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Donnini's Ciao Italia - CLOSED

Pier Market place, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4050 2020
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good24%
  • Average18%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible11%
13 Mar 2016
“Cafe Supremo, so disappointed! ”
13 Jan 2016
“Looks good, takes awful”
Restaurant Hours Closed
€€ - €€€
Pier Market place, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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1 - 10 of 99 reviews

Reviewed 13 March 2016 via mobile

Ordered our meals as a group, I waited for my meal for a while after my friends had their food. The wrong meal was bought to the table, but no follow up was taken- I ended up going to counter to ask if my risotto...More

Thank jessticles85
Reviewed 14 January 2016

Food was very low quality and expensive. It wasn't busy so the food could have been the left overs. Waiter had a 'cant be bothered attitude'

Thank Paul A
Reviewed 10 January 2016 via mobile

We had a cheese pizza as takeout The pizza was quite good with quality cheese and sauce on it. The pizza is not big so one person can eat it. Another time we ordered arancini balls and pasta pomodoro and thought both items were very...More

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 22 December 2015

An excellent venue for good quality food and a variety of tastes. Service was good and staff were friendly and helpful

Thank Alan C
Reviewed 11 September 2015 via mobile

Good experience, quite spacious and family friendly. Food was good quality, not a huge variety, compared with other 5-star international hotels. Took a while to get poached eggs. Coffee was very good considering it's from an automatic machine.

Thank Acurse
Reviewed 3 September 2015 via mobile

We frequented the old restaurant at the pier often for over ten years and with the change in venue to the Hilton, we expected the same quality. We were both shocked and disappointed with the new menu, serving sizes and service. The pasta was undercooked...More

Thank AndrewE1967
Reviewed 25 July 2015

Our latest meal at Donninis failed to impress us. We are very disappointed with our recent experience because we have always been huge fans of this restaurant. Donninis at the pier had been our favourite special place for over 12 years. In previous years the...More

2  Thank rufus413
Reviewed 8 July 2015

over the years I've been to donini's about 50 times the last 2 times are my last plates cold , food barely warm , pear walnut gnocchi with virtually no pear nor walnut. the beautifully presented side plate vegetables were barely warm and just not...More

1  Thank davecairns
Reviewed 24 June 2015

Very good quality food, wine and service. I've dined at Donnini's Ciao Italia many times and I know I'll dine again. Never disappointed. I love it.

Thank AnnetteInCairns
Reviewed 17 June 2015

Classic Italian food done well. Taster plate for Entree was excellent. Great flavours. Marinara for main was generous serving. Excellent wine list too. Thoroughly recommend.

Thank Coombesy1971
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Restaurant Details

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Open Hours
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pier Market place, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4050 2020
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