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Shop 7 14 Spence St | Boland Center, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4031 2522
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“ramen” (215 reviews)
“noodles” (161 reviews)
“soup” (44 reviews)
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Japanese, Asian, Soups, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Shop 7 14 Spence St | Boland Center, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I saw really good reviews on Google Maps which made me want to come here (Like 200~ reviews with average 4.5 rating). I ordered their standard ramen which was good, but nothing too amazing considering the price. Customer service was really nice as expected of...More

Thank Anthony S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visited this small and authentic Japanese restaurant in Cairns with some friend and it pleased all of us. It is reasonably affordable ($13 for a ramen) but the inconvenience is that they only accept cash.

Thank Jaime C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you're looking for ramen in Cairns this is the place to go. The service is quick and the price is great.

1  Thank Mark D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Some Asian restaurants in Australia, especially in popular spots, tend to adjust their menus to suit the local taste. This is not the case with Ganbaranba. This is an authentic Japanese noodle bar in every way. From the moment you step in and the staff...More

Thank Fabian B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Been told this ramen place is the best in Cairns. We arrived at 5.30pm and was already half full. Luckily we got a table for 4 straight away. After ordering, the restaurant was full and people started queuing up outside. The ramen were so delicious....More

Thank Angela W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The ramen tasted good but I have tasted better ramen elsewhere. The price is about $9-$13 which is inexpensive.

Thank John_from_Singapore
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you don’t go to Ganbaranba And love Noodles then you miss out. It’s as simple as that. The service efficient and friendly. The food always outstanding. On our 5 day visit to Cairns. We went 3 times. Just great. Do yourself a favour and...More

Thank Michael L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of the pillars of the local dining experience, Ganbaramba never disappoints. Fabulous staff and cheap, quick gorgeous food. Great for one, couples or family..

1  Thank siracusant
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Don’t know why this place has long queue but the Ramen taste was just standard. Been to other to Ramen places with so much better taste.

1  Thank fidelianz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

So this place has a selection of noodle dishes that are just fantastic, most are $12.95 and pretty solid, big size. Free Tea and some good Gyoza found here as well. Staff are super friendly and offer extra noodles along the way. Food came out...More

Thank Brett S
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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 7 - 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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