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Taste Of China Restaurant

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36 Abbott St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4031 3668
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
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Cairns Region, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Fantastic food and service. They have a new chef from Shanghai via Sydney, and is a seafood specialist. We had Peking duck, steamed Garlic oysters, ginger coral trout, and prawn dumplings - all were excellent. I am of Chinese descent, so am pretty fussy about Chinese food. Can definitely give a thumbs up while this chef is in town.

Thank rustyreenie
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69 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Food was not fresh and very dry. We ordered various starters, some extremely salty, others extremely dry. For 4 starters we payed $AU80 this did not include drinks. The water was tap water and tasted off. We thought it was a complete waste of money and time waiting.

Thank Aura L
Melbourne, Australia
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Please don't waste your time or money going to this place. We wanted a nice Chinese meal and this restaurant looked ok. Was put off by the extremely exorbitant prices but as we had sat down at the table we couldn't exactly leave. My mum is on a restricted sodium diet so when we requested a short soup with just... More 

Thank Lissa76
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Never done one of these before so not really sure where to start but here goes Visited this restaurant on Xmas day night with my husband and 2 small kids age 5 and 2 waited over 20 minutes to sit down at are table as they where busy serving other table all though are table was empty we was told... More 

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59 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

Last time, about 5 years ago I had a disappointing trip at this restuaraunt but my mate talked me into giving it another try and I couldn't have been happier. The food was full of flavor, especially the Kung Po Chicken (nice and hot), and the staff were so friendly even giving us chop stick lessons.

Thank Russell G
McDonough, Georgia
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22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

Stopped in for dinner. We ordered the same food we get back home in USA. The food here had a lot more flavor. I was very happy with service and food. I would eat here again. If you like it fresh they had a few tanks with fish and stuff to pick from. We do not order from the tank... More 

Thank RodDaly
Ipoh, Malaysia
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87 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

My 2 friends and I had dinner here during our holiday in Cairns. We did not have a reservation, but we were welcomed warmly when we walked in at around 8pm. We ordered the sauteed scallops with brocolli, the spicy seafood hot pot and the cabbage and sliced beef stir-fry, accompanied by steam rice. Our meal was served promptly, the... More 

Thank Wei Bing L
Brisbane, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

My friend felt uncomfortable so we decided to have porridge here. Food was really good and tasted chinese style. But when we called for water, we asked more than 3 times to get it. Nearly no good services quality. Won't visit again.

Thank Barbara Q
Perth, Australia
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272 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

In the company of friends we decided to introduce them to this Chinese restaurant. They were suitably impressed, with the flavours of the food, the quality, and the size of the meal. We opted for the Buffet for $35 per person which is excellent value, and offers a varied list from which to choose. Great to see Chinese people working... More 

Thank sandykperth
Townsville, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

We visited this restaurant for dinner very friendly place a family business great range of Chinese food and good service good price range for a great meal

Thank Voi B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36 Abbott St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4031 3668

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