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Shop 7 14 Spence St | Boland Center, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4031 2522
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“ramen” (183 reviews)
“noodles” (138 reviews)
“soup” (45 reviews)
Open Now
17:00 - 20:30All hours
Japanese, Asian, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Shop 7 14 Spence St | Boland Center, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had two nights in Cairns and ate here both nights and would have eaten here five nights it we had been there that long. Stepping in to this restaurant felt like going back to Japan. The range of Ramen is wide and authentic and...More

Thank GraftonRiverguide
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I visit Ganbaranba everytime we visit Cairns and it's always delicious, and service exceptional! The shop is small and​ intimate and really has an authentic Japanese feel, especially with the small things like pickled ginger and green tea. My wife is Japanese...More

Thank Spiralarchitect87
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've never really liked ramen. It always just tasted like wet noodles to me. And then I went to Ganbaranba. Legit one of the best meals I've had. Homemade noodles, quick service and an authentic atmosphere, all at a modest price. Love love love!!

Thank Hannah W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've tried ramen dishes in Perth, and there are some good ones, but nothing as good as Ganbaranba. This serves authentic Japanese ramen, plus variations, quickly and cheaply, but using only the freshest ingredients. My dining partner lived in Japan, and travelled back there recently,...More

Thank Martin B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My kids wanted to go here; didn't think I was a noodle and Ramen enthusiast, but I am now! Simply outstanding, inexpensive, great value, terrific broth, lightning fast service.

Thank Thomas M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If your a fan on good Japanese food this is the place to go! The ramen is amazing! really good service. food is so fresh. I would highly recommend to others!

Thank JRad17
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My title is not just comparing Ganbaranba with all other Japanese restaurants but all restaurants. The food is cairns is just good enough to fuel yourself so you can get back out there for snorkeling or diving or whatever; but this place... I can safely...More

Thank Celine S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful Service and the food was heavenly I would highly recommend not just to people who like Japanese but to everyone x

Thank Kim M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

In the centre of town, this little gem is a great place for a quick bite in Cairns. Busy but fast turn around - grab a number and wait for your turn (about 10 minutes when we visited 7pm on a Thursday night). There are...More

Thank Kevin B
Reviewed 23 May 2017

My partner and I decided to check this place out after reading all the reviews and the queue! It definitely did not disappoint. The menu is extensive and it was really hard to pick, we ended up choosing number 2 and 6. Both lived up...More

Thank Teresa D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 15
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 7 14 Spence St | Boland Center, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4031 2522
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