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Capricornian Restaurant

17 Esmond St, Emerald, Queensland 4720, Australia
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good27%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (15 reviews)
“pork ribs” (6 reviews)
“pavlova” (2 reviews)
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm Hours
Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
17 Esmond St, Emerald, Queensland 4720, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

Thank wovenby r
Reviewed 1 week ago 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

Thank rsmith252
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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

Thank m_t_bourke
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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

Thank Joseph S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here only because we were staying at an adjoining motel. A surprisingly excellent meal, with some unique touches, including the Brazilian espetada and frozen cappuccinos. Pleasant and attentive service and all in all a very pleasant dining experience.

Thank Nip647
Reviewed 28 May 2018

The food was delicious - melt in the mouth lamb which was cooked to perfection. The outdoor area is inviting and adds to the atmosphere.

Thank GLSBris
Reviewed 14 May 2018

Great restaurant with an interesting menu and extensive wine and beer lists. Staff were super friendly and efficient.

Thank Heather M
Reviewed 6 May 2018

I had dinner with my friends there. The huge rib eye fillet was good but the sauce that came with it was very little. They must adjust the sauce size to match the steak size. Everyone else in our group was fairly happy with their...More

Thank DrTravell007
Reviewed 21 April 2018

We found the food very good indeed. Started with NZ oysters ( amazing to get these in this location ) and very good too. Our steak and pork ribs very well cooked to order. The wiist is simply outstanding, with good labels in every variety....More

Thank Russ1625
Reviewed 18 April 2018

We were in Emerald for a family birthday celebration and went out for dinner with some relatives a couple of nights before. Wasn’t very busy the night we were there and the locals had told us that the service was below par - the night...More

Thank KaznTrevor C
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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
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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