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Cafe Thailand

Shop 7 93 the Esplanade | entrance in Aplin St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good38%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“thai food” (29 reviews)
“yellow curry” (5 reviews)
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Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Shop 7 93 the Esplanade | entrance in Aplin St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate here twice when we were in Cairns on holiday. Food was very good, fast service and pleasant staff. Moderately priced. Loved the homemade peanut sauce.

Thank Terry U
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

We come here a couple of times on each visit to Cairns. Consistently good dishes and friendly service. The kitchen will adapt the dish where possible to suit your needs. You should give it a go.

Thank Rykhad-01
Reviewed 2 January 2018

We ordered two vegetarian and one with fish. All seemed to include coconut cream. To be fair, there never seems to be enough vegetables in Thai food in Australia. However, the restaurant was central, roadside tables were available and the service was fast. Most Cairns...More

Thank Margaret S
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

The waiters are nice and they work hard to serve the passengers in the restaurant.However, allthe foods there are sweet and too much sauce.

Thank Justin W
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

You know a restaurant has something going for it when all the tables are filled. Such is the case with Thailand Cafe, a tiny place with tables on the busy sidewalk. We managed to grab a table and we so taken with the food that...More

Thank vinfan
Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

This is 10 meters away from the Esplanade so was not sure when it wasn’t completely filled up but then slowly through the evening it did fill up. Good ambience inside. Good food. Not sure about some bad reviews here. Good Penang curry and red...More

Thank theSkyIScrape
Reviewed 22 December 2017

This restaurant over the years has been a favourite of ours however the last couple of visits have not been great. Looks like new owners, not Thai, meaning service and food standards have dropped.

Thank Tony F
Reviewed 30 November 2017

I have eaten here a number of times now and this week was another very good meal here. Café Thailand does not have the fancy décor of some nearby Thai restaurants, it does have an extensive menu at very reasonable prices. All the typical Thai...More

Thank Perry W
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

This is a cafe in the traditional sense - plain tables, chairs and standard layout without any memorabilia. Eat indoors or outside on the footpath. Service staff are pleasant and the service is prompt. The food is tasty and plentiful. We chose deep fried coconut...More

Thank PaulnGail B
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Discount for takeaway was a great surprise and they gave plastic cutlery for your food too! Nice place

Thank caseysharman
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 15
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 7 93 the Esplanade | entrance in Aplin St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
  • Phone Number: 6140412624
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