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Ellis Beach Bar & Grill sits amongst a rainforest back drop and provides magnificent views of Ellis Beach just over the road. We offer cold craft beers (including locally brewed specialties), cocktails and wine to compliment our unique and substantial menu. We are committed to providing a friendly atmosphere where our patrons can relax and take in the beautiful Coral Sea views while enjoying delicious meals that offer exceptional value for money. Join us for our weekly specials: Thursday Night (in peak season): Beer'n'Burger for $20 Friday Night (in peak season): Kids Eat Free Saturday Morning: $10 Pancakes Saturday Afternoon: Been & Nachos for 2 - $30 Sunday Afternoon: $1 Oysters & Live Music
PRICE RANGE
US$5 - US$23
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
CUISINES
Bar, Cafe, Australian, Grill
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Live Music, Waterfront
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This has such a beautiful ambiance. Staff so helpful. Beautiful scenery...great cocktails meals perfect. Staff just gorgeous. Recommend anyone to come here. 5out of 5

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Extremely popular bar/cafe/restaurant. Such a fantastic laid back feel to this place. Beach views in a beautiful setting. We enjoyed great beers & food for happy hr (3-5pm) & lovely coffee one morning. Lovely bar staff. Would definitely visit here again. Highly recommend it.

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have wanted to stop here for a cold beer and a meal so many times and today I did. I was not disappointed in the least. ANYONE who has anything bad to say about this hidden in plain sight gem is a complete nuffy....Treat yourself!More

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed December 2, 2020 via mobile

We happened upon this cute little place for lunch when driving between Cairns and Port Douglas. They had a great lunch deal $20 for a burger and beer. Both were delicious and the view across the road was awesome. It wasn’t too busy, which was...a plus and the service was prompt. Definitely recommend.More

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed November 7, 2020

This place is located on the coastal road between Port Douglas and Cairns. We stopped for lunch one day. I had the pork salad (which was really good) and my partner had the fish and chips. That and 2 beers was $53. Another time we...just stopped and got take away beer battered chips and a couple of cokes for $13.50 and had them across the road on the beach. There are some great options. Recommended.More

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed September 11, 2020

The squid was wobbly, not crunchy, and had no taste. Fish only battered option and tasted like nothing. The taco entry was totally overpriced and was nothing special with such a hot spicy mayonnaise. That was not mentioned on the menu, otherwise I wouldn’t have...ordered it. We visited 2 years ago and the food was good. This time it was disappointing and we won’t be back. The place itself looks more inviting than before, but the food needs to improve.More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed August 24, 2020

Sunday $1 Oysters from 1pm was good. We ordered at 13:30 and they were almost out of Oysters. Also ordered the Korean Chicken Burger ($17) which I found average. Kids meals (Chicken Nugegts & Calamari) was $10 Salt n Pepper Squid $14 was excellent Need...more tables as we had to wait. Craft Beers around $10 eachMore

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed August 3, 2020 via mobile

Had a great lunch. Great service very friendly and the food was awesome. Would definitely recommend.

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed August 2, 2020 via mobile

Dropped for a light lunch and drink and very pleased... the lovely lady behind the counters was friendly and very helpful and patient .. great light lunch

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed June 16, 2020 via mobile

We were here mid week, and the team were really lovely and helpful… Outlook towards the beach and the sea tremendous… A great but very casual feel… It is just a shame that the Australian Sauv Blanc tasted more like Chardonnay… And the New Zealand...sauv was a little ordinary… Bara Monday was great, but the macro was a little tough… Very good value for the food with the two person seafood platter at $35… All in all unfortunately was only three stars for us… and if it wasn’t for the great service, possibly two stars…More

Date of visit: June 2020
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SarahM14709, Marketing at Ellis Beach Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded July 8, 2020

Hi Ross, Thanks for taking the time to submit your review, all of our patrons feedback is important to us. We're glad to hear you enjoyed your Barra and the Seafood Platter & found your meals to be good value for money, we welcome all...More

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