Forgot to bring lunch? Here's how to get your feed on the cheap



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Besides their famous pies, Mocka's Pies also serves affordable paninis, rolls & wraps. Image: Supplied

FOR those days when you ‘forget’ to bring your lunch to work and getting a DIY lunch from Coles seems like too much work, we have selected the best affordable lunch options in Port Douglas for you!

If you know of any other hidden gems, please share them in the comments below.


Dave’s Takeaway

If you’re looking for a delicious succulent lunch option, you have come to the right place at Dave’s Takeaway!

Choose from freshly cooked chicken, beef, pork & lamb served in a roll, wrap or sandwich with salad & sauce or gravy for $10. All sandwiches are made fresh to order and a side of chips can be added for only $1.

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Dave’s Takeaway is located on 35 Macrossan Street, Port Douglas.

Check out Dave’s Takeaway Facebook Page 

Mocka’s Pies

Everyone knows Mocka’s Pies are the best pies in Port Douglas, however, did you know they also offer hand-crafted artisan paninis, rolls and wraps? Perfect for a hot summer’s day!

Priced from $8.50, options include:

  • Double smoked ham, brie, lettuce, tomato, cucumber & mustard
  • Oven roast chicken, lettuce, avocado, cucumber, roast bell peppers & basil pesto
  • Chicken Caesar, egg, lettuce & crispy bacon
  • Tuna, lettuce, tomato, cucumber & Spanish onion
  • Chargrilled pumpkin, eggplant, zucchini, herb & garlic olive oil drizzle (vegan)

Drop in to Mocka’s Pies & Bakehouse, 9 Grant Street to check out their daily specials.

Check out the Mocka’s Pies Facebook Page


BP Port Douglas

Conveniently located in Craiglie along the Captain Cook Highway, the new BP Port Douglas serves a great selection of affordable lunch options.

How about a freshly made slice of pizza, Mocka’s Pies pie or sausage roll; or opt for a healthier wrap, salad roll or Turkish. All of these options are under $10!

All pies and pastries are made by local icon Mocka’s Pies and all other items are made freshly on site.

Check out the BP Port Douglas Facebook Page

Rattle N Hum

If you are lucky enough to be able to enjoy a beer over lunch make sure you head over to Rattle n Hum!

Every day of the week they offer a burger with chips and a beer for only $15. This offer is only available for lunch and can be enjoyed in air-conditioned comfort.

Check out the Rattle N Hum Facebook Page


N17 Burger Co.

Is today your cheat-day? Head over to N17 and treat yourself to a juicy burger with the lot! 

This funky burger bar has quickly found a place in our hungry hearts. Their gourmet burgers and delicious sides are sure to hit the spot and starting at $11.50 for a cheeseburger this lunch option won't burn a hole in your pocket.

Check out the N17 Burger Co Facebook Page



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