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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 24 June 2022

Food was amazing. Staff was friendly. Atmosphere was great. Better than the old owners The new owner is awesome

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed 21 June 2022 via mobile

Had a Great Visit Here, New Owners and Breakfast Was Amazing. Wife and I Tried he Chillie Scramble, Brilliant. Great Coffee too. Thanks Guys and Gal's, So Happy I stopped here on way to the Airport and will be back next Visit.

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed 12 June 2022 via mobile

Headed there to enjoy their breakfast which used to be amazing. Realised something was up when I noticed the lack of people that were in the cafe. Usually on a weekend it is packed! Ordered a toastie and smoothie. Took an hour for the sandwich...to come out after I asked staff where it was. They brought a sandwich out and it was the wrong one. Waited another 40 mins for the right toasted sandwich to come out. No one had any idea what was going on or where the food docket was. It was chaos ! Even tho the shop was empty. It’s a shame old owners are gone. It was such a great cafe with the best food.More

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed 10 May 2022

I live in cairns but have a holiday place in Bilinga and have always gone to caribou for brekky, omg as soon as I walked in I knew it had been sold, so sad , no atmosphere, to be fair, the two waitresses were very...pleasant but I knew I was in trouble when I asked for their famous relish and the only chef on nodded her head, no we don’t 🤷‍♂️ so for next week or so I won’t be going there, out of curiosity, has the previous owner opened elsewhere as I will be there straight away, or is she waiting for Carribou to come back on the market, cos it will.More

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed 25 April 2022

Went there for breakfast, ordered at 7.10, received 2 meals at 8.30, 2 at 8.45, and 1 not at all. Was not busy. Asked after an hour and they had lost the meal order, so didn’t start preparing the meals until then. Did not apologise,...offer a free coffee or any sort of refund. Eventually received the meals, the scrambled eggs had plastic in them. Did not receive 1 of the meals at all, received a refund for that but no offer of free coffee. 0/10 would not recommend. Staff had no idea and food was average anyway. No system at all, think they put the meal through by carrier pigeon. Close it down and start againMore

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 25 June 2021

Love this cafe. They make the best coffee on the Coast. We keep on coming back for the delicious array of food. Everything is so fresh & tasty & the service is fantastic! The cakes are scrumptious, in particular the lemon meringue is to die...for. Love everything about this place. The staff are so helpful & friendly... a great atmosphere. Thanks for everything. We will definitely be back on our next holiday here.More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 10 October 2020 via mobile

Best food and service with a smile Fantastic Smashed Avo with Byron bay bacon And Scrambled eggs ...,,,,,.

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 8 September 2020

The food was tasty and made with high quality, fresh ingredients and presented stylishly. Definitely would love to return.

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 9 July 2020 via mobile

It was one of the best bacon and egg rolls that I have ever had. All for just $12.50. Friendly staff.

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed 5 February 2020 via mobile

Went with friends for quick lunch. Had the buffalo salad with chicken and it was yummy... lots of great flavours. Service quick only slight downside was finding a clean table but waitress cleaned it once we asked

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 6 December 2019

The only thing that beats the amazing coffee and incredible food at this cafe is the Customer Service! We stayed in Tugun for a girls long weekend recently and the staff bent over backwards to look after us! I had coffee here four times (incl...at 530am when I was leaving and they weren't open but still made me a coffee to go) and everytime it was perfectly made and delicious! We also ate breakfast and lunch here numerous times and all 4 of us girls agreed the food was 100%! I can't wait for my next visit!More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed 1 December 2019 via mobile

This place is a bit busy but that is to be expected as it’s near the highway and airport. The coffee was excellent, always nice and had it twice while here on holiday. The banana bread was delicious. Food was fresh and came out in...a decent time. Staff are friendly and accommodating. I would be happy to come back here again. Perfect place for breakfast or brunch.More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed 1 December 2019

My toasted vegie sandwich was absolutely delicious. I nearly always order the same thing as it's always so good, and I wasn't disappointed!! Freshly squeezed orange juice the perfect accompaniment. Staff were friendly and great all round vibe. I will keep going back.

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed 19 October 2019 via mobile

The food was delicious when it finally came out after 45 minutes. Outside toilets are not clean, atmosphere was a noisy busy vibe and to top it of our water was warm.

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed 18 October 2019

I order a Mocca and it was very strong I had to ask for milk 3 times, finally, when it came to the table my coffee was too cold. We arrived there 7:30 am the music was so loud that we couldn’t have a conversation.No...table service the only thing that staff did was bring the food to the table. They bought our food to the table without napkins, I expected more when we spend over 50$ in 2 eggs Benedict, 2x coffee and 1 brownie. Never coming back!More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Cafe Caribou is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5