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Choo Choos at St Crispins

9 St Crispins Ave, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia
+61 400 652 906
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Overview
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (38 reviews)
“potato wedges” (2 reviews)
“french toast” (5 reviews)
Open Now
6:30 AM - 3:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
Value
LOCATION
9 St Crispins Ave, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had breakfast here twice. Amongst 11 of us we tried most of the items on the breakfast menu. Smashed avo was huge but was better with adding poached eggs as an extra. Sweet pancakes were apparently delicious and the banana bread with espresso butter...More

Thank Tricia M
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is an out of the way coffee shop, frequented by the locals. It is on the St Crispin train station if you are taking the train from the marina. You can drive there too. It is a converted sugar cane train station, situated on...More

Thank shebe43
Reviewed 5 days ago

This restaurant offers a lovely setting for evening dining. It's right on the lake with fairy lights everywhere - very pretty. The staff are friendly and the tapas is reasonably priced. However, the servings are huge - far larger than I expected for tapas, and...More

Thank NicolaAnne2165
caitlin_UK, Manager at Choo Choos at St Crispins, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi, Nicola! Thank you for your review! We would much rather give you too much food than too little! At least now you know for next time ;) We hope to see you again soon. Kind regards, Caity

Reviewed 1 week ago

The service was great and the setting is lovely but we were a bit disappointed with the food. The fruit served with breakfast was either dried or defrosted, not was I was expecting in such a tropical fruit paradise. The crepe was a bit thick...More

Thank Milissa J
caitlin_UK, Manager at Choo Choos at St Crispins, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Milissa! Thank you for taking the time to review us. Where possible, fresh local fruits are used in our dishes. Our local fruit supplier only makes it down the hill to Port once a week or so, so we do have to have some...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Did the train and lunch at Choo Choos with my husband and 2 boys (10 and 14). Pleasant 20 minute train ride concludes at Choo Choos at St Crispins. The lunch allows you to choose from any main on the lunch menu and any kids...More

Thank Leesuzy71
caitlin_UK, Manager at Choo Choos at St Crispins, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hello Leesuzy, We’re extremely pleased that you enjoyed your Package Deal with our train. Thank you for your review. We look forwards to seeing you again! Kind regards, Caity

Reviewed 1 week ago

Been meaning to review the tapas menu since I last visited and finally got round to it! The location is second to none and a different vibe early evening. I took to my table and ended up being one of those annoying customers who suddenly...More

Thank KizzyPom
caitlin_UK, Manager at Choo Choos at St Crispins, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hello Kizzypom, Thank you for such a wonderful review. Don’t worry - there will always be a table reserved for you when you next visit! Kind regards, Caity

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So we’re staying at the Pool Resort and the compendium recommends Choo Choo’s @ St Crispins. Spot on recommendation! Turned up mid morning for some breakfast and what I though was the best on the menu, “Make your Own”. Everything from within the menu was...More

Thank WarragulLad
caitlin_UK, Manager at Choo Choos at St Crispins, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi WarragulLad! Thank you for your review. Our little cafe gets very busy, but we pride ourselves on our efficient service. We’re so pleased that you enjoyed your experience with us! We look forwards to seeing you again soon. Kind regards, Caity

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great coffee, great food, stunning vistas and room for kids to run around. Friendly staff. Awesome cafe.More

Thank travelbug_aegn
caitlin_UK, Manager at Choo Choos at St Crispins, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi travelbug! Thank you for your review! We’re glad the kids enjoyed too. We’re lucky enough to have some great locals who donated their kid’s old building blocks. The kids keep occupied while Mum & Dad can enjoy a coffee in peace ;) Kind regards,...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We wanted to do the lunch cruise and train trip but could not because of the tides so we opted for tour 1 a train ride then lunch..no boat. We went on the train which was very entertaining. On arriving at st crispins we took...More

1  Thank Penny C
caitlin_UK, Manager at Choo Choos at St Crispins, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hello Penny, I’m very sorry to hear about your negative experience. We are currently training our new team. I have spoken to all of our staff to ensure that this does not happen again. We considered signage, but we would prefer to keep things a...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent food amazing service and such a great atmosphere. I would recommend everyone to go. Such a romantic place

Thank Giovanna L
caitlin_UK, Manager at Choo Choos at St Crispins, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hello Giovanna, Thank you for your review! We agree - its very easy to feel the love at Choo Choo’s! Kind regards, Caity

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Karen N
24 March 2017|
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Response from Jayne M | Property representative |
Hi Karen, Thank you for your message. The average price for breakfasts is around $10 [AUD]. You can view our full menu on our website too . Enjoy the excitement leading up to your visit! We are lovely and close to the Oaks... More
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Gina R
10 February 2017|
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Response from Jayne M | Property representative |
We sure are Gina-there are plenty of vegan, gluten free, and also dairy free options on our menu :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$15
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, View, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Monday
6:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Tuesday
6:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Wednesday
6:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Thursday
6:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Friday
6:30 AM - 3:00 PM
4:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Saturday
6:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 St Crispins Ave, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Port Douglas
  • Phone Number: +61 400 652 906
  • E-mail
Description
A vibrant cafe located at St Crispins Station, Port Douglas. Chill with us lakeside, while taking in a panoramic view over Hole 12 and out to the majestic mountain ranges. Our team take pride in serving simple, honest food made from the finest local ingredients, as well as lovingly made Four Mile Roasters coffees. We are open for morning coffee fixes kicking off bright and early, with breakfast, lunch and snacks available throughout the day. Ice creams will delight kids of all ages while the historic Bally Hooley train arrives and departs in all her steamy glory! + Open 7 days + Coffee fixes from 6.30 am + Breakfast from 7.30 am + Lunch & Snacks + Functions & Events + Bally Hooley Steam Train Rides + Choo Choo Explorer Cruises
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