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I like pizza and I like the park.
We dine out in port Douglas frequently but the cheap eats help us enjoy other dining options.
There are three take away pizza places in Port Douglas village but the closest to Market Park is Domino's in the Port Village Centre where Coles is. There are also two bottle shops in the same complex.
Talk about budget, Domino's do $5 pizzas:
I have written about restaurants in this one location many times and I have done that because different restaurants just pop up there.
I am talking about the Portico building in Macrossan Street and please do not confuse the well established Zinc Restaurant on the corner of Davidson Street.
So why is there such a high turnover of restaurants at the other corner, the corner with Owen Street? The location is surrounded by accommodation options, it is in Macrossan Street with lots of foot traffic and there is free off-street parking underneath. So what goes wrong?
I put it down to the price of the wine. My wife and I dined at the Pasta Company when it first opened up there this year. We had the special which was a pasta dish and a glass of wine for $20 at lunch time.
My pasta was very good, my wife's pasta was OK and the wine was excellent. To have another glass of wine is where the problem started. $10 for 150 mills is too much especially at lunch time. We asked for the House Wine …