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Yanni's Greek Taverna

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17 Abbott St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4041 1500
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great service, excellent food. I really enjoyed the experience and tasted some different food that I had not eaten before.

Thank Margaret W
Port Douglas, Australia
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

Best moussaka ever. The meat on stick was tender and delicious. The side salad was a pleasure to eat not an after thought. Service was excellent, we were also given a very nice treat by the gracious owner, a slice of orange cake, exquisitely delicious. I have never eaten such good balaclava mmmmmm wow. This restaurant may be quiet now... More 

Thank AhShenzi
Cairns Region, Australia
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115 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2016

For me being a Vegetarian it was very good....maybe be sure to book ahead and go on a week night if you don't like a lot of noise. Great feeling of a Greek Taverna and better then any other Greek Restaurant I have been to yet in Cairns Region!

Thank Chadnik
Cairns, Australia
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 6 November 2016

Thought we would take kid's on a cultural experience by going here. It had the elements , belly dancing , plate smashing, but found the cuisine pretty straight forward and expensive for what you got for E.G. I had 2 lamb Kebabs just lamb on a stick small Greek salad and chips around $ 28 x that by 5 and... More 

Thank filmwork1
Cairns, Australia
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52 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 April 2016

I think people have gotten the old Yannis that then was renamed Adelfia mixed up. Unfortunately both restaurants are now not in operation. There is no greek restaurant situated on Abbott street, its actually an Italian restaurant called Piccolos Trattoria. Yannis/Adelfia was situated on the corner of Grafton and Aplin Street. I'd also like to point out the picture above... More 

1 Thank Mighty_Mikky
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2016

Good, but not spectacular, Greek food. Try the sardines and the chicken livers-particularly good. Not great atmosphere, but a pleasant night all round.

Thank Michael P
Greater Perth, Australia
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5 reviews
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Not sure how Greek the food is but was a lovely meal. Be prepared to pay the price for a restaurant that is not all that fancy.

Thank 298rosemarieh
Brisbane Region, Australia
2 reviews
Reviewed 5 February 2016

4 of us had dinner at Yanni's on a Saturday night so it was very busy. The service was still good and the food was also to a good standard. Maybe it's because I lived in Cyprus for about 5 years that I am a bit picky when it comes to Greek food, but I thought it was a little... More 

Thank Amadeus M
Thursday Island, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 23 November 2015

A delicious meal, fantastic service and a relaxed ambience with a lovely view. Thoroughly enjoyed my experience and will definitely return when next in Cairns.

Thank VictoriaH41
Cairns, Australia
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 31 October 2015

Love the food. Love the atmosphere. Regular belly dance entertainment! The owner often mingles with the customers - lovely man.

Thank Ormond P

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Restaurant Details

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Mediterranean, Greek
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  • Address: 17 Abbott St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4041 1500

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