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A Taste of Italy

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Lot 3/ Captain Cook Hwy | Palm Cove, Clifton Beach, Queensland, Australia
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Palm Cove, Australia
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2016 via mobile

Yummy gourmet pizza! We phoned ahead & they were ready for us to pick up & whip straight back to our holiday spot to share with a bunch of holiday visitors. Generous, fresh toppings and yummy handmade fresh bases.

1 Thank lookingforatreat
Manchester, United Kingdom
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576 reviews
323 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 284 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2016 via mobile

No atmosphere, not client friendly, staff looked uninterested, food above average price, dated interior, food below average

3 Thank Ms B
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2015 via mobile

It was obviously much better than expected....my friends enjoyed the pizza after long time..family size is really worth money..will definitely come back in future..

1 Thank viks888
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2015 via mobile

Pizzas are ok but the menu is outdated and the food tastes like it has been the same as it would have been in made the 80s. Risotto had lots of seafood but was drowned in salty tomato paste and too strong to eat. Need to update their recipes.

1 Thank MakeOurDay
Kewarra Beach, Australia
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32 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2015

Thick pizza with soggy topping, not our style. Not many patrons a bit of a warning, might be okay for a burger?

1 Thank GerryKewarraWest
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40 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2015 via mobile

After doing some late night shopping my daughter and I popped in here for a quick meal. We both really enjoyed it. The staff bought a complimentary bread with balsalmic and oil dip, which was unexpected but appreciated. We shared a pizza, medium size with 6 slices was ample for the 2 of us. I enjoyed a cold glass of... More 

1 Thank Claire B
Cairns Region, Australia
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78 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2015 via mobile

We ordered pizzas and pasta from here with mixed results. 1st time pizza was good but second time the pasta was average. Not the best in the area

1 Thank Michael B
Seaford, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2015

We arrived early to take advantage of the early bird offer, and ordered three pizzas. After about quarter of an hour, a waiter came out and put three pizzas on the table next to ours, where a group of seven people - who had only just ordered - were sitting. A few minutes later the other customers realised that they... More 

1 Thank Michelle H
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49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2015 via mobile

On a mild winter's night in Cairns, what could be better than an Italian meal? No reason, just a reluctance to cook led us to A Taste of Italy. Firstly it is not a place to go to for a romantic liaison: its view of the carpark is unromantic and uninspiring, its (mainly outdoor) tables are packed with families, obviously... More 

1 Thank AshaCairns
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2015

Living in Palm Cove for the past eight years, I yearn for a great pizza on a Friday night like we used to have in suburban Melbourne. I've been ordering home delivery pizza from a Taste of Italy in Clifton Beach for the past eight years (yes I'm a glutton for punishment) but there is no other pizza home delivery... More 

2 Thank Regency265

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Waitstaff
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lot 3/ Captain Cook Hwy | Palm Cove, Clifton Beach, Queensland, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Clifton Beach
Its in the Clifton beach shopping village

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?