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On The Inlet

3 Inlet Rd, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia
+61 7 4099 5255
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Overview
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“grouper” (120 reviews)
“prawns” (332 reviews)
“mud crab” (141 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
CUISINES
Seafood, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
3 Inlet Rd, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday

We feel we were in luck to walk into this restaurant and able to get a good table close to the water allowing us to watch the boats come and go. We ordered our lunch and with a glass of wine I enjoyed my seafood...More

Thank Janny_9
Jayne M, Public Relations Manager at On The Inlet, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

You were indeed fortunate Janny_9 ;) Missing out on the dessert menu is a fabulous reason to come back another time~and have dessert first :)

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We have eaten here many times over the years when we've been in Port Douglas. The setting is fabulous, but this time the food was disappointing. We had much nicer meals elsewhere.

Thank rayboApolloBay
Jayne M, Public Relations Manager at On The Inlet, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Sorry to hear you didn't enjoy dining with us this time RayboApolloBay-we still have the same fabulous team in the kitchen!

Reviewed 3 days ago

This was our 2nd visit to On the Inlet and it didn't disappoint. Waiter was very friendly and helpful with what to order etc Worth the expense for a special night.

Thank Dani M
Jayne M, Public Relations Manager at On The Inlet, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

We're pelased to have helped make your special birthday dinner memorable, best wishes, Jayne

A TripAdvisor Member
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Hi my wife & I enjoyed the seafood platter,very fresh & good variety, if it had a little grilled fish included, would of been A1 , but still very good excellent service, great venue on the water.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Jayne M, Public Relations Manager at On The Inlet, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

We're pleased to read that you tried the seafood platter, and enjoyed not on y our seafood but our service and atmosphere. See you another time!

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My husband and I really enjoyed our dinner here. It was probably the best meal we had during our week in Port Douglas. The whole barramundi was delicious and the Thai style mussels very well balanced. It was also good value for the quality of...More

Thank ALM_KJD
Jayne M, Public Relations Manager at On The Inlet, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your very kind words ALM_KJD-we're thrilled to read that you rated your dining experience at On The Inlet so very highly.

A TripAdvisor Member
4
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had the seafood platter for two. It was delicious, but make sure you order it when you book your table so as avoid disappointment.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Jayne M, Public Relations Manager at On The Inlet, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks for sharing a good tip for fellow diners!

Reviewed 4 days ago

Began our meal with House Smoked Barramundi Rillette served w/ warm crusty bread, cornichons & lemon - absolutely delicious and a very generous serving. Lovely very fresh seafood and a sunset view definitely not to miss. Nadia our waitress for the evening was knowledgable, fun...More

Thank Lindt69
Jayne M, Public Relations Manager at On The Inlet, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

I could have a fridge full of that smoked barramundi rillette-its divine! (Thanks for the reminder ;))

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Stunning view of the inlet of Port Douglas, watch all the cruisers and ships return to Port after a day out on the reef. Added bonus - watching George the Groper being fed right below you.

Thank Maddie R
Jayne M, Public Relations Manager at On The Inlet, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

On The Inlet truly is a magical place to watch the boats sail by...thank you for sharing Maddie.

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My husband and I went here for dinner and to see the feeding of the grouper fish. The service was so poor from the front of house staff member. There was no friendly greeting, no where to sit to watch the feeding (even though I...More

Thank Stacey E
Jayne M, Public Relations Manager at On The Inlet, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

We're sorry to hear that you had a disappointing experience with our service Stacey, despite not staying to actually dine with us. We do not take bookings for seats at the bar for the Groper Feed, and we're sorry that you did not enjoy the...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We made a 6:00 reservation and arrived about 20 minutes early, and then learned they don’t start service until 6:00. It was not an issue though; they have a good size lounge area and sell beverages at the counter bar, and the view of the...More

Thank Swim54low
Jayne M, Public Relations Manager at On The Inlet, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Lovely to read Swim54low-thank you for sharing your evening with us.

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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Alan B
Are you byo?
19 May 2017|
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Response from Kiwijustme | Reviewed this property |
No they are not BYO
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George P
Hi, How much is your famous the seafood platter ?
10 September 2016|
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Response from Guy H | Reviewed this property |
Hi George, it was around the $100AUD mark
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Darren B
Hi, i think you were served by Kim - thats my sister :-) if you are back there tell her Darren said Hi from Ashbourne and see you in June.......
20 November 2015|
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Response from Jayne M | Property representative |
:)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$30
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, View, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 00:00
Monday
12:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 00:00
Thursday
12:00 - 00:00
Friday
12:00 - 00:00
Saturday
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Inlet Rd, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Port Douglas
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4099 5255
  • E-mail
Description
We welcome you to join us at On The Inlet: Port Douglas' iconic seafood restaurant + bar located over the beautiful Coral Sea. We're here to tantalise your taste buds with the finest fresh local seafoods and an inspiring tropical cocktail list in Port Douglas' most enviable waterside location (reservations highly recommended)
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