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Dolce & Caffe

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Cafe, Australian
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1 Shield Street | Mantra Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
06:30 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 06:30 - 17:00
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Paphos, Cyprus
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40 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Coffees great. Juice - great. Salad - mediocre. Avocado mash - alright. We came here in the morning and had espressos which we liked very much. I had my juice adapted so that it doesn't have banana as I'm intolerant to it. I had apple, mango, ginger and spirulina and it was great! Then we came here for lunch as... More 

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Burlington, Vermont
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We just stopped in because we were hot and needed a rest - The food was amazing! Try the Start Me Up and Acai Bowl. Both awesome on a hot day!

Thank kocvt
Cairns, Australia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

I used to be a regular at this restaurant because the food is great! However, over the past year each time I have visited I have received poor service and have had my order misplaced or misunderstood several times. Literally the last 5 occasions there has been something wrong - at times I felt like I was at McDonalds rather... More 

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Proserpine, Australia
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

Daily breakfast this past week was delicious. Awesome meals, fresh produce, excellent service from this sidewalk cafe. Meals never disappointed. Thank you

Thank C8854UBjanp
Melbourne, Australia
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111 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

The eggs Benedict are as expected, nice and runny with crisp Italian bread and flavorful holindaise. Service was prompt and they are open at 6:30am when I walked past while so many others are closed.

Thank Brett S
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36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

We visited this restaurant several times for breakfast and brunch. Friendly service combined with a wide choice of tasty and nutritious delicacies. Well located in the centre of town and always busy, that always tells you something. Smoothies were great and very filling.

Thank rayBunbury
Tauranga, New Zealand
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63 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

We stayed in Cairns recently and found this to be the best stop for coffee, a smoothie, or light lunch. Especially after experiencing several very average coffees along the Board Walk and disappointing service. Dolce & Caffe are excellent and the friendly staff obviously enjoy what they are doing. Make this your regular morning coffee stop - you won't be... More 

Thank Cush2013
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Fabulous coffee, breakfast and service! Good to see Cairns now offer some lovely establishments! No water views but a lovely side street setting. The staff were very friendly!

Thank TravelbugsX3
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Again a great wholesome breakfast. Always busy is a sign of a quality feed. Eggs Benedict with bacon is my favourite but weekly specials add some change. Great coffee delivered by friendly staff. Always in my list

Thank Dan G
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53 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

I stopped at dolce & caffe for lunch and was very happy with my meal, everything was freshly made still they worked quickly and I got a glas of water too. The prices are quite high but I guess that's like this everywhere in Australia.

Thank Susanna S

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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
Cafe, Australian
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
06:30 - 17:00
06:30 - 17:00
06:30 - 17:00
06:30 - 17:00
06:30 - 17:00
06:30 - 17:00
06:30 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Shield Street | Mantra Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
  • Phone Number: 40412124

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