Trinity Beach, nestled along the captivating coastline of Cairns, is not just a tropical haven for beach lovers; it’s also a paradise for food enthusiasts. With a diverse array of cafes and restaurants, this charming coastal town offers a culinary adventure that tantalizes taste buds and satiates the soul. In this article, we will embark on a delightful journey through some of Trinity Beach’s most beloved dining establishments, each offering a unique blend of flavours and ambiance.
Easytiger: Where Flavour Meets Comfort
Owned and managed by husband and wife team Tik and Katrina, Easy Tiger specialises in Asia tapas, small plates of all your favourites. This a great way to share with friends and also try something new without ordering a main and take you time.
With access to Far North Queensland’s profusion of locally grown Asian ingredients, Easy Tiger’s menu encompass a pan-Asian collection of tastes, textures and all wondrously delicious. Vegan, vegetarians and gluten free options are available as well as dairy free. And look out for the daily specials focusing on the best market fresh ingredients.
Eazytiger is just five minutes walk from the beachfront; head West down Trinity Beach Road to the corner with Jamieson St and you’ll find Easy Tiger on the right. Easy Tiger is fully licensed and offers fresh cocktails, wines, beers and locally roasted coffee and chilled drinks in a relaxed setting.
TEL; (07) 4034 9352
L’Unico Trattoria Italiano: A Taste of Italy
Commanding one the best locations in Trinity Beach, L’Unico Trattoria Italiano is opposite the beach in the heart of the village. Italian cuisine and wood fire pizzas are at the core of the food offerings, which expand to all the classic Italian favourites.
Chef Matt has a long history as a respected restaurateur in Trinity and Cairns and has received numerous awards and accolades. At L’Unico the attention to craft is shown in the hand stretched dough of the pizzas to the freshly tossed salads accompanying the generous mains.
Book in advance to order the 5 Course Tasting Menu and be taken on a seafood journey, followed by local cuts of pork and beef, surrounded by delicate salads and teamed with companion wines. And don’t forget the signature dessert of home made ice cream, espresso coffee shot, rich hazelnut liquor & amaretto biscotto.
TEL 07 4057 8855
Tut Tuk by the Sea: A Culinary Adventure
Tut Tuk by the Sea is a culinary gem that offers a fusion of flavors. This restaurant takes dinners on a journey through the vibrant street food scenes of Thailand, Vietnam, and Cambodia. With dishes like Pad Thai, Vietnamese Pho, and Cambodian Amok, Tut Tuk by the Sea invites guests to indulge in a sensory adventure, celebrating the diverse tastes of Southeast Asia.
Along with the highly ranked Thai cuisine, Tuk Tuk offers traditional western breakfasts – think eggs-benny and flat white. And to add further happiness, Tuk Tuk has its own delicious gelato bar with all that frozen creaminess concocted right on site.
Beach views by day and cooling breezes by night, Tuk Tuk is located along the Northern end of Vasery Esplande. Open every day except Tuesdays.
Beach House: Good Vibes & Great Food
Beach House combines laid back dining with great tastes and cool coastal ambiance. From any seat in the house enjoy the stunning views of the azure ocean and the sound of gentle waves crashing against the shore. The restaurant’s décor is a perfect reflection of its seaside location, open-air seating inside and out and all under cover.
Open breakfast, lunch and dinner, expect all the menu favourites from a typical Aussie eatery. Start the day with avo on toast or a salmon roll, circle back at lunch for a pasta and grilled octopus salad, or get together with friends for a dinner and be treated to beef and ribs or a selection of seafood dishes. And that’s not to forget the house specialty – wood fire pizzas.
Beach House opens up along Vasey Esplanade and delivers the perfect beach holiday vibe. The venue also offers its own tap house of draft beers, along with a great wine selection and cocktails. Since opening, it has become a shared treasure by locals and visitors alike and has regular live music to help lazy afternoons slide effortlessly into evenings of fun and shared good times.
TEL 07 4055 6684
Trinity Beach Tavern: Best on the Beach
All the beachside cafes and restaurants at Trinity Beach are excellent and Trinity Beach Tavern is among the best. Setting it apart is its long history of consistently being known as a reliable favourite by locals. If the question is “where to” for a guaranteed great dinner or long lunch, Trinity Beach Tavern will always top the list.
Trinity Beach Tavern captures the essence of coastal living, serving delectable seafood dishes amid a relaxed, beachside atmosphere. From crispy calamari to seafood platters teeming with prawns, oysters, and fish, every bite showcases the flavours of the ocean. With its panoramic views of the Coral Sea, dining at Trinity Beach Tavern is a must during your stay.
For sports fans, the Tavern broadcasts all major football codes, cricket, boxing and other special events on its big screens. Licensed gaming is on hand with poker machines and Keno for those who enjoy a flutter. For bigger gatherings, Trinity Beach Tavern caters for groups and functions.
TEL 07 3558 3326