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Marina Paradiso

Shop 1 1 Marlin Pde, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4041 6969
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible9%
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Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Shop 1 1 Marlin Pde, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This really is a very nice place to eat (and drink). We were last there, last week for Mother's Day. Being Mother's Day, it was very busy. However the food and the service was top notch, just like it always is. The menu is varied...More

Thank KewarraBeachPharmacy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First night we had a fantastic meal with a brilliant waitress - no problem! Went back for another night a few days later unfortunately not the same service or food! My husband had the same meal as he enjoyed it so much the first time,...More

Thank Shootingstars R
Antonio_Marina-Parad, General Manager at Marina Paradiso, responded to this review

Madam, sir, First of all I would like to say thank you for your feedback. I am very pleased that you enjoyed so much the first time and the service that you gave us a second chance, and sincerely apologise since we failed to impress....More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sadly this won't be a dining destination in the future. Had previously enjoyed many delicious dinners and ladies luncheons. Last few times were pretty average but kept coming back with renewed hope for a return to Al Dente food. After today never again. Just no...More

Thank Honor B
Antonio_Marina-Parad, General Manager at Marina Paradiso, responded to this review

Dear Honor, Thank you very much for letting us know your disappointment in the food at Marina Paradiso, we are sincerely grateful that you gave us a few chances to impress, even though we failed. I am the new manager in charge and your feedback...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the restaurants that we ate at in our short stay in Cairns, we liked this the best by far. It is located on the Esplanade with a great view of the harbor and has professional staff that makes you feel like you are in...More

Thank HelmutS2000
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were looking for pizza and walked right past this lovely Italian restaurant on the Marina. You have to look hard to see the sign. We ended up googling the address to find it. The trouble was well with it as the pizza was fabulous,...More

Thank Jill2003
Antonio_Marina-Parad, General Manager at Marina Paradiso, responded to this review

Dear Jill, Thank you so much for taking the time in reviewing Marina Paradiso. We constantly aim at delivering great food and service and your compliments will be passed to the chefs and the floor team. Once again, thank you very much for your visit,...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The loacation is right on the marina with plenty of outdoor and indoor eating areas.The staff were above approach in service and knowledge of there menu.The wine selection was of a good standed with a great selection of worldwide and Aussie wines.the entree was good,but...More

Thank TripMember16122016
Antonio_Marina-Parad, General Manager at Marina Paradiso, responded to this review

Madam, Thank you for your review of Marina paradiso. We are very proud of our staff as they do their outmost to provide the best service and experience to our guests. Also, we really do appreciate your honest feedback regarding the cooking of your steak,...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were staying across the street at the Hilton and decided to try Marina Paradiso. The waterfront location is really nice with great views of Chinaman Creek. I had the risotto which was very good. We also had a nice bottle of wine at a...More

Thank Stephen C
Antonio_Marina-Parad, General Manager at Marina Paradiso, responded to this review

Dear Stephen, What a charming review ! Marina paradiso indeed benefits from an ideal location. The whole team is glad that you had a great experience, and we look forward welcoming you again> Kind regards

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well so disappointed we went here a few years ago and the food was fresh and tasted as though it was all made in the kitchen. This time I got ravioli which seemed like a packet one and my husband had gnocchi which was just....More

Thank suee940
Antonio_Marina-Parad, General Manager at Marina Paradiso, responded to this review

Dear Suee, I really appreciate the time you took to provide feedback on your experience at Marina Paradiso. First of all, I would like to apologize for the lack of service during your dinner, and assure you that your comment has been an excellent reason...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We shared a seafood platter as a late lunch. Absolutely beautiful. Mussels were melt in your mouth. Excellent food and friendly, happy staff. Highly recommend you try this restaurantMore

Thank 60tigerwood
Antonio_Marina-Parad, General Manager at Marina Paradiso, responded to this review

Dear 60tigerwood, Thank you for your review. Indeed, we are proud to deliver the freshest ingredients and, I dare say, the best quality price ratio for seafood platters in the area. We can't wait to welcome you again at Marina paradiso for you to enjoy...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food was great. We felt pressured to order however when we just wanted to relax with a wine first . Also we had a table booked and arrived separately and were each shown to different tables for the same booking.

Thank Kd68Cairns_Australia
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$24
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 1 1 Marlin Pde, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4041 6969
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Beautiful waterfront restaurant offering Modern Italian Cuisine.
Stunning location, catering for lunch and dinner 7 days per week. Full cocktail bar and specialised in functions.