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Bagus Cafe

149 The Esplanade | opposite Muddy's Playground, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4000 2051
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“nasi goreng” (56 reviews)
“beef rendang” (24 reviews)
“rice” (25 reviews)
Open Now
06:45 - 14:30All hours
Cafe, Indonesian, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
149 The Esplanade | opposite Muddy's Playground, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Located nearby Caravella's Backpackers. Good food and fair prices. Nice staff. Pleasant place by the Esplanade. Free access to public wifi.

Thank Paula_Prina
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Randomly drove past this little cafe and stopped in for breakfast. Menu was great with Indonesian options and the coffee was great. The guy that served us was really friendly and gave great customer service. Everything was at a great price.

Thank Alisha B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Friendly staff. Yummy Indonesian food. Fast service. Basic venue but clean and quirky. Definitly worth a visit. Eat in or takeaway.

Thank Andrew H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great authentic food. Very basic terrace. Super happy and friendly owner! His laugh is contagious! Ask to make the meal mild because it is very spicy.

Thank Estheressie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After three hours in the lagoon pool, the kids were driving me nut. The answer? Food!!! Bagus Cafe was a pleasant surprise in terms of food quality and authenticity, I felt like I was eating at some of my favourite Bali Warungs. I had nasi...More

Thank Inga B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had it not been for Tripadvisor we'd never have visited this place - certainly no frills. The food speaks for itself - Nasi Goring was great, as was the flavor in the Chicken curry, though it did need more sauce! We arrived shortly after opening...More

Thank Rob H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having walked past Bagus many times over the last few years and then read the reviews here I decided to try it out on the weekend. My wife was with me and she is quite the expert on Asian food so it was a good...More

Thank MrAustralasia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Situated between Backpacker hotel makes it cheap but the service and food make it good value all round. Nice Indonesian food and basic tasty breakfast. Friendly staff. Definitely one to try

Thank Leesa F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A simple outdoor cafe with very tasty food as advertised. Staff are friendly and helpful. You can get a can of lager next door.

Thank Jacky373
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Such yummy food in a relaxed outdoor setting. The staff are so friendly and the food is so good and well priced. Beware the slightly strange opening hours. I eat here all the time!

Thank Charlotte P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:01 - 14:30
17:30 - 20:30
06:45 - 14:30
17:30 - 20:30
06:45 - 14:30
17:30 - 20:30
06:45 - 14:30
06:45 - 14:30
17:30 - 20:30
06:45 - 14:30
06:45 - 14:30
17:30 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 149 The Esplanade | opposite Muddy's Playground, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4000 2051
  • E-mail
Indonesian traditional cuisine Halal food.
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