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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Bellocale italian establish in 2010 have been providing the locals and tourist of Cairns with tasty modern Italian meals with great ambience to create the ultimate dining experience in Cairns. With a plentiful array of fresh locally caught seafood such as Gulf prawns, you’ll find dishes including Tuna Carpaccio and Seafood Ravioli filled with blue swimmer crab, large mouth nannygai and black tiger prawns in a lobster bisque butter sauce and the very popular Pappardelle Bugs. Meat lovers are well catered for with our sensational South Australian Angus beef and traditional Osso Bucco Cigar, while Scaloppini al Funghi is a crowd-pleaser. All dishes can be beautifully matched to a stunning selection
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Italian, Seafood
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Reservations
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All reviews pappardelle pasta prawns bread panna cotta antipasti steak italian food shields st specials board wine by the glass service was great melt in your mouth main meal recommend this restaurant cooked perfectly friday night
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have lived in cairns for two years and had not heard of bellocale. when my friends said we were eating here for dinner, I did not expect anything exceptional - otherwise I would of heard about this place. I was so impressed with the...More

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank Georgina H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Whilst visiting Cairns felt like Italian food and found this place from Trip Adviser. Made the right decision - great Italian dishes with good service with relaxed atmosphere. No BYO but reasonable priced wine by the glass. Had a great night. HIGHLY RECOMMEND

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank allant4
Reviewed 11 January 2019 via mobile

My partner and I had the best Italian meal ever here. We both had the bug pasta (thank god he had the same meal so i didnt have to share) and it was incredible. So much bug meat, much more than expected which was amazing...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank ElleS94
Reviewed 6 January 2019 via mobile

I ordered the calamari (appetizer), garlic butter scallops (appetizer) and seafood risotto (main) for dinner. They all tasted AMAZING and I was very impressed. Definitely one of the best restaurant I’ve been to. HIGHLY recommended!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank basilrong
Reviewed 5 January 2019 via mobile

The food was super delicious. We ordered a Beef Carpaccio and Gnocci.. both were very good. The ambiance and hospitality was standout. A must must visit place.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Smriti2016
Reviewed 30 December 2018 via mobile

Had dinner on Saturday evening, ordered the seafood risotto, the most expensive dish on the menu at 36 AUS dollars. Plenty of risotto, very good taste but the seafood was nowhere what I had expected: 3 (three) mussels, 2 (two) clams, 2 (two) prawns and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank gstroe
kevinl8888, Manager at Bellocale, responded to this reviewResponded 31 December 2018

Hi, We glad you enjoyed your risitto. With our seafood risotto and marinara we weigh up with 120g Spanish Mackeral, 80g squid, 100g spencer gulf mussels, 60g clams, 100g Tiger Prawn and 80g moreton bay bugs. So all together we put in over 500g worth...More

Reviewed 28 December 2018 via mobile

Seafood ravioli and bread for dipping into the scrumptious lobster butter sauce is a must. Owner was kind and gave me samples of Australian wine when I didn’t know what I wanted.

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank jessicahH9033EX
Reviewed 15 December 2018 via mobile

Ohhhh myyyy goodness this little restaurant is sooo good! The staff are friendly and helpful and deliver service with a smile-nothing is too much trouble. The food is devine with decent portion sizes. We had entree, mains and even though we were full squeezed dessert...More

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank WD127
Reviewed 3 December 2018 via mobile

OmG! I cant say enough how good the service and food was at Bellocale. So my job was to organise our staff xmas party. 44 of us in the end. Kevin was amazing to deal with. So easy going. He offered more than any of...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank tinnyb_13
Reviewed 30 November 2018 via mobile

This nicely decorated and cool space serves the best pasta in Cairns at a very reasonable price.Heavily pasta based but with some meats and a few vegetarian choices.Better than but not unlike the food I ate in the Italian Rivera..with much better quality seafood..especially the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank J3420NEpeterr
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4 December 2018|
Response from allant4 |
NO BYO ALLOWED just rang restaurant myself
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