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Marina Paradiso

#106 of 408 Restaurants in Cairns
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Shop 1 1 Marlin Pde, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4041 6969
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Yulara, Australia
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69 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food but pricey. So expect a bigger than usual bill but nothing that will break your pocket. It's a nice spot as well. Reserve a table if you want something facing the harbour as this place tends to get quite busy.

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Thank Vineet N
Brisbane, Australia
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was quite disappointing for me. Initially the preferred choices were not available, but thats ok, means then I can go to the next preference. My second choice was the Wagyu, the write up on the menu was great, however what I received was something less inspiring. The steak was over cooked and tough as old boots, and just did... More 

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Thank D1n0_man
Colchester, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Got ano outside table facing Chinaman Creek last week on a beautiful evening at sunset. Very good service and excellent food, with an Italian influence. Highly recommend this restaurant. The view in good weather makes a perfect setting.

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Thank Tr3vor
Cairns, Australia
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19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice location with beautiful view of the Cairns Inl. However if dining on the boardwalk at the front of the restaurant people commuting along the boardwalk can be annoying with some of their behaviors. Food was nice but not excellent as some have suggested in reviews. Pizza Topping a little sparse and sauce on veal again insufficient and detracted from... More 

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Thank Robert A
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I went on my own hoping to have a serious seafood marinara and a cold glass of Chardonnay for lunch Wa given menu quickly. Then took another twenty minutes to get someone attention to order the glass of wine came out and it was a Pinot Gris the marinara came out soon after and definitely didn't look anything like the... More 

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2 Thank Justina R
Carbonia, Sardegna, Italy
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

We have ate one pizza and a delicious steak and both we took a desserts, the owner is italian and the staff were friendly. High reccomended for all the people come in Cairns, the quality of the food is more better than must of restaurant in Cairns.

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Thank Ivan S
Carbonia, Sardegna, Italy
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Very good food 100% italian! Both pizza and dishes were awesome, well done! Finally a good place where to eat, not easy to find :) Beautiful view of the harbour as well.

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Thank Mirko K
Marlow, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Great place for pizzas at lunch time - ordered the margarita and bianca pizza - both varieties were crisp and tasty. Staff was attentive too.

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Thank SeeBlackSwan
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

I give it one star because the food was good. It was the service and atmosphere that really disappointed us. We visited just after 6pm on 28th December, our last night in Australia after 6 weeks travelling. It was easy to get a table, however even though the restaurant wasn't full, the staff were rushing around, looking stressed and not... More 

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Wirral UK
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708 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 528 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

We saw the super moon on Cairn's Esplanade, then walked along the promenade and this place looked nice. $130 for 3. Seafood linguini for me & Babara. Gnocchi for Stu. Nice food and slick service.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 11 - US$ 25
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
View, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 1 1 Marlin Pde, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4041 6969
Description
Beautiful waterfront restaurant offering Modern Italian Cuisine.
Stunning location, catering for lunch and dinner 7 days per week. Full cocktail bar and specialises in functions.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?