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Pearl Garden

#112 of 411 Restaurants in Cairns
Certificate of Excellence
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578 Mulgrave Rd | Earlville, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4033 1328
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 27 March 2017

This place is the best Chinese in town. The food is tasty and authentic and we have never been disappointed. We have never eaten in the restaurant but have picked up take away many times and the restaurant is always full and definitely makes me want to eat there for my next date night. The only downside is that there... More 

Thank Zoe W
Cairns Region, Australia
Level Contributor
14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 12 March 2017

Even though I'm a local it was my first time eating at this restaurant. The food was fresh, delicious and reasonably priced but the service was slow and the lighting was very poor.

Thank madh0ff
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233 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Went last night and we were the only people dining in. We shared wontons and fried calamari for entrees and both were nice. For mains we had the sizzling Mongolian lamb and the birds nest with mixed meat and prawns along with combo fried rice. All were very nice as was the staff. Yes it is expensive compared to other... More 

1 Thank Graeme017
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Always beautiful food and service with a smile. Reasonable prices too. BYO. One of my favourite restaurants.

Thank Viv M
Mackay, Australia
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47 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Pearl Garden is an out quaint little restaurant. Lovely Asian setting and fantastic food. We tried many dishes with most being some of the best Chinese dishes we have ever tasted. The food was very fresh and full of flavor. The staff were lovely, they even turned the language barrier into a funny process. But if it is Chinese you... More 

Thank Danny G
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

We visited Pearl Garden for dinner recently with our young family. They were very accommodating. The staff were all so friendly, the food was great and came out fairly quick we had heaps of left overs which they let us take home. Will definitely go back.

Thank Jes M
1 review
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

I ordert a meal with friends. My meal nerver came out even after asking a couple of times. The mangers answer after we wanted to talk to him we can enough left overs to feed me. No sorry, no offer just a lot of arguing! I'm never going back again!

Thank Nen J
Management response:

We apologize for your missing meal. Everyone makes mistakes sometimes and we sincerely apologize for that. However, we attempted to fix up the situation on the night by offering to cook the meal straight away and getting it to you while other people at the table were still eating. This offer was refused. Instead your table of 6 demanded a... More 

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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

I have been meaning to try this little restaurant for ages and drive past it all the time. Decided to finally go for a family dinner and celebrate an early Fathers Day. Our booking was for 5 people at 6.30pm and the restaurant was probably 3/4's full. We decided to only order prawn crackers for entree because we didn't want... More 

Thank Anita H
Cairns, Australia
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22 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016

We often go to this little restaurant and find the wait staff excellent. The food is always good and the service is great. Not a big restaurant but value for money.

Thank theamethyst
Cairns, Australia
Level Contributor
21 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

This is our favourite Chinese restaurant in Cairns. Have been going to this establishment for well over 20 years. Both dine in and take away meals are great. The atmosphere is good and is always well patronised. We will be back.

Thank Rustybacon64

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Chinese, Asian
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 578 Mulgrave Rd | Earlville, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4033 1328

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