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Australian, Bar, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
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275 George Street, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
+61 7 3211 2161
Mon - Tue 06:30 - 17:00
Wed - Thu 06:30 - 21:00
Fri 06:30 - 00:00
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259 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Located in the Edward Street area of Brisbane we enjoyed an early dinner at this establishment. A fairly short menu offering a mixture of food styles. We had a 2 course meal with wine and the food for both courses was very enjoyable. One issue was when we ordered a side of mushrooms we got 2 cold mushrooms which was... More 

Thank CummingDubai
Ipswich, Australia
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534 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

My wife and have enjoyed going to this cafe for breakfast many times. Went again today and we were both very disappointed. My wife ordered the avocado smash deluxe and I ordered the mince. I don't know what was going on with the avocado but it included hash browns and a hollandaise sauce over a couple of eggs under which... More 

Thank Chris F
Melbourne, Australia
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586 reviews
263 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 217 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

I had a quite nice breakfast but ordered all components separately. Coffee was quite good and service was good.

Thank Dianna C
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

The lunches are really tasty and very reasonable. Roasts are really good so are the variet of salads. Perfect place for meetings. Great staff service.

Thank Karen L
Brisbane, Australia
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47 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

I had visited here for the first time with my sister a couple of months ago. I was impressed. So, I thought I'd give it another try, flying solo before a business meeting this time. I wasn't overly hungry, so I ordered the every so humble and often maligned croissant. This one came with ham, cheese and tomato croissant with... More 

Thank Martina M
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61 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

Place looks great from the outside, is honestly a great place to meet for drinks with plenty of tables and space. This place used to be fun. This time staff not so great, very inattentive with long wait times at the bar. Food needs vast improvement. We ordered sliders for the table, 1/2 had burned buns and when this was... More 

Thank Daniel B
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Great for breakfast & dinner or a relaxing beer. Food modern and tasty for both breakfast & dinner. Good selection of beers & wines.

Thank Andrew F
Brisbane, Australia
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17 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

I was at this restaurant with colleagues this week. Nice food and good service. Good selection of lunch menu items. Will definitely go there again.

Thank Lils G
Brisbane, Australia
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49 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Booked for my birthday lunch and it was an absolute disaster! Upon bringing out a sandwich, dropped half on the floor so gave person other half, but as it was the last one they bought out another later. Person that ordered steak sandwich was told their order got 'lost in the system' and by the time it came out everyone... More 

Thank Nikkilana
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69 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

Love popping in here for work breakfasts! The meal portions are large and good value for money and service is quick and friendly. My absolute favourite meal is the scrambled eggs with chilli and spring onions. Definitely recommend.

Thank Alanah I

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$24
Australian, Bar, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
06:30 - 17:00
06:30 - 17:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 275 George Street, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Brisbane Region  >  Brisbane
  • Phone Number: +61 7 3211 2161
Cicada is a casual yet sophisticated bistro and bar in the heart of the Brisbane CBD.

Our menu offers something for everyone, with everything from hearty and healthy breakfasts, seafood and steak for lunch, takeaway options including roasts, salads and pasta, and a diverse range of dinner options, including share plates. And of course delicious coffee, by Toby's Estate.

As dusk falls at Cicada we turn into a buzzing afterworks bar with everything from top shelf spirits, craft beer, wine and cocktail jugs.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?