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O' Cha Cha Japanese Dining &Tea

€€ - €€€Japanese, Sushi, Asian
34 Lake St | Shop F7-F8 Palm Court, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4051 7055
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good30%
  • Average3%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
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“miso soup” (7 reviews)
“bbq beef” (4 reviews)
“fries” (2 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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34 Lake St | Shop F7-F8 Palm Court, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had beautiful set menus which incl rice, miso, meat of choice, raddish and dessert for under $19. From the outside it looks deserted as it's the only restaurant operating in the premises but the place was packed inside. There are tables and seats or...More

Thank HAK17
Reviewed 24 August 2018

Small Japanese restaurant like you could expect in Tokyo or Kobe. Authentic varied dishes, pleasant setting, friendly staff. Enjoyed our meal and highly recommend.

Thank CairnsAussie52
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

Our friend introduced us to this place after hearing it was the only accredited Japanese restaurant in Cairns recognised in Japan...it did not let us down! Staff are so pleasant, prices were very reasonable, and there is a lot of love and care taken with...More

Thank NinjaS84
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

This restaurant is tucked away and would not have found it without the reviews. My favourite restaurant in Cairns and definitely would recommend. Very reasonably priced and staff were very polite and welcoming.

1  Thank Kyliedisco
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

Having read reviews about this restaurant we were very eager to try it. Unfortunately it was just an average Japanese restaurant. We ordered sushi which was very ordinary. Dinner bento boxes was just like any other Japanese restaurant too.

3  Thank Angela W
Reviewed 22 May 2018

A delightful place. The menu needs some explanation but best to ask for the day's specials. Everything fresh and authentic.

1  Thank Simon S
Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

I still love this restaurant. Whilst a bit hidden, it is an absolute gem. Whilst back in cairns for a few days, we had to come here. Service is good. The food and drinks are brilliant. I have never had a bad meal here. I...More

1  Thank cameron h
Reviewed 19 April 2018

I had the crocodile and it was delicious. The meals include rice and dessert with side dishes of sauce and pickle. The Plum wine on ice was to die for and the matcha with milk and Khalua was enjoyable. The atmosphere was pleasant (not noisy...More

1  Thank Wanderbugs
Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

Went there with friends and had a wonderful meal. Friendly staff and delicious food. Had the fries with Kewpie and teriyaki sauce, gyoza, sashimi, don set menu and all we're delicious. One of our favorite place s in Cairns to eat Japanese food.

2  Thank Keith L
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

We have been coming here for years and it never fails to disappoint!!!! It’s only a small space .. so filled up quickly with a lot of the local office crowd .. I tried the delicious Kuranda Ginger Green Tea .. and always a sucker...More

1  Thank lovesfriedchicken76
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16 December 2015|
Response from Seiichi S | Property representative |
We are fully licensed but, we accept BYO Wine only as $8/bottle. Regards,
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$29
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:30 - 20:30
17:30 - 20:30
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 20:30
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 20:30
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 20:30
12:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34 Lake St | Shop F7-F8 Palm Court, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4051 7055
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Hidden away in Palm Court, O'Cha Cha Japanese Dining & Tea offers quality, healthy, reasonable and authentic Japanese cuisine in warm and inviting surrounds.
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