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Port Douglas Restaurant List

Choose the best restaurant in Port Douglas for you.  Read their menu online before you arrive in Port Douglas. Click on the Port Douglas Restaurant menu buttons below. 


2 Fish Restaurant Port Douglas

Tel: (07) 4099 6350

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- Nationally award winning seafood restaurant
- Freshest local seasonal produce
- Alfresco dining + air-conditioned cocktail bar
- Stylish venue in the heart of Port Douglas
- Couples group bookings weddings + events
- Open 12am-10pm bookings recommended





Salsa Bar & Grill

Tel: 07 4099 4922

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- Nationally Award Winning Restaurant
- Modern Australian Cuisine
- Cocktail & Wine Bar
- A la Carte dining with sea views
- Weddings & Events
- Professional service
- Creative dishes with flair
- Serving locals & visitors for over 25 years



Choo Choos @ The Marina

Tel: 0488 051 147

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- Open 7 days a week
- Breakfast 7.30am - 11:30am
- Lunch from 12 - 2:30pm


Extra links
- Bally Hooley Timetable
- Choo Choos Explorer

Rattle & Hum Bar & Grill

Tel: (07) 4099 5641

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- Family friendly
- In the heart of Port Douglas
- Enjoy a wood-fired pizza or a hearty steak and salad
- Relaxed atmosphere
- Lunch, dinner or just a drink
- Open every day, 11.30am until late




Silky Oaks Treehouse Restaurant

Tel: +61 7 4098 1666

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- Premier dining experience
- All wood polished floors & fittings
- Sensational rainforest & river views
- Menu showcases the freshest local produce and fine
  Australian wines


Paddy's Irish Bar & Restaurant

Tel: (07) 4099 5997

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- Welcome to you all
- Best tasting Guinness in North Queensland!
- Located on busy Macrossan Street
- Open for lunch, dinner or just drinks
- Live entertainment most nights
- Open every day, 11.00am until late
- Great atmosphere




On The Inlet Seafood Restaurant

Tel: (07) 4099 5255

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- Finest fresh local seafood & regional produce 
- Multi award-winning restaurant & bar
- the perfect setting for your quintessential tropical
- Shiny new contemporary venue
- Sunset & Coral Sea views
- Lunch, sunset specials and dinner daily


Osprey's Restaurant - Thala Beach

Tel: (07) 4098 5700

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- Osprey’s Restaurant is open 7 days a week
- Lunch and dinner at Osprey’s is a unique experience
- Enjoy dining with a panoramic vista
- A fresh seasonal menu emphasises local produce
- Friendly five star service and complimentary parking


- Accommodation
- Weddings
- Conference
- Spa 


St. Crispins Café Port Douglas

Tel: 0400 652 906

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- Open 7 days from 7am
- All-day classic Australian dining
- Great coffee
- Breakfast / lunch & light refreshments
- Try our Eggs Benny & Signature Burgers
- Fully licensed bar
- Open evenings for Private Events
- Weddings, Birthdays, Engagements
- Call us for availability



The Court House Hotel

Tel: (07) 4099 5181

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- The 'Courty' is one of the most iconic pubs in Australia
- Established in 1878
- A 'Must Do' in Port Douglas
- Offering all the classic pub favourites
- Perfect for lunch, dinner or drinks
- Live music Wednesday to Sunday



Nautilus Restaurant Port Douglas

Tel: (07) 4099 5330

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- Port Douglas most renowned restaurant
- A 'must do' experience
- Ideal for couples & groups
- Exquisite service
- Superior selection of wines 
- Multi Award winning
- Wedding and function packages



Zinc Restaurant & Bar

Tel: (07) 4099 6260

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- Contemporary Australian Cuisine
- Sophisticated alfresco or indoor dining
- Dedicated Cocktail Bar
- All day dining
- Ideal for couples, families, groups & events
- Open 12pm until Late
- more



The Tin Shed - Combined Club

Tel: (07) 4099 5553

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- Best views of the Dickson Inlet and the Coral Sea
- Expansive wooden dining deck over the water
- Open 10am - 10pm Monday to Saturday and
- Open 8am - 10pm Sunday
- Upstairs bar with great views
- more...



