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Address: Retail Shop, Francis Bay Drive | Fishermans Wharf, Darwin, Northern Territory 0800, Australia
Phone Number:
+61 8 8941 2522
09:00 - 17:30
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Mon - Fri 09:00 - 17:30
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 14:00

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Great oysters and Tiger Prawns

I have just consumed 12 oysters with lemon, at home, after purchasing at the Darwin Fish Market. Best to eat right away. Easy to eat with a fork and dispose of shells responsibly... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 9 December 2016
Margriet H
Darwin, Australia
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Darwin, Australia
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214 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

I have just consumed 12 oysters with lemon, at home, after purchasing at the Darwin Fish Market. Best to eat right away. Easy to eat with a fork and dispose of shells responsibly in plastic bags. I enjoyed my 'handful' of local, fresh Tiger prawns, also with lemon. We are spoilt in Darwin with our fresh seafood!

1 Thank Margriet H
Brisbane, Australia
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15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

If you love 100% FRESH LOCAL DARWIN & AUSTRALIAN SEAFOOD this is where you find it! Specialists in Barramundi, Snapper, Jewfish, King George Whiting from SA & Prawns cooked or green for BBQ. Mussels, Scollops, Lobster, Mud & Sand Crabs; & my favourite fresh Coffin Bay Oysters (try with Campari, Soda & wedge of Orange YUM!) I love the smoked... More 

1 Thank kundukonga
Perth, Australia
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20 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

This is a great seafood market if your intention is to go an buy some beautiful fresh seafood to take home and cook. However we went with the intent of finding some lunch. Whilst there is a fish and chip store next door, this is exceptionally average given the fresh produce they could be using from this fish market. Shame.

1 Thank Hekyt
Adelaide, Australia
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181 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

Here you have the widest range of fresh and frozen seafood, at competitive prices! You can see what you are buying, often taste. All is well presented and supplied to many outlets in Darwin so the quality must be good. Well done Darwin Fish Market and Carmel.

1 Thank john m
Ballarat, Australia
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75 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016

There are two places to get fresh or frozen seafood in Darwin, Mr Barra and here. I have purchased from both and over the years would have purchased more from the Darwin Fish Market. The best for prawns and Mud Crab, also very good for fish and I have to mention Tassie Mussels when they have them. Compare the prices... More 

1 Thank Glenny57
Redland City, Australia
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2016 via mobile

Decieving. The tasters they give you do not reflect what you purchase. The bugs were flowery to the point of not being edible. One lot of prawns did not taste anything like they gave you to try. Very disappointed.

4 Thank alkyburner
Melbourne, Australia
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42 reviews
17 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2015

We purchased over $300 of seafood for a party of 6. It was delicious.That included mud crab, prawns and lobster/Crayfish.

2 Thank Marian H
Darwin, Australia
1 review
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2015

The market was closed on a late Sunday arvo, but I was pleasantly surprised to find Rachael's eatery. I ordered prawns which she cooked for me in a Thai flavoured butter, served with a bread roll. They are the tastiest seafood I have eaten in the NT. I am going to go back there, take my own salad and drink,... More 

1 Thank Sarah M
Langkawi District, Malaysia
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91 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2015

Not only selling excellent seafood, there is now a pop-up restaurant operating from here. Rachael's Seafood Shack operated by Rachael of Master Chef fame, she offers 'No chips, No salad, No Bull - just Kept it Simply Seafood'. Open Wed-Sun Lunch - 9pm. We found by accident when most places in Darwin closed on a Sunday night and what an... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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85 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2015

Not only magnificently fresh seafood, friendly and helpful staff made this a great experience. the only place to go to get fresh seafood.

1 Thank Andrew P
carmelbdarwin, Owner at Darwin Fish Market, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words, we truly appreciate the time that you have taken to post your comments and we look forward to your return. Kind regards Carmel More 

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