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Piato

1 Pierpoint Road | Shop G4A, The Pier Marina, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4041 4284
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Overview
  • Excellent81%
  • Very good13%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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CUISINES
Seafood, International, Mediterranean, European, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
₱₱ - ₱₱₱
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Food
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LOCATION
1 Pierpoint Road | Shop G4A, The Pier Marina, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We called ahead and reserved a table for lunch, but the restaurant was not very busy when we arrived. We were seated outside, with a beautiful view of the Cairns Marlin Marina. Although Piato has a lunch menu, we were still able to order from...More

Thank ally_and_matt
Reviewed 3 days ago

We were welcomed with open arms by the owner Ellie. The service was superb, the Wine List covered all tastes and the food was quite simply magnificent. Plenty of flavours, plenty of variety and plenty of ambience. A truly lovely setting, and a wonderful host....More

Thank William D
Reviewed 5 days ago

As locals who dine out a lot (way to often) we have often walked past and only glanced at the menu. This weekend we decided to look at it a little harder and found several appealing dishes on the “lunch specials “ menu. For my...More

Thank John W
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I have just had the most divine lunch with my Mum and her partner. The food was spectacular and the dessert was to die for however as good as the food was the excellent service was the highlight. Meeting two icons of Cairns running this...More

Thank Lynne E
yum098, Owner at Piato, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your review. Wow! I am so grateful for this wonderful feedback. We love our jobs but it makes it even more enjoyable when our customers give us reviews like this. You have really made our week and we look forward to seeing...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Picked up my friend from airport on Sunday morning and with two teens we all headed to the pier in search of a restaurant for brunch. One restaurant worker we approached was extremely rude so we moved on and so glad we did. Welcoming the...More

Thank hetherbell
yum098, Owner at Piato, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your review. Whether it's a steak sandwich or fish and chips you will still get the full Piato experience for Sunday lunch with great service, great food and beautiful views of the marina. We have so many choices on the a-la-carte menu,...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went to Piato on a Friday night with my parents. Collectively we ordered the lamb cigars; halloumi tomato and eggplant stack; steak; lamb skewers and barramundi. The food was very good and I would highly recommend the halloumi eggplant and tomato stack. Although the...More

Thank mitchy_mac90
yum098, Owner at Piato, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your review. That's a great selection of dishes and yes the halloumi, eggplant and tomato stack is absolutely delicious. I am sorry that the service was not as consistent after 9pm and it took a while to get your drinks and dessert...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent seafood and Mediterranean restaurant with a great location. Nice wine list. Great service. Had the bugs and the variety platter. Started with the mussels.

Thank TerisTravels
yum098, Owner at Piato, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review. Our seafood platter is delicious isn't it!! The bugs, mussels, matched with a great wine... yum!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were here a few days ago, based on the Trip Advisor reviews, and enjoyed it so much that we went back again tonight! Seriously good food and friendly, attentive staff. Highly recommended.

Thank dunblanereids
yum098, Owner at Piato, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review. It's great to hear that we were just as good on your second visit to Piato. Happy customers make us happy and great food and service makes great customers come back.

Reviewed 1 week ago

From start to end, the experience at Piato was excellent. Booking was pleasant and we were shown to our table with a minimum of fuss. We chose the banquet which was a great choice to let us sample of a range of dishes. Every dish...More

Thank Teleost
yum098, Owner at Piato, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review. Wow! What a lovely complimentary review! I will be sure to pass on your feedback to the team who have been doing a fantastic job! We work in the hospitality industry because we enjoy making people happy and that includes...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went to Piato yesterday with my friends and we had the live of our time! The food was absolutely delicious and the service was amazing! My friends and I were so happy with the delicious seafood and was definitely the best seafood restaurant I...More

Thank Daydream35942398501
yum098, Owner at Piato, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. You loved our food and had a great time talking to the wait staff didn't you! We love making people happy through our great food and attentive service and it sounds like we have made you happy, so thanks again...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$35
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Scenic view, Families with children, Large groups, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Pierpoint Road | Shop G4A, The Pier Marina, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4041 4284
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Description
Bringing the joy of casual med dining to The Pier in Cairns, welcome to Piato! Piato, named after the Italian word for "plate", has a "big emphasis" on entrees and sharing good food with good friends and family! Three well respected hospitality veterans have blended their skills to bring a taste of the Mediterranean to Cairns' waterfront.
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