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Stokes Hill Wharf, Darwin, Northern Territory 0800, Australia
61 8 8981 8658
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5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 66
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  • 45
    Very good
  • 35
    Average
  • 19
    Poor
  • 29
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Beautiful outlook, average food

Can't complain about the service, all the staff were efficient and knew their menu. My husband had a Lobster And Beef meal; chewy steak but good seafood. I had a seafood platter for one; tiny piece of barramundi, chewy calamari and chewy tasteless prawns. I complained politely and was told the... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed April 24, 2015
Kate S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015 NEW

Really enjoyed recommended meal -excellent seafood & so well presented. Staff could not be more helpful or friendly. A great night highly recommend

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Adelaide, Australia
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6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015 NEW

We went to this restaurant 7 years ago when we were last in Darwin. On that occasion it looked and was spectacular- white linen tablecloths, controlled number of diners and tables, attentive informed staff and high quality food. Accordingly, we booked for our last night in Darwin on this trip with high expectations. It pays to research after such a... More 

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3 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

Can't complain about the service, all the staff were efficient and knew their menu. My husband had a Lobster And Beef meal; chewy steak but good seafood. I had a seafood platter for one; tiny piece of barramundi, chewy calamari and chewy tasteless prawns. I complained politely and was told the prawns are cooked when purchased. Good wine menu, prices... More 

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Perth, Australia
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30 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Huge fan of this place. Been going years now. Awesome food, reasonably priced, grab a beer or wine. And you can watch for Crocodiles swimming past in the warm Darwin air... The odd dragon fly buzz's past. Then walking back. look out for the giant fruit bats. The wing span likened to that of Lancaster bomber....! Awesome. Sea food Platter... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

I was wary after reading some recent reviews, however locals highly recommended Crustaceans. Service: excellent and with helpful suggestions and smiles. View: any closer to the sea and you would be in it! Food: well I saved the best for last. We all ordered very different meals and raided each other's plates. Steak was perfect, oysters and barramundi, beautifully cooked.... More 

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Darwin, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Crustaceans was a choice made by friends. I remember in years gone by this was a fancy restaurant and I never really considered going there. We went on a mild Wednesday night. The wharf was busy,but we had a booking. Service was prompt and friendly. Wide range of menu choices including chicken and steak as well as seafood. Prices ranged... More 

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Mount Isa, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

My wife,son and some friends of our dinned at Crustacans last night 11.04.2015. This restaurant has a fantastic position however be aware there are no railings due to the restaurant being on a working wharf so small children may be a problem. The food we had was in general well presented except for the steak 700gm rump being well over... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Had a great meal plenty to eat, scenery good looking over the harbour, service was very good, meals arrived quick and hot.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

got a table on the deck - which was a great spot to watch the famous sunset from. service was good but the food was brought out a bit more quickly than I had expected it to. the waitresses were friendly - but it's a bit weird how you can order drinks from them but you have to go to... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Took mum and dad here last year on their last night in Darwin. Ended up quite embarrassed that I chose something I thought would be quite memorable but memorable for all the wrong reasons. Slow service but a nice view. Food was extremely dry and overlooked. Tasted like maybe it was just from the freezer, not fresh at all. Salad... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Stokes Hill Wharf, Darwin, Northern Territory 0800, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Northern Territory  >  Top End  >  Darwin
  • Phone Number: 61 8 8981 8658
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm

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