Discover Macrossan Street Port Douglas with Sanctuary Stays

At the heart of Port Douglas in Far North Queensland, Macrossan Street is a hive of vibrant shopping and dining that shouldn’t go ignored on any Port Douglas holiday.

If you’re planning to visit Port Douglas, one of the best things you can do is discover the plethora restaurants that Macrossan Street has in store, which provide the perfect pastime in between relaxing on Four Mile Beach and exploring the Great Barrier Reef.

At Sanctuary Stays, our assorted choice of Port Douglas accommodation provides your perfect Port Douglas escape, where you can guarantee a location that puts Macrossan Street, Four Mile Beach and the rest of Port Douglas in the palm of your hand. From self-contained studio accommodation to spacious holiday villas, you’ll be spoilt for choice with our affordable Port Douglas holiday deals.

For your convenience, we’ve rounded up the best Port Douglas restaurants to visit on Macrossan Street – all of which you can enjoy within minutes from your accommodation by booking with us at Sanctuary Stays Port Douglas.

Watergate Port Douglas

Watergate Macrossan Street is a relaxed restaurant and lounge bar focused on contemporary Australian cuisine. Sourcing fresh, seasonal produce and delivering on innovative dishes that look as good as they taste, Watergate is one renowned Macrossan Street restaurant that you won’t want to pass up on in Port Douglas.

There is an interesting choice to choose from on the menu – including the popular Kangaroo Loin – along with a decadent dessert selection and an impressive bar menu that includes fine wines and refreshing cocktails. At Watergate Port Douglas, eat outside or inside – both of which present a warm ambience ideal for social dining.

The Little Larder Port Douglas

One of the best spots to grab breakfast in Port Douglas is The Little Larder. Known for its award-winning breakfast menu, this inviting restaurant-cafe is a great stop in the morning before heading off to Four Mile Beach.

Just a few must-try breakfast choices at The Little Larder include the Acai Coconut Bowl, Brunch Burger and Turmeric Crab Omelette. If you arrive in the afternoon, The Little Larder’s lunch menu is just as enticing with options such as the Pulled Pork Roll, Cured Salmon Bagel and Sweet Potato Burger. There are plenty of sides to mix with your breakfast or lunch, along with a full cabinet of guilt-free cakes and treats to complete your visit.

Cafe Fresq

Café Fresq is another great spot to grab breakfast on Macrossan Street Port Douglas. All day breakfast and brunch is what makes Cafe Fresq a popular option with both locals and tourists, along with an extensive beverage menu that offers coffee, freshly squeezed juices, milkshakes and breakfast cocktails.

Fitting for both breakfast or afternoon lunch, Café Fresq’s menu boasts a wide selection to satisfy all palates, including vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free dishes. Options to look out for at Café Fresq include the Superfood Acai Bowl, Softshell Crab Burger, Crisp Pork Belly Baguette and Classic Fish & Handcut Chips.

The Mexican

If Mexican is high up on your list of favourite food, make sure to visit The Mexican Port Douglas. Founded in 2015, The Mexican serves up the best Mexican cuisine on Macrossan Street, making it a must-stop restaurant if you’re craving tacos and churros after spending a few hours on Four Mile Beach.

Combining fresh Tropical North Queensland ingredients with traditional Mexican cooking techniques, The Mexican offers an authentic taste of Mexico with a flavour-packed menu of meat, seafood and vegetarian tacos alongside burritos, fajitas, nachos and sides. Whichever you pick, just make sure not to leave without tasting The Mexican’s cinnamon sugar and Mayan chocolate churros.

Sassi La Cucina & Bar

For traditional Italian cuisine in Port Douglas, Sassi La Cucina & Bar has a fantastic choice of authentic Italian dishes for both lunch and dinner with a large wine list and a handful of eye-catching cocktails to pair with your meal.

From entrées and small dishes to share to pasta mains, risotto and more made with simple yet rich Italian flavours, Sassi on Macrossan Street won’t disappoint if you find yourself craving a sophisticated dining experience straight from the heart of Italy.

2 Fish

2 Fish Restaurant is a multi-award-winning restaurant dedicated to local regional produce and seafood with a menu that changes twice a year to reflect Australia’s tropical seasons. Both family-friendly and ideal for sophisticated afternoon or evening dining, 2 Fish Port Douglas delivers world-class seafood cuisine with a dish to match any mood.

Seafood doesn’t taste better than at 2 Fish, which has everything from locally caught oysters and mussels to calamari and octopus. The dessert menu is also worth looking at, offering cheese plates, sorbet and decadent alcohol-infused treats. To enhance your dining experience, pair your dish with an iconic cocktail, craft beer or wine from 2 Fish’s varied drinks menu.

Zinc Port Douglas

Zinc Port Douglas is another must-visit Macrossan Street restaurant that serves up fresh local seafood ready to enjoy with a refreshing beverage on a sunny afternoon or balmy evening in Port Douglas.

As well as its tasty seafood choices, Zinc has a number of pasta and steak dishes on its menu along with vegetarian and vegan options made with local produce and fresh ingredients. Round off your visit with one of the tropical desserts, which includes a selection of dessert cocktails that go perfectly with Zinc’s open atmosphere.

Choose Your Stay with Our Central Port Douglas Luxury Accommodation

Get ready for a world-class dining experience on Macrossan Street with Sanctuary Stays, where you’re guaranteed to find your perfect getaway in Port Douglas with our choice of central Port Douglas studios, apartments, houses and villas.

Fully self-contained, modern and ideal no matter whether you’re seeking a romantic couple’s break or a relaxing family holiday, our Airbnb Port Douglas accommodation promises an unforgettable stay at the heart of Port Douglas where Macrossan Street, Four Mile Beach and the Great Barrier Reef await your discovery.

Find more information and book directly with us to get the best rates for our Port Douglas holiday packages – just visit Sanctuary Stays Port Douglas Holidays.