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Bel Paese

Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
As featured in Best Food in Cairns
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45 Spence St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4051 6165
Mon - Sat 17:00 - 21:30
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Maroochydore, Australia
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Quickly popped in to order some takeaway pizzas and garlic bread. Took a bit longer despite restaurant being quiet, but so worth it! Some of the better takeaway pizzas we have had and won't hesitate to come back again!

Cairns, QLD
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I came here for New Year's Eve Dinner. We both had a main chicken dish, they were both very good, but the mushroom and bacon chicken was wonderful. The tiramisu though was so velvety and nice. I would definitely recommend it.

Thank Stacey070
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51 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Despite making a reservation several nights before, we were allocated a small table wedged between 2 large party tables full of kids. We opted to see outside rather than find another restaurant. Where-as the prawn entrée read well on the menu, we received 4 very small, dry, sad prawns on a plate. Certainly not value for money. The calamari entrée... More 

Thank BeachbumsCairns
Cairns, Australia
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39 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked our xmas party here for our crew and families form the fire station and there were some big eaters amongst us. Nick looked after us with his amazing array of pizzas and pastas and to my surprise we got so much food there was actually some left over. Everyone raved about the garlic bread, the pizzas and the... More 

Thank hotfirie
Cairns, Australia
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34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

although the service was great, we were not impressed with the quality of the food we had (pasta and pizza). A far shot from authentic italian cuisine, definitely wouldnt go there again

Thank Tropical64
Port Douglas, Australia
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75 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Went here via a friends recommendation and they did not disappoint! Garlic bread and our two pastas were beautifully cooked and absolutely delicious. This has just become my new favourite Italian takeaway in Cairns.

Thank intheknowuphere
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Went to this little restaurant with a girlfriend for dinner on a Friday night. I was a bit concerned that we didn't make a reservation but when we arrived (6.30pm) there was only one couple outside and maybe 2 couples inside. The restaurant looked a bit dated, it had a mural painted on one of the walls and the chairs... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

Enjoyed the Italian pasta meal and service was excellent. Good location in the City area. Used our Entertainment voucher as a first timer to the restaurant and will come again.

Thank CairnsAussie52
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

We went to Bel Paese for dinner last night with friends, the food was really nice especially the Tiramisu. We used our Entertainment app and was excepted with no questions asked, a big plus, nice staff as well. Would definitely recommend.

Thank Rosa P
Cairns, Australia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

We visited for our 3rd time tonight and again asked ourselves why we don't come more often. Service is awesome, food so fresh and delicious and the Tiramisu gets a big thumbs up too. We'll be back more often!

Thank Renee M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$23
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Reservations, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 45 Spence St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4051 6165

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