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“Nice place, shame about the taste....”
Review of Kani's Restaurant - CLOSED

Kani's Restaurant
Price range: US$11 - US$26
Cuisines: Seafood, Steakhouse
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Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Kanis Restaurant in the heart of Cairns Queensland overlooking the beautiful Cairns lagoon and Esplanade specialises in fine seafood and prime beef.Kani's has a variety of local and International Dishes available to suit every taste.Dine al fresco, on the terrace or in our fully air-conditioned dining rooms.Kanis is oipen for breakfast, lunch & dinner 7 days a week and boasts a a range of modern Australian ala carte menus and a delicious gourmet buffet with all you can eat fresh prawns, oysters and crab! We seat 250 people and can cater for 2 to 200! Kanis Restaurant is also home to The Buddha Bar Cairns which provides a luxurious and ambient cocktail bar, perfect for pre or post dinner drinks and private functions! Our international team of hospitality professionals will ensure your visit to Kani's is the culinary highlight of your visit to Cairns, Queensland.
Reviewed 21 September 2013

We were disappointed with quality of food for the price charged for Ala Carte.
Duck spring rolls...chunks of cucumber and slabs of carrot that i had to use to make my own rolls on cold crepes.
Lobster bisque could not be finished due to strange taste.
Sorry but we would not dine there again, and certainly not pay what they charge....wake up chef, you will be left behind with all the other better places around you.

Thank tania r
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Reviewed 20 September 2013

We have tried Kani's a few times and found them to be on the ball but unfortunately our last visit was a massive disappointment with meals that should not have left the kitchen. We paid for our starter and sent our mains back so left very hungry!! So wake up guys and keep your finger on the pulse. We will try again next year so lets hope some criticism will lift your game..

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Thank Grandad6969
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Reviewed 19 September 2013

Visiting Cairns in August 2013 My good friend and I had lunch at Kani's and it was so good we decided to bring his family who are local residents for the Buffet dinner. Great music and the food was awesome. Heaps of fresh seafood all you can eat. They are going to recommend it to their clients. When we travel back we shall be visiting Kani's again . Fantastic price for pensioners and seniors they cater for all .Make it a must on your list of restraunts.

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Thank Larian S
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Reviewed 7 September 2013

We had a great seafood platter at Kani's about 4 years ago and despite some of the reviews on Tripadvisor decided to try Kani's again. We had the seafood paella which was very nice, the seafood was fresh and not overcooked, with a nice bottle of wine is was an enjoyable meal. For a very busy Friday nigth the service was very good. Would eat here again.

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Thank janfromtassie
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Reviewed 3 September 2013

Emu meatball/patty, kangaroo steak and crocodile sausage with some of the best accompanying condiments I've ever had. Definitely share this with a side of chips, aioli and the house chili sauce!

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Thank Nistalgia
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