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Lure Restaurant & Bar

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££ - £££
Seafood, Contemporary, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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15-16 Marina Mirage | Wharf St, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia
+61 7 4099 5201
07:30 - 17:00
Closed now
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Sun - Mon 07:30 - 17:00
Tue - Sat 07:30 - 21:00
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London, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

First night in port Douglas and waited for 90 minutes for a meal which was average when it eventually arrived

Thank kattie003
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

You can't go far in Port Douglas without coming across a seafood restaurant. We ate here on a Saturday night and found the staff friendly and helpful and the seafood platter excellent.

Thank obadiah49
Adelaide, Australia
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had just completed a sunset tour when we decided to have dinner at Lure on the harbour right at the end of the boardwalk after our cruise. Friendly staff and great table overlooking the harbour with ceiling fans keeping us cool. We were delighted with an unbelievable $29 special including a main, dessert and a drink. Food was amazing-... More 

Thank AndrewandKaren S
San Diego, United States
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30 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Has several meals here during my stay in Port Douglas and was never disappointed. Excellent service and delicious food overlooking the port.

Thank Charles H
Burgess Hill, England
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27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Lure was recommended by our resort manager and it did not fail to please. Excellent varied choice for breakfast, very pleasant efficient waiting staff and most of all a beautiful location overlooking the marina. Will definitely be back.

Thank jaav
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a breakfast here and it was great. Friendly staff, great food, relaxing atmosphere, what more would you want.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Whangarei, New Zealand
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60 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Heading out on quicksilver to the barrier reef today and stopped in for brekky at Lure. Awesome friendly staff with nothing too hard. Breakfast delicious poached eggs and bacon good, scone with clotted cream was out of orbit but best was the piccolo - best coffee I have had in Oz. Will return if time allows on our trip.

Thank Justin L
Derby, United Kingdom
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688 reviews
381 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 360 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You return from your boat trip and you're looking for place to eat. Lure is waiting at the head of the Marina to serve you. Good (not great) food, friendly service and a wonderful location overlooking the harbour. We took the tempora trout and tempura zucchini flowers. Both good, although if you're really hungry there was not enough on the... More 

Thank OlderGuy1956
Melbourne, Australia
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65 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After a day on the reef, walk off the boat on the marina at Port Douglas and sit down at Lure. Friendly service and really good seafood. We didn't eat a lot when we visited Lure as we just left a sunset cruise serving canape's, but it was lovely. A great location accommodating and delicious.The seared yellowfin tuna with soba... More 

Thank Psychmyke
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We are Port Douglas residents and it is the second time we have attended the restaurant and have taken friends from interstate. We have found the service to be friendly and very professional. The food is excellent, particularly the slow cooked lamb and the seafood platter. Very pleasant sitting outdoors at the marine. Price is extremely good value for Port... More 

Thank Christine P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$3 - US$30
Seafood, Contemporary, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Cheap Eats, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
07:30 - 17:00
07:30 - 17:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15-16 Marina Mirage | Wharf St, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Port Douglas
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4099 5201
Located on the Reef Marina Boardwalk, Lure Restaurant offers Premium views over the waters of Dickson inlet, with a stunning outlook to the ranges beyond. Perfect for your early morning breakfast, alfresco style lunch, or sample local food and beverages in the late afternoon Sundowners and Tapas. For that romantic special night out or family dinner, to the casual evening diners, Lure also hosts Dinner from Wednesday to Saturday and bookings are preferred.

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