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“Good food, great outlook”
Review of Rae's Fish Cafe - CLOSED

Rae's Fish Cafe
Price range: $68 - $72
Cuisines: Seafood, Thai
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Description: The restaurant at Rae's on Wategos is widely regarded as the must visit restaurant when spending time in Byron Bay. With breathtaking views of Wategos Beach it is truly one of the great dining experiences. Specialising in the best local Seafood, we cater for all tastes and dietary requirements. We encourage guests to come, relax and laze the afternoon or evening away.
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Good food, great outlook”
Reviewed June 9, 2014 via mobile

We had lunch at Raes and although the weather was a bit overcast this location still shone. Our waiter was friendly, knowledgable and attentive without being intrusive. The food was tasty, and cooked well, we had the braised pork, fish and chips and seafood curry and were completely satisfied with each dish. Pricing was more than reasonable considering the location and quality of the food. We will definitely return.

Visited June 2014
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Thank Amanda R
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Perth
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Over priced and run down”
Reviewed June 7, 2014 via mobile

I was proposed to in this restaurant 10 years ago and geez has it changed! The menu is over priced and the food average to poor. Pork belly that has been crucified and was like a rock in my mouth. Only 1 waiter on and he could not keep up so we were pouring our own drinks and yelling out for service. Worse yet was after paying an over priced bill to walk out and see a sign that said 2 courses and a drink for $45. We were never offered the special and had paid over $100 for the same thing! They have not updated the decor and the place looks rundown

  • Visited June 2014
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1 Thank Jackie W
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Noosaville, Australia
Level 6 Contributor
107 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“NEVER again”
Reviewed May 26, 2014

Nice staff, but never trained. Had NO idea of how to handle guests or a slow kitchen. For 5 people 2 courses each 3.5 hrs is WAY to long guys. What was presented was average, not worth the wait. All of our table from Melbourne and Noosa assembled there to have a long lunch. We did all of the work, food average.

  • Visited May 2014
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1 Thank Desmond H
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Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Gorgeous setting, delightful food!”
Reviewed May 16, 2014 via mobile

Had a wonderful lunch at Rae's and was very impressed with the food, wines and service. A beautiful outlook of the beach and a relaxing, ambient setting. Would definitely go back again - scrumptious seafood!

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Thank Harro2
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Bowral, Australia
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“melt in your mouth”
Reviewed May 14, 2014

Everything on the menu is incredible! I tend to judge a restaurant by the creativity of its sides (as they are the runner up to the main dishes), and these do not disappoint! they are SENSATIONAