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The Cassowary Cafe

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Camelot Close, | Lot 36 Camelot Cl, Cape Tribulation, Queensland 4873, Australia
+61 7 4098 0094
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Today
07:00 - 09:30
17:30 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 09:30
17:30 - 21:00
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Antwerp, Belgium
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46 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Food was delicious. Had the padta cabonara which was creamy and delicious. My husband had the curry of the day which was yummy, if a little on the luke warm side. Service was very friendly. When you park up and enter via the covered gateway, look up to the left as you walk up to the Café and you'll see... More 

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Thank sannego
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32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

Had dinner with family of five at the Cassowary Cafe. All the food was cooked to a good standard.... Kangaroo Fillet was Great, the Curry was a bit bland, Kids sized nugget meals were Great and good portions as well. Would highly recommend if you are in Cape Trib, especially if staying at Ferntree Rainforest Lodge as you are able... More 

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Thank Tony R
Montreal, Canada
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016

A gorgeous setting, great food and excellent service. The menu is small, but well executed. We loved it.

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1 Thank franali2016
Island of Malta, Malta
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2015

The restaurant itself is all wood built on the round with windows throughout. Charming decor. Interesting menu, quite varied, inexpensive. We ate there twice and the food was delicious - we sampled lamb, fish, and pasta.

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Thank Larissa J
Blackwater, Australia
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2015

Wonderful restaurant that blends in with the surrounding rainforest. Great relaxing, natural atmosphere with lovely happy staff. The food was excellent - I had Crispy Skinned Barramundi that was cooked perfectly (and I'm fussy with my fish). Hubby had Lamb Shanks that he devoured and raved about.

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Thank KRich01
Cairns
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2015

great food and menu had plenty to choose from, entrees were all amazingly good, groovy restaurant, child friendly

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Thank adamsoncs
Melbourne, Australia
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195 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2015

Now called "Off the Grid", we sat outside for dinner in the balmy night air. All our meals were delicious and served piping hot (steak, crispy-skinned barramundi, excellent chips) and the children's serve of fish and chips was generous; probably the best in the area. Our waitress was very efficient and friendly. Overall, a very pleasant meal - worth a... More 

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Thank Hatfia
Umina Beach, Australia
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90 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2015

Great food, lamb shanks to die for. Lovely setting, both indoor and outdoor dining. Lovely helpful staff.

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Thank Dawn Fergie F
Brisbane, Australia
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2015

The Food was delicious. Our Barramundi was cooked to perfection. The service was prompt and staff were very helpful and courteous.

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1 Thank LFarlow
Launceston, Australia
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2015

It was a great surprise to discover the restaurant at our accommodation served such a good food. My fettucini with prawns was really tasty as so were other meals we had there. Friendly, nice staff

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$11 - US$29
Cuisine
Australian
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 09:30
17:30 - 21:00
Monday
07:00 - 09:30
17:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 09:30
17:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 09:30
17:30 - 21:00
Thursday
07:00 - 09:30
17:30 - 21:00
Friday
07:00 - 09:30
17:30 - 21:00
Saturday
07:00 - 09:30
17:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Camelot Close, | Lot 36 Camelot Cl, Cape Tribulation, Queensland 4873, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Daintree Region  >  Cape Tribulation
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4098 0094

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