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Ebony & Ivory: "Where the Machonite locals eat." Top 5 Page for this destination Cairns Restaurant Tip by tropicrd

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Ebony & Ivory licensed Restaurant & Bar is right on the O'shea Esplanade at Machans Beach,the first beach north of Cairns and only a 10 minute drive from the airport turn off or 15 minutes from the CBD.
This is a great place to have lunch or dinner with daily blackboard specials and live entertainment on certain nights.
The food is variable but fresh and cooked very nicely.
The views are to die for as you look over the Coral sea and Trinity Inlet.
The evenings are really special because you can watch the moon rise over the water which adds a romantic aspect to your meal.

The decor is rustic so don't expect silver service and during the day dogs are welcome on the veranda if you want to have a laid back lunch or a drink. The owner Christopher Seed and his staff will make you very welcome.Most of the locals eat here and they reckon it is a hidden gem..I agree with them.

Favorite Dish: I am unable to tell you what my favourite dish is because it is all very nice--and fresh.
I have not been disappointed in anything and I do eat here on a regular basis.

Address: 169 O'Shea Esplanade,Machans Beach
Price Comparison: about average
Directions: Turn right at the first roundabout travelling north from Cairns along the Cook Highway
Phone: 0407 419 934
Price: US$11-20
Rating: 4
Theme: Local

Review Helpfulness: 4.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Sep 18, 2011
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