FOODIE culture has been booming year-round in tropical haven Port Douglas, and we are here to make sure you know all the ins and outs of ‘dining around the world’ while you’re checking out this awesome coastal town.
Although Far North Queensland is recognised as home to the ancient Daintree Rainforest and the Great Barrier Reef, us locals will proudly say that our line up of restaurants that offer extraordinary international cuisines is impressive – and we mean, really impressive.
This guide has you covered for everything tasty, from Modern Australian to Japanese. Let’s get into it!
An open-aired elegant restaurant located in the heart of Macrossan Street only a short stroll from Four Mile Beach. Choose from an array of sophisticated specialty dishes and finish with a mouth watering coconut and Malibu panna cotta.
This award winning food and drink destination features fresh local seafood along with some of Australia’s best produce that always leaves a lasting impression. Consider the bug tails in coconut laksa a must try!
Salsa has gained everlasting love from the people of Port Douglas who frequently dine in for almost any occasion. This tropical styled setting promises remarkable lunches and dinners every time – take our word for it!
Situated on the corner of Wharf and Macrossan Street, this striking venue offers indulgence at its finest with a wide selection of delicious authentic Italian dishes and desserts. Bellissimo!
My Italian Baby
There’s a new kid on the block in Port! The ultimate choice when you’re craving a hearty pizza or pasta for lunch, dinner or takeaway. Devour a classic or go all out and try the ocean beach pizza with juicy crab, mussels, prawns and salmon.
Dine under the stars and amongst the palm trees in this one of a kind outdoor Italian restaurant. The scrumptious pizzas are to die for, the service is fantastic and the atmosphere is buzzing – what more could you want?
Sea Bean Tapas
Spoil yourself to a contemporary Spanish tapas banquet and refreshing sangria while watching the sun set over the mountains in this stunning laid back venue.
As one of Port’s few hidden gems, Zipangu serves up some of the finest fresh sashimi, sushi and gyoza. You won’t go wrong with some black sesame ice-cream for dessert.
An outstanding diner for remarkable Chinese dishes served with a smile every time. Try the sensational roast duck, sizzling beef or tangy lemon chicken just to name a few – mmm, delish.
Star of Siam
Without a doubt, this traditional Thai will be some of the best you’ve ever tried. The green curry is splendid and so is the succulent chicken satay. Yum!
Siam by the Sea
This restaurant is in a gorgeous location opposite St Mary’s by the Sea and offers a large assortment of seriously delightful Thai dishes including tender Massaman beef, coconut prawns and seafood curries.
This place is an absolute must for all of our taco and nacho lovers! Mexican dishes with a tropical twist – how incredible does grilled haloumi tacos with mango and toasted coconut sound?
We all love an amazing Indian dinner feast and this place is sure to impress! Dine in for some unbelievably flavoursome lamb rogan josh, a spicy goat masala or a signature seafood dish.
Sabi’s offers a variety of traditional Indian goodness for you to indulge in – there are endless options for delicious vegetarian, meat and seafood dishes that are perfect for a cosy takeaway night in the hotel room.
Paddy’s is an all time favourite amongst the locals and is one of the best places to settle in for an awesome pub meal and a few beers to cool off in the balmy weather. Get your hands on the popular Beef and Guinness pie while you have the chance!
Come and chat to our friendly team at Cayman Villas if this guide has left you feeling spoiled for choice – otherwise, happy eating!
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