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Marina Paradiso

1 Marlin Pde | Shop 1, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4041 6969
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (58 reviews)
“bresaola” (5 reviews)
“linguine” (13 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1 Marlin Pde | Shop 1, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Dinner with a visiting friend, the food was tasty and prompt. Good wine selection and enjoyed the service.

Thank sophiemariedoh
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my friend was having lunch today and we picked Bruschetta Pomodoro as an entree and Margheritha Pizza and Linguini Prawn pasta for main and both came with glass of house wine. We weren't disappointed. Good presentation, delicious and worth of money. Well done...More

Thank cewekbanget
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Liked it more the first time we were here in 2016 than the second time we came in 2017. The dishes just weren't as good as what we had come back looking for. Starters were good. Pizza was very nice. Service was fine except we...More

Thank fancydancer
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We chose this restaurant out of many on the wharf in Cairns. We weren't very hungry so we chose the Antipasto plate for 2. It was supposed to have Cured meats, cheese, vegetables and ciabatta bread. When the dish arrived we asked about the missing...More

Thank haphol-2012
Antonio_Marina-Parad, General Manager at Marina Paradiso, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Haphol, I do truly appreciate your feedback on Tripadvisor, and I believe that constructive criticism is always great for us, since we always try to improve ourselves to deliver better food and service everyday. First of all, Sebastian, your waiter on this night, knew...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this restaurant with my husband during a mini break Food was fabulous and service excellent Left my handbag under the table and when I realised the next morning went back to restaurant and it was there - staff had kept it for my return!!...More

2  Thank Vanessa H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was pleasant to order cocktails to start and then a selection of Italian dishes. The location just under the Harbour Lights Hotel suited us.

Thank Paul H
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

In our search for nice steaks we somehow ended in an Italian restaurant - not something we usually do. We were, however, so glad we did - so much that we kept coming back during out our short stay in Cairns. We had two dishes:...More

2  Thank Ivana J
Reviewed 2 August 2017

Sorry guys, I've read your other reviews and I'd have to say I can't agree. There's no LOVE in your food! Maybe it's because I'm told that the owners are French and so is the chef? (Not very Italian) however, our meals last week were...More

1  Thank Neville H
Antonio_Marina-Parad, General Manager at Marina Paradiso, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2017

Dear Newille, Thank you so much for your time and for reviewing us on Tripadvisor. We are sorry that the food hasn't been up to standards, and that you felt that pour chefs were not what we pretend to be. I can assure you that...More

Reviewed 25 July 2017

I was a deaf customer at the restaurant yesterday. The food was excellent and I was very impressed with the approach of the new friendly Hungarian (or Bulgarian?) staff who tried his best to communicate with me, served me food and drinks. His newly experience...More

Thank David L
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Great food, great mojito, great staff, great atmosphere. Wish I could eat there again-shame we are now back in Melbourne. Loved it!

2  Thank MellindaWalker
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$26
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, View, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
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: 1 Marlin Pde | Shop 1, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4041 6969
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Beautiful waterfront restaurant offering Modern Italian Cuisine.
Stunning location, catering for lunch and dinner 7 days per week. Full cocktail bar and specialised in functions.
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