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Hog's Breath Cafe

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64 Spence St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4031 7711
Today
11:30 - 21:30
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 - 21:30
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Port Macquarie, Australia
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The usual good food and good service as expected from Hoggs was again evident this evening. A golden opportunity for that extra feel good experience was missed. When I rang up to book the lady asked was there a special occasion in which I replied yes my wife and I are celebrating our 40th wedding anniversary today and she replied... More 

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Thank iiironman
Sydney, Australia
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was great, staff friendly and good service. It gets a big loud in here, so conversation can be a bit hard to hear, but it's a great atmosphere. Prices are reasonable.

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Thank Samantha A
Karratha, Australia
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116 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Torn between 2 & 3 stars. The positives were the venue was nice, lychee mocktail yummy, staff very friendly and attentive & kids eat free a good deal (monday night). But, the steak was very very average. As someone else has written in their review they use poor cuts of steak which are fatty and don't look anything like the... More 

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Thank myboyfriendsanerd
Cairns, Australia
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Always great food and friendly staff, awesome cocktails! Only thing I would say that we ordered for two people and only received one main so upon asking the waitress she seemed to have forgotten the main! Oops not a deal breaker mistakes happen we waited a further 5 mins and got the most beautiful salad and it was very tasty... More 

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Thank Mishmashoflife
Merrylands
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food was great, but the thing that stands out is the service by a bunch of very friendly waiters, many of them from other parts of the world. They even came up with a dessert for my husband who couldn't eat any of the yummy ones on the menu. Would recommend it to anyone - couples (young and older... More 

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Thank Doug & Pat Q
Traralgon, Australia
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

When the waitress came to get our drink orders and I asked for water to start she made a comment under her breath about finding me some tap water, she was obviously put out that I hadn't ordered something else. After that comment I refused to order another drink. We ordered two dishes to share and we're quite surprised how... More 

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Thank EmmaR166
Cairns, Australia
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39 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

the meat was a little to cold but nice and tender the kids meal was good. the staff very friendly even sing song for guest that had a birthday. As I say the steak a little cold but good chips / mash veg/salad come on can you come up with something different please is 80% of restaurants in au this... More 

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Thank Ed E
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

In short, service was great as always from Hog's Breath but the steak was not prime rib. Out of a party of 6, 5 were very disappointed with their steaks. The cuts were poor, with a remarkably large percent of fat, the price did not match the quality and in summary, when an 85 year old comments "This is quite... More 

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Thank Andrew H
Cairns, Australia
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51 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

I have been to this place a few times for lunch and dinner. Enjoyable Friendly, Fun Atmosphere with fantastic food to match. Beautiful Steak's etc.. Great Value .......

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Thank Margaret N
Cairns, Australia
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42 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

The food was good the staff friendly the place was clean everything you would be happy with. We ate outside my wife having the salad and fish which was excellent and a good portion size. I had the 400gm hogs steak and thought it was a little on the small size. I asked the staff if I had really got... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Steakhouse, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 21:30
Monday
11:30 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:30
Thursday
11:30 - 21:30
Friday
11:30 - 21:30
Saturday
11:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 64 Spence St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4031 7711

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?