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Piccolo Cucina

17 Abbott St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4051 5137
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good22%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“crab lasagne” (18 reviews)
“pappardelle” (12 reviews)
“tiramisu” (18 reviews)
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Pizza, Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
17 Abbott St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great Italian restaurant in heart of Cairns! Nice variety of menu items for all to chose from pasta to flat bread pizzas to traditional Italian dishes, Piccolo Cucina has it all! I come back again!

Thank Lisa M
Reviewed 3 days ago

My friend was craving home made papperdelle so we went to Piccolo Cucina last night. It was extremely quiet - even for a Sunday - so we had very attentive service. We ordered the olives which at $7 we expected a bit more for (there...More

2  Thank HotChilli81
Reviewed 3 days ago

Had dinner here on Friday night. Service was very attentive and friendly. I had the pate for entrée and thought it was a touch "grainy" in texture and smaller than I expected. Others had the calamari fritti and that was nice albeit a bit salty...More

1  Thank Graeme017
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Open setting indoor and outdoor attentive staff / good service Excellent food - beef classic lasagne was delicious Reasonable pricing

2  Thank MelindaMahrs
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to Cairns two weeks ago for four days to thaw out. We were looking forward to a few nice meals while there and certainly found one at this restaurant. I had the four cheese gnocci as a main and was very impressed. In fact...More

3  Thank Balmainiacs
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Exceptional homemade fettuchine (al dente), great pizza (thin crust and not drowned in cheese) and the mussles were the freshest we have tasted since a long time. All dishes had a very well balanced flavour, with fresh herbs in them and all with an individual...More

2  Thank justsomevisitor
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was our 10th wedding anniversary we were having few drinks at the Casino across the road we had spied Piccolo Cucina on the way in and decided we would dine there. We had no booking but were warmly welcomed, I decided to have the...More

3  Thank Steve P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Clean good quality ingrediatent the best meal we have had to date in cairns in a sea of medicocity this restaurant has been an enjoyable experience

2  Thank Anthony O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great restaurant, we had a fabulous meal, every dish was delicious, had Bruschetta, Ravioli and Pappardelle. All dishes were delicious as was the wine. The service was fantastic, timing was perfect. And the setting was just gorgeous. Thank you Piccolo Cucina, we had a...More

2  Thank Sheree S
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Had an extremely bad experience at this restaurant a few years ago and swore we would never go back. We have been told by friends that it has a new owner and has now turned a corner and we should try it again. So glad...More

3  Thank jmg0358
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Linda t
24 December 2016|
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Response from Gink Y | Reviewed this property |
How would I know? Call the bloody restaurant and find out yourself.tripadvisor only provides comments on the experience not the business operation!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 Abbott St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4051 5137
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We are Piccolo Cucina, a traditional Italian restaurant located in the center of Cairns. We take pride specializing in handmade pasta and hand stretched pizza. We support our local quality producers and their seasonal ingredients.

Eat with us and be happy!
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