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Ellis Beach Bar & Grill

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, Cafe, Australian, Grill, Gluten Free Options
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Captain Cook Hwy, Ellis Beach, Queensland 4879, Australia
+61 7 4055 3534
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08:00 - 19:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 19:00
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Perth, Australia
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87 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Great breakfasts friendly service accross the road from the beach is nice although the traffic takes away the view and noisy

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Thank Ginetta P
Sarah M, Public Relations Manager at Ellis Beach Bar & Grill, responded to this review

Thanks very much for the five stars Ginetta! We are glad that you had a nice breakfast with us and enjoyed the beach views of the coral sea. Our road, the Captain Cook Highway, is one of the most scenic drives in Australia so at certain times of the day there are a few cars making their way along this... More 

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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

As a professional cook myself I've got to say I'm a fussy diner.. This place did not disappoint! I had the beach brekky and I've got to say it's the best breakfast I've ever had! EVER! Big statement but the absolute truth. The house smoked salmon was generous , delicious and succulent.. All the elements on the plate where amazing... More 

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Thank Foxyrd
Sarah M, Public Relations Manager at Ellis Beach Bar & Grill, responded to this review

WOW!!! This is such an awesome review to read, thank you so much for taking the time to post this we are absolutely chuffed to hear that this was the best breakfast you, a professional cook, has ever had! Our chef Andrew creates the menu and cooks alongside his team to try and achieve this exact reaction, and it is... More 

NY
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18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I had spotted this cute beach restaurant on our way from Cairns to Port Douglas, so we stopped for some breakfast, and I'm glad we did. The atmosphere is chill and relaxed, the view of the beach is excellent. The breakfast was awesome! I highly recommend the banana pancakes with caramel sauce! This was by far the... More 

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Thank Goes13
Sarah M, Public Relations Manager at Ellis Beach Bar & Grill, responded to this review

Thanks for stopping by for breakfast, we are really proud of our menu and the food we serve up so we absolutely love reading this feedback, thank you for taking the time to post this on Tripadvisor we really appreciate it! Hope you had a great time in Cairns and Port Douglas, and hope it isn't too long between visits! More 

Cairns, Australia
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33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here for coffee and ended up having the most delicious Chocolate Brownie yet. It was warm and melted in your mouth. Prices are reasonable The view was great, only the road noise hindered the ambiance.

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Thank Shannon S
Cairns, Australia
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47 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were pleasantly surprised by the great food here. These guys are trying to be creative with their food and it shows. We had the breakfast burger and the Asian breakfast. Both were nicely presented and so tasty. If you're in the area and looking for great food that isn't over priced, then give it a shot. Gluten free options... More 

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Thank Nickkkkkk
Sarah M, Public Relations Manager at Ellis Beach Bar & Grill, responded to this review

G'day Nick, we really appreciate the time you have taken to send this review especially as we pride ourselves on delivering quality, creative food at affordable prices! We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your breakfast with us, thank you again for your feedback! More 

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34 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We've been coming here for a few years now and the menu has changed and is delicious! Husband ordered the Breakfast Burger, which he loved. I ordered the Asian Breakfast which was really tasty too. Pleasant service too. The only drawback is the green ants which are everywhere in the upstairs area. I guess this is to be expected though... More 

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Thank MistyBlue000
Sarah M, Public Relations Manager at Ellis Beach Bar & Grill, responded to this review

Cheers for the top-notch review! Our well experienced chef Andrew is always updating the menu and adding more delicious creations to offer variety to our frequent customers like yourself; however of course the favourites aren't going anywhere ;) Thank you for your frequent visits, we love to hear feedback from our happy patrons and we hope to see you again... More 

Cairns, Australia
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food is good, the prices are reasonable and the service is very good. The view adds and it’s impossible not to enjoy your food and drinks in such a beautiful environment.

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Thank Betty O
Sarah M, Public Relations Manager at Ellis Beach Bar & Grill, responded to this review

Hi Betty, Thanks so much for this awesome review! We are lucky that we get to look at the views of the coral sea all day from our place and are glad to hear that you enjoyed the view as well. We hope that we can welcome you back again soon! More 

Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This restaurant has very good food for the price. Well worth it. If you have the time I recommend staying a while at Ellis beach.

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Thank Ronny G
Sarah M, Public Relations Manager at Ellis Beach Bar & Grill, responded to this review

Hey Ronny, cheers for taking the time to submit your review! Great to hear you enjoyed your meal with us, thanks for stopping by and we hope to see you again soon! More 

Cairns, Australia
Level Contributor
13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

We stopped for lunch on the way back from Port Douglas, we were disappointed, the menu was quite small, and the serve was also very small. Drinks were reasonable, view was great, nice place, just the food could of been better. You can get $1.00 Oysters after 1.00p.m.

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Thank anncurtis571
Sarah M, Public Relations Manager at Ellis Beach Bar & Grill, responded to this review

Hi Ann, Thank you for your comments, we are always looking to improve our services so appreciate any type of customer review. Our menu selection is ever changing to keep up with demand and is based on feedback from our customers, we try to offer a varied selection to cater for most tastes. We definitely don't like our patrons going... More 

2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

What a beautiful spot on your way to cairns from port douglas. Right across from the beach. And the food was sensational. Must go when in the far north.

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Thank foodfoxx
Sarah M, Public Relations Manager at Ellis Beach Bar & Grill, responded to this review

Thank you for the review and 5 Stars! We are so glad to hear you enjoyed your meal with us, cheers for your comments and we look forward to welcoming you back again very soon! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 23
Cuisine
Bar, Cafe, Australian, Grill, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Cheap Eats, View, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 19:00
Monday
08:00 - 19:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 19:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 19:00
Thursday
08:00 - 19:00
Friday
08:00 - 19:00
Saturday
08:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Captain Cook Hwy, Ellis Beach, Queensland 4879, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Ellis Beach
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4055 3534
Description
Ellis Beach Bar & Grill sits amongst a rainforest back drop and provides magnificent views of Ellis Beach just over the road.

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