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“great value basic meals” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Driftin' Coffee Bar Restaurant - CLOSED

Driftin' Coffee Bar Restaurant
Cuisines: Cafe, Australian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Child-friendly
Dining options: Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
cairns
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“great value basic meals”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2014

This is one of our places we go once a month for brekky and coffee,great bacon and eggs special usually under $10 bux and pancakes and smoothies for the kids!good little spot away from main part of the esp.!!!!

Visited February 2014
Helpful?
Thank danandave
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73 reviews from our community

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Rating summary
    Food
    Service
    Value
    Atmosphere
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • German first
  • Japanese first
  • Any
English first
Seattle, Washington
Level Contributor
226 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
“some good meals available”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2013

My wife had the surf n' turf. It was very good. I had one of those pizzas you see all over the place at the many eatery's in the town center except this place uses premade frozen dough. I know this as I have bought them before and recognized the perfect roundness and the little holes that are evenly spaced across the pie. The other places that use the home made style are much better. We also had coffee and beer. Decent service. About average prices for Cairns.

  • Visited December 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank Cpjules
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Locust Grove, Virginia
Level Contributor
63 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
“Fish and chips”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2013

The restaurants on the Esplanade strip are fairly pricey, although this one was slightly less so. Try the barramundi fish and chips, very nicely done version. A nice, quiet romantic vibe in the outdoor area.

Visited November 2013
Helpful?
Thank JVA22
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Cairns, Australia
Level Contributor
62 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
“Good Food and Service”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2013

I've eaten at this cafe numerous times for breakfast and I'm never disappointed. The service is great and the food is good.

Visited December 2013
Helpful?
Thank Gwendolyn1
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Hope Island, Australia
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239 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
“There is better...”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2013

We decided to try this place this morning for breakfast before a flight, the place only had 2 other tables with people on them so we figured we'd be in and out fairly fast. We both ordered a coffee and an omelette, the coffee came out in about 5 minutes which was great however the food seemed to be forgotten. We ended up waiting 40 minutes for them to make 2 fairly basic omelettes (they had forgotten about it), I went up to the counter and asked for a refund which was given and the food came out as we were leaving, had a few bites and left.

The two rude European female's working as waitresses could not have cared any less when we asked where our order was. Reasonably priced otherwise and central if you are staying on the pier end of the esplanade.

  • Visited October 2013
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
Thank mrsktm
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