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O' Cha Cha Modern Japanese Dining

34 Lake St | Shop F7-F8 Palm Court, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4051 7055
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good31%
  • Average2%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“miso soup” (8 reviews)
“sushi” (10 reviews)
“salmon” (4 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
34 Lake St | Shop F7-F8 Palm Court, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

O' Cha Cha was a little restaurant tucked away in the upstairs section in Lake St. It is a tight squeeze and you have an option of tatami mats to sit on or very hard wooden stools. The menu was vast and much to choose...More

Thank Kelly J
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

We both enjoyed the Salmon Teriyaki Don. Good fresh food, good service and reasonable prices. The place is hidden away on the second floor.

Thank BubbieToronto
Reviewed 4 January 2017

i can go and order one of each dishes there without a problem good Japanese food in cairns at a reasonable price gladly recommend it to anyone

1  Thank madkangoo
Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

Had nice dinner here with the family. 4 Vegetarians in the group were looked after with beautiful Tofu dishes and noodles.

Thank Jeff J
Reviewed 7 December 2016

We had two meals here - one lunch and one dinner. Lunch was a true Japanese lunch set with some great dumplings. Dinner was a varied set of dishes, Sushi mi, more dumplings, bento boxes and more. They also have warm Sake, and a good...More

Thank Ron S
Reviewed 4 December 2016

They were nice enough to accommodate our group of 14 and moved 2 other reserved bookings from the japanese style sitting area, however service was really slow - slow to order as well as to bring out the food, most of our group had already...More

Thank annekeliu
Reviewed 28 November 2016

We had a cozy dinner here, ordered various sets, food quality was average but service was very good.

Thank Matthew F
Reviewed 24 November 2016

If one is not Japanese One dose not count . Food we did receive before leaving to eat at another Restaurant was only fair at best

Thank tappo1964
Reviewed 12 November 2016

Had a great meal here. Nice authentic Japanese! The restaurant is in a mall but it's quaint and quirky and serves up good food. Would eat here again!

Thank Ndazbe
Reviewed 18 October 2016

After a tip from the Japanese receptionist of our hotel we went on an endeavor to find this fine restaurant. It was well hidden in a small arcade, luckily some local Chinese people were able to help us as it is located on a floor...More

1  Thank Kroezetravel
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Is it a byo?
16 December 2015|
Response from Seiichi S | Property representative |
We are fully licensed but, we accept BYO Wine only as $8/bottle. Regards,
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$11 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Reservations, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
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Open Hours
17:30 - 20:30
17:30 - 20:30
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 20:30
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17:30 - 20:30
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 20:30
12:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34 Lake St | Shop F7-F8 Palm Court, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4051 7055
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Hidden away in Palm Court, O'Cha Cha Japanese Dining & Tea offers quality, healthy, reasonable and authentic Japanese cuisine in warm and inviting surrounds.
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