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Capricornian Restaurant

17 Esmond St, Emerald, Queensland 4720, Australia
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good27%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (15 reviews)
“pork ribs” (6 reviews)
“pavlova” (2 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 am - 9:00 am Hours
Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
17 Esmond St, Emerald, Queensland 4720, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We dined here whilst staying at the Emerald Maraboon Motor Inn. The restaurant is very nicely decorated and even though it is large, it has been very cleverly sectioned off. The menu is extensive and had great choice for our group. We had the petite...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Jacqui M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I cannot day enough good things about Capricornian. This restaurant would prove a winner in downtown Brisbane or Sydney. The food is excellent and the service is great without being over powering. I enjoy red wine and the list is variable and interesting for all...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank iank251
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

Menu looks enticing, but the food wasn't super fresh, which could be a timing thing I guess. Ordered a Peroni, got a Corona, not the worst mix up. Entree came out same time as the meal. Nothing overly disastrous, but not 💯 either.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Nergarmstrong
Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

I had been advised that the Capricornian was a very good restaurant ... And, the advice was 'spot on'. I have been in Emerald for work and will have a meal here every night because the meals are high quality and filling. I would recommend...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Susan B
Reviewed 14 October 2018

This resturant has fabulous service, a great menu and very tasty food made from local fresh produce. The Cappachino ice cream is in a world of its own, very flavoursome.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank habanachooky
Reviewed 11 September 2018

We ate here and it was great. The produce and meat were local and fresh. staff are great and portions are good.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank AnthonyGrisan
Reviewed 11 August 2018

Don't get the pasta dishes they are covered in a creamy sauce. Obviously the chef does not realize that carbonarra is cooked with speck and a fresh egg.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank wovenby r
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

Always a pleasure to dine here The staff catered for all of our needs Meals were fantastic as usual No fuss and plentiful Pricing excellent and a good range The desserts best in town

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank rsmith252
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Our meal was just what we needed and the service was outstanding. A fruity tingle cocktail went down nicely. Thank you

Date of visit: September 2017
1  Thank m_t_bourke
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

This place was nearby to the motel I stayed while in Emerald on a work trip. So after a very short walk I was surprised by the size and style of this place. I ordered the ribs and a nice wine. I couldn’t fault either....More

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank JosephS4292
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12 March 2017|
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Response from fescat2 | Property representative |
current menu and wine list is displayed online at the restaurant website sir
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 am - 9:00 am
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 am - 9:00 am
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 am - 9:00 am
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 am - 9:00 am
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 am - 9:00 am
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 am - 9:00 am
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 Esmond St, Emerald, Queensland 4720, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Emerald
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