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Raw Prawn Seafood Restaurant

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101 The Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4031 5400
Today
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Huge tasty prawns, lovely staff

My family and I were walk ins, no booking, greeted with a smile and a lovely waitress from England. Sat outside, good atmosphere, right on the strand. Kids thought it was awesome to see a live crayfish and crab tank, whilst eating our dinner. I had steak with grilled prawns. Prawns large and tasty... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 23, 2015
yvonne g
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Townsville
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Romantic
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Launceston, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Beautiful seafood - fresh from the tank! - exceptional service, the staff were really friendly and helpful. Great Location. Great wine list

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Meze
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

It's a seafood restaurant, with excellent fish. But the hidden secret is the quality of the steaks! NEVER have I had a mediocre steak here. I ask for medium, and it's always perfect. Admittedly, they could increase the range of sauces - I'm partial to a green-pepper sauce myself, but the quality of the steaks overrides that.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

Great place for Seafood, located on the esplanade overlooking the ocean. Had a great grilled barramundi and bottle of Riesling. Reasonably prices with a great atmosphere.

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Yona, Mariana Islands
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

The food is only fair and the service is extremely slow. Wine recommendations were a bit off... Said I enjoyed a nice smooth red and server suggested a Rose... Oh ick! The food is decently cooked but the price they ask is ridiculous for portion and quality. Overall left feeling disappointed.

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Townsville
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

My family and I were walk ins, no booking, greeted with a smile and a lovely waitress from England. Sat outside, good atmosphere, right on the strand. Kids thought it was awesome to see a live crayfish and crab tank, whilst eating our dinner. I had steak with grilled prawns. Prawns large and tasty. Good selection on menu. Prices reasonable.... More 

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tamworth,australia.
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Great seafood and deserts, sat outside and watched the world go by. Very friendly helpful staff. They were busy but did not rush us. Would go back.

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Tamworth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

We had dinner here last night and the food was lovely and so fresh. I had tempura prawns and my husband had grilled mixed seafood which he said was delicious. We ordered the house salad to share and it was great. The wine was nice and we both ordered banana pudding with ginger caramel sauce which was light and divine.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

I ate here with my husband whilst on holidays and took advantage of the be seated by 6.30pm deal for 15% percent off our total bill the had advertised at the time. My husband had the steak with added prawns and veggies which he said was ok and I had the tempura Barramundi which was also ok! It was a... More 

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Porto Alegre, RS
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Steak was like a stone. Calamari and sea food with no taste. Service not good as well. The guys did not let us choose our table and argue in front of us. Do not worth the value.

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Edmonton, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Food wasn't bad. Wait staff was good. Maître D' was an arrogant jerk. We ordered a couple of drinks and multiple appetizers. Drinks arrived food didn't for an hour. Maître D' said we hadn't ordered any food and proceeded to argue about it. He then went back to kitchen and came with our food.

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Additional Information about Raw Prawn Seafood Restaurant

Address: 101 The Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
Phone Number: +61 7 4031 5400
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 13 - 33
Cuisine: Seafood

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Restaurant Details

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 13 - 33
  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Special occasions, Doing business, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm

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