Port Douglas offers a range of different eating options, including Cafes, Restaurants, Bars, and Cocktail Venues.
The average temperature in Port Douglas is beautiful all year round and therefore there is no excuse no to enjoy a relaxing dinner and drinks out in town.
Please see our Recommended list of places to eat and drink below:
Harrisons has consistently held national accolades for its food & wine and has stood alone since 2011, as Port Douglas’ only Chef’s Hat rated restaurant in food bible, The Good Food Guide.
Members from the ‘Your Guide to Port Douglas’ have visited Harrisons on a number of occasions and the service is just outstanding. We would recommend the degustation dinner option while seated beneath the old mango tree that is beautifully dressed with fairy lights.
Zinc restaurant has picked up many awards including restaurant of the year for Far North Queensland (see footer on this page).
Call in for a coffee, cake, cocktail or a snack, to use our free wi-fi at any time when open. Alternatively, visit us in the evening to sample our superb dinner menu featuring fresh local seafood and produce; offering something for everyone including many Gluten free and vegetarian options.
Zinc’s relaxed lounge bar features a large range of wines by the glass, over 70 cocktails, over 110 spirits and liqueurs and a selection of cold beers on tap…..perfect for that pre-dinner drink or after-dinner nightcap.
Bucci injects the buzz of Rome’s street-side restaurants into the tropical warmth of Port Douglas. The best fresh regional produce is used to create familiar and exotic Italian specialties, complemented by moderately priced Italian and southern hemisphere wines. Meals are served with style and zest well suited to Port Douglas’s holiday setting. Guests enjoy a family friendly, open-air atmosphere under a canopy of chilli lights and ivy leaves.
Port Douglas Restaurant Sassi Cucina e Bar is back beside the sea serving mouth wateringly fresh seafood, inspired handmade pasta, sensational chargrilled steaks – and authentic Italian pizza and spuntini in the bar. Dine outside under the stars and bougainvillea or streetside for great people watching. Inside there’s air conditioned comfort for the summer months. Meet at the Bar for relaxing pre or post dinner drinks or for a casual bite to eat. There’s an option to suit all budgets.
Our Port Douglas restaurant opened in November 2009, conveniently located on the ‘Mezzanine’ level of the modern ‘Saltwater’ building in the heart of Port Douglas. Bel Cibo sets the scene for an enjoyable dining experience.
Informal, yet stylish, Bel Cibo quickly became a favorite haunt for both locals and visitors.
Bel Cibo offers a classic Italian menu with modern influences & outstanding service, strongly confirming its position as Port Douglas’ leading Italian restaurant.
Salsa bar and Grill
The professional chefs and wait staff at Salsa Bar & Grill have been creating fabulous meals in Port Douglas for over 17 years and pride themselves on making Salsa, the number one restaurant. From the minute you arrive to the time that you depart, your needs are catered for with flair and professionalism.
The restaurant faces out towards the ocean and the old church and this gives a great vies during sunset drinks.
The Watergate Restaurant & Lounge Bar is located in the heart of Port Douglas, at the corner of Grant and Macrossan Street behind the Rotary Park. Enter down the flame lit path from Macrossan Street.
The restaurant offers both indoor and outdoor dining.
Watergate’s cuisine is Modern Australian. Executive Chef Lee Neate sources fresh, seasonal produce to prepare innovative dishes, that reflect contemporary trends in Australian cooking.