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La Fettuccina

41 Shields St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4031 5959
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (48 reviews)
“scaloppine” (3 reviews)
“garlic bread” (10 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
41 Shields St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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1 - 10 of 234 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Went to dinner with friends. They ordered the pasta which was fantastic, my Seafood Bisque was very disappointing and really acidic in taste. Dessert was amazing again, perhaps I just misordered.

Thank N0Kitchen
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Get off the Esplanade and relax at this little Italian gem. Peace, quiet and time to be in the moment away from the crowds. If you want to take the time to enjoy your meal and company then this is a good place to be.Lamb...More

Thank Bleeter
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Food was average and price was high. We went there about 8 pm Wednesday. There were only couple of tables having dinner.

1  Thank Sulu D
Reviewed 15 May 2017

This is the 2nd time we have been here. Previously about 6 years ago. Still fantastic food, wine, service, atmosphere. This is the real deal without being in Italy propa.

1  Thank Magruta
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

Ample sized portions and home made pasta. The wine list was also very good and reasonably priced. A very good meal without the hustle and bustle the esplanade dining experience!

1  Thank shannon m
Reviewed 2 May 2017

This restaurant serves great food. Shield Street is a mall in areas and a wonderful place to stroll along. Sit outside the restaurant and enjoy your meal. Dont forget to go back again!

1  Thank Faye H
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

This wasn't our first choice but the restaurant recommended by friends was not open on a Sunday night. We definitely wanted pasta and La Fettucina was not far away. Fortuitous! You bet, as soon as we started our meals it was clear we had inadvertently...More

1  Thank Pointer61
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

When you order at a restaurant and the food does not meet expectations, the restaurant is usually happy to make you a fresh meal or offer you an alternative, however not this place. Do not expect the restaurant to be accommodating. I ordered fish and...More

Thank gourmetandquality
Reviewed 23 March 2017

For years this has been our favourite mid-range Italian restaurant in Cairns and having previously had numerous fine meals there I have reviewed it favourably. But after our two most recent experiences we won’t be returning till we hear that ‘normal’ service has resumed. About...More

Thank Gurusan2
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Many years ago I used to frequent this restaurant once, sometimes twice a week.. After visiting twice in the last month, I've once again fallen in love!! The food is always spot on!! Its been the same owners for at least 8 years now, actually...More

Thank Mighty_Mikky
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41 Shields St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4031 5959
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