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Mondo on the Waterfront

Average price $35
7.7/10
66 reviews

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Scores & Reviews

7.7/10
based on 66 reviews
Only customers who have dined at the restaurant after booking on TheFork can leave a review.
Food :7.5/10
Service :7.6/10
Setting :8.4/10
  1. Sean And Rachel M.
    Sean And Rachel M.
    • 2 reviews
    8.75/10

    The food was excellent last night. Each time we go during school holidays, we need to remind the staff that kids eat free - according to the website. It appears that some staff are not aware of this and you can be easily charged unnecessarily. Otherwise, we felt it was excellent!

  2. A A.
    A A.
    • 264 reviews
    9/10

    Had the lunch special, the salmon wings were not too tasty but enjoyed the main meal. They didn't have Diet Coke or Pepsi, just regular which was a slight bummer! Beautiful views!

  3. A A.
    A A.
    • 244 reviews
    9/10

    Came for the lunch which is excellent value. The salmon wings are deep friend, the main is amazing and the drink...they were out of diet coke. so just had the water. the main was good though. they forgot to send the salon to me before so had it as dessert.

  4. A A.
    A A.
    • 247 reviews
    9.25/10

    Best barramundi I've had in awhile and they let me sub vegetables for the potatoes- light and fresh. Thanksgiving

  5. A A.
    A A.
    • 278 reviews
    9/10

    Nice value for the view, also saw a lunch special board for $15 inclusive of Drinks- will be back!

  6. Sharmayne M.
    Sharmayne M.
    • one review
    6.25/10

    This place has the best view, but the menu leaves much to be desired, half of us struggled to find something to eat so had to make do. When we arrived a staff member was making cocktails, but she never looked at us to say she will be with us soon, she just totally ignored us, not a good start to the lunch, however the other staff members were amazing

  7. A A.
    A A.
    • 269 reviews
    7.5/10

    Food was great, staff were friendly and helpful.

  8. A A.
    A A.
    • 292 reviews
    4.5/10

    Not at all organised staff. Took a long time to place drink and meal orders. No table service. Quite expensive and very average food. Half our parties food arrived and the rest came 15 minutes later. Nice place to sit but won’t be back in a hurry.

  9. Markus C.
    Markus C.
    • one review
    7.75/10

    Stood at the counter for a while till i realized that you just take a seat then order at the counter. Team members need to communicate with customers more. Meals are a great price, but are just a bit to large. Service was lacking not 1 single team member asked us how was the meal also when they put the meal down at least say please enjoy, i know they are busy but manners would not go astray. The tables need a bit of attention they are dirty and uneven, had to move a couple of times to get a decent table.

  10. A A.
    A A.
    • 244 reviews
    4.5/10

    Service not great! Food ok

  11. Eddie W.
    Eddie W.
    • one review
    9/10

    Awesome dinner and views table by the water was brilliant and service to the table was very timely

  12. A A.
    A A.
    • 255 reviews
    4/10

    We were there at lunch time(First time!) .......The food were way too below average, I don’t think we will come back again at lunch time.

  13. Graham J.
    Graham J.
    • one review
    8.25/10

    Good honest value for money dining set in a fabulous location on the waterfront.

  14. Graeme B.
    Graeme B.
    • one review
    8.25/10

    Time waiting for meals excellent

  15. Gaynor B.
    Gaynor B.
    • one review
    9/10

    Great atmosphere, especially on a cool night with no rain if seated outdoors. Food is very good. Great value. Service is quick. Got meals super quick

  16. Jennifer M.
    Jennifer M.
    • one review
    9.5/10

    Friendly staff...

  17. A A.
    A A.
    • 265 reviews
    5.75/10

    Did not get the folk reservation.No worries as lots of seating

  18. A A.
    A A.
    • 266 reviews
    10/10

    Mondos is our all time favourite for a lazy Sunday afternoon. Watching the boats come in from the reef, talking to tourists or just relaxing by the sparkling waters of the Trinity Inlet with a drink. Mondos never disappoints.

  19. Sue B.
    Sue B.
    • one review
    9.5/10

    amazing location

  20. A A.
    A A.
    • 296 reviews
    7.75/10

    You have to order at the counter but they do bring the food to your table.

More information

How to get to the restaurant

34 ESPLANADE, 4870, Cairns City, Australia

About the restaurant

Dinner with a view

Locals know where to find the best bites, and that’s why you’ll find the locals here.

The award-winning Mondo on the Waterfront is a unique al fresco venue that encapsulates everything that's great about North Queensland, offering a beautiful dining setting with stunning views of the Trinity Inlet.

Whether it’s a casual coffee, a family gathering, business lunch or cheeky cocktail, indulge in flavours from around the world and experience, with signature dishes like Mondo barbecue and sizzling fajitas!

Best dish: sizzling fajitas of course!

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