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On The Inlet

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££ - £££
As featured in Best Food in Port Douglas
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3 Inlet Rd, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia
+61 7 4099 5255
12:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 00:00
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Chicago, Illinois
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Our hotel booked us a 7:30 pm reservation. We got there closer to 8 pm as it's very difficult to find this restaurant (very back of the wharf area). Our starters were good - haloumi cheese and calamari were very delicious. Unfortunately, our steak mains were lackluster and they rushed us out before dessert. It was empty to begin with... More 

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Cairns, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Really relaxing & food was great , didn't get to see the resident famed Groper that visits for a feed daily at 5pm but did see lots of stingrays, just beautiful when the sun is going down!

Thank susansoto520
Daintree, Queensland, Australia
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22 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Must have oysters . Outstanding service and best views. A family favorite a must so when in Port Douglas .!

Thank Daintree N
Melbourne, Australia
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We ate at One the Inlet after returning from on of our GBR dive trips. I had booked well ahead and ask for a table with a great view. Well, wow, what a view! We ate our delicious Singapore Chilli Mud Crab entre to the sight of the huge resident Grouper cruising for scraps below us and then a parade... More 

Thank Claus S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We ordered the prawns, pork belly and OTI oysters. Prawns were very fresh and tasty. Pork belly was good, perhaps not what you would term spectacular, but yummy enough. The OTI oysters were excellent, to the point my partner, who doesn't like oysters, had half the plate. Grab a seat around sunset, enjoy the relaxed setting and savour the food.... More 

Thank D T
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful food. Lovely position. Watch the Reef tour boats come home and the sunset. The scallops crevice is my new favourite dish. The whole barramundi is fabulous

Thank Trudyruth
Zurich, Switzerland
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15 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Delicious seafood. Best calamari I've had in a long time. Shrimp were also great. Service was quick and friendly. Nice view over the inlet.

Thank Travelista079
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a lovely dinner at On the inlet! The grilled tuna was delicious and the pasta with seafood was very good (and as an Italian I am en expert of pasta!!). Really recommended for a good dinner!

Thank Paolina1980
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We called in here as my wife is a seafood nut Staff were polite and helpful Neither of us are wine drinkers so we had some great Aussie beer The starter was pork belly share dish and was excellent For mains I had seared Tuna and Gill had Crisp Skin Salmon Both were excellent - perfectly cooked to our specifications... More 

Thank davidb08
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

on our first night we dropped in for pre dinnner drinks. The restaurant looked busy and the menu enticing so vowed to return the next night. The seafood was great and there was a decent wine list to choose from. Overall it was great experience.

Thank John_ssss

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$30
Seafood, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, View, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Inlet Rd, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Port Douglas
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4099 5255
We welcome you to join us at On The Inlet: Port Douglas' iconic seafood restaurant + bar located over the beautiful Coral Sea.
We're here to tantalise your taste buds with the finest fresh local seafoods and an inspiring tropical cocktail list in Port Douglas' most enviable waterside location (reservations highly recommended)

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