More restaurants

Bel Cibo Restaurant

26-30 Macrossan Street

Port Douglas Queensland

Betty's Bohemian Beach Cafe

Shop 2, 56 Macrossan Street

Port Douglas QLD 4877

Iron Bar Restaurant Port Douglas

5 Macrossan St 

Port Douglas Qld 4877

Tel: (07) 4099 4776

Plantation Resort Pizza & Pasta Bar

1 Captain Cook Highway 

Craiglie Port Douglas QLD 4877

Tel: (07) 4099 3522 

Fax: (07) 4099 3544

The Surfy

The Esplanade

Port Douglas Qld 4877

Seabean Cafe Restaurant

Cnr Warner & Wharf Street

Port Douglas Qld 4877

Chapter One Restaurant

1 Bale Drive

Port Douglas QLD 4877

Port Douglas Restaurant Reviews

On The Inlet Seafood Restaurant


The award winning On The Inlet Restaurant prides itself on offering a modern Australian menu designed to showcase the freshest local seafood and best quality locally grown produce. Open for lunch and dinner.  The wine list is impressive.  The floor and bar service is friendly and attentive.  This restaurant enjoys a long serving staff, which is always a sign of a settled restaurant structure.  On The Inlet has an excellent menu with daily specials but it also enjoys two major advantages over almost any other restaurant in Port Douglas.  Firstly the setting is spectacular.  Under high white shade sails, the main wooden decked dining area overlooks an unrivalled panorama across the Dickson Inlet creating an almost spiritual, certainly tranquil, experience as you sip a cold drink and enjoy Head Chef Mitch's exquisite culinary creations. A very special place, great food and excellently priced comprehensive wine list.  Tropical lifestyle dining and more....

Zinc Restaurant and lounge


The award winning Zinc Restaurant Port Douglas is located in the Portico building at the Four Mile Beach end of Macrossan Street.  Zinc is open all day, every day, from midday until late for lunch and dinner.  You can even have coffee and cakes or tapas at any time during opening hours.  Zinc is a unique combination of restaurant, cafe and lounge by day, restaurant and sophisticated lounge bar at night, offering casual al fresco all day dining.  The menu presents a fine selection of modern Australian cuisine at realistic prices and the excellent wine list boasts 40 different wines by the glass.  The owner Marco Piat has created a dining area layout that is both family friendly for lunch and early evening with a children's menu until 6.30pm but as the evening draws in it easily transforms into a more sophisticated and stylish ambience for the quiet romantic dinner or supper party with friends. The restaurant also has the largest privately owned aquarium on the east coast of Australia!  Watching this wonderful collection of tropical fish enjoying an environment so close to their natural world is both fascinating and mesmerising and No, none of them are on the menu ! If you want to see the definition of tropical lifestyle dining, then Zinc is a must do for you.

Bookings are recommended

Salsa Restaurant and Bar

This 'Award Winning Restaurant' is located in the heart of Port Douglas' dining district.  The Salsa Bar & Grill is one of Port Douglas Premier Dining Restaurants & as the winner of numerous Restaurant & Catering awards including Best Restaurant, Best Alfresco Dining and Best Modern Australian, it is easy to see why Salsa Bar & Grill has developed a reputation for being a must do in Port Douglas. Head Chef Goran Zonai & his team are committed to serving mouth watering and eye-catching dishes. Ingredients are produced in house whenever possible, using only the best and freshest local produce. Situated in a traditional weatherboard Queenslander with louvered windows and table umbrellas creates a unique effect of an al fresco atmosphere whether you're under cover or on the popular outer deck. This relaxed tropical ambience is superbly complemented by a comprehensive modern Australian menu which changes slightly from lunch to dinner plus an assortment of daily specials.  This menu has proved so good that owners Rhys and Bill have had to publish their own cookbook which is available from the restaurant or mail order on line or at all good book shops if you don't want to fill up your suitcase. The wine list is almost exclusively Australian and New Zealand and is affordably priced.  Adding to the ambience of Salsa is the novel tradition for the rich and famous to sign a dinner plate for  exhibition on the walls and ceiling.  These autographed plates include sports, television and movie stars but two highlights are of course the Aussie icon, Kylie and the then US President, Bill Clinton.

This restaurant is a favourite for the locals so regardless of the period, booking is essential for both lunch and dinner.


The Treehouse Restaurant at Silky Oaks Lodge

The Treehouse Restaurant is one of the Douglas regions' top dining experiences.  It is set in the heart of the Silky Oaks Lodge deep in the hills above Mossman on the edge of the Daintree Rainforest.  The long open-sided balcony style restaurant overlooks the Mossman River and welcomes a gentle breeze to naturally cool diners for breakfast (7.00am to 10.00am), lunch ( 12.00 noon to 2.30pm ) and dinner (6.00pm to 9.00pm.). The tropical menu combines the influences of Asia and the Mediterranean, whilst retaining a modern Australian style.  The menu proudly showcases the freshest local produce and fine Australian wines.  Recently refurbished by new owners Paul and Barbara Van Nim, the restaurant has a very comfortable and relaxing atmosphere.  The staff are attentive and since the change of ownership seem to have a smile on their face all the time.  Surrounded by nature, diners can enjoy a rich varied menu, fine wines and the perfect picturesque panorama to help diners appreciate mother nature's handy work. Special dietary requirements and picnic hampers are available by advance arrangement.  For a special occasion or romantic evening, private
riverside dining is available in a secluded setting on the Mossman Riverbank.  Enjoy a 3 course menu, with your selection of wines, by the glow of candlelight and with the sounds of the rainforest and river surrounding you.  Worth a little extra wouldn't you agree ?

