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Tia's Cafe in Cairns

227 Sheridan St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4031 2222
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“laksa” (8 reviews)
“crispy pork” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Asian, Thai, Cafe, Vietnamese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
227 Sheridan St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Hidden gem! Food is phenomenal. Easily the best laksa I've had in a very long time! Worth the trip out of the main hub of Cairns!

Thank Leeps000
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As a local I love to promote great hidden gems not only for locals but for tourists looking for good quality food at reasonable prices! The service is second to none and the food is delicious. It’s a basic set up style wise however it...More

Thank WD127
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a standard 'hole in the wall' Asian restaurant in an out of the way (non-CBD) location just to the north of the CBD (but you need a car or a bus to get there). Having said that, it is worth the effort to...More

Thank Stephen G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good vegetarian options - we had pad Thai and stir fried noodles. Tasty and decent prices. They use tamarind sauce and mushroom sauce which is great as a lot of Thai places say it's "vegetarian" yet they use shrimp paste or fish sauce.

Thank Kristen T
Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

Here’s a great little hidden gem that you must check out. Loads to choose from in the menu, fresh ingredients and great Thai/Vietnamese flavours. Standouts on the menu we sampled was the crispy pork salad, chilli pork belly basil and Penang chicken curry. Orders came...More

1  Thank DaSpiceGuru
Reviewed 20 January 2018

Without a doubt, the best pace to eat in cairns. The laksa is phenomenal! Graft service and cheap as chips

1  Thank Rhys S
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

This cafe set back on the highway just out of the CBD is a go to place for a quick Asian meal. Forget the menu, just ask for what you want and if will be done. The freshest of ingredients cooked to order. Take it...More

Thank Gertbysea
Reviewed 10 December 2017

the family stopped in to this little cafe after dropping a family member of at the airport (so we weren't in the best mood). the four of us sat down and checked out all the pics of delicious looking food. there are so many options!...More

Thank cairnslyf
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Staff are friendly, service is great. I just called in to grab something quick for lunch. Ordered a freshly squeezed juice that was delicious and a Cheese and Tomato toasted sandwich. Was disappointed when the sandwich turned up as it was processed cheese slices that...More

Thank Beverleychance
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Used to be my most recommended thai in cairns with the tom yum rice and stir fry red curry being favorites. You could see the fresh herbs and spices. Last few visits the dishes were oily, overcooked and bland. Very friendly staff and prompt service.

Thank Venus_taste
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Yoko Y
22 February 2017|
Response from Topbabe | Reviewed this property |
Yes and yes
8 October 2016|
Response from Tiacafe C |
Yes, we can do gluten free and vegetarian meals for example fried rice or stir fried noodles (rice noodle) with mushroom sauce or vegetarian stir fried without soy sauce.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Delivery
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 227 Sheridan St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4031 2222
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