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Dundee's Restaurant on the Waterfront

) #20 of 431 Restaurants in Cairns $$ - $$$ Seafood, , Vegetarian Friendly
Harbour Lights 1 Marlin Pde, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4051 0399
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“seafood” (172 reviews)
“steak” (168 reviews)
“sampler plate” (26 reviews)
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Seafood, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Harbour Lights 1 Marlin Pde, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

One can always count on Dundees for a delicious meal but the wonderful staff exceeded all expectations during our last visit ensuring we not only had amazing food but an awesome experience! Thanks Dundees our all time favourite restaurant!

1  Thank Says-so
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Thanks Kate & Cheyanne for this amazing dinner we had ! And to allow my friend Pierre to have a perfect memory for his birthday ! You don't turn 37 everyday ;)

1  Thank Aude D
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I had a really good time dining at Dundee's. Our waitresses Kate and Cheyanne went out of there way to offer a great experience. Will definitely go back.

1  Thank PierreL3012
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Arrived for late lunch and were greeted by helpful staff. Sadly, my steak sandwich was a bit tough but the onion rings (talked up by the waiter) were excellent. The garlic prawns were delicious and the creamy sauce was apparently very tasty. Loved the idea...More

1  Thank Silken93
Reviewed 2 days ago

enjoyed what we had though nothing extra good, wish they had a rating of just "good" i think theres a big difference between average and very good. hubby had red seafood curry sounded good with plenty of sea food but only had a small amount...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Thanks Tina and the team at Dundee's Waterfront!. My colleague and I had lunch there today and LOVED IT! Great food and great service from the ladies 💓. The food that was delivered to the other tables looked & smelt incredible!! Will definitely be coming...More

Thank Jacob C
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We visited with 5 people (3 adults, two teenagers). Spent over $600 on seafood platters. The shellfish and food was nice, but definitely not worth the amount we paid. The extra lobster we ordered was full size, which was confusing when the lobster on the...More

Thank Kristy H
h123987s, Manager at Dundee's Restaurant on the Waterfront, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hello Kristy, Thank you so much for your review, we really do appreciate all feedback. We were disappointed to hear that you were not entirely happy with your seafood platter as this is one of our most popular dishes, which is reflected in our TripAdvisor...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

The ribs were tough, membrane hadn't been removed. Steak was good, oysters were nice (though we were overcharged for them). My Bugs and Mango salad was nice, but sadly no mango. Nice restaurant overlooking the water. Probably wouldn't go again.

Thank BMLNewZealand
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We split the Bush Tucker Sampler with kangaroo, emu, crocodile, beef, prawns and barramundi. We both felt the barramundi was the best. The meal was good, we sat outside on the water, and the waiter was handling all tables outside and was not attentive. We...More

Thank Emily C
Reviewed 4 days ago

A lovely place to eat as a family, relaxed yet nice atmosphere. Seafood was delicious. Great experience overall.

Thank Dianne A
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Joanne B
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Response from h123987s | Property representative |
Hi, Our dress code is Tidy Casual
6 May 2016|
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Response from Steve C | Reviewed this property |
Dear Sharzy Firstly I am not a manager at the restaurant. Secondly I didn't respond to you or any other person about Dundees. All I did was leave a true review of the place after being there with my wife. I think you have... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Television, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, View, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
06:00 - 22:00
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06:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Harbour Lights 1 Marlin Pde, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4051 0399
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Overlooking Trinity Inlet at the Waterfront Harbour Lights, Dundee's Restaurant and Kickstart on the Waterfront at Dundees captures three ingredients -- great food, great location and perfect ambience. Dundees has a friendly, relaxed atmosphere in which couples, parties and families can all feel welcome at any time of the day. Dundee's specialises in Australian beef, fresh seafood, pasta and salads, there is a dish to cater for every tastebud. Kickstart is the perfect place to Kickstart your day. It offers hearty and healthy breakfast and brunch options in the morning
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