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41 Williams Esp, Palm Cove, Queensland 4879, Australia
+61 7 4059 0611
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12:00 - 23:00
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Mon - Fri 12:00 - 23:00
Sat - Sun 07:00 - 23:00
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Cupertino, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Dinner menu looked good but unfortunately everything was mediocre at best. Calamari lacked seasoning, scallops' flavor was lost, Spanish shrimp wasn't bad but the flavor was a bit odd. Not terrible but bit disappointing. Service was friendly.

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Sydney, Australia
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108 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We had 2 bowls of different pastas both divine. My husband loved the home made chilli oil. Beautiful wines, some from Italy. What a bonus!

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Frankston, Australia
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My boyfriend and I had a fantastic dinner here last week. We were looked after by a gorgeous French waiter, with exceptional service and communication. He showed attention to detail and demonstrated courtesy at all times. We enjoyed a jug of cocktail, garlic bread, vegetarian pizza and agnolotti pomodoro- all delicious! We also shared the vanilla panna cotta, which was... More 

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Portobello sits in the middle of the Palm Cove 'strip', and has an attractive, bustling ambience, and a crisp, chic style. The focus is strongly Italian, and while pizza and pasta are the main focus of the menu, there are interesting entrees and special main courses to ring the changes. What sets this place apart is firstly the food: home... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had dinner tonight at your restaurant and it was absolutely wonderful. Not only was the food spectacular but the service was above and beyond!! You have fanatic people working for you!!! Thank you so much!! Craig and Kelly 😊😊

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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I ordered meals to takeaway (as baby was sleeping) whilst on a family getaway in Palm Cove. We ordered the Gnocchi Tuscany and Penne Calabrese, both were quite large serves and delicious, the gnocchi was by far the best I have had in a long time! Super fluffy pillows that melted in the mouth! We also ordered... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had dinner over looking the beach. Great food and service. We were too full for dessert. The staff and great and help suggest drinks and food.

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Blairgowrie, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, excellent service. Easily our favorite restaurant for dinner in Palm Cove! Wish we had more time to try the lunch menu and try the black pizza!!!

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Sydney, Australia
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate here several times and were never disappointed. Their soft shell crab is "to die for" but beware. Entrée size is ample for us ladies!!! As well as their salt and pepper calamari. Always busy but never forgotten. A good recommendation for any restaurant.

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Gold Coast, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just loved the food here. I had the ricotta and gorgonzola pasta - it was absolutely wonderful. Hubby had garlic prawns - both dishes were top class. Very friendly and helpful staff and lovely atmosphere. GReat value for money - don't miss out if you want some very very tasty pasta. Didnt' try the pizza as it wasn't wood fired... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 19 - US$ 46
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
07:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41 Williams Esp, Palm Cove, Queensland 4879, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Palm Cove
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4059 0611
Description
A family friendly italian restaurant serving only the best local produce. Italian food with an innovative twist. Enjoy al fresco dining opposite beautiful Palm Cove beach. Dine in or takeaway. Fully licensed bar. Restaurant is available for functions and off site catering.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?