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Marina Paradiso

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1 Marlin Pde | Shop 1, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4041 6969
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible8%
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“pizza” (66 reviews)
“bresaola” (4 reviews)
“linguine” (14 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1 Marlin Pde | Shop 1, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Marina Paradiso
1. Spectacular oceanfront dining
"spectacular ambience of dining so close to the water"
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2. Delicious Italian flavours
"full flavoured food"
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3. Appealing wine and beverage
"good wine selection"
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Eaten here twice in 2 months. Very friendly staff who know there stuff but found they were lacking in acknowledging our interest in dining there,no one was out the front to engage in welcoming and seating us. That said, it is still worth eating here.Foods...More

Thank David J
Antonio_Marina-Parad, Owner at Marina Paradiso, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Good morning David, Thanks for your review, we will try to improve everytime and will do some review with the staff how to look after better our customer;..thanks for your opinion of our restaurant compared with other place in Cairns. Have a great day. Antonio...More

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Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

We are a couple from New York City and our first choice restaurant did not have an outdoor table and so we happily ended up dining at Marina Paradiso. If the food had been average that would have been fine given the spectacular ambience of...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate here twice over 2 days. Nice restaurant, good food, good service, reasonable prices. Pizza is very good.

Thank Boyd W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed a lovely meal here, staff we very friendly & accomodating. The location is fabulous on the marina boardwalk & is great for watching the world go by. Entrees of bresaola carpaccio & prawns a la sugo were very tasty & the gnocchi main course...More

Thank michanddebs
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was blown away to read that other patrons were unhappy with the service and staff at Marina Paradiso. We dined there last night and loved it! The manager was warm, friendly and very professional. The staff (who sounded European) was friendly, efficient & very...More

1  Thank BeachbumsCairns
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I assume that the tall guy with "Alessandro" name tag is the Head Waiter: what a disaster. If you look at my profile you will see that I am widely travelled in Europe, Asia and South America. Alessandro holds my record for the worst "Head...More

Thank cliffordchambers
Antonio_Marina-Parad, Owner at Marina Paradiso, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

... Good Morning , I am Antoine the owner of MArina Paradiso since 2015; I think you made a mistake on the place of your comment; we do not have yellow tuna carpaccio on our menu; .. and we do not have guys with the...More

Reviewed 5 April 2018

Had a fantastic meal here, the food was delicious and tasty, service excellent and drinks great.Great location helps as well along the waterfront, but the big shout has to go the staff - I saw them bend over backwards to serve customers, we had a...More

Thank Terry Q
Reviewed 4 April 2018

Attentive helpful waiters Good choice of Italian favorites as well as a good selection of local seafood. Great setting on the boardwalk

Thank MurrayBSydney
Antonio_Marina-Parad, Owner at Marina Paradiso, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2018

Good Morning Murray , Many thanks for your message ; My team and me are happy to know that you had a great moment at Marina Paradiso / Cairns . See you soon !!!... when you'll come back from Sydney. Antoine

Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

My husband and I by chance ended up at this amazing restaurant and weren’t we so lucky!! We have never been more impressed with the service and the food was unbelievable. The best tortellini I have ever had! We have eaten at many “city” restaurants...More

Thank Amy P
Reviewed 23 March 2018 via mobile

Food experience, best linguine seafood ever !! Barramundi was cook and flowered at perfection!! Great Italian wine list !! Food and service are excellent! Hummmm the tiramisu was from another world... amazing!! RECOMMENDED 100%🔝🔝

Thank Marco L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
USD 11 - USD 29
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Marlin Pde | Shop 1, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4041 6969
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Beautiful waterfront restaurant offering Modern Italian Cuisine. Stunning location, catering for lunch and dinner 7 days per week. Full cocktail bar and specialised in functions.
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