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Little Ricardo's

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191 Sheridan St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4051 5266
Mon - Sat 17:00 - 21:00
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Melbourne, Australia
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Honestly if your near this place you need to try it. You will be very surprised how amazing the food is. Can't say more then that.

1 Thank alexandrem84
Brisbane, Australia
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78 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped by for a take away pizza and had a drink in the bar while waiting. Nice atmosphere and great food. Pizza was amazing and efficient and friendly service. There were quite a few diners eating in and seemed to be enjoying their meals.

Thank Sue_and_Trev0r
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not sure about the overwhelming high level of reviews here, maybe some good friends are about. I agree with the one who said it was distinctly average - it was not proper Italian food. A lot of money for a very plain meal. The pizza must have been a supermarket pre made base (tasteless biscuity cardboard) and not what you... More 

Thank fargas100
Gordonvale, Australia
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

We frequent this restaurant often and cannot recommend it highly enough. The food is always amazing and the staff are always so helpful and friendly. I always have the Barramundi and it has to be the best in Cairns. You definitely have to come here

Thank chrissyhabermann
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 20 March 2017

It was the best bruschetta we have ever eaten! The herb bread and pesto pasta were amazing too! It's not in the tourist area but it's worth a visit. The ambience is nice and romantic. They have plenty of options for vegetarians.

Thank VarshaSukhani
Port Douglas
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Super Supreme pizza , Fetucinni Carbonara excellent! What a lovely find as local Port Douglas residents we will be back and will be happy to send any of our guess , without reservation.

Thank Nautilusaccom
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371 reviews
237 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

We ate here after wondering down the street from our accommodation after decided we would just get takeaway as there was a football game on my husband wanted to watch. I was so glad when they happened to be playing it in the restaurant as we walked in as it meant we could sit down and eat. So glad we... More 

Thank Annabananna K
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

Had high hopes for this place.. lovely rustic italian interior, really nice staff.... sadly that's where it ended! The pizza was by far one of the worst I have ever had, the base was unpleasant, and because of the abundance of Thai basil on it there was a strong taste of liquorice which was overpowering. I ordered ravioli in a... More 

1 Thank Hana W
Cairns, Australia
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 24 January 2017

I have been to almost all of Italy, so coming back to Australia and eating pizza and pasta has never been the same. However, Little Ricardos is the closest piece of Italy we have in Cairns. I have been here many times and can easily say its the best Italian food in Cairns. Highly recommend, and great value for money.... More 

Thank avalongardner
Cairns, Australia
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2017

A nice little restaurant located in Adobe Motel. Decided to try this little Italian restaurant because of rave reviews of the food from friends. This place did not disappoint! Don't be put off by the older style tables & chairs - we thought this added to the atmosphere of the restaurant. Visited on a Friday night. Quite busy. Probably best... More 

Thank Missy S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$12 - US$26
Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 191 Sheridan St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4051 5266
A truly romantic nook with its intimate setting and cossy bar,Little Ricardo's fully licenced pizzeria and trattoria offers nine recipes of pizza and a dozen varities of pasta,steak,local seafood and classic chicken and veal dishes.Open 6 nights a week monday to saturday from 5pm

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