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iyara by Sakare Thai cuisine

L 1 91 The Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 409 682 461
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“thai food” (35 reviews)
“massaman curry” (16 reviews)
“pork hock” (11 reviews)
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Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
L 1 91 The Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Perfect setting amazing food service was slow but worth the wait wine was cold and good price was good and what I expected to Pay. All round great Thai restaurant I would go back

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank AndrewJD1978
Reviewed 1 week ago

4 of us had the best ever Thai food I would highly recommend this restaurant, we had the table looking over the Esplanade. The service was spot on.

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank kilfane1
Reviewed 1 week ago

Friendly girls, but horrible food that has nothing to do with Thai cuisine. Tasteless dishes prepared the quick tourist way. Pretentious and totally overpriced. The fake Thai, just around the corner, serves better food at half the price.

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank emvi-op-reis
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was beautiful. However the service was so very slow. Took a long time to take our orders. Then a long wait between courses. Luckily we were,t in a hurry.

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Elena M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had fabulous food but as previously the service seems to struggle - slow to take orders and collect finished plates, plus confusion with orders. With better organisation could be great, but somewhat frustrating at present.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank I2385STjamess
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Researched this place on trip advisor, what a great choice. Food was amazing, seriously tasty. Plenty of vegetarian choice & the ambience is great. The staff explained to me the different foods & how to eat them. I would recommend this to anyone in the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank jagz112
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a very tasty massaman curry and tofo. Great fresh food for good price - we liked the atmosphere

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 477Guus
Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

Just Wow, vistied Cairns for a night before heading to goldcoast and Had dinner with friends at Iyara by Sakare Thai Cuisine, was so excited considering there was a bog variety of vegetarian entree's and main meals, the service was outstanding, the meals were fresh,...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank laviniamaka
iyarasakareThai, Owner at iyara by Sakare Thai cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to review us .So glad to hear you enjoyed your dinner here, Hope to see you again if you're ever back in Cairns!”

Reviewed 3 December 2018 via mobile

$30 for a Thai main meal? Overpriced. Have travelled all over the world, and never paid this much for a simple noodle dish. Some of the most exclusive Thai restaurants in the world don’t even charge that much. Noodles were burnt and dry. Avoid avoid...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Pappas69
Reviewed 30 November 2018

It is really too bad we had such a long wait for the food to arrive at our table because the food truly was fabulous. The restaurant was not crowded, there was no line to get in, but everyone at every table meal took over...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Frances W
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Response from Nola C | Reviewed this property |
I am sure if you ask. They will accommodate you.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Street Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
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View, Child-friendly, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
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6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: L 1 91 The Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
  • Phone Number: +61 409 682 461
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