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Palmer St, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
+61 7 4753 2000
06:00 - 23:00
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Sun 06:30 - 11:00
Mon 06:00 - 16:00
Tue - Fri 06:00 - 23:00
Sat 06:30 - 23:00
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25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2016

I went into this restaurant because I wanted a quiet place to eat. I didn't check the reviews until I'd ordered. If I had, I probably wouldn't have gone in. I'm glad I did. The rack of lamb was delicious, beautifully cooked, and the serving size was very generous. The staff were helpful and pleasant and I had a very... More 

Thank Cyclonic4
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25 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Now called the Centro bar & grill!!! We had macadamia crusted fish with mango salsa. The mango was a rancid slab of mango and not in a salsa mix & we are still looking for the macadamia nut crust. Also the dessert was stale. Very disappointed. Not used to doing such a bad review.

Thank Innesclan
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

This place has been replaced by Centro bar and grill. I went for breakfast when it wasn't busy and ordered a coffee and a meal. I waited half an hour for my coffee which I could see sitting on the pass for at least 10 mins and after waiting over an hour for my meal (and asking for it twice)... More 

Thank Hannah P
Bowen, Australia
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Waited and waited meals were mixed up our coffee never found our table went to another table instead, very in organized indeed, still could not get it right! my mistake I did not book were I wanted to go

Thank Janelle L
Moncton, Canada
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1,481 reviews
439 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,365 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2016

We tried out Sugatrain for breakfast last week while we were in Townsville. We had the breakfast buffet which was very good, well stocked with great items and very affordable. Coffee was good, our server was great at bringing us what we needed and we were quite happy overall.

Thank JGDynamo
Brisbane, Australia
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80 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 June 2016

Quite close to our hotel, but much cheaper and probably nicer breakfast. We could choose either buffet, continental or a la carte. There was a good selection and my eggs benedict were yummy. Staff were pleasant. The location was very quiet and not many diners - but that's probably due to the downturn in the mining industry which has severely... More 

Thank travelfotofanatic
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82 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 May 2016

I had breakfast here 2 days in a row. I wouldn't get the buffet, but there other menu items are good. The coffee was good and service was prompt and friendly.

Thank Leo S
Brisbane, Australia
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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

Went for brekkie with family on a weekday. Place half empty, but we joined the line for the counter which was obviously where we needed to order. Line was long and we waited patiently. When we got to the front of the line, the older lady on the counter barked at us for not already having a table or having... More 

Thank MissMagasha
Brisbane, Australia
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137 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

On business in Townsville and this was recommended by the hotel we were staying at for breakfast. Very average breakfast that did not align with the description in the menu. We hadbthe avocado and corn salsa...the salsa was more like some corn thrown on the plate with onions. I had poached eggs on top and they were cold and hard... More 

Thank Monique B
Brisbane, Australia
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34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 May 2016 via mobile

Top spot for a pre dinner drink, sitting in a red armchair in the open french doors, as the Palmer St crowd casually meander past ... ah it is good to be just sitting there, sipping that drink, watching the world go by, and enjoying the balmy Townsville evening air.

Thank SilverFoxDD

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$17 - US$22
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
06:30 - 11:00
06:00 - 16:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Palmer St, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Townsville
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4753 2000

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