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$$ - $$$
Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options
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70 Grafton Street, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4031 8816
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Came for solo breaky before a work meeting. Instantly greeted by two extremely friendly staff. Candy was recommended by a local shop owner and I would agree. I would go hear all the time too! The coffee was spot on in taste, temperature and presentation. Avo on toast rocked my world with amazing presentation and a balsamic reduction of some... More 

Thank Andrew S
Brisbane, Australia
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126 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Popped in for Brunch/Lunch and so glad we did. With family we enjoyed the Quesadilla, the Open Souvlaki and the Fritters. Food was better than excellent, just great. Lovely atmosphere, nice coffee and friendly staff. Located just opposite Rusty's Markets on the Grafton Street side. Highly recommended.

Thank Barry T
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27 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here today with my fiancé and were very pleased to be seated at a nice table, we were offered drinks and I got the banana shake but unfortunately for me it was a little to sweet, but my parter loved it, our breakfast was massive and it was very tasty! Highly recommend!

Thank Sarah E
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63 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went to this cafe for breakfast with a large group on the recommendation of a friend. This is now my favourite place in Cairns for breakfast. Fresh juice and delicious eggs with avocado and quark (yes I had to google what it was). Good price. Would be happy to go again and highly recommend.

Thank SarahMSydney
Robina, Australia
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The juice, coffee and bacon were good but my eggs were way over cooked and no one bothered to do a quality check. Only 1 of 3 'front of house' staff members gave good service. They obviously don't have kids and don't care to serve them as they openly ranted about them even though we were spending a lot of... More 

Thank Fiona B
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34 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

We ordered their famous burger and eggs Benedict then cappuccino for my friend and hot chocolate for me. The food was just ok, nothing special.

Thank Teefanie C
Sydney, Australia
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Went for brunch with my husband. We both enjoyed our meals and thought it was well priced. They have a great selection of unique menu items. I had the sweet corn fritters, it was yummy. The beverage selection is great-we each had a fruit juice blend which was great.

Thank sonia3588
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18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

I have been to candy many times now and I must admit that it is my favourite place for a breaky here in cairns. The coffee is delightful and staff are just amazingly accomodating. I would highly recommend the chicken burger, it is simply delightful. A single bite and your tastebuds will explode. The chicken patty on its own coated... More 

Thank Yugeindran N
Cairns, Australia
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3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

I have been here several times and the standard is always good .the staff are friendly and the food delicious. Great place for a quick lunch in town if you can find a park.

Thank Leighmz
Cairns, Australia
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

Great coffee, tasty breakfast, relaxing atmosphere and friendly, welcoming service. The Eggs Benedict with pork belly was so tasty.

Thank ajmoto

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$22
Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 70 Grafton Street, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4031 8816

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