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AU$7 - AU$49
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Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Sicilian, Southern-Italian
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very nice meal, great portion size and we would go back again any time we are in Cairns. That night had a particularly bad thunderstorm and the staff went out of their way to make sure people were dry and well fed.

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lasagna looked like it was made the day before and tasted salty. Presentation was poor. Ravioli was hard. Won’t be going back there in a hurry.

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 13 January 2024

Very disappointing lunch thought we would give this restaurant another go ,was greeted on arrival but the girl who was the wait staff needs to learn to smile and not react to everyone with attitude, it was too much trouble to explain anything the pasta...dishes ordered and sauces tasted like they came out of a jar and when mentioned this was all just ignored not the way to treat people especially as a local who eats out often.More

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 7 January 2024 via mobile

If you enjoy Neapolitan style pizza, this place is totally legit. We had the margherita and quattro formaggi pizza. We couldn’t believe how good this was. Exceptional crust, sauce, and cheese. Simple but excellent! The rocket (arugala) and parmesan salad was really good as well.More

Date of visit: January 2024
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Antonio Lo Conte, Owner at Vitalia's Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 20 January 2024

Thank you for your fantastic feedback! We're delighted to hear that you enjoyed our Neapolitan-style pizzas, especially the margherita and quattro formaggi. It's great to know that you appreciated the exceptional crust, sauce, and cheese. We're also glad you enjoyed the rocket and parmesan salad....More

Reviewed 3 January 2024

Vitalia’s has the best Italian food in Cairns, in particular the VEGAN options which are AMAZING! They have a whole vegan menu and all of it is so tasty - even non vegans should try it 😍😍 The owner is super friendly and welcoming. The...restaurant has a warm ambience and a beautiful location. We literally came here several days in a row while on holidays!More

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 18 December 2023

Pretty over rated restaurant. Burnt pizza and scollipini was not mushroom sauce. Not a cheap place to eat so was pretty disappointed.

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 5 November 2023

Service was good but that was it, Vitali’s has been a favourite in the past however this time 4 out of the 6 meals were no better than packet pasta quality, and the Australian Shiraz choices were unheard of, and 4of 5 people experienced with...red Shiraz varieties were left wondering why such a choice of wine. Thebpizza meal was good and the Suzie choosing a steak main were happy but all the pasta dishes were frankly terrible. Complaints to the waitress were futile as she just doubled down instead of listening. She did bring out an extra piece of very average lasagne for one person in an effort to help however. Something was very wrong on this occasion and hope they can sort out the food and wine quality as it is a great location and has been great food in the past.More

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 21 October 2023 via mobile

The he food was ok, but the waiter was extremely rude, condescending, arrogant and overall made the experience a bad one. Won't be back due to this, which is a shame as this restaurant used to be wonderfulMore

Date of visit: October 2023
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Antonio Lo Conte, Owner at Vitalia's Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 20 January 2024

We sincerely apologize for the disappointing experience you had with our waiter. This behavior is not reflective of our usual standards, and we deeply regret any inconvenience caused. We appreciate your feedback and take it seriously. We would love the opportunity to make things right....More

Reviewed 21 October 2023 via mobile

This location was amazing felt like I was in Italy! The staff were very friendly, meals came out fairly quickly too! It’s suitable for everyone including families with young children! Meals were beautiful, lots of variety pizza was amazing! Price wise very reasonable not too...expensive given the location.More

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 15 October 2023 via mobile

So many food options to choose from in Cairns - we were glad we chose here for dinner. Service was excellent, food was so lovely, as were the desserts. We had gnocchi, risotto and lasagne and all were so lovely. Really pretty location on the...boardwalk. Would eat here again!More

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 1 October 2023 via mobile

Great service and authentic Italian food with a nod to the local seafood. Wine list is excellent and cocktails are great. Good range of dishes for everyone all done well. Really nice atmosphere and great location along the waterfront. Sheltered from the strong winds as...well.More

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 26 September 2023 via mobile

We enjoyed our pastas. The mushroom gnocchi was great although the tin foil wrapping was a bit off-putting. The vegetarian avioli was also a hit and both were generous sizes. Staff are friendly and attentive

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 17 September 2023 via mobile

My family and I had dinner here a couple of days ago. The food is absolutely fantastic. So flavoursome and authentic. The gnocchi dishes in particular was superb. Perfectly al dente. Will definitely be going back.

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 13 September 2023

This was out third visit. Best food and reasonable prices. They never disappoint with their food and service!

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 28 August 2023 via mobile

Well priced meals, excellent food and service. We got the lunch special which was pasta and a glass of wine- yum! Staff were very friendly and attentive. Good location

Date of visit: August 2023
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yes we do pls have look at our new menu online
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VITALIA'S ITALIAN RESTAURANT, Cairns - Updated 2024 Restaurant Reviews, Menu & Prices - Tripadvisor

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Yes, Vitalia's Italian Restaurant offers takeaway services.

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Vitalia's Italian Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4