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Cheeky Yam

1 Pier Point Road | The Pier, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4031 5640
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good12%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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“cupcakes” (4 reviews)
“vegan cakes” (6 reviews)
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Cafe, Healthy, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
1 Pier Point Road | The Pier, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Ate here twice. The food is all vegan and excellent quality, as well as reasonably priced. Not easy to find but worth the effort, the staff are friendly and helpful and there are lots of choices. Only the environment is a bit negative, which is...More

Thank Jim C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Incredible vegan food!!! If you want great food choices, excellent smoothies and juice and good coffee, totally go there!

Thank Tristen P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Searched this place out when looking for a vegan lunch in Cairns one day. The restaurant itself looks pretty basic but the hot dogs sounded amazing so we ordered ‘the mighty wise’ and ‘the new yorker’ not expecting too much. Both were ridiculously tasty with...More

Thank Autumn C
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Finally made it to the Cheeky Yam and wondering why it took me so long! I shared the vegan brekky and the mush-fu (highly recommend the mush-fu) and they were so delicious and satisfying! I so thoroughly enjoyed the meal that I'm planning to go...More

Thank Tyler C
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

I discovered this place when googling vegan food places about a month before moving to Cairns. 3 months later I finally get round to trying it and I was not disappointed! I went for the black bean burrito and damn that zesty green sauce is...More

Thank Milly A
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Such a refreshing change to the monotonous food available in most of Cairns. Try the Mush-Fu it doesn’t get any better than this anywhere in Australia. Only open for late breakfast and lunch. I believe they will soon serve their excellent coffee again.

Thank daveskiss
Reviewed 5 July 2018

This place is quaint and hidden inside The Pier shopping centre, but don't let that deter you. The food is phenomenal and made with so much love. This was our first stop as soon as we landed and Cairns and were not disappointed. Its close...More

Thank Belinda V
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Being a vegetarian, the cheeky yam is a god send in Cairns! The vegan hotdogs are to die for! So tasty 😋 situated inside the pier shopping centre, it’s a very friendly and relaxed vibe. Portions are huge so I often share a main with...More

Thank 12gabrielle
Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

Yum! Me and my partner visited cairns and were looking for vegan goodies whilst visiting, we found this little gem! I had the breaky boat and my partner has the pancakes both were so yummy! I also got some cupcakes to take away for later...More

Thank Sammy J
Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

Amazing! I had the pesto pesto roll, and a ‘nutella’ style dairy free slice. The service was great and the roll was incredible, so filling and amazing sauces. The slice was melt in your mouth.

Thank sophabunny
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US$4 - US$16
Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Pier Point Road | The Pier, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4031 5640
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Closed Temporarily for Renovation from the 15th of April 2018, Re-opening on the 7th of May 2018. The Cheeky Yam specialises in Unique and Delicious Vegan comfort food, Organic fair trade Black Bird Coffee, Juices and all natural fruit smoothies.
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