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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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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“seafood” (295 reviews)
“prawns” (442 reviews)
“barramundi” (115 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Seafood, Australian, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
101 The Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

we visited Cairns for three nights and ate in this restaurant every evening. The food is delicious, so much choice. Wine list good and reasonably priced. The service was excellent

Thank Elaine L
Reviewed 6 days ago

My wife and I sat down for a seafood dinner before heading back to Canberra. I had the seafood skewers and the Cajun Red Emperor no complaints about any of it actually it was fantastic. The wife had two entrees being Salt and Pepper calamari...More

Thank Patrick S
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant served delicious food with excellent friendly service, staff and ambience! Special thanks to Tobias for making our night special !

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a fabulous surprise this place was. We were wandering along the Esplanade in Cairns and liked the look of this place immediately, and wow what a great choice it turned out to be. The first evening we went there Toby looked after us, and...More

Thank John R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited this restaurant on a recommendation from a friend. The Raw Prawn is located just across the promenade offering nice views. We tried two appetizers: kimchi rice balls and oysters. The rice balls were rather bland and without the description would be hard to...More

Thank Yitkak
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was our first night in Cairns and as we were by the Great Barrier Reef, we thought it should only be right to have Seafood! We walked up and down past a few places and went in here because it was busy, lively with...More

Thank Simon M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our family of 3 ate here for dinner. We had the prawns and bugs from the Char Grilled section of the menu. The prawns were amazing! The bugs were good but pretty small. Our waitress was fantastic! Would definitely come back.

Thank charliw23
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you love seafood, this is the place to go to. A tad more expensive than other restaurants on the esplanade but worth every cent. Excellent service also. Enjoy.

Thank Guido W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were part of a large group. Meal was delicious! Service attentive. Being part of a tour group, our selections were limited but quite fine!

Thank Pam C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful food, attentive service, lovely ambiance. Only disappointment was that no fresh lobster was available. Would return.

Thank Susanne J
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November 24, 2017|
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Response from johndcanberra | Reviewed this property |
What a silly question. Sorry.
Julie J
April 15, 2017|
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Response from Cozzie1968 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry can't help. Maybe call the restaurant direct.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$14 - $35
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups, Scenic view, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
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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