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Mother India

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2/80 Sheridan Street, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
Tue - Fri 11:00 - 14:30
Wed - Sun 17:30 - 22:00
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Lima, Ohio
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30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We only go teh chance to eat there once, but it was great. They are really nice and the food was great.

Thank VWbugmann
1 review
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Highly recommended - if you look for something to spice up your life look no further - Mother of India Restaurant so far is the best Indian restaurant in Cairns, very authentic and so tasty - We have awesome time there and surely will be returned - great friendly service, atmosphere and delicious foods. Thank you!

Thank Yen P
Cairns, Australia
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very authentic food and super tasty. The staff are excellent and really make sure that your enjoying your meal and are very attentive to getting more drinks for the table. The vegetarian dishes are amazing and they are flexible from changing a dish from meat to veggie based. Best Indian I've eaten!

1 Thank jadebris2w
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

One of the best indian restaurant in cairns plus the hotel staff is too friendly.. liked and loved whatever i had thr.. way to go mother india😊

1 Thank 764pragyaj
Gordonvale, Australia
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

This Indian restaurant is easily the best in Cairns. Food is amazing and staff are always so friendly. We are regulars here and cannot recommend it highly enough. You won't be disappointed.

1 Thank chrissyhabermann
Cairns, Australia
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30 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Great food, service and atmosphere. The service is quick, the food delicious. Very popular with the locals of Cairns.

1 Thank Meg564
Cairns, Australia
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

We had a terrific time at another India, the owner was so friendly, service was fast, food was generous and authentic and it was very affordable. Soooo much to choose from- definitely a place to go!

1 Thank AmieCoop
Gold Coast, Australia
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017

I am a bit of a connoisseur in respect of Indian food so it took a lot to impress me. The restaurant is fine, but the food and service is just wonderful.

1 Thank 545ian
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Good food and great service! Good was ready relatively quickly and tasted delicious! Will be going back!

1 Thank Madie B
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 20 November 2016

Made us feel at home; helpful - we were new & asked a lot of questions, all of which were answered politely; also called the cab for us

Thank min0taur

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
11:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2/80 Sheridan Street, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns

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