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Shop 7 14 Spence St | Boland Center, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4031 2522
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“ramen” (203 reviews)
“noodles” (148 reviews)
“soup” (45 reviews)
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Japanese, Asian, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Shop 7 14 Spence St | Boland Center, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Coming from Hong Kong (which is crazy about ramen and all food Japanese) I can say this cute little place serves pretty decent ramen! There is a great variety (pork broth, chicken broth, soy sauce; pork, prawn, veggie) so there’ll be something for everyone. The...More

Thank chummieee
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ate here and loved it. The Ramen is comparable to the best i've had in Sydney... noodles were DELICIOUS.. service was PERFECT.... really impressed

Thank DarrenManager
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Manned totally by Japanese staff, this place is pretty popular at lunchtime where you have to queue sometimes for a table. Well worth the wait.! Everything we have tried has been noteworthy. Let your waitress guide you if you problems understanding the menu. A hedden...More

Thank PaulCrameri
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

Looking for something different for dinner, my chose this as neither of us had ever had ramen. We were not let down. It's small, busy and takes cash only, but the food was delicious. If you order several items, make sure the server knows in...More

1  Thank JHAllen
Reviewed 14 January 2018

I have been to this little ramen bar several times now during stopovers in cairns. One of the best Ramen meals iv'e had outside Japan. The restaurant layout and service is authentic, The service was typically Japanese, efficient, fast and very friendly, and of course...More

1  Thank pm4pm
Reviewed 7 January 2018

Ganbaranba offers a good variety of Ramen. The staff is very friendly. We waited outside for 20min but from the moment we selected our food it took 2min until the beans were on the table. like!

Thank Pedro S
Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

I was attracted by their gluten free options, declared on the description of the restaurant. However, we went there and at the end we discovered that they serve no gluten free options, since noodles have gluten inside and their dishes are all cooked with soy...More

Thank Francesca L
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

I haven’t been for a while, but revisited during the holiday season and was impressed by the great service, especially the yelling to the kitchen, how quickly the food came, the quality of the food and it was cheap. I’m no ramen noodle expert, but...More

Thank Kojak_CNS
Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

it is slightly different style of tonkotsu from standard ones in Japan. it matches to cairns weather i guess. lighter and cleaner taste with smoke kogashi flavor.

Thank tokstar
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

After a day trip to the Fitzroy island, we needed a nice warm soupy noodle to warm up our tired soul. This ramen joint is a short stroll from the Marina Finger/Reef Terminal. There was a short queue of about 15 mins to get a...More

Thank 09A
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4 December 2017|
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Response from sakshiherenow | Reviewed this property |
Its a Japanese restaurant which serves delicious ramen (in various broths) and gyoza .. and few other side dishes.. They offer ice tea and cold beverages.. but no alcohol. You cannot BYO alcohol in the restaurant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
USD 8 - USD 15
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 7 14 Spence St | Boland Center, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4031 2522
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