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70 Grafton Street, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4031 8816
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70 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Don't waste your time going anywhere else in Cairns. This joint puts in a mighty effort in all areas. Decor, ambience and food. Everything has been meticulously planned here. A rarity for Cairns. Cafes up here think they can serve up second rate food, coffee and venues. This joint rocks. Awesome work guys, hopefully your competitors take even just one... More 

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Thank Ed C
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are looking for good coffee, Candies is the place to go. Big meals, funky atmosphere and good service.

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Thank Jakub V
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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54 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Oh my the best breakfast shoppe around. The omelet was superb and their coffees were so good. The owner was so friendly he helped us with planning a snorkeling Reef tour. We ate here twice in 4 days. Just excellent.

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Thank David Henry K
Boston, Massachusetts
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31 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome breakfast and coffee. Cute little cafe with great service. Went twice. Would definitely recommend for breakfast

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Thank laurenmyk
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Just tried the signature Candy Burger, YUMMO!!! Best Chicken burger I've had yet, blue cheese mayo gave it just the right zing, we also shared a bowl of beer battered thick cut chips, Awesome!! I bookended lunch with perfectly made Piccolo Lattes as well, great friendly service too made it a good experience!! overall 10/10

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Thank David B
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370 reviews
237 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

Stumbled upon this cafe on a morning walk and decided to have breakfast. I just had the usual bacon and eggs on toast. Food was good, coffee was good and we moved outside as soon as a table became available. The waitress was lovely too.

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Thank Annabananna K
Brisbane, Australia
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112 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Has a modern café menu, with friendly efficient service. Down side was that it was 1pm for lunch and two items on the menu were unavailable. I would hope this is not a common occurrence as this may put regular clientele off.

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Thank Denene2013
Port Douglas, Australia
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91 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Went here for a quick lunch and was pleasantly surprised. We had the candy and southern fried burgers, really tasty and the serving of chips was huge and delicious. Would recommend to anyone looking for casual dining.

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Thank intheknowuphere
Pottsville, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

Glad we made the choice to come here for breakfast, the food is to die for! Coffee was made so well and was delicious. Not expensive at all. Staff really friendly and helpful especially the young lady named jade who helped me choose what to eat. Thank you!

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Thank tezitillie
Sydney, Australia
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47 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 26 January 2017

Staff were nice, place is a bit retro and menu is very typical of usual breakfast/brunch scene. Food was good, reasonable prices. Candy burger is a must!

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$22
Cuisine
Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 70 Grafton Street, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4031 8816

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