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O' Cha Cha Japanese Dining &Tea

34 Lake St | Shop F7-F8 Palm Court, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4051 7055
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good33%
  • Average2%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible8%
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“miso soup” (8 reviews)
“sushi” (10 reviews)
“salmon” (4 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
34 Lake St | Shop F7-F8 Palm Court, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday

was quite surprised by this small Japanese restaurant in Lake street. Probably the best Japanese restaurant in Cairns.... The menu is very diverse and there are heaps of choices.... plus it is licenced so you can have a glass of wine with dinner....

Thank Peteincairns
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We have been to this outstanding restaurant for more than 10 times, and every time we enjoyed the food,service and the atmosphere.

Thank Tiffany K
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is closed 2 and a half days of the week. We saw the sign on our last night in Cairns and took a peek. Well hidden in the back of a building, the place emits a certain warmth and hominess. Place was full...More

Thank JYao55
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the nearby Piedmonde Apartments and it was a two minute walk her Its upstairs in Palm Court Its basically Izakaya style and the food is excellent The Pork Belly was so tasty we ordered another one and the Chicken Ball were amongst...More

Thank 528956John_C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a hidden little treasure. We dined there at night and glad we booked a table because it was full. Slightly hard to find upstairs, but well worth the trip. We bought our own bottle of wine ($8.00 corkage). We both had the Bento Box...More

Thank pjtrainer
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

O' Cha Cha was a little restaurant tucked away in the upstairs section in Lake St. It is a tight squeeze and you have an option of tatami mats to sit on or very hard wooden stools. The menu was vast and much to choose...More

Thank Kelly J
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

We both enjoyed the Salmon Teriyaki Don. Good fresh food, good service and reasonable prices. The place is hidden away on the second floor.

Thank BubbieToronto
Reviewed 4 January 2017

i can go and order one of each dishes there without a problem good Japanese food in cairns at a reasonable price gladly recommend it to anyone

1  Thank madkangoo
Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

Had nice dinner here with the family. 4 Vegetarians in the group were looked after with beautiful Tofu dishes and noodles.

Thank Jeff J
Reviewed 7 December 2016

We had two meals here - one lunch and one dinner. Lunch was a true Japanese lunch set with some great dumplings. Dinner was a varied set of dishes, Sushi mi, more dumplings, bento boxes and more. They also have warm Sake, and a good...More

Thank Ron S
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16 December 2015|
Response from Seiichi S | Property representative |
We are fully licensed but, we accept BYO Wine only as $8/bottle. Regards,
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
USD 12 - USD 32
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Reservations, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
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Open Hours
17:30 - 20:30
17:30 - 20:30
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 20:30
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 20:30
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 20:30
12:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34 Lake St | Shop F7-F8 Palm Court, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4051 7055
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Hidden away in Palm Court, O'Cha Cha Japanese Dining & Tea offers quality, healthy, reasonable and authentic Japanese cuisine in warm and inviting surrounds.
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