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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%
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“seafood” (327 reviews)
“prawns” (459 reviews)
“barramundi” (120 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 today

We stopped by for a quite meal. Service was attentive but did not understand English very well. Food was disappointing compared to other Cairns restaurants. Very noisey and cramped. Decor shabby. We will not be returning.

Thank Gus F
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

One hundred percent best seafood Ive had in a while. Pretty pricey for small serves but the taste was phenomenal . Definately the best service and good food. Large setup , very organized

Thank Vijay P
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Celebrated our anniversary here with the kids,we all had fun drawing on the paper table cloth,management was kind enough to give us free drinks to celebrate, the pacific seafood dish was divine,the whole lobster was just delicious,beautiful friendly staff,will be going back soon...oh and coconut...More

Thank Beulah S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We decided on this one as was super busy (always a good sign), food was OK. View amazing and great for people watching. Staff very attentive. Oysters were very small, as were the mussels. A few mussels hadn't opened so should never have been served....More

Thank Tour401123
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Cannot say enough about the quality of the food, the friendliness of the staff. Would go back in a heartbeat!

Thank Kerri B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was the last night of our holidays and we ended up in this nice restaurant. It was just perfect! We enjoyed delicious food, prawn & bugs, which was recommended by the staff, and the local barramudi fish. The cheese platter as desert made our...More

Thank mandybeuckens
Reviewed 1 week ago

I learned long ago that the best food is always where the longest queues are. Raw Prawn is a great example of this. The restaurant was recommended by our hotel. We were lucky enough to get an early dinner walk-in table outdoors. As soon as...More

Thank IanRR255060
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent, good food, wi-fi, busy but nice atmosphere, not so sure I liked seeing the crabs tied up in the tank tbh.

Thank Jane H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to Raw Prawn for dinner tonight. Ordered two mixed seafood grill platter with prawns, bugs, fish and calamari. The food was so delicious we decided to book for tomorrow's dinner. Even the rocket salad tastes great. Staff were very friendly and helpful. Prompt and...More

Thank Qipao
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a wonderful seafood dinner and enjoyed local fresh fish and prawns, all deliciously prepared. Mixed group of diners, from people there for a special meal to tourists out for an early dinner and trying to keep their children occupied. Staff friendly and generally...More

Thank Margaret R
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Matthew R
12 October 2018|
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Response from Greta B | Reviewed this property |
Demi means half, was it a small or half size meal?
24 November 2017|
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Response from johndcanberra | Reviewed this property |
What a silly question. Sorry.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$32
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
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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