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Port Douglas Restaurants

With hearty breakfasts, healthy lunches and fine dining options, Port Douglas is a food lover’s haven. The area is dotted with an array of award-winning restaurants & some of the best restaurants in Port Douglas are all within walking distance from our resort!

Whether you’re craving an authentic Italian meal, classic Aussie favourites, modern Asian-fusion, or a fresh seafood feast, there’s always something to suit every taste, there is something for everybody to eat and enjoy with friends and family.  Featuring fresh, local ingredients and a variety of choices, Port Douglas’ best eats are right outside our doorstep.

Watergate Port Douglas

Watergate Port Douglas Restaurant

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Watergate exudes modern fine-dining and an unparalleled atmosphere. Their modern Australian menu highlights seasonal produce and innovative dishes such as succulent sous vide chicken roulade, and a delectable oven baked crab & snapper cannelloni. There is also an in-house bar with a fine selection of wines and cocktails for you to enjoy a sunset beverage. Natural plants and soft lighting create a relaxing dining experience. There are indoor and outdoor dining options available.

Address: Shop 5/31 Macrossan St, Port Douglas QLD 4877, Australia
Opening Hours: Open 7 Days: 12PM-2PM & 5:30PM - 10PM
Signature Dishes: Crocodile & Prawn Stuffed Chicken Supreme
Remarks: For Reservations Call: 07 4099 5544

Nautilus Restaurant

Nautilus Restaurant Port Douglas

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The list wouldn’t be complete without the famous Nautilus dining experience. Over 60 years old the venue is set amid lush tropical gardens and surrounded by beautiful overhanging palms. The only way to get in is via the hidden pathway from the main street of Port Douglas village. The venue offers dining elegance in a new form like you have never seen before.  An outdoor dining experience in the middle of a tropical paradise, this is a must for anyone visiting Port Douglas!

Address: 17 Murphy St, Port Douglas QLD 4877, Australia
Opening Hours: Open 7 Days: 5:45PM - Late
Signature Dishes: Twice Cooked Pork Belly & Seared Scallop
Remarks: Not suitable for children under 8 | For Reservations Call: 07 4099 5330

Hi Tide by The Beach

Hi Tide by The Beach Restaurant

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One of best-kept dining secrets in Port Douglas... Well not for much longer. This outstanding oceanfront restaurant overlooks the Four Mile Beach. It epitomises everything great about this picturesque area that is Port Douglas. With an array of dining options from the sea and land that are sourced locally from the regions finest and freshest suppliers, brought to you daily. Hi, Tide Cafe Bar Restaurant offers the perfect dining experience with friendly service to create a memorable experience.

Address: 9 Esplanade, Port Douglas QLD 4877, Australia
Opening Hours: Open 7 Days: 7AM - 9PM
Signature Dishes: Mussels & Calamari Laksa
Remarks: Happy Hour from 4:30PM - 6:00PM Daily | For Reservations Call: 07 4099 9100

The Mexican Port Douglas

The Mexican Port Douglas Restaurant

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Located at 43 Macrossan St, you will find some of the best Mexican food Port Douglas has on offer. Tuck into their flavour-packed signature dishes, while enjoying the restaurant’s relaxed footpath dining. Grab a sneaky margarita on your afternoon walk, or catch the happy hour for some live music, great eats, and cheap drinks. It’s the perfect spot to get together with friends or getting you weekly churros fix!

Address: 43 Macrossan St, Port Douglas QLD 4877, Australia
Opening Hours: Open Tuesday through Saturday: 2PM - 9PM
Signature Dishes: Mayan Pork Nachos
Remarks: Afternoon Specials From 3PM - 4PM | For Reservations Call 07 4099 4441

Chillys Pizza and Trattoria

Chillys Pizza and Trattoria

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If you are looking for tasty eats that won’t break the bank, you can’t look past Chilly’s Pizzeria & Trattoria, on the corner of Grant and Mowbray Street. It offers a laid back vibe where you can catch up with friends, family and enjoy amazing pizza like a true Italiano! All pizzas are made using Queensland local produce and offers an authentic Italian experience where you can get away from the hustle and bustle of the town.

Address: 2 Mowbray St, Port Douglas QLD 4877, Australia
Opening Hours: Open 7 Days: 11AM - Late
Signature Dishes: Pizza Port Douglas
Remarks: For Reservations Call: 07 4099 4444

Sassi Cucina e Bar & Restaurant

Sassi Cucina e Bar & Restaurant Port Douglas

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Offering a variety of authentic traditional Italian dishes and desserts inspired by Tony Sassi. This local favourite is known for its Italian flair bringing a creative spin to seafood and presentation. Not to mention the Sassi in-house bar has a variety of wine, cocktails and cold beers. The relaxed laid back atmosphere fits perfectly into the Port Douglas lifestyle and makes the restaurant a great place for lunch or dinner with a fitting beverage to suit. Located on the corner of Wharf & Macrossan Street.

Address: 4 Macrossan St, Port Douglas QLD 4877, Australia
Opening Hours: Open 7 Days: 12PM - 3PM & 5PM - 9PM
Signature Dishes: Spaghetti Con Le Vongole
Remarks: Book Online Here