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Bel Paese

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45 Spence St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4051 6165
17:00 - 21:30
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Cairns, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We tried various pasta dishes and deserts. All of them were stunning. We shared them all. Great atmosphere and even better food. highly highly recommend.

Thank ryantothaustralia
Myrtleford, Australia
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38 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loved the choices on the menu & the Carbonara was outstanding! The air-conditioned restaurant is small & friendly, the waitress kept our cold water topped up & the chef even came to see if we were happy with our meal. A fabulous atmosphere with great food.

Thank DeeAvR
Blaine, Washington
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35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nothing fancy, just very good food with a friendly staff. The caprese was excellent. My wife's pesto dish was really good (I sneaked a bite) and my veal was perfect. Highly recommended.

Thank rgm1714
Maroochydore, Australia
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Quickly popped in to order some takeaway pizzas and garlic bread. Took a bit longer despite restaurant being quiet, but so worth it! Some of the better takeaway pizzas we have had and won't hesitate to come back again!

Cairns, QLD
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

My husband and I came here for New Year's Eve Dinner. We both had a main chicken dish, they were both very good, but the mushroom and bacon chicken was wonderful. The tiramisu though was so velvety and nice. I would definitely recommend it.

Thank Stacey070
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54 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

Despite making a reservation several nights before, we were allocated a small table wedged between 2 large party tables full of kids. We opted to see outside rather than find another restaurant. Where-as the prawn entrée read well on the menu, we received 4 very small, dry, sad prawns on a plate. Certainly not value for money. The calamari entrée... More 

Thank BeachbumsCairns
Cairns, Australia
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41 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

We booked our xmas party here for our crew and families form the fire station and there were some big eaters amongst us. Nick looked after us with his amazing array of pizzas and pastas and to my surprise we got so much food there was actually some left over. Everyone raved about the garlic bread, the pizzas and the... More 

Thank hotfirie
Cairns, Australia
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34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

although the service was great, we were not impressed with the quality of the food we had (pasta and pizza). A far shot from authentic italian cuisine, definitely wouldnt go there again

Thank Tropical64
Port Douglas, Australia
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81 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Went here via a friends recommendation and they did not disappoint! Garlic bread and our two pastas were beautifully cooked and absolutely delicious. This has just become my new favourite Italian takeaway in Cairns.

Thank intheknowuphere
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Went to this little restaurant with a girlfriend for dinner on a Friday night. I was a bit concerned that we didn't make a reservation but when we arrived (6.30pm) there was only one couple outside and maybe 2 couples inside. The restaurant looked a bit dated, it had a mural painted on one of the walls and the chairs... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$23
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Reservations, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 45 Spence St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4051 6165

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