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Marinara Cafe and Restaurant

34 Latrobe Terrace | Paddington, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
+61 7 3367 8885
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“lasagna” (15 reviews)
“chilli prawns” (6 reviews)
“don carlos” (5 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
34 Latrobe Terrace | Paddington, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We were a party of 8, family and friends for a birthday celebration. The presentation of the seating area made you feel like you were in Italy. The staff that helped us served us promptly, listened to our questions and order and we were all...More

Thank Elsie E
Reviewed 1 week ago

Always judge a good restaurant with how many people are it. On arrival it was packed- good sign! We were a group of 10 in the second sitting. Cosy atmosphere close quarters with fellow patrons but this is what it is like in Europe so...More

Thank Troy G
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

Probably the most romantic and authentic Italian restaurant in Australia. Sooo tasty, great wines, pasta, seafood, veal and pizza. My number one go to place for dinner dates. Try the veal scallopini funghi or famous Don Carlos! This is authentic traditional Italian with actual portions...More

Thank Jettero L
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

Went to This place a few nights ago.. food is not deserve the name "trattoria" ! I am italian and I was very upset! Beef ragu very without flavor and meatballs completely raw! No one came to check us during the dinner and the waiter...More

Thank Giada B
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

A cozy relaxed setting to accompany some delicious and traditional Italian food and wine. Cant wait to go back again

Thank Matthew A
Reviewed 31 July 2018

Went to this restaurant on Saturday evening for a double birthday. The food was superb! I had a garlic prawn fettuccine in a creamy tomato sauce. It comes on the menu with fresh chilli but as my taste buds don’t handle chilli, my sister-in-law and...More

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Reviewed 8 July 2018

On a wet Wednesday night, we were pleased we booked a table, as the place as full and buzzing with diners - families, groups of friends, and couples. Our pasta dishes were well presented, and one of the best marinaras I have experienced. I have...More

Thank NewcastleMusicista
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

This is great little local Italian with traditional food and great friendly staff. Restaurant has kids games to keep them busy... prices are reasonable and usual tip for all Italians restaurant is stick to traditional food. Sometimes other meals & specials can be a bit...More

Thank Cid05
Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

My family and I absolutely love this restaurant, we have been many times and are never dissatisfied. The food is authentic and the staff are extremely accommodating and go above and beyond to make you feel special.

Thank Sophie K
Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

Went shopping around the antique stores then dropped in for lunch at this place. We shared a pizza and a couple of glasses of rose’. Glad we did. It was the highlight of our week. From another couple next door to us, sounds like they...More

Thank Clive W
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12 December 2016|
Response from AAXandLolly | Reviewed this property |
It's fully licensed not BYO.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34 Latrobe Terrace | Paddington, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Brisbane Region  >  Brisbane
  • Phone Number: +61 7 3367 8885
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