Food and Drink Delights in Port Douglas

Explore the culinary scene of Port Douglas, from fresh seafood to tropical cocktails. Discover the top restaurants, cafes, and bars in this guide to food and drink in Port Douglas.


Port Douglas is not only known for its stunning natural beauty and charming attractions, but also for its diverse culinary scene. With a range of restaurants, cafes, and bars offering everything from fresh seafood to exotic cocktails, Port Douglas is a foodie’s paradise.

In this guide, we’ll take a closer look at the top food and drink spots in Port Douglas, highlighting the best places to dine, sip, and savor. Whether you’re looking for a romantic dinner, a casual lunch, or a night out on the town, you’ll find something to suit your taste buds in this amazing destination.

Port Douglas food and drink guide

Port Douglas has a host of amazing restaurants, bars and cafes.   Take your choice from dining in the rainforest to a delicious coral trout pie at the bakery.

Seafood Delights

With its proximity to the Great Barrier Reef, it’s no surprise that Port Douglas is known for its fresh seafood. Here are some of the top seafood spots to check out:

  • On the Inlet: This waterfront restaurant is known for its fresh seafood dishes, featuring everything from prawns to barramundi. The views of the harbor are stunning, making it a perfect spot for a romantic dinner.
  • Hemingway’s Brewery: Located on the Port Douglas Marina, this brewery and restaurant offers a range of beers and pub fare, including delicious seafood dishes like fish and chips and seafood chowder.
  • Bucci: This Italian restaurant is known for its delicious seafood pasta dishes, featuring fresh local ingredients and homemade pasta.

Best Coffee

  • Origin Espresso at number 21-23 Warner Street,
  • Captain and Co
  • Sparrow
  • Toast pick up a delicious sandwich there too.
  • Ziva
  • Whileaway Book Shop and Cafe
  • Restaurants our Top 5


Sassi Port Douglas

  • Nautilus
  • Sassi
  • Salsa
  • Seabean
  • The Mexican
  • Melaleuca


  • Barbados
  • Jimmy Rums
  • Zinc
  • Watergate
  • Sheraton Mirage by the pool

Best Breakfasts

  • Fresq
  • Lighthouse Cafe
  • Choo Choos
  • Grant Street Bakery
  • Little Larder

Best Lunch

  • Sassi
  • Salsa
  • St Crispins
  • Toast
  • Courthouse
  • Maman