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“Excellent Japanese restaurant with great service.”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Ganbaranba

Ganbaranba
Ranked #19 of 596 Restaurants in Cairns
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$8 - US$15
Cuisines: Japanese, Asian, Soups
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Good for: Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Highchairs Available, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Perth, Australia
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27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Excellent Japanese restaurant with great service.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2014 via mobile

Warning, CASH ONLY. Traditionally Japanese decorated restaurant with excellent food and outstanding service, all without the big price tag (ramen noodles around $12-$15 from memory, free tea drink). If you get a free member card you will receive a free set of 5 dumplings or $5 off on every third visit :)

Visited August 2014
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  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Korean first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
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English first
Sydney
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Tonkotsu ramen found even in Cairns!”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2014 via mobile

We have Ippudo and Manpuku in Sydney so it won't be fair to compare. The soup was ok but a little too watery, lacking the heavy porky flavour. Their gyoza was ok but the fillings were dry-ish without any broth left.

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Melbourne, Australia
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25 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Pretty good ramen for a reasonable price”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2014

Funny that this place seems to get such dirvergent reviews, either raves or hatred. We got to Cairns and randomly found this place. We didn't have super high expectations but the food was pretty good (extremely salty though) and pretty reasonably priced. It isn't the greatest Japanese food I've ever had but it was much better than most. For a pretty inexpensive lunch, I'd give it another go if I'm back in Cairns.

  • Visited August 2014
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“Best Japanese food in town”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2014 via mobile

Buzzing little Japanese eatery where a warm welcome is provided by Japanese staff who clearly enjoy serving you. The food, atmosphere and value are matching the service level. Open lunch & dinner it s a great little spot to enjoy the best ramen in FNQ. My favourite are the Ikemen with hard noodles, gyoza, giga bakudan salad which is always served with complimentary and unlimited iced tea....

Visited August 2014
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Cairns, Australia
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56 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“LOVE THIS PLACE”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2014

Love this place, the food is always fantastic service is quick and friendly staff, ive never had a bad experience here, if your looking for something a little different cheap and tasty dear god go here! late week dinner you probably need to book

  • Visited July 2014
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