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Capricornian Restaurant

17 Esmond St, Emerald, Queensland 4720, Australia
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good27%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (15 reviews)
“pork ribs” (6 reviews)
“pavlova” (2 reviews)
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Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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17 Esmond St, Emerald, Queensland 4720, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food was delicious - melt in the mouth lamb which was cooked to perfection. The outdoor area is inviting and adds to the atmosphere.

Thank GLSBris
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great restaurant with an interesting menu and extensive wine and beer lists. Staff were super friendly and efficient.

Thank Heather M
Reviewed 6 May 2018

I had dinner with my friends there. The huge rib eye fillet was good but the sauce that came with it was very little. They must adjust the sauce size to match the steak size. Everyone else in our group was fairly happy with their...More

Thank DrTravell007
Reviewed 21 April 2018

We found the food very good indeed. Started with NZ oysters ( amazing to get these in this location ) and very good too. Our steak and pork ribs very well cooked to order. The wiist is simply outstanding, with good labels in every variety....More

Thank Russ1625
Reviewed 17 April 2018

We were in Emerald for a family birthday celebration and went out for dinner with some relatives a couple of nights before. Wasn’t very busy the night we were there and the locals had told us that the service was below par - the night...More

Thank KaznTrevor C
Reviewed 12 April 2018

I have been frequenting this establishment since 2005 and the food is consistantly of a hight standard. Great service too! The crocodile spring rolls are a must try.

Thank kebailey2018
Reviewed 6 March 2018

We just recently had a family wedding held at this amazing place , ceremony was held in the garden , what lovely are . And the food and layout for dinner together was just something. , the service was great , we were all look...More

Thank Dorisxxx
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Best dining in the Bowen Basin as far as I'm concerned, great for entertaining my Coal Mining clients.

Thank warrengarnon
Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile

I stayed at Maraboon Motel so I dined on site at Capricornian Restaurant and chose the ribs - very nice meal, although ribs being American inspired, it was quantity over supreme flavours; I then had Pavlova which was awesome! It was an enjoyable meal for...More

Thank Eaglerider53
Reviewed 29 January 2018

Stayed at Central Palms which is next door meals were very good with exceptional service Dinner was Salmon and Steamed Vegies Break fast was Buffet Style both were very good.

Thank BrianWidgee
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12 March 2017|
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Response from fescat2 | Property representative |
current menu and wine list is displayed online at the restaurant website sir
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
5:00 AM - 9:00 AM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 AM - 9:00 AM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 AM - 9:00 AM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 AM - 9:00 AM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 AM - 9:00 AM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 AM - 9:00 AM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 Esmond St, Emerald, Queensland 4720, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Emerald
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