Must see restaurants in Port Douglas

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    Flames of the Forest

    This unique experience goes way beyond the traditional concept of 'dinner and a show', with diners escorted deep into the rainforest for a truly immersive…

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    Harrisons Restaurant

    Marco Pierre White–trained chef-owner Spencer Patrick whips up culinary gems that stand toe to toe with Australia's best. Fresh, locally sourced produce…

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    My Italian Baby

    Port's newest Italian restaurant, My Italian Baby is a sophisticated but down-to-earth main street eatery that gets rave reviews from locals and visitors…

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    Little Larder

    Breakfast on turmeric crab omelette until 11.30am, then it's gourmet sandwiches, fab dishes like Szechuan salt-and-pepper squid or Balinese-style duck and…

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    This cool little tapas bar with bright red stools and attentive staff brings quality Spanish plates and paella to PD. Authentic share plates include…

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    One of the best-value nights out is the local yacht club, where well-crafted meals, from kangaroo spring rolls or cauliflower arancini to dukkah-spiced…

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    Sassi Cucina e Bar

    It's quite a splurge on an authentic Italian feast at this legendary local eatery but it remains a favourite in Port Douglas. The brainchild of owner-chef…

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    Beach Shack

    It's quite a hike down to the southern end of Four Mile Beach, but this locals' favourite is worth the trip for sublime pizzas, tapas and tasty dishes…

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    On the Inlet

    This local institution was moved out of its overwater location on Dickson Inlet in 2018, but it has been reborn across the road on Wharf St. No water…

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    2 Fish Restaurant Port Douglas

    In a town where seafood is plentiful, 2 Fish stands out for its upmarket innovative dishes, over a dozen types of fish, from coral trout to red emperor…

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    Serving what is easily the best ice cream and gelato in Port Douglas, Italian-run Capannina is notable also for the patience of its owners, who wait…

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    Grant Street Kitchen

    Delicious egg-and-bacon rolls, ham-and-cheese croissants or fruit salads are breakfast treats at this awesome little artisanal bakery. For lunch try the…

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    There's often a queue for takeaway at this simple little Japanese sushi and teriyaki joint. Rolled sushi comes in serves of eight pieces, sashimi plates…

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    Chilly's Pizza & Trattoria

    This sociable garden restaurant and bar specialises in wood-fired pizza – the seafood pizza is something to behold – and classic pasta dishes. Toppings…

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    Shakes Gelati Bar

    Cool off with Port Douglas' best ice cream and gelati with all the classics represented and some tropical twists: sea-salted caramel, coconut and lime…

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    Salsa Bar & Grill

    Salsa is a stayer on Port's fickle scene. The menu ranges from Creole jambalaya (rice with prawns, squid, crocodile and smoked chicken) to drunken chicken…

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    Cafe Fresq

    Fresq is always busy at breakfast with tables spilling out onto the footpath. Good coffee, gourmet breakfasts, pancakes and lunch items such as soft-shell…

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    Cafe Ziva

    Locals rate open-fronted Euro-chic Ziva for good coffee and breakfasts such as eggs Benedict. Lunch is mostly burgers and toasted sandwiches.

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    Breakfast with the Birds

    At Wildlife Habitat, includes a tropical buffet breakfast and a guided bird interactive experience.

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    Mocka's Pies

    Local institution serving classic Aussie pies with exotic fillings such as crocodile laksa and bush kangaroo.