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Captain Cooks Diner

223 Sheridan St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4051 3607
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good28%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible20%
Travellers talk about
“mackerel” (4 reviews)
“coleslaw” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Australian, Fast food
223 Sheridan St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

We couldn’t get parking near any cafe in the main streets of Cairns, so decided to head up the coast towards Port Douglas and see what we found. This was the first place, so we stopped. Had the crumbed hake, chips, coleslaw and garden salad....More

Thank jesson2016
Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

I went to this place and walked into the possible owner harassing his staff. I asked if there was a size to the salads .. small medium or large as I had lasagne in the oven . He ( I imagine the owner ) said...More

Thank Shan H
Reviewed 12 February 2018

Good to takeaway or eat in. Reasonably priced with a fair of selection of seafood and salads. Cold drinks are also available, as well.

Thank Lyn R
Reviewed 15 January 2018

The first thing we wanted when we got to Cairns was a feed of fresh cooked Crumbed Mackerel and they certainly didn't disappoint us here.

Thank Amanda M
Reviewed 22 December 2017

Excellent fish and chips at reasonable cost. Beautiful array of salads at seven dollars. Excellent service. Only 2 blocks from the oceanic esplanade where your purchase can be enjoyed in a tropical atmosphere by the sea.

Thank Noel H
Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

Thought I might give this a go, but turns out I won’t be coming back. Terrible food and terrible service. The cashier was real surly which indicated that the food maybe won’t be worth the money. Thanks for wasting our time.

Thank Julia S
Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

Had the fisherman's basket ($22) which was a pretty big portion for two people. Seafood was lovely, came with a huge salad. Very friendly service and great value money. Would go again.

Thank Glenn E
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

We wanted a nice fish and chip dinner and we were recommended this place for take away. Service in the restaurant was friendly and pleasant, service was a little slow but you could see the product was being cooked fresh nothing was being par cooked....More

Thank C3888KLmarkc
Reviewed 2 August 2017

I found Captain Cook's Diner while walking down Sheridan Street on my first evening in Cairns. There were quite a few customers, so I figured it would be worth trying. I certainly wasn't disappointed: battered Mackerel, lovely chips and a choice of salad. A perfect...More

Thank Jennifer C
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Ordered my spanish mackerel for fish and chips. You can choose salad for extra healthy meal. Would come back if I have the opportunity to visit Cairns again someday.

Thank hazel_1509
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Denise H
5 December 2016|
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Response from greg b | Reviewed this property |
I've only found the quality of everything a very high standard. I tell everyone it is now the best fish in cairns. I suggest you go back and try again 😊
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Seafood, Australian, Fast food
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 223 Sheridan St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4051 3607
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