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Dolce & Caffe

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options
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1 Shield Street | Mantra Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
40412124
Today
06:30 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 06:30 - 17:00
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Coolangatta, Australia
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64 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In between flights we decided to stop in for a little breakfast treat. Sista looked after us with a complementary cold water to accompany our lovely breakfast.

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Thank BlakDotme
Newcastle, Australia
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276 reviews
180 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped in here for lunch after landing in Cairns. I would rate the food as a four, we had a yummy chicken salad and a salad wrap and the portions were a good size and able to be customised. The coffee was only average although I am not a fan of the Segofreddo brand so perhaps that was why.... More 

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Excelsior, Minnesota
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great food at a charming sidewalk café. Prompt, friendly service and a delicious breakfast along with a tasty cup of coffee.

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Thank Robert B
Darwin, Australia
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237 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Service was a hi light, but the breakfast was very good representing good value. Good coffee and a relaxed setting close to the action. A nice breakfast experience.

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Thank Tony W
Paphos, Cyprus
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40 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Coffees great. Juice - great. Salad - mediocre. Avocado mash - alright. We came here in the morning and had espressos which we liked very much. I had my juice adapted so that it doesn't have banana as I'm intolerant to it. I had apple, mango, ginger and spirulina and it was great! Then we came here for lunch as... More 

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Burlington, Vermont
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

We just stopped in because we were hot and needed a rest - The food was amazing! Try the Start Me Up and Acai Bowl. Both awesome on a hot day!

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Thank kocvt
Cairns, Australia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

I used to be a regular at this restaurant because the food is great! However, over the past year each time I have visited I have received poor service and have had my order misplaced or misunderstood several times. Literally the last 5 occasions there has been something wrong - at times I felt like I was at McDonalds rather... More 

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Thank Gwilds785
Proserpine, Australia
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

Daily breakfast this past week was delicious. Awesome meals, fresh produce, excellent service from this sidewalk cafe. Meals never disappointed. Thank you

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Melbourne, Australia
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112 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

The eggs Benedict are as expected, nice and runny with crisp Italian bread and flavorful holindaise. Service was prompt and they are open at 6:30am when I walked past while so many others are closed.

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Thank Brett S
Bunbury
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41 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

We visited this restaurant several times for breakfast and brunch. Friendly service combined with a wide choice of tasty and nutritious delicacies. Well located in the centre of town and always busy, that always tells you something. Smoothies were great and very filling.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
06:30 - 17:00
Monday
06:30 - 17:00
Tuesday
06:30 - 17:00
Wednesday
06:30 - 17:00
Thursday
06:30 - 17:00
Friday
06:30 - 17:00
Saturday
06:30 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Shield Street | Mantra Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
  • Phone Number: 40412124

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?