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17 Abbott St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4051 5137
11:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 20:30
Closed now
All hours
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 20:30
Thu - Sat 18:00 - 21:00
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Wellington, New Zealand
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41 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Nice stylish restaurant, and elegant Italian staff, but my duck was a little dry. My husband had gnocci, and he said it was perfect. My children liked their pizzas too.

Thank Jakkimaree
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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76 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

We had an adequate but unexciting meal at Piccolo one evening, with pasta, salads and a bottle of wine. The veranda is the more pleasant part of the restaurant as the interior is a bit dark and dis-jointed in looks. The meal was fine but nothing special, and the service on the slow side, despite there not being many guests.... More 

Thank Johan H
Melbourne, Australia
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Delicious grilled salmon and calamari....service was very friendly and welcoming. Try the bruschetta! It's wonderful. Highly recommend this restaurant for those seeking a lovely, reasonably priced dinner.

Thank Artiesfood
Sydney, Australia
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4,605 reviews
2,595 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,744 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

It's often said the best food in Italy is a home cooked meal but in all my years, I have never had such a beautiful gnocchi - a beautiful sauce with leek like nothing I have had - Mamma is doing a great job but the atmosphere is wonderful too, a seat at the front watching the people go by... More 

Thank RonWamberal
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Mamma is still doing the cooking!!. The food is really good. Our usual is Bruschetta, calamari, lasagne, tiramisu with prosseco. Seriously- service can be a bit on and off but the quality of the food exceeds every time. Just chill and enjoy. Try 6 or 7 plates and just share.

Thank JetLagged1960
Cairns, Australia
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

We went to this mediocre restaurant this evening. It was not very busy when we arrived. A very unfriendly waitress showed us to a table. I asked if we could have a window seat and I was abruptly told that 'it was already booked'. About half an hour later a couple came in off the street and were seated at... More 

Thank anonS4884CV
Sydney, Australia
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45 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

We went to Piccolo Cucina after a recommendation from a friend who used to be a regular customer years ago, she did tell us that things might have changed but it was really worth the try. She told us that the fresh pasta was excellent and it definitely was. We are Italian and usually do not eat out at Italian... More 

Thank ME_l0ve
Brisbane, Australia
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64 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

Took a business colleague there for dinner. Only 2 waiters. 30 minutes to take a drink order and another 15 minutes to bring over the ordered bottle of wine. The food was not too bad, but we both certainly have had better Italian cuisine eleswhere.

Brisbane, Australia
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Old ItalianFamily Restaurant in modern premises close to the Casino in Cairns. The restauranters honed their skills in Melbourne before venturing North to Cairns.Our meal was a delicious chicken live Pate that we shared as an entree followed by pasta (what else) . We both thoroughly enjoyed our meals at a very reasonable price. Loved to.

Thank Dennis215
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113 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

We had dinner here a couple of times while staying at Pullman's hotel. The restaurant has a nice and romantic ambiance. The rack of lamb was super delicious and their seafood pasta tasted spot on. Will definetly come back when we visit cairns again.

Thank Gink Y

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 20:30
11:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 20:30
11:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 20:30
11:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 20:30
18:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 20:30
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 Abbott St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4051 5137

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