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Dundee's Restaurant on the Waterfront

Harbour Lights 1 Marlin Pde, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4051 0399
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Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (183 reviews)
“steak” (184 reviews)
“sampler plate” (26 reviews)
Open Now
6:00 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
CUISINES
Seafood, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Harbour Lights 1 Marlin Pde, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday

Ate evening meal here and so glad we did, food was amazing. Seafood chowder and bruschetta starters followed by a steak and a Caesar salad with lime mayonnaise (I don't like anchovy so the salad was personalised for me - greatly appreciated!). Chose ice cream...More

2  Thank Kerzy
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We’ve dined at many similar precincts across the globe, and found that prices were comparable. The quality of the food does not match these high prices. I’d suggest checking out other restaurants along the water front.

Thank Wombler661
Reviewed 4 days ago

We had 39 in our group, so the service was a bit disjointed. Too many people and tables to serve all in a proper way. Food was okay, not stellar, but have to give staff credit for holding it all together. Drinks were slow to...More

Thank Paul R
Reviewed 5 days ago

A regular for myself and friends, we've been coming here regularly for years. Food is always fresh and tasty, service is impeccable, view is amazing, boardwalk dining is a must - wether your with friends or on a date night! New renovations make the restaurant...More

1  Thank Mighty_Mikky
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Visited with my wife. Had a great meal . Large portions, very good. Great service, great food, very attentive. Recommended.

Thank Neil C
h123987s, Manager at Dundee's Restaurant on the Waterfront, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Neil Thank you so much for your review and recommendation, we very much appreciate it :) We hope to see you back at Dundee's again in the future. Best regards Dundee's Management

Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant had a diverse selection and a great location on the water. It was a short walk from my hotel. We had a large group and they were very accommodating for us.

Thank aquaticsoulphoto2016
h123987s, Manager at Dundee's Restaurant on the Waterfront, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hello aquaticsoulphoto Thank you so much for your review, we are delighted that you and your group enjoyed your dining experience with us. If you are visiting Cairns on holidays we hope you are having a wonderful time. :) Best regards Dundee's Management

Reviewed 1 week ago

While in Cairn, we were looking for some great seafood, and Dundee's Restaraunt did not dissappoint us. While it was not a very cheap option { Australia is expensive anyway!) the food was great. We had some great oysters, and the shrimp was very flavoursome,...More

Thank travellingmaurie
h123987s, Manager at Dundee's Restaurant on the Waterfront, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hello Travellingmaurie Thank you so much for choosing to dine at Dundee's and for taking the time to write a review. We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your meals with us and we hope you are having a wonderful time while you...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had dinner here with my partner and we both had the Mixed Grill special. The food was excellent. The service was exceptional , very professional . We had Sepe as our waiter and Mikaela the restaurant manager took care of our wine needs. Beautiful...More

1  Thank Glenn w
h123987s, Manager at Dundee's Restaurant on the Waterfront, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hello Glenn Thank you for your review and we are very happy to hear that you both enjoyed the mixed grill special and the service you received. We look forward to welcoming you back to Dundee's again in the future. Have a great day! :)...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful view of the sea, but be warned, the fish in the fish and chips has long been out of the sea sitting in the deep freeze. $28 worth of disgusting. As any local knows there is an abundance and variety of excellent quality fresh...More

Thank Kissboots
h123987s, Manager at Dundee's Restaurant on the Waterfront, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hello Kissboots We appreciate all feedback, both positive and negative. May we ask, did you bring up this issue with your wait staff that you were not happy with your meal? It is difficult for us to rectify anything if we do not know there...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was my second visit to the restaurant. First time, I was with my local friend. It was a good experience. But, this time, it wasn’t as good as I had expected. I went with a friend of mine and her little daughter to try...More

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

Hello Rahn, Thank you for your review, we appreciate you taking the time to give us your feedback and are sorry to hear that you were not comfortable with your dining experience with us. With regards to the time it took to receive your meals,...More

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Hi, Our dress code is Tidy Casual
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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
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
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
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 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 and Kickstart on the Waterfront at Dundees 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. Kickstart is the perfect place to Kickstart your day. It offers hearty and healthy breakfast and brunch options in the morning
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