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Apex Milk Bar

24 Hoare St | Manunda, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4051 1749
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Overview
  • Excellent84%
  • Very good8%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“onion rings” (16 reviews)
“burger” (190 reviews)
“pulled pork” (6 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 am - 9:00 pm Hours
CUISINES
Fast food, Diner, Australian, Street Food, Vegan Options
PRICE
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LOCATION
24 Hoare St | Manunda, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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1 - 10 of 264 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Hands down the best food we’ve had in Cairns. Best authentic food we have had so far. Cannot recommend this place enough to visitors. Onion bombs are the bomb.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 419pardism
Reviewed 30 October 2018

I went hear only a long time after hearing the whispers. I don't know why i waited so long, this is now my go to for an Authentic Burger. I ordered the Classic OZ, with Egg, Bacon, Pineapple, Beetroot Relish...from the first bite i was...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Phoenix S
Reviewed 15 October 2018

Awesome burgers with unique ingredients. I love that they have super cool styles of burgers... I also enjoy the advertising and Facebook page. Worth it!

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank B8110MSrachelw
Reviewed 12 October 2018

Staff was very friendly burger and milkshake was ok nothing special. Location a bit far out center directly on a road, don’t expect a cozy pub it’s just a fast food place Just don’t understand the TripAdvisor high ratings, seems again a hyped Trip Advisor...More

Date of visit: February 2018
1  Thank Tuurtje75
Reviewed 25 September 2018

After 2 previous disappointing experiences at Apex i was reluctant to visit a third time. The people I was with wanted to try it and since it had been a while for me I decided to try again. I'm not sure how this place has...More

Date of visit: September 2018
2  Thank N D
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

We had the Apex King, Aussie (no pineapple, with jalapenos) and two dogs for the kids, fries and onion bombs - we scarfed it all done in no time, thoroughly enjoying every bite! Service was friendly and welcoming, food came out quickly and loved the...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Smokey and P
Bill-eats, Owner at Apex Milk Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 27 September 2018

Smokey and P! What a legendary review! Thanks heaps and please spread the Apex word. Hope to see you again soon. Cheers, Bill

Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

We came here based on the good reviews, and it was a tasty burger. However, I had the truffle burger and it was nothing particularly special. Overall, it’s nice, but probably best not to believe all the hype.More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank 873AmyB873
Bill-eats, Owner at Apex Milk Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 27 September 2018

Hey Amy B, Thanks for the review and glad you liked what we do however I am disappointed that we didn't live up to your expectations. I'll be sure to chat with the staff about making sure their always striving to exceed our customer's expectations....More

Reviewed 9 August 2018

Felt like a burger after shopping so I grabbed a basic burger and it was tasty good. I'd would try again.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Paul M
Bill-eats, Owner at Apex Milk Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 27 September 2018

Thanks heaps Paul M Cheers, Bill

Reviewed 3 August 2018

With all the hype, I expected a lot more from this place. Nothing on the menu got me overly excited. When the burgers did arrive, I was disappointed in the size of the bun, meat was nice, however, in general all burgers were missing that...More

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank fnqfamily
Bill-eats, Owner at Apex Milk Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 27 September 2018

Thanks heaps for the review fnqfamily and I'm sorry to hear we didn't meet your expectations on your visit. I've spoken to the staff about making sure that they are paying close attention to the food and to the customers so that we are always...More

Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

Not to bad at all , was expecting more though , meat patty was a bit bland but the sauce made up for it , will definitely go back to try again

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank travel2balive
Bill-eats, Owner at Apex Milk Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 27 September 2018

Thanks for the review travel2balive, sorry to hear we didn't live up to your expectation but hope we can do more to impress you on your next visit. Cheers, Bill

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 16
Cuisine
Fast food, Diner, Australian, Street Food, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Tuesday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24 Hoare St | Manunda, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4051 1749
Description
Apex Milk Bar formerly Apex Fish n Snack Bar has been operating since 1979 in the same location. After a revival in October 2014, under new management, this long serving Cairns Diner has risen from the ashes to serve 100% Tablelands Beef Burgers, Local Fish & Chips, Amazing Hot Dogs, The Freshest Salads, The Deadliest Milk Shakes,The Espressoiest Espresso Coffee!!! If you're not sure how to get here we've provided some simple tips to help you out; catch a bus, walk, ride your bike, skate, blade or board... However you do it, just get here! The locals say we serve the best burgers in Cairns... We agree.
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