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Shop 7 14 Spence St | Boland Center, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4031 2522
Today
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:30
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:30
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Weipa, Australia
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

This is a popular little shop in the Cairns CBD. You can expect to wait outside if you go at the usual dinner time but meals come out very quickly and they move people through fast. It is a well lit, cheerful little bustling place with great value beautiful meals.vwell worth the wait.

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Thank paul4874
Berry, Australia
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Yum it was so delicious. My hubby had one of their specials, a spicy number. I had a special as well and it was delicious. Make sure you get some of their dumplings as well. The portions are huge so make sure you go hungry. And the best part was super reasonable prices. Will visit when in cairns again.

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Thank HB_travellover
Cairns, Australia
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102 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I have lived in Cairns for a few years and have always been recommended to try here but didnt have time to wait in line. My partner and I decided the time had come and visited midweek about 7pm. We only waited about 15 mins for a table. Service was friendly and food was absolutely delicious. Was good to see... More 

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Thank LauraHarris183
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very good food. Those Gyozas are the best in town. Very short wait for a table then less than 10 mins for our meal. Under $40 for 2 adults is great value as well.

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Thank Coffeeguy82
Cairns Region, Australia
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We are local and have been there quite a few times. Friendly and food is delicious. You get to add extra noodles for $1 (I thought). Specials are very yummy. Only cash.

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Thank MylittleponyE
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41 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've lived in Cairns 3 years now, and finally tried Ganbaranba about a month ago... I've been back once or twice a week since then - it's THAT good. I am a huge ramen fan and always get the spicy chilli & garlic special (the one with roast pork). They give you a choice of noodle texture, and medium is... More 

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34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is the best Japanese ramen in Cairns! Feel so traditional and the food is always delicious!! Service is excellent and you never wait long for you meal.

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Thank AussieUI
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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46 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Read about this place on Trip Advisor and decided to brave the line and try it out. We got there at about 7:15 and after waiting for more than twenty minutes, were finally seated. The food came out quickly and we got the recommended specials. Nothing spectacular, the food did not particularly stand out but was still quite tasty and... More 

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Thank Timothy G
Newcastle, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

PRO: Lovely outdoor seating. Very relaxed. Friendly staff. Cons: The food took a little bit long to arrive but its not the end of the world. Food: Tasty and filling.

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Thank Sainterr
Wellington, New Zealand
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41 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

So delicious my children and I went back two nights in a row. You have to wait for a table it is so busy, but it isn't for long. They serve yummy free green tea and give you extra noodles if you are still hungry. Which you won't be because the servings are very generous. I felt like I was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$15
Cuisine
Japanese, Asian, Soups
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:30
Monday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:30
Thursday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:30
Friday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:30
Saturday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 7 14 Spence St | Boland Center, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4031 2522

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?