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Yaya's Hellenic kitchen & Bar

Aplin St | Level 1, Corner Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4031 3033
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“lamb” (59 reviews)
“calamari” (45 reviews)
“homemade bread” (11 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Aplin St | Level 1, Corner Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday

We saw Yaya's while having a walk along the Esplanade and thought 'lets try something different'. I'm glad we did. The mixed plate was huge and delicious. Service was good as well. The only disappointment was that the baked potato was off the menu, but...More

Thank Harry H
Reviewed 5 days ago

good value for money, service ok. we found better places later in the week desert not worth it. good basic meal though.

Thank s_bretelle
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stumbled onto this restaurant and had the most lovely time the staff was wonderful polite and helpful. The food in the banquet was divine the lamb aaaammmazing we were so full after and cant rate our experience enough - drinks well priced.

Thank Leah L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Super fresh, quality ingredients, cooked perfectly. My wife had the lamb which was perfect. I had the Barra, was the fish of the day and wild caught, clean flavor. The service was impeccable. Special thanks to Donnis.

Thank Ray B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food!! Lovely staff. We got take away, and the food was ready very quickly. Had a wondeful long talk with Bella who is so great to chat with! The baklava is amazing... :)

Thank Jet11393721285
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sat in verandah area. Had Greek banquet for 2. Every dish was excellant and very very tasty. Staff were friendly but could be more attentive as drink service was very slow. Will definitely return on our next trip to Cairns

Thank KathE59
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely restaurant with both inside and outside seating. Friendly staff and delicious food. Well recommended for chicken and lamb kebabs. Great salads too.

Thank hatchcarolyn
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing food and generous portions. We had the mix grill and it was great. Suggest sitting on the veranda overlooking the cairns for shore as it has a great atmosphere. The staff here and what really make the place - friendly, helpful and really funny....More

Thank Michael H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were 6 people looking for a nice meal down at the waterfront and stumbled into this place which is on the second level but with a fantastic view of the waterfront. We had the tasting menu and it didn’t disappoint. The dipping sauces were...More

Thank jamessU6457DI
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had the meat tasting plate and the children had the kids souvlaki and lamb cutlets. It was all so well cooked, the flavours were amazing. The staff were great despite the fact that it was a busy evening, they fit us in and provided...More

Thank Jennifer R
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Mad D
15 November 2016|
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Response from Catherine G | Reviewed this property |
Seriously you are asking this question on a travel forum?! First world problems!
Jenni R
19 August 2015|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, View, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Aplin St | Level 1, Corner Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4031 3033
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