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Al Porto Cafe Restaurant

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1 Spence St | 1 Spence street, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4031 6222
06:30 - 14:30
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Melbourne, Australia
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96 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2016

I found this to be a very expensive cafe. Ordered the fish and chips and, whilst I got a lot of food, it was overcooked and inedible.

Thank mintymintymid
Durango, Colorado
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171 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2016

Was very pleased to find large selection of prepared food for breakfast. Everything was tasty and reasonably priced. Service was quick and friendly.

Thank OWJohn
Cairns, Australia
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59 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2016

Great staff and great coffee. This place is on my way home and often call in for a coffee. Also it is close to the ferry terminal so great for brekkie before you leave for the reef.

Thank WaynozHelz
Brisbane, Australia
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143 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 186 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2016 via mobile

Great food and service and good prices. All the meals arrived quite quickly and they were very good quality.

1 Thank Benjamin_Martyn
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36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2016

WE ate here several times, great salads, fresh and plenty of food; great pot of real tea; service was excellent; no complaints here

Thank Georrgeo
San Francisco, California
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107 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2016

This spot is right next to the reef terminal and so a good choice for an early breakfast before a snorkel trip. The food is good and the prices are reasonable.

Thank Susan M
Honolulu, Hawaii
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42 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2015

I love the location! Big potion bit too much but it's good food. They do make good coffee too. Friendly stuffs and good service.

Thank BlueHaupia
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19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2015 via mobile

a very nice place to sit and eat, watching people moving to all the tour boats at the marina is fun. The meals are very good and i can't eat anything more, service is very fast and we didnt have to wait long for food. thanks for a great breakfast

Thank Warrick P
Cairns, Australia
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 December 2015

My hubby and i have been here many times for breakfast, great selection of food, I usually order country breaky, huge portions very tasty hubby chances from one thing to another he has enjoyed everything he has had, great service and they offer a local discount you need to try this place nice view of all boats at reef terminal

Thank Sharon N
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58 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 December 2015 via mobile

Spent two minutes in Al Porto, very busy but staff where pleasant and helpful. Staff in the Ferry terminal suggested going here as the coffee was good. And we can confirm the coffee was good 😊

Thank Ken S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, View
Open Hours
06:30 - 14:30
06:30 - 14:30
06:30 - 14:30
06:30 - 14:30
06:30 - 14:30
06:30 - 14:30
06:30 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Spence St | 1 Spence street, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4031 6222

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?