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Cafe Thailand

Shop 7 93 the Esplanade | entrance in Aplin St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good38%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“thai food” (28 reviews)
“yellow curry” (5 reviews)
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Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Shop 7 93 the Esplanade | entrance in Aplin St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have eaten here a number of times now and this week was another very good meal here. Café Thailand does not have the fancy décor of some nearby Thai restaurants, it does have an extensive menu at very reasonable prices. All the typical Thai...More

Thank Perry W
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

This is a cafe in the traditional sense - plain tables, chairs and standard layout without any memorabilia. Eat indoors or outside on the footpath. Service staff are pleasant and the service is prompt. The food is tasty and plentiful. We chose deep fried coconut...More

Thank PaulnGail B
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Discount for takeaway was a great surprise and they gave plastic cutlery for your food too! Nice place

Thank caseysharman
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Great food. Cant complaine. If i was going to try to find a problem the coconut prawns could have been bigger.....but as i said thats finding a problem. Great prices. Nice spot. Friendly service.

Thank 66blade
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Prawns were soggy in my stir fry and it tasted burnt? I chose chili garlic stir fry with prawns. Also ordered tempura vegetables. The broccoli was nice, but i didnt like the other vegetables. Was also disappointed they forgot the dipping sauce for my takeway....More

Thank Jacolas
Reviewed 3 September 2017

I would not call it an "authentic Thai", but arguably this is positive for this restaurant. Tom Yum was different to what you'd typically have in Thailand, but it was just right for an Australian place. Refreshing rather than aggressively hot. Prawn fried rice and...More

Thank 500andrei
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Food i would say is not true to thai flavours but it was cheep and cheeful. We chose a thair curry and gado gado both very plain.

Thank jasemelbvic
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Only in Cairns for 10 days but ate here twice. Wonderful service, terrific food (lots to choose from) and centrally located. Staff are very efficient and our meals arrived soon after ordering. Nice to see a glass of wine at such a reasonable price!

Thank DianneManning
Reviewed 21 August 2017

We have eaten at this great restaurant close to the Esplanade on a number of occasions in the last few years and we always return whenever we are staying in Cairns. Recently we ordered a takeaway for our family and were amazed that it was...More

Thank Alice C
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

We ate at this restaurant twice in a row. Food was yummy and ambience was good too. Service was just too good, we were traveling with our 18month old and the restaurant staff gave us plastic cutlery for our baby (very thoughtful). On our second...More

Thank Priya V
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 14
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 7 93 the Esplanade | entrance in Aplin St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
  • Phone Number: 6140412624
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