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Marinara Cafe and Restaurant

34 Latrobe Terrace | Paddington, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
+61 7 3367 8885
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“lasagna” (15 reviews)
“chilli prawns” (6 reviews)
“don carlos” (5 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
34 Latrobe Terrace | Paddington, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

On a wet Wednesday night, we were pleased we booked a table, as the place as full and buzzing with diners - families, groups of friends, and couples. Our pasta dishes were well presented, and one of the best marinaras I have experienced. I have...More

Thank NewcastleMusicista
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is great little local Italian with traditional food and great friendly staff. Restaurant has kids games to keep them busy... prices are reasonable and usual tip for all Italians restaurant is stick to traditional food. Sometimes other meals & specials can be a bit...More

Thank Cid05
Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

My family and I absolutely love this restaurant, we have been many times and are never dissatisfied. The food is authentic and the staff are extremely accommodating and go above and beyond to make you feel special.

Thank Sophie K
Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

Went shopping around the antique stores then dropped in for lunch at this place. We shared a pizza and a couple of glasses of rose’. Glad we did. It was the highlight of our week. From another couple next door to us, sounds like they...More

Thank Clive W
Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

The service since the beginning is awesome! You should definitely try Fettuccine Don Carlo and their Lasagna. The combination of flavours in every dish is just amazing.

Thank Mauricio H
Reviewed 24 March 2018

Went here last Saturday night great atmosphere, good service food tasty. Only criticism is the seat we sat on hard & uncomfortable bench seat.

Thank Denise W
Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

We stopped by here by chance. We were out op-shopping in Paddington and got hungry. We have always seen this place but never have entered. Well my tummy is glad we did. The smells that wafted out my mouth started watering. The combination of garlic...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 1 February 2018

Went here last night for a birthday celebration. All meals came out individually over about 20 mins, birthday girl being served last. Most meals were $30. They no longer serve veal so Pork scallopine it was. A plate of veg came out with mor rocket...More

Thank grumorf
Reviewed 4 January 2018

This is a great restaurant for couples or a family. Garlic pizza bread is scrumptious and the veal scallopini and pasta puttanesca is excellent. The bruschetta is fab with tasty red tomatoes and fresh herbs. The atmosphere is great with cheesy Italian decor, Red checked...More

Thank Kristin H
Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

Our relatives invited us here for dinner. 4 adults, 1 child. Usually that would be uncomfortable for a child but the staff were incredibly friendly and engaging. So much so, they had the whole table in stitches of laughter. The food was amazing! Seriously amazing!...More

Thank SenSayRo
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12 December 2016|
Response from AAXandLolly | Reviewed this property |
It's fully licensed not BYO.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34 Latrobe Terrace | Paddington, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Brisbane Region  >  Brisbane
  • Phone Number: +61 7 3367 8885
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