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L'Unico Trattoria Seafood Restaurant

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75 Vasey Esp | Trinity Beach, Trinity Beach, Queensland 4879, Australia
+61 7 4057 8855
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12:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 11:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for a family dinner at the heart of Trinity. Cocktail specials as the sun went down were a good way to end the day. Good selection from the menu with daily specials including fish of the day. Standard kids menu, a la carte or pizza selections for bigger people. One of the better choices in Trinity.

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Thank Neil D
Aldo D, Owner at L'Unico Trattoria Seafood Restaurant, responded to this review

Cheers Neil Cocktail specials as the sun went down. Poetry A.D More 

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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

Beautiful Location , friendly staff, with delicious seafood. Perfect dining experience for a solo lunch or with a group.

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Thank Djlouise
Aldo D, Owner at L'Unico Trattoria Seafood Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Dj Thanks for taking the time to write. glad you enjoyed the experience. Regards, Aldo More 

Brisbane
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22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

The view is amazing sitting on the verandah looking out to the ocean. Meals where very tasty and generous size and the service very good. A good selection of Italian inspired meals to choose from Pizza and pasta for the children was yummy

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Thank camilleh203
Aldo D, Owner at L'Unico Trattoria Seafood Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Camille. Thank you for your generous post. Its a pretty good spot that we call our office and it gives me a warm tingle when people like yourself appreciate it. Best aldo More 

Melbourne, Australia
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56 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016

My husband and I came across this restaurant by accident while on a drive to Trinity Beach. We had the most amazing lunch! He is very fussy with his food and we simply could not fault the food or the service! Loved it so much that we came back a week later for a decadent afternoon tea followed by the... More 

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Thank MelanieNP
Aldo D, Owner at L'Unico Trattoria Seafood Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Melanie. Thank you for such a glowing review. The best experiences are sometimes the unexpected ones and I'm glad you found us by accident. Kind regards Aldo More 

Melbourne, Australia
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

Charming service and great food at a really good price. We were thoroughly satisfied and well looked after at this authentic Italian restaurant.

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Aldo D, Owner at L'Unico Trattoria Seafood Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Bosspac. Thank you for taking the time to write and echoing your positive experience. regards, Aldo More 

Cairns, Australia
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

This informal Italian seafood restaurant is right opposite the ocean at Trinity Beach. The food is always delicious and the service is efficient and friendly. Prices are comparable to other restaurants but the quality of the food is very high.

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Thank Robyn B
Aldo D, Owner at L'Unico Trattoria Seafood Restaurant, responded to this review

Couldn't have said it better Robyn b. Our aim is auto achieve all of the above and on a consistent basis. Best Aldo More 

Palmerston North, New Zealand
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

Four of us shared a table. Two were happy and two were disappointed. The pizza and meat lasagna dishes were great but the mushroom risotto had a sharp garlic taste suggesting it had not been cooked through sufficiently while the vegetable lasagna was lacking in flavour. The staff were attentive but our waitress needed to be more cheerful for us... More 

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Thank stevebro
Aldo D, Owner at L'Unico Trattoria Seafood Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Steve, Thanks for the post. consistency is key in any restaurant and I'm sorry to hear about the lasagna and risotto. i know what you're saying re the sharp garlic taste and as we know a good risotto needs constant attention whilst cooking. as for the lasagna we make it up in large trays and having tasted the current... More 

Cairns
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

We visit l'Unico often. It is our "go to" place if we can't be bothered thinking of an alternative. It is always pleasant and the food is always great. Noticeably, there seems to be a very low staff turn-over rate which has to say a lot about any business. Great restaurant to bring your whole extended family for a good... More 

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Thank RenoirIII
Aldo D, Owner at L'Unico Trattoria Seafood Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks Renoir the third. We have had the good fortune to retain staff of late but as i write we have 3 key staff members moving on. The lovely Tanya who is about to give birth.The vivacious Lucy who is going to teach kitesurfing in Russia ( and who hasn't ? ) and Judith our Tuscan movie star who is... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

I had a thoroughly enjoyable lamb pizza along with a nice red. The staff were very efficient and this made for pleasant evening at a reasonable cost.

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Thank Peter E
Aldo D, Owner at L'Unico Trattoria Seafood Restaurant, responded to this review

thanks Peter and mainly for mentioning our reasonable cost. We believe we are good value for money irrespective of our position. Regards, Aldo More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

Fantastic view, wonderful food. The pizza was phenomenal. I had the mushroom risotto which was yum! Hubby had a chicken on sweet potato mash - said it was an amazingly tender and tasty. Daughter had pizza it was fantastic... Mind you the gelato won first prize!

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Thank Dominique-Hes
Aldo D, Owner at L'Unico Trattoria Seafood Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi Dominique. Thanks so much for your kind thoughts. not having a sweet tooth i can't really relate to the gelato but give me some chook and I'm anyones. Best Aldo More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$35
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 11:00
Monday
12:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 11:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 11:00
Friday
12:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 11:00
Saturday
12:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 11:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 75 Vasey Esp | Trinity Beach, Trinity Beach, Queensland 4879, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Trinity Beach
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4057 8855
Description
L’Unico Trattoria started life as a small BYO in 1994. Set in an Idyllic location on the waterfront at Trinity Beach about 20km north of Cairns, the word soon spread, and L’Unico quickly became a regular dining spot for tourists and locals alike.In 1997, after three years at Trinity Beach we moved just 400 metres further along the beachfront to take advantage of even better ocean views and new, larger premises complete with wood-fired pizza oven and cocktail bar.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?