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AU$12 - AU$28
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Australian, Fast food
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Terrible Food and Service. Probably the worst schnitzel I've had my whole life! It was burnt and my kids meal took 1hr to come out. Very average and way to overpriced!!

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 27 February 2024

45mins wait for a burger & they get the order wrong twice. Understaffed is always an issue in Cairns but don’t serve wrong the first time & it won’t be too stressful. Take time & effort to read the order & customers will happy with...a correct fresh meal. Feel sorry for the poor waitress having to pick up the slack from the chefs mistakes.More

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 21 February 2024 via mobile

Probably the worst food experience we encountered in Australia... Snitz might ordinarily be quite a good place, and we unfortunately stumbled in on new staff training night!!! The food took over 30 minutes.... one of the orders had sat waiting to be served until it...was luke warm. It was painful watching the trainee trying to wait tables without guidance from the kitchen staff, she wandered around all the rables with a single order and had no idea where it was to be served and did the sane circuit 3 times.... absolutely ridiculousMore

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 20 January 2024

I found the Staff were very friendly. Good service and I enjoyed the Best chips!! Clean tables which is really important.

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 10 January 2024

Great food. Great staff. Very friendly and the food was very tasty. I can totally recommend the wraps for an awesome filling meal.

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 3 January 2024 via mobile

Ordered a Hawaiian Chicken Burger. Waited 45mins for order. Family got their meal after 30mins. Went and asked manager about burger and 45min wait time and said chef couldn’t find the table number so threw out the docket and meal. Asked if if would still...like the burger I said yeah since I’ve paid for it as they didn’t offer a refund. Manager shrugged his shoulders as if it wasn’t his fault. Burger was made within 5mins and was pretty average. Just chicken, cheese, bacon and bun, no salad, Not real happy about this experience. Won’t be going again.More

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 19 July 2023

This place is a jewel of a place to have good quality healthy meals. We had lunch here yesterday and enjoyed it so much we returned today. Can’t fault the quality and size of the serve and doesn’t break the bank. Best value for money...I’ve found in Cairns$$$$$✅✅✅✅✅More

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed 10 July 2023 via mobile

Loved this restaurant! Great location. I thought the food was delicious, as did everyone else in my group. Highly recommend.

Date of visit: June 2023
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Reviewed 26 May 2023

Looking for somewhere for lunch, I decided on this restaurant. I chose the Chicken Caesar salad and it was delicious.

Date of visit: May 2023
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Reviewed 29 January 2023 via mobile

Never ever order the schnitzel on the stick…as I did.. It was as tiny as my Palm…two bites and that was it. I paid $13.50 for this tiny piece with fries. For $2.00 more you get a normal serve. What a disappointment Also keep in...mind …Beef is $1.00 surcharge.It’s written somewhere in the Menu. Can be very easy be overseen. Not sure if it’s also written on the big outside Menu board. Schnitz was always my favourite place to eat for many years.I have written a review before giving this place 5 stars. Couldn’t give this this timeMore

Date of visit: January 2023
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Cairns S, Owner at Schnitz Cairns, responded to this reviewResponded 30 January 2023

Hi. We are sorry to hear about your recent experience at Schnitz. We have passed your feedback onto management and the team to have your concerns investigated. We strive to serve a quality product that makes people happy, unfortunately we missed the mark on this...More

Reviewed 13 January 2023

Good sized meals with great flavour. I had the Caesar salad and it was large and had plenty of all the ingredients. My son had spicy chicken and chips and it was even enough for him. The prices were reasonable, particularly compared to those around...them! The alcoholic drinks were very minimal but covered the basics.More

Date of visit: January 2023
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Cairns S, Owner at Schnitz Cairns, responded to this reviewResponded 27 January 2023

Hi, Thank you for taking the time to write such a positive review. We look forward to seeing you again soon at Schnitz Cairns!

Reviewed 11 November 2022 via mobile

Ordered the Mediterrian Salad for lunch, top greens were OK but underneath there were yellow leaves but the worst thing was that some of the leaves had gone green slimy mush. Actually quite a few ones that had semi dissovles. Only worked this out after...Id eaten half. Was I just unlucky?More

Date of visit: November 2022
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Cairns S, Owner at Schnitz Cairns, responded to this reviewResponded 12 November 2022

Thank you for getting in touch and raising this issue with us. We’re incredibly sorry to hear about your experience. We pride ourselves on using only the freshest and high quality ingredients in our kitchen and are sorry to hear that this was not reflected...More

Reviewed 12 September 2022

I went in at lunch and would recommend for lunch because it was less busy. The waiting at dinner is longer because it is rush time and a popular place to eat in cairns. Lunch is perfect for quick eats and a little chat with...friends as the food should come out early than dinner times would. The food is filling and really tasty made with different salads and stuff like that. Would definitely recommend lunchtime orders.More

Date of visit: August 2022
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Cairns S, Owner at Schnitz Cairns, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2022

Hi! What awesome feedback! Thank you for taking the time to review. We do get very busy at dinner time & it's a great idea to relax and do lunch with friends! We look forward to seeing you again soon at Schnitz.

Reviewed 3 August 2022

For the price you paid for, I find this is value for money indeed. Also interesting to have a beer menu that goes with the meal which is an excellent combination. Only peeve is even for plain ketchup, one still have to fork out $1...for it.More

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed 20 May 2022 via mobile

This was absolutely a fantastic find. Their costs are extremely budget friendly and they aren't shy on their serving sizes either. The Schnitzels and Parmigiana's were very tasty and they were very quick to serve.  Very impressed and enjoyed our visit whilst also having a...couple of drinks each. This was surprisingly great and very affordableMore

Date of visit: May 2022
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Schnitz Cairns is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 3.5