region it is unlikely that you
will go hungry. Whatever your tastes or budget there will be a number
of restaurants that will suit you perfectly. Every type of restaurant
imaginable can be found from fine dining five star restaurants to
cheap eats and small cafes. Restaurants can be found on the waterfront
along the Esplanade, The Pier Marketplace and throughout the CBD
area. Virtually all are open seven days per week.
locals and other travellers for restaurant recommendations is always
a good idea. We tend to say that if there are a lot of people in
restaurant it is good. New travels fast in a small city like Cairns
so the minute a new restaurant opens everyone like to try it out.
is an impressive variety of fresh fruit and vegetables, seafoods,
meats and unusual herbs and spices that tend to give food cooked
in the tropics a unique flavour. Be adventurous and try some of
the more unusual dishes on a menu. It is unlikely that you will
be disappointed. Seafood is featured predominantly in many restaurants.
standards for restaurants in Cairns is casual. Ties are unheard
of and due to the weather, jackets are not required. Casual and
comfortable is the key. Some restaurants are licensed which means
that they serve alcohol. If a restaurant is unlicensed it is a BYO
or bring your own alcohol. BYO restaurants are common and it is
a normal question to ask a restaurant if they are licensed or not.
all restaurants accept major credit cards.