1) Phoemphun Takeaway
If you’re looking for authentic Thai cuisine then Phoemphun is the place to grab takeaway when you’re in a rush. Their traditional cooking styles and spices mean that you don’t have to be in Thailand to experience the best food that its culture has to offer. With favourites like Green Thai Curry and Pad Thai you can always be assured there is something on the menu for you throughout the week. The family that run the restaurant are also from Thailand so they bring their years of expertise and authenticity to making dishes passed down from generations.
Where: 343 Sheridan Street, Cairns North QLD 4870
2) Yorkeys Knob Takeaway
Finding a great place that does fish and chips can sometimes be difficult so we’ve helped you find a spot the locals love. This hotspot is just 10 minutes north of Cairns, and it’s where locals grab great fish and chips to go. Open Tuesday to Sunday you can order battered Mackerel to go with a freshly made batch of chips and your favourite sauces. The great thing is that no one needs to clean up afterwards, for except licking your fingers.
Where: 10/459 Varley Street, Yorkeys Knob QLD 4878
3) Tandoori Oven
Tandoori’s Oven has a great variety of curries to try if you’re thinking of having something a little more exotic. You can also adjust the spiciness of the curries depending on how much chilli you can handle. The Lamb Rogan Josh and Chicken Shahi Korma are popular on the menu, however, they also offer great vegetarian dishes for your friends who don’t eat meat. You can also order online for pick up so there is no need to wait when you arrive.
Where: 33 Spence Street, Cairns QLD 4870
With two locations in Cairns, Zambreros is a regular food source for locals in the area. The idea behind this great Mexican restaurant is to feature ‘healthy, fast and fresh Mexican cuisine’. The service is also really quick so you don’t have to worry about waiting hours to grab your meals which showcase a range of tasty and healthy options such as Quesadillas and everyone’s favourite – Burritos. Viva La Taco!
Where: 1/55-57 Lake Street, Cairns QLD 4870
5) Fasta Pasta
Fasta Pasta has different pastas during the week which feature their unique flavours. If you’re indecisive then you can mix and match meals with your family and friends when ordering takeaway. They also have regular specials which currently include $8.90 pizzas with 8 flavours to choose from.
Where: 68 Shields Street, Cairns QLD 4870
Know another great take away joint in Cairns? Tell us in the comments below your favourite spot.
1) Phoemphun Takeaway