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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%
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“lamb” (55 reviews)
“calamari” (44 reviews)
“greek salad” (21 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 12 March 2018

I cannot believe it has taken us four and half years to try this Greek Restaurant! My husband and I attended on Saturday night for our Wedding Anniversary. Upon arrival at the Restaurant, we were warmly welcomed by gorgeous Mary, the Manager. Mary was so...More

Thank Ozzmo1962
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed a dinner for two - the sharing banquet was more than enough for both of us. Pleasant staff and a convenient location in Cairns.

Thank GlobaltravellerG
Reviewed 20 February 2018

Not only is the food good, but the atmosphere of Yaya's really transports you to a taverna in the Med. Let me just say that Greece is one of my dream destinations. Growing up, my mother always took me to eat Greek food, as that...More

Thank Stacy W
Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

Baffled reading through these reviews and seeing people disappointed with there food. Iv traveled to Greece more times than I can remember and this food feels like and taste like Greece. Authentic Hellenic kitchen is what you get here and I think people are to...More

Thank James D
Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

Had a lovely belated valentines dinner at yayas with my partner on Saturday night. The moment we walked in it had such a lovely atmosphere and excellent table service. I Ordered the Lamb souvlaki and my partner ordered the mixed grill, the flavours and the...More

Thank shinnie34
Reviewed 27 January 2018

I love Greek food so much that I unfortunately didn't do my research before going. Such a mistake and waste of money!! If you know Greek food, you would tell. Mix grill is always my favorite and here it was so disappointing! Tiny little serves...More

Thank Abby_V_22
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Was really looking forward to dinner here but once we were handed our menus i could already taste the disappointment. Firstly a number of GF items were blacked out with texta and anything with hand cut chips had been blacked out too. For a restaurant...More

Thank sams2007
Reviewed 18 January 2018

I'm a regular visitor to Cairns and I had been meaning to try "Yaya's Hellenic Kitchen & Bar". I'm so glad we did because it was hands-down some of the best Greek Food we've had. How good was it? Well, my Wife couldn't stop talking...More

1  Thank ksjack
Reviewed 13 January 2018

We had eaten here before but this time the service was very poor. Waited almost 20 minutes for drinks. Not enough staff. The staff were rushing to get orders to tables which was very disconcerting watching the hustle and bustle. Very noisy with many tables...More

Thank Zenithaus
Reviewed 5 January 2018

Great Moussaka and generous portion - delicious. Lovely rose Greek wine. Nice staff. Greek salad could benefit from less lettuce and more tomatoes, cucumber, red onions and feta

Thank Sally G
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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!
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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
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Kids
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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