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Marinara Cafe and Restaurant

34 Latrobe Terrace | Paddington, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
+61 7 3367 8885
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good28%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“lasagna” (14 reviews)
“garlic bread” (5 reviews)
“prawns” (6 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
34 Latrobe Terrace | Paddington, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Characteristic little haven with delicious authentic italian food. The pizzas are so yummy and a lovely italian environment. Will definetly come back.

Thank Antonette D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you read my reviews you will notice how I favor an authentic food experience. Marinara is just that. Big on welcome, comfort (I sat outside watching the world go by on the lovely Latrobe Tce in Paddington), friendliness and super food. It took about...More

Thank MarieeCar
Reviewed 11 April 2017

It's not just the garlic bread that is outstanding - their pizzas and lasagna is excellent and authentically Italian. Try to get a seat outside near the footpath as it adds to the European ambience!

Thank Bruce L
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Italian fare is usually tasty and satisfying. The fare at Marinara is simply superb. Outstanding flavors and a sensible range on the menu. Our meal with our British friends was memorable for its colour, flavor, outstanding service, happy and professional friendly staff delivering outstanding service....More

Thank Tony J
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Went there on a mild night and they have a nice row of tables just outside facing the boardwalk. Service was a bit slow, given they had not many guests. Their Prosecco was not really to our taste but the entree - we had the...More

Thank Marc G
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Four of us for lunch, four of us that know Italian food and four happy diners. A variety of pizzas and pasta consumed and topped off with excellent espresso and cheery service. Definitely going back.

Thank Rob C
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

If you're looking for an authentic Italian restaurant look no further...simply the best. Their lasagna can be compared to any good restaurant in Italy. Highly recommended

Thank Ali A
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Portion sizes large and so much sauce on everything. Ordered takeaway recently and I feel like the quality of meals are getting worse each time

Thank CydC1997
Reviewed 4 February 2017

We called in last week after the movies and not sure if they were open on a Monday was surprised to find they were. I had the Risotto Al Pollo and it was delicious, my friend had the Calizone and she said it was very...More

Thank ShanePev
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Fairly impromptu Brisbane get together, though our son/daughter-in-law, had booked. Friendly service - not over indulgent - but who wants that? I personally enjoyed the ravioli - piping hot and very tasty. Couple of nice bottles of rosé on a hot Brisbane evening. Most enjoyable...More

Thank Michael M
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Is Cafe Marinara licensed only or is BYO possible?
12 December 2016|
Response from AAXandLolly | Reviewed this property |
It's fully licensed not BYO.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34 Latrobe Terrace | Paddington, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Brisbane Region  >  Brisbane
  • Phone Number: +61 7 3367 8885
  • E-mail
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