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Dundee's Restaurant on the Waterfront

$$ - $$$Seafood, ,
Harbour Lights 1 Marlin Pde, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4051 0399
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Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (203 reviews)
“steak” (207 reviews)
“sampler plate” (29 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 am - 10:00 pm Hours
CUISINES
Seafood, Australian, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Food
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LOCATION
Harbour Lights 1 Marlin Pde, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday

Such a magnificent location for dinner. All the restaurants were busy so make sure you make a reservation. The food was delicious and the service was fast and efficient. The waiters were friendly and helpful. We enjoyed the breeze coming off the water at the...More

1  Thank Daryl N
h123987s, Manager at Dundee's Restaurant on the Waterfront, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello Daryl, Thank you so much for your review and recommendation. We are very fortunate to be positioned directly on the waterfront and able to enjoy the cool breezes and amazing views and are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your dining experience with...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Had a great meal for two. Pricey, but felt it was worth it, being a vacation and all. We both had Shrimp. One garlic, the other chili. Excellent portions, highly recommended. Wife had a Strawberry cocktail, and a portion of price went to the struggling...More

Thank Mark W
h123987s, Manager at Dundee's Restaurant on the Waterfront, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello Mark, Thank you for choosing to dine at Dundees and for your review. We hope you are having a wonderful holiday in Australia and thank you for your contribution towards our struggling farmers by way of enjoying one of our strawberry cocktails 😀 Safe...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It was a little difficult to get a table on the window to enjoy the water views but the manager made a few changes and helped us out. We were surprised with the extensive menu, enough to satisfy all tastes, the wine selection was good...More

Thank need-a-break2011
h123987s, Manager at Dundee's Restaurant on the Waterfront, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello need-a-break Thank you for dining at Dundee's and for taking the time to write a review. Delighted to hear that you enjoyed your dining experience with us..... the food, the service and our fabulous waterfront view. We hope to see you back again when...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

Enjoyed a delicious lunch today at Dundee's along with my good buddy, Tracey. Quinoa & Beetroot Salad, washed down with a scrumptious Strawberry Daiquiri ... followed up with the Strawberry Delight for dessert & a coffee! Sheer heaven ... with the soft breeze from the...More

Thank Brenda R
h123987s, Manager at Dundee's Restaurant on the Waterfront, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello Brenda Thank you so much for your review. Happy to hear that you loved your lunch with us and got to enjoy two new additions to our menu, the Strawberry Daiquiri and Strawberry Delight dessert - by choosing these two items you have supported...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

I’ve spent three days working from Dundees with a colleague of mine. We wanted a change of atmosphere! Beautiful views ..... cool breeze.... magic. What made this experience so much more special and personal was the amazing service that my colleague and I received from...More

Thank anjali458
h123987s, Manager at Dundee's Restaurant on the Waterfront, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello anjali458 Thank you so much for your review and feedback. We always say that we have the best office in the word with that fabulous waterfront view and are happy that you agree haha 😀 Thank you for choosing Dundee's to base yourself to...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Over the last two days, a colleague and myself have used Dundee’s Restaurant as a place to conduct interviews for our current recruitment process. The staff were all really helpful and couldn’t help us enough. They virtually provided reception services, where they showed the candidates...More

Thank Glenda H
h123987s, Manager at Dundee's Restaurant on the Waterfront, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello Glenda, Thanks you so much for taking the time to write a review and give your feedback. We regularly have people use Dundee's as a place to conduct their business meetings as the restaurant is large enough for people to be able to position...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent Food, excellent service and heaps of variety. Not overly expensive either, but very busy so you may have to book. Turnaround is quick so if you are not in a hurry that can usually accommodate you.

Thank Vicky J
h123987s, Manager at Dundee's Restaurant on the Waterfront, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello Vicky, Thank you so much for your review. We appreciate you taking the time to give your feedback and are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your dining experience with us. Have a great day! Dundee's Management

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was okay and not more than that as we expected... my plate was cold and me and my husband thought that the food was too spicy. We felt as our food was prepared much before it arrived to the table.More

Thank Pioneer667697
h123987s, Manager at Dundee's Restaurant on the Waterfront, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Pioneer667697, Thank you for your review, we appreciate all feedback. We are sorry to hear that our food was not too your liking. Without knowing what it was that you had it is difficult to respond to your comment regarding how spicy the dish...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I found Dundee’s online during a family holiday when I was looking for dinner options to suit a number of requirements. Among us were gluten free, meat eaters and vegetarian diets. Dundee’s was able to cater to all that and more. They have a great...More

Thank 466holidayprincess
h123987s, Manager at Dundee's Restaurant on the Waterfront, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello 466holidayprincess Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review and give your feedback of your dining experience with us. We are delighted you found us on-line and more so that you all had a wonderful time. We will pass your...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very busy night with restaurant full however was excellent, good quality steak and salads and seafood everyone happy with their meal. It took a little while for 8 meals to come out but worth the waitMore

Thank Susan C
h123987s, Manager at Dundee's Restaurant on the Waterfront, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Susan, Thank you so much for your review. So happy to hear that you and your entire party of 8 had a lovely time dining with us. Thank you for taking the time to give your feedback. We hope to welcome you back to...More

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Response from Steve C | Reviewed this property |
Dear Sharzy Firstly I am not a manager at the restaurant. Secondly I didn't respond to you or any other person about Dundees. All I did was leave a true review of the place after being there with my wife. I think you have... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Television, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, View, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Harbour Lights 1 Marlin Pde, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4051 0399
  • E-mail
Description
Overlooking Trinity Inlet at the Waterfront Harbour Lights, Dundee's Restaurant on the Waterfront captures three ingredients -- great food, great location and perfect ambience. Dundees has a friendly, relaxed atmosphere in which couples, parties and families can all feel welcome at any time of the day. Dundee's specialises in Australian beef, fresh seafood, pasta and salads, there is a dish to cater for every tastebud. Dundees is the perfect place to Kickstart your day with a coffee and snacks on the waterfront.
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