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Raw Prawn Seafood Restaurant

$$ - $$$Seafood, , Soups
101 The Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4031 5400
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (306 reviews)
“prawns” (429 reviews)
“barramundi” (114 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Seafood, Australian, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
101 The Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago

While we loved our waitress that's about the only good thing I have to say. We had the barramundi fish and subsequently became violently ill. We left our information with the restaurant the next day with them saying a manager would be in touch with...More

Thank rileyrheyan
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The hop, swim something was nice it’s not everyday you get roo croc and Barra on the one plate, all meats were tender, seafood grill was tasty and prawns were huge.

Thank Natalie S
Reviewed 4 days ago

I ate here three times. Twice I had the soft shell crab and the other time I had the calamari. The food is consistently good and the drinks menu extensive. Solo travellers are looked after.

Thank Ngaire B
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Craved for a seafood meal during this trip. Checked out the local seafood restos and The Raw Prawn was top of the list. This did not disappointment us. Service was excellent! Food was top notch. You need to book to secure your table otherwise it...More

Thank DJTIU2000
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Honestly, if you want a tasty tasty feed, go eat here. My mouth was so happy it was like something X Rated was going on in there! Exceptional friendly and prompt service. Big thumbs up from me.

Thank Robert K
Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited the Raw Prawn a few times in December '17 and Jan '18. What first got my attention was the variety on the menu. They had aussie meat like kangaroo,croc etc as well as fresh seafood. All my meals were amazing and you can...More

Thank t0pi86
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We recently went and enjoyed the lunch special, which in Cairns a number or restaurants do. Great serving sizes. I started with the soft shell crab. Then chicken curry, it was delightful but the beans were too crunchy for my taste. The cake to finish...More

Thank orosiew
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The place was full when we arrived with 10 people waiting ahead of us. We had not booked however the maitre'd suggested we have a drink at the bar and a table would be available in 15 minutes. We did and were seated at a...More

Thank Pananauameri
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was rather disappointed with the Coral trout which in my past experience is possibly the best white fish on the planet. I have eaten better at a fish n chip shop.

Thank John F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good food and atmosphere, however I considered the food a bit on the pricey side for what it was. We found better value in other restaurants within the area.

Thank Benjamin C
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24 November 2017|
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Response from johndcanberra | Reviewed this property |
What a silly question. Sorry.
Julie J
15 April 2017|
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Response from Cozzie1968 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry can't help. Maybe call the restaurant direct.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$14 - US$36
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 The Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4031 5400
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