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Cafe China Seafood Restaurant

Main Foyer, The Reef Hotel Casino, 35-41 Wharf St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4041 2828
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good24%
  • Average13%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible18%
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Restaurant Hours
Chinese, Seafood, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Main Foyer, The Reef Hotel Casino, 35-41 Wharf St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food is certainly authentic Chinese and very yummy. I had the duck salad and crispy roast pork, which was amazing!! They forgot an entree and the food came out at different times but it didn’t really worry us. The restaurant itself certainly needs some...More

Thank Liv K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food is very good. The area large, and there is almost always tables available, so it makes it easy to pop in unannounced. Medium to expensive, but a great way to do it. We had the Yum Cha lunch menu, and it was very...More

Thank Ross B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have been here before and the food was OK but on ANZAC Day it was terrible. We were seated and ordered entrees. My husbands entree came out and he ate it and had finished when I said "What about mine" another 10 minutes and it...More

Thank Lisalulu77
Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

Had seafood laksa here for lunch and it was fabulous! Best laksa I’ve had in ages. Not only that, it was only $12!! Awesome They have an extensive menu. Food cooked fresh. Fast friendly service. The cafe itself is just that, a cafe, but claims...More

Thank Bobbie P
Reviewed 26 March 2018

My Husband & I decided to have dinner there on Sat night, almost didn't when we walked in there, plastic tables and chairs, and opened boxes on display, it badly needs a spruce up, seeing as its at the Casino I expected the place to...More

Thank Sharzy
Reviewed 13 March 2018

Food was delicious, a large variety also. There are over 50 restaurants along Cairns esplanade and surrounding area..

Thank bruce m
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Very pleasant service and attention by wait staff during our meal. We decided to share a few dishes which we thoroughly enjoyed, all cooked to perfection. Recommend for a special occasion or just because go on do yourself a favour enjoy!

Thank SandraTroughton
Reviewed 4 March 2018

It is good but the other Cafe China situated at the Pier is better, as you can sit outside with a waterfront view. In the casino you are just looking at walls.

Thank CairnsScotty
Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

Firstly I would like to mention that I am an Accor Plus Member and my partner and I choose this restaurant for that reason. We would normally receive 50% discount from our food Items yet they said they could give us 10% No explanation was...More

Thank Capitaine312
Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

GReetings on arrival, excellent, found a table quickly (on a busy night) orders for 5 pax.. Entrees arrived, excellent... Mains arrived (less one dish) all food very good, tasty, well, all the food that arrived.. one dish missing.. It wont be long.. Checked again 10...More

Thank Rastas000
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Cheryl B
16 June 2016|
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Response from Smiffreview | Reviewed this property |
Hi I can't remember exactly but they did have a live tank to choose crab or lobster from. Hope it works out they have for you
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Foyer, The Reef Hotel Casino, 35-41 Wharf St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia (Formerly Cafe China)
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4041 2828
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