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Spicy Bite

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Shop 6 53 The Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland, Australia
+61 7 4041 3700
17:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed today NEW via mobile

Came here on Friday & returned back on Saturday . One of the best Indian food in Australia. We were vegetarian & we ordered samosa chaat , aloo gobhi , yellow dal , black dal , rice & cheese garlic naan. All were fantastic . We asked for homestyle cooking. Less oil & spice . They tried their best .... More 

Thank Nupuur P
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We've visited this restaurant a few times but this will be our last. We booked ahead and waited 1.5hrs just to order. The wrong drinks were bought out, staff ignored our requests to order, we were handed a "complimentary" dish only to find out 4 of the 8 pieces on the plate were complimentary and the other 4 were what... More 

Thank Tammy D
England, United Kingdom
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403 reviews
244 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 233 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped off at Spicy Bite after seeing it's reviews on Trip Advisor and we were very happy with the food and service. The location is very good, close to the marina and the staff are very friendly and alert. Recommended.

Thank Dan B
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cheap Indian, good place for staff do, or party with friends Lots to choose from on menu. Owners are very accommodating and friendly

Thank stui68
Cairns, Australia
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017

We have been coming here regularly since it opened about 10 years ago and have always been pleased with both the food and the service. Recently the restaurant changed hands and we have been 3 times since, sampling different items on the menu. We feel quite guilty since we were friendly with the previous owners but we have to report... More 

Thank nickem2017
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83 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017

We went for dinner and we were immediately greeted by the waiters, made us choose the table and we started to look at the menu Vegetarian or gf friendly, there are few choices but the staff and willing to change something in the menu, and this' is really pleased. Possibility to do take away and is a restaurant for everyone.... More 

Thank Maryrosa1989
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47 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Our two vegetarian dishes were tasty; portions were fine. Seating outside in hot weather might not be the most comfortable (little seating inside) - but may be quite if the weather is not hot. Service was acceptable. Expect to pay $25pp or more.

Thank Amit S
Palm Desert, California
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58 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Visited the place for dinner, the curry plates were very good. Good service and ambience. The mango lai was so good.

Thank DinnerTravelAdvent
San Francisco, California
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Quaint little place very close to Opera House. Service and food were excellent, prices were slightly above average but given it is in the middle of the tourist activity to be expected. Make sure to make a reservation as there is not many tables. Highly recommended

Thank uk2here
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 February 2017

I am a regular at the spicy bite and have always been appreciating their love for food and new recipes. I like almost every dish on the menu but these guys have some really succulent garlic naans. They are a must for me as I love cleaning my bowl of curry with the buttery garlic naan. Indian bread at its... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
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
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 6 53 The Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4041 3700

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