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Carmel's Seafood Market

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
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Confusing name and location.

We were expecting to find a seafood market, with different vendors and specialities, but the... read more

Reviewed September 5, 2018
Gold Coast, Australia
via mobile

We are just visiting Darwin and ducked into the fish market to see if they had wild caught fish for... read more

Reviewed August 22, 2018
Geelong, Australia
via mobile
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Reviewed September 5, 2018 via mobile

We were expecting to find a seafood market, with different vendors and specialities, but the address took us to the same place as Rachael's seafood restaurant where we'd eastern the previous day! It's actually just a couple of fish counters and a boat display next...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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carmelbdarwin, Owner at Carmel's Seafood Market, responded to this reviewResponded September 8, 2018

I do apologise for any confusion as I am in the transition of a name change for that sole reason from Darwin Fish Market which conjures up the image of that being similar to the Sydney Fish Market or Melbourne Markets. You are not the...More

Reviewed August 22, 2018 via mobile

We are just visiting Darwin and ducked into the fish market to see if they had wild caught fish for sale. They had a great variety, very fresh and delicious baramundi, prawns and oysters that we selected. It was so delicious that I'm salivating at...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank leahhorrobin
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

I like to go on a cool day, to choose oyster and a handful of prawns. There are a few different types of prawn to choose from. Then, straight home and eat! Yum. Staff very friendly and seafood very fresh.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 440margrieth
Reviewed May 18, 2018 via mobile

Mum and I went for lunch and we came away saying it is the worst seafood market (just a shop) we have ever been to and worst fish and chips we have ever had! We had snapper and it was not cooked in the centre...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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carmelbdarwin, Owner at Carmel's Seafood Market, responded to this reviewResponded July 27, 2018

Totally understand: we are just a shop - that is why we are currently in the middle of a name change from Darwin Fish Market to Carmel's Seafood Market therefore less confusion when people are visiting and expecting similar to the likes of Sydney Fish...More

Reviewed March 4, 2018

Was disappointed when we arrived to find it was really just a shop. Was expecting more space, more seafood and more stalls.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Catherine B
Reviewed February 5, 2018

Went there at xmass 2017 to buy some fresh seafood, was a fairly small set up but had lots of variety. Was quite expensive so i didn't buy as much as i would usually.

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank blackboys2015
Reviewed November 6, 2017 via mobile

Very fresh seafood and ice offered to get supplies home cold. The best tasting and reasonable price. I come here regularly, when I have the inclination to eat seafood. Bring a cooler bag or esky.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank 440margrieth
Reviewed October 6, 2017

Went to buy some prawns yesterday and they were around the same price as the supermarkets in town. We bought the 5kg box for $125 which worked out cheaper if you have time to eat that many. We had 7 people and a few days...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank akelly184
Reviewed July 31, 2017

We visited the Darwin Fish Market often whilst living in Darwin. We loved the fresh Jew fish. Each time we cooked it it was flavorsome and tender. We also tried a variety of prawns and octopus and was never dissapointed. Make sure you give the...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Paul F
Reviewed April 18, 2017

Love their menu Purely seafood. Just K.I.S.S No Chips, No salad, No Bull. I had tried their Oyster and Prawns.

Date of experience: February 2017
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