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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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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“seafood” (309 reviews)
“prawns” (435 reviews)
“barramundi” (115 reviews)
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Seafood, Australian, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
101 The Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday

The Raw Prawn has good views overlooking the Esplanade and the Inlet. The food was great and the staff were attentive. It catered for people with varying dietary needs, including vegan offerings. The lunch deal was very enjoyable and very good value for money. It...More

Thank Dale C
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Went here with my brother and we took advantage of the $24 for two courses and a drink deal. We had the soft shell crab and battered Barra. The food wine and service were all excellent and superb value. Will definitely be returning here

Thank Lee H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Walking along the esplanade we were attracted by the blue and white décor and the linen tablecloths. The menu looked good and the special lunch offer was excellent value. One, two or three courses were offered with a glass of wine or beer. We chose...More

Thank s3aview
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Staff and service at the Raw Prawn was very good. The sea food platter and chilly crab dish were lovely and a diners' delight. Will definitely go back.

Thank Mai K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ordered a mud crab and it was fresh and sweet - super delicious! We had it steamed and served with garlic butter (AUD107). The pesto prawn pasta and oysters were average but the mud crab did the trick. Our waiter was really friendly and...More

Thank chummieee
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really excellent meal and attentive service. Nice outside seating with a view. Very popular restaurant, if you are short of time best to book. All dishes looked superb. We had Pacific Fusion and Tempura Barramundi. Both great, and I am not a huge fish fan...More

Thank Carol A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A lovely go to gem on the Esplanade in Cairns. Always fresh and interesting. Great for people watching with just right service. Very popular with locals serving local seafood at reasonable prices. Not a tourist rip off.

Thank Gertbysea
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had crocodile, kangaroo, prawns, baramundi, calamari, and clams and everything was delicious. The wait staff were helpful and polite. Very good dining experience, would definitely recommend

Thank Samantha S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good selection of local fish, well presented and very tasty. Meat options as well, including kangaroo. Indoor and outdoor seating, efficient service.

Thank Karen D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We received possibly our best service ever in Cairns from the staff at this restaurant. After being treated badly by the staff at an acclaimed nearby restaurant the staff here bent over backwards to accomodate our group of six. On top of the great service...More

Thank Kim T
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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$35
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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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