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“Consistently good”
Review of Caffiend

Caffiend
Ranked #4 of 100 Quick Bites in Cairns
Price range: AU$3 - AU$32
Cuisines: Cafe
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Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast
Description: The OG specialty cafe of Cairns - recently bought back by the original owner! This licensed cafe serves breakfast, brunch and lunch 7 days, with a menu focused on indigenous ingredients, locally sourced produce with an international influence. We roast our own coffee at Tattooed Sailor Coffee Roasters, and serve specialty coffee, single origins, cold brew & filter coffee. Locally brewed Macalister beer on tap, Natural and Organic wine options. Vegan & vegetarian friendly. Friendly professional team. Air-conditioned inside, plus outdoor seating options. Open 7 days.
Reviewed 27 September 2023

We took breakfast here every morning over the course of a short stay in Cairns. The coffee and food was consistently good with great attention to detail. The staff were friendly and helpful. I highly recommend visiting Caffiend for a leisurely breakfast when you are staying locally.

Date of visit: August 2023
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Thank Leisa R
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Sian Fields, Marketing at Caffiend, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2023

Hi there,

Thanks for sharing your experience at Caffiend! We're pleased that you enjoyed your breakfast and hope to welcome you back to Cairns soon.

Team Caffiend ☕️

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Reviewed 12 September 2023

Best coffee in Cairns. We had a gourmet breakfast and coffee experience with helpful staff, awesome ambience, and seriously good coffee. Beans are sourced and roasted in house and the staff even gave complimentary tastings to get extra feedback from American coffee enthusiasts (us). We had the eggs Benedict and the Brekkie Toasty on focaccia and both were delightful. Locals at the shop were friendly and informed us we chose correctly for breakfast. After trying many places in Cairns, I can confidently say this is the best coffee shop and arguably some of the best food this lovely town has to offer

Date of visit: August 2023
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Thank Michael S
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Sian Fields, Marketing at Caffiend, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2023

Hi Michael,

Thank you so much for your awesome review!

Our beans are roasted locally by our sister business, Tattooed Sailor Coffee Roasters. You can see the roasting process for yourself at their in-house espresso bar, Newell Street Cafe! We actually bake our bread (focaccia and ciabatta) in-house and are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your visit!

We hope to see you again soon!

The Fiends ☕️

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Reviewed 19 July 2023

Best place to eat in Cairns; hands down. Their vegan gf sourdough was exquisite. We came almost every day it was so good. Their coffee was absolutely banging too. And they have a great selection of wines.

Date of visit: July 2023
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Thank GregoryCaley
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Sian Fields, Marketing at Caffiend, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2023

Hi Gregory,

Thank you so much for this epic review! We are delighted that you enjoyed our house-baked gluten free bread - our team has been working super hard to create something tasty!

See you again soon!

Team Caffiend ☕️

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Reviewed 3 March 2023 via mobile

The staff at Caffiend were friendly and accommodated our special order. Nothing was a problem for them. Mona was friendly and made the best cappuccino I’ve had in a long time. Definitely will go back again.

Date of visit: March 2023
Thank mary s
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Sian F, Marketing at Caffiend, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2023

Hi Mary,

Thank you for reviewing Caffiend! We are lucky to have the best team of professionals, and we're pleased that you agree! Our talented barista Mona + locally roasted Tattooed Sailor coffee is a match made in heaven!

See you again soon,

Team Caffiend ☕️

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Reviewed 28 February 2023 via mobile

Visited this coffee shop many times in our 2 week stay in Cairns.
From the very first visit we had the most amazing service from Julia (we love her). She made our coffee addiction worse by introducing us to Vietnamese coffee. She always gave her time to talk to us and reccomended things to do in the area. Lovely, fun, bubbly person.
Going to miss her and the coffee very much. Will have to come back after our time banana picking for another coffee and chat with Julia.
Thankyou so much for making our time in Cairns so good.
Also food was incredible too.

Date of visit: February 2023
Thank X1659SVgeorgiah
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Sian F, Marketing at Caffiend, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2023

Hi there,

Thank you for visiting Caffiend on your recent trip! We are really proud of our hardworking team - including Julia, who so good at what she does 👏👏

See you when you get back for more yummy food and Vietnamese coffee!

Team Caffiend ☕️

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