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“good place with good food and perfect service”

Raw Prawn Seafood Restaurant
Ranked #46 of 643 Restaurants in Cairns
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $14 - $34
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Romantic
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
Reviewed February 7, 2013

we have been there for dinner, had a nice starter, the chicken skewers are yummy. followed by fish with potatoes and asparagus. all good cooked, nice combination. location is great and the service was perfect. our waitress knew all about the food and was very helpful and a good talk. will go again

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Thank shanghaimarkus
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Reviewed January 28, 2013

I went to this restaurant with my family with the anticipation of indulging in some fresh seafood. I was sharing the seafood platter for 2 which was a hefty price of $170. When there is a tank of live crayfish on display & the prices are high, you would expect that it is because your paying for quality. Not the case here, the crayfish we were served was so tiny,(approx 15 cm), had been frozen (for god knows how long) and was as tasteful and a dry dish sponge. If that was bad enough, it got worse, the oysters were off - literally rotten! Anyone who has copped a rotten oyster, would know that it leaves a bad taste in your mouth and a nausease feeling in your stomach. The meal was over at that point, the rest of the table couldn't touch their meal, your inclined to lose trust with what your eating when unhealthy food is being served. I would never recommend this restaurant to anyone. It is not only a rip off with it's prices, the management holds no respect or honesty towards it customers, and also puts peoples health at risk.

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Reviewed January 21, 2013

Ex local back in town for visit. 3 of us went for lunch. Two of us had the $43 seafood platter, and while nice (the single Moreton/Balmain bug was great, and the little side salad very tasty) the size of the platter was underwhelming to say the least. The other main of tempura barramundi was OK but quality fish like that should stand on its own merits and be cooked simply with minimal addition. Wine list by the glass was good. Service from young Australian staff was generally quick & courteous.Though overall can't recommend as too overpriced, especially in low season. But to be fair they're not doing anything the other Esplanade restaurants aren't. Guess that's why Oz tourism suffers. A missed opportunity to stand out from the crowd in tough times.

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Thank L_ami_du_peuple
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Reviewed January 15, 2013

Great value menu, with a wide range of food.
We had salt and pepper calamari, prawn and avocado as starters, steak and fish as mains, all excellent.
Young waiter was not only helpful in recommending the best on the menu, but also gave our party free port and chocolates!
Great value for money.

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Thank wendyanddavid536
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Reviewed January 14, 2013

This is a restaurant for tourists and very over priced. The food was average and nothing to rave about.

Thank Pengapa
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