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Bagus Cafe

149 The Esplanade | opposite Muddy's Playground, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4000 2051
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“nasi goreng” (55 reviews)
“beef rendang” (25 reviews)
“rice” (23 reviews)
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Cafe, Indonesian, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
149 The Esplanade | opposite Muddy's Playground, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Authentic Indonesian food. Well priced and delicious. The owner is very friendly and cheerful. Try the beef rendang.

Thank Thomas P
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A pleasant stroll away along the esplanade takes you to this unassuming cafe. The indonesian food is delicious and the service charming. Highly recommend this place.

Thank Larlbird
Reviewed 6 days ago

We visited the Bagus Cafe twice during a recent trip to Cairns. The first visit was part of a larger family group and we were delighted with the food. We both have extensive experience with Malaysian food and were interested in points of difference between...More

Thank BrisvegasDingo
Reviewed 6 days ago

Great Traditional food with some Aussie Favorites. Went for Breakfast Fantastic for me and Great for my Daughter who is a plain eater. Brilliant smiley service. Well worth a drop in

Thank Tuskers01
Reviewed 1 week ago

we turned up late in the evening and they were more than happy to accomodate us with their Delicious TASTY food!

Thank kateg07
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Its cheap It's cheerful Has the beautiful laughter and great customer service of bali The service is quick and presentation of the meals lovely The plates copious Freshly preparwd GREAT food for a fraction of what you'll spend in cairns central Enjoy

Thank Njays
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This little shack serves delicious food for a cheap price and kind of reminds me of those food hawkers in Bali but in the comfort of your own backyard. We came here twice already and the owner is super friendly (like most Indonesians we have...More

Thank Caesar72
Reviewed 1 week ago

A very cheap indonesian restaurant located in Cairns Esplanade. Most of the tables are outside: you choose a table, order your meal over the counter, pay for what you order and in a while they serve it to you., but if you prefer, I suppose...More

Thank GiovanniPalermo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was the best Indonesian food I've had in a long time, if not ever!! I was practically licking my plate. The owner is a friendly guy as well, not to mention hilarious! Great prices for great food :)

Thank Lindley R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have nothing but praise for this little place. Great food.....no excellent food ! Was totally authentic! The prices are so cheap it's unbelievable! The serves were huge. I had the satay chicken with nasi goreng. Yum Yum Yum! My husband had satay chicken, also...More

Thank Debinqueensland
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:01 - 14:30
17:30 - 20:30
06:45 - 14:30
17:30 - 20:30
06:45 - 14:30
17:30 - 20:30
06:45 - 14:30
06:45 - 14:30
17:30 - 20:30
06:45 - 14:30
06:45 - 14:30
17:30 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 149 The Esplanade | opposite Muddy's Playground, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4000 2051
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Indonesian traditional cuisine Halal food.
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