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Nautilus Restaurant

17 Murphy St, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia
+61 7 4099 5330
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good19%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Opens in 4 min
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Australian, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
17 Murphy St, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia
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Reviewed 23 July 2016

My family with 3 children aged 8,10 and 11 ate here on a Wednesday night. The food was exceptional. The restaurant was very busy and we had not booked but you kindly managed to find us a table. Staff were very friendly and very accomodating,...More

1  Thank tomatoSwitzerland
Reviewed 23 July 2016

Visited twice during our recent stay in Port Douglas. My wife missed the mud crab the first time, hence the quick return visit. Menu selection is on the small size, but everything is done well. The standard of service is amazing with friendly staff who...More

1  Thank Andrew G
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

If you are looking for something a little more up market for a night out this is a great place. Set outdoors amongst amazing tropical gardens it is a lovely setting. The service is very good and the staff are personable. We had the the...More

1  Thank Simon H
Reviewed 22 July 2016

A lovers paradise (plus long tables in a separate area for group dining). Caters for both. Food fantastic, but so are the prices. Staff are very helpful and do not "loiter". Has been updated recently and it shows, definitely high end dining.

Thank Diane L
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Port Douglas Our third night in FNQ brings us to Nautilus Restaurant in Port Douglas. What a pleasant surprise! We dined outdoor under a vast open canopy with thick tropical palms and vegetation surrounding us. It seemed that most tables had their own personal secluded...More

1  Thank kiernanh
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Some friends fromSydney, my wife and I enjoyed an excellent dining experience at Nautilus. The food was interesting and delicious, the atmosphere and overall experience make this restaurant we feel one of the best in Port Douglas.

2  Thank Jocy_12
Reviewed 18 July 2016

Everything about this wonderful restaurant is exceptional. Dining under the canopy is a magical experience in itself in Port Douglas. We chose the degustation menu with wine pairing - not the cheapest choice - but worth the special dining experience. Every dish was fantastic -...More

1  Thank Lisa E
Reviewed 17 July 2016

a great restaurant great surroundings, great cocktails, wonderful food and wine with service to match. Make sure you book can hardly wait to revisit.

Thank Ladykf1962
Reviewed 17 July 2016

This is the second time we have eaten at Nautilus Restaurant and it was again simply delightful. The staff are extremely friendly and efficient and go out of their way to make you feel special. The food was exquisite and presented beautifully. This restaurant is...More

2  Thank lucyAustralia
Reviewed 17 July 2016

Given how Nautilus position themselves as high end (child free!) dining in the heart of Port Douglas we were very disappointed.....we had the 5 course degustation and def. do not Recommend... Portions were tiny - mackerel sashimi was bland and lacked any punch. Jungle curry...More

11  Thank NeilGalvin
AMGMPD, Manager at Nautilus Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2016

Dear Neil Galvin, Your review is slanderous as you alleged you got food poisoning at our premises. We have served on average 120 guest each night for the last few months with no complaint. I also question why you would have not informed us or...More

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Response from Peter B | Reviewed this property |
Just neat clothing, honestly you could probably wear what you like, most men wore shorts and neat collared shirt, hop this helps.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$76
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
6:30 PM - 12:00 AM
6:30 PM - 12:00 AM
6:30 PM - 12:00 AM
6:30 PM - 12:00 AM
6:30 PM - 12:00 AM
6:30 PM - 12:00 AM
6:30 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 Murphy St, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Port Douglas
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4099 5330
Elegant outdoor dining in the tropical rainforest of North Queensland. We specialise in romantic dinners for 2 to group functions and weddings.
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