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“Amazing food”

Raw Prawn Seafood Restaurant
Ranked #46 of 644 Restaurants in Cairns
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $14 - $35
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Romantic, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations
Reviewed July 17, 2012

Food is delicious and good value. Great service. Seafood is the best and a varied wine menu.

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Thank Funkychick145
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Reviewed July 9, 2012

We went here for my birthday. One of the ladies had booked in advance and organised a bit of a special treat for after dinner. Unfortunately we ended up with a young and somehwat arrogant waiter who seemed more interested in being 'cool' than providing a proper service. It was also frustrating that many of us were driving and our wine glasses were continually refilled (without asking) before the glass was completely empty which made it very difficult to count the number of drinks we had consumed. We mentioned we were driving but this seemed to have no effect.
Needless to say - the after dinner birthday treat didn't eventuate - so our waiter then threw a mini hissy fit in our view when he discovered we didn't tip due to our disatisfaction with his service.

The food was fine - the atmosphere good......our bad experience was rerally only due to one or two wait-staff...and in Cairns, there is a high turnover of staff...so perhaps we were just unlucky.

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Reviewed July 6, 2012

Excellent seafood, good service & decor. Service was a little slow but the food was terrific.

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Thank WorstTours
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Reviewed July 5, 2012

Being used to dining in all sorts of places can honestly say that the Raw Prawn had us return for a total of three lunch's and this very seldom happens.
$25 lunch special was the best value for the dollar in Cairns.If you don't consider the Calamari with a lime and chilli dressing fantastic you are hard to please.
Read another review that quoted two cases of food poisoning.As a chef let me say this.A clean kitchen can be deduced from the oil used for frying.If it without odour the kitchen can be assumed clean.If you can smell the oil,dine elsewhere.
Table,cutlery and crockery were all spotless. Service was very good.

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Thank blueswan_12
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Reviewed July 5, 2012

Opted for the $35 two course and selected Calamari entree and Barramundi for mains. Was very high quality. Being a seafood fan and frequent traveler I found this to be in the top bracket. Servings were not large but they did not need to be. Sheer quality of the food was enough. Perfectly cooked and seasoned. Only down side was wine prices were a little high. We decided on a $42 Sav Blanc which could have been purchased for $18 if purchasing myself. Did not detract from the experience however,

Thank Colin W
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