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Nautilus Restaurant

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As featured in Best Food in Port Douglas
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17 Murphy St, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia
+61 7 4099 5330
18:30 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 18:30 - 00:00
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Trinity Beach, Australia
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We moved from Sydney to Trinity Beach about a year ago and have now retired. We wanted something special to celebrate a special occasion so we made the short drive up to Port Douglas last Friday . We stayed at Peppers and booked dinner at Nautilus restaurant - and yes, Nautilus is very, very special. We had the 7 course... More 

Thank Y1294MUjamesl
Melbourne, Australia
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was our final dinner of our Port Douglas Honeymoon and we indulged in the 7 Course Degustation Menu. Over 3 deliriously romantic hours we experienced some of the most delicious dishes ever (and we are from inner-city Melbourne, so we know world-class dining!) in a setting that needs to be experienced be described (the setting stirred thoughts of the... More 

Thank Claus S
New Rochelle, New York, USA
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78 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

In a tropical setting, Nautilus is the perfect place for a "dress up and celebrate" dinner. It is beautifully done. The food--especially the whole coral trout and the lamb chops--is amazing. Fresh, hot, well served. Ten out of ten!

Thank Geoff B
Sydney, Australia
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is our fourth time to Port Douglas and our fourth time to Nautilus. It is such a special experience and every time the food, atmosphere and service has exceeded our expectations. This time we went for the 7 course degustation menu and were not disappointed. Favourites from that menu were the prawn, the duck dumplings, the beef main and... More 

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Mt Martha, Australia
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Special anniversary dinner based on recommendation entree was just ok but the best main I have had in years the beef duo with truffle mash was simply amazing. Staff were cute out but really missed the boat on getting us to stay longer and spend more. Were more interested throughout the night of another table. Will come back though!!

Thank soakaos
Swan Hill, Victoria, Australia
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were greeted by friendly staff, seated and attended to in a timely fashion. All staff were engaging and knowledgeable. The entrees were average but the mains and side were amazing and the presentation was flawless. Not cheap but excellent for what we were looking for.

Thank Samantha K
Port Douglas, Australia
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very good food, fantastic setting. Wait staff confused who ordered what throughput evening, but very polite and helpful.

Thank 712rob
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3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had dinner here and ordered the 7 course degustation menu with the coral trout. It was all delicious and the ambiance was fantastic. Very pricey though but still worth a visit.

Thank Gloria B
Adelaide, Australia
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95 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is a beautiful setting and the service is first rate. There was nothing wrong with the flavours or preparation of the food, it is just sooooooo expensive. Good wine list. All in all it cost us $100 more than the next most expensive meal for four. I could not see the value. Anyway it is hard to get a... More 

Thank Graham T
Nhulunbuy, Australia
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

OMG - I don't now what to say, this Restaurant is Amazing. your right in the rain Forrest with bandicoots running at your feet while eating fine food. AMAZING is all i can say. This is a must for anyone visiting Port Douglas

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$74
Australian, International, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
18:30 - 00:00
18:30 - 00:00
18:30 - 00:00
18:30 - 00:00
18:30 - 00:00
18:30 - 00:00
18:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 Murphy St, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Port Douglas
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4099 5330
Elegant outdoor dining in the tropical rainforest of North Queensland. We specialise in romantic dinners for 2 to group functions and weddings.

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