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Osteria Padella

7/20 Wharf St, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia
+61 7 4099 5946
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good19%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“pappardelle” (26 reviews)
“pasta” (67 reviews)
“semifreddo” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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7/20 Wharf St, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I really liked this place. My wife wasn't crazy about it, but it was just what I was looking for. Great rustic, earthy, Italian food at a reasonable price.

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant looks very funky both in and out. We opted for an outside setting and were unaware at the time that our table was right next to a sewer manhole which right at the end of the meal omitted an odour that caused us...More

Thank kevlasultanpus
Osteria P, General Manager at Osteria Padella, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi there I believe you reviewed us by mistake Our current menu does not have any lamb backstrap . The awful sewage smell is a recurring issue. That affects all restaurants located in wharf st Regards

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We shared the Lamb Ragu and found the dish was beautiful. We ended up sharing a lovely panacotta also which was equally as good. Great table service and all staff friendly. Don't be put off by the empty seats...we were originally but spoke to a...More

Thank Geetee56
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were thrilled to discover this gorgeous restaurant during our recent five day holiday in Port Douglas. Excellent food, charming service and a fabulous drinks list. Most importantly, the food and wine had been carefully curated; that is, the work had been done for us...More

Thank jaylane965
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We loved the food here. It is true authentic Italian... every dish was stunning, especially the ragu and the whole Barramundi

Thank James T
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

By far, the worst Italian food i have ever tasted Vegetables uncooked. Pasta overcooked Ragu in Pasta tasteless. Service shocking. Prices excessive!!

1  Thank KND88
Reviewed 5 August 2017

We had a fabulous meal here. The food was excellent as was the service. I can definitely recommend the whole barramundi with tomatoes, it was delicious!

Thank Webster99
Osteria P, General Manager at Osteria Padella, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2017

Thanx for supporting Osteria Padella project

Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

First, choose a table far away from way to many people walking to close to your table. That's probably inside. Secondly, the menu is a bit different than we expected, not bad but not for a second visit. On the other hand, the home made...More

1  Thank GlobalPreuver
Osteria P, General Manager at Osteria Padella, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2017

Hi there Unfortunately the people walking trough the tables wile people dine is an issue that we have been trying to address since we opened. We do not own the outside area is a council area,so we have to let people trough according to the...More

Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

I had the cured salmon and it was the best dish i have had for a while. Followed up with octopus and clams spaghetti. Commented to my friend that al dente was hard to describe but easy to recognise. Outstanding dish. Felt like thanking the...More

Thank Andyonhols
Osteria P, General Manager at Osteria Padella, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2017

Thanx for supporting Osteria Padella project

Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

First visited this restaurant 2 years ago and they had recently opened and thought the food and service was fantastic- this is no longer the case. Menu was boring, wine list unimpressive and overpriced. Overall an expensive experience with poor service and uncomfortable seating. I...More

1  Thank SirLunchelot
Osteria P, General Manager at Osteria Padella, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2017

Hi there Our wine list has not changed since we open Your memory is a bit funny Menu is a matter of palate But considering that you r raccomending Sassi restaurant..... enough said on your palate Enjoy

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7/20 Wharf St, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Port Douglas
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4099 5946
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Osteria Padella Laboratory Of Rustic Italian Food is the authentic italian Restaurant in Town!! Osteria Padella is a family run restaurant. The name "osteria" comes from a type of restaurant in Italy that serves "Rustic" food, with relatively short and variable menus, with an emphasis on fresh produces, sharing plates and wine. Fresh and bursting with flavors is what Osteria Padella has to offer. Proudly serving the local Port Douglas community, we provide great tasting food that's prepared fresh with the best ingredients available, to guarantee you a truly authentic Italian experience. At Osteria Padella you are sure to enjoy the great atmosphere, friendly service and affordable prices. Take your taste buds on an unforgettable journey at Osteria Padella and come and enjoy a true Italian Feast!
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