Lure Restaurant and Bar

A true tropical lifestyle experience, Lure's outdoor decking dining area is suspended over the water and is considered one of the best water view dining venues in Port Douglas.  It certainly has quite a claim as one of, if not, the 'Best Breakfasts in Port Douglas' Lure Restaurant is open 7 days a week for Breakfast (8am - 11.30am), Lunch (11.30am - 4pm).  It achieved the finals of the 2009 Restaurant & Catering Queensland HOSTPLUS Awards for Excellence Far North Queensland and with the attentive staff who seem to thoroughly enjoy their role in helping you appreciate the excellent food, wine and setting, it is not hard to see why they were singled out.   The backdrop off super yachts and cruisers adds a touch of class to a modern Australian menu that won't let you down. The restaurant is ideally situated for families with a children's menu and a safe environment for the children to play on the marina boardwalk within easy sight of Mum and dad.


Straits Restaurant and Bar

Situated at the very heart of the Reef Resort, the Swish Restaurant and bar has recently undergone a full refurbishment. Once you've come up their front steps through the stylish front portal you realise you've entered a whole different world.  This very family friendly restaurant is actually situated poolside on the Resort, offering a relaxed and chilled vibe with a great atmosphere for alfresco dining. The restaurant serves breakfast from 7.30am to 10am seven days a week, with Tapas, cocktails and full bar service from 4:00pm daily. Dinner is served from 6pm and last orders at 9:00pm, 7 days during the season.  Since refurbishment, Swish Restaurant and Bar has a new menu presenting an infusion of traditional and tropical flavours created by Executive Chef Lloyd Johnson including a speciality of the house - Paella of local seafood, smoked crocodile, chorizo and saffron.  You really shouldn't leave town without that experience !

There is a children's menu and with pool and recreational areas just outside the restaurant, Mums and Dads can relax with the kids quite safely within view.

The Beach Shack


This award winning family restaurant is open for dinner only everyday. Many visitors to Port Douglas dream of enjoying a great meal on Four Mile Beach.  Well at the Beach Shack that's exactly what you can have, almost! The floor of this al fresco style venue has a rich covering layer of soft sand to give you that beach experience.  The kids love it and with a children's menu available, Mum and Dad reckon it's pretty good too.  With Pool table and traditional bar available, it has a welcoming 'locals' feel.  The shade sails protect diners from the elements but don't detract from the cool and airy atmosphere of the sandy dining area. The Beach shack is tucked away out of town on the corner of Triton Close and Barrier Street near Four Mile shops opposite Four Mile Beach.  But the short journey from town is well worth it.  The menu is a varied mix of seafood, meat and poultry and they have a sensational pizza section with a great selection of daily specials to ensure you can choose just what you fancy. The Pizza's are also available as take away.  The wine list has a nice selection of  affordable Australian and New Zealand wines.  Staff are attentive and efficient. 

Booking is suggested but essential on Fridays and at weekends 'cos the locals like this one and it can get quite crowded, but hey, that's a good sign !

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Port Douglas Restaurants

Port Douglas boasts the best restaurants in North Queensland. How do we know this? Because the State's Industry Awards has voted a Port Douglas restaurant as best Restaurant for the last decade.  This year it was Salsa Bar and Grill.


Port Douglas restaurants have played host to many fine wine and diner over the last couple of years with names including Bill & Hillary Clinton, Tom Hanks, Kevin Costner, George Clooney, Kylie Minogue, Kate Blanchet and many more.


Macrossan Street and Wharf Street provide two main streets of succulent menu's whilst Port Douglas' road in, Davidson Street also has a number of great restaurants tucked away. Names such as the Chinese restaurant Hancourt that shouldn't be missed.


The Suburb of Four Mile Beach now rates as a provider of fine dining with the great themed restaurant The Beach Shack always pleasing.


If your accommodation is a little out of town or your are willing to drive 5 minutes out of town, a little restaurant called Mojo's out in South Mossman is a real corker. Say hi to Mick, Remy and Sal.

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