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“Great Japanese soup”
Review of Ganbaranba

Ganbaranba
Ranked #31 of 667 Restaurants in Cairns
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$7 - US$15
Cuisines: Japanese
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Good for: Child-friendly
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, After-hours, Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

When you see a Japanese restaurant filled with Japanese guests, you suspect the food is good. It is. We tried their special dumplings, which were ok, and ordered two of their soups, which were amazing. Beware that some of the dishes are spicy.

Thank lcfilipe
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Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Sunrise Ramen was outstanding, what a find, 20 minute wait as it was busy a good sign I would have waited 40 minutes and been happy after that meal!!!!!

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Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

Food is served quick and delicious ramen. Staff were all friendly and accommodating. Food are affordable for those on a budget. Food fills you up for a long time.

Thank Karl L
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Reviewed 6 July 2016

I had no idea Cairns had such a large population of Japanese tourists. Naturally, there must be amazing Japanese food here too. Ganbaranba definitely did not disappoint. If you hear the staff speaking Japanese, you know it's an authentic place. It's a tiny restaurant, and often times, those are some of the best places for the most delicious food. We waited for 10-15 minutes before we were seated, and we received our food 5 minutes after we ordered. Super fast service!

The noodles were cooked to perfection and the broth was simply delicious. Good size portions, decently priced, and they offer free iced green tea.

If I'm ever in Cairns again, this is definitely a spot I'd visit again.

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1  Thank Cecilia S
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Reviewed 5 July 2016

Great little restaurant with lots of atmosphere. Service is friendly and quick.
The only negative was there were no chicken only dishes, all dishes are based on chicken and pork broth. There is one vegetarian option which was fairly tasty.

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1  Thank Martine B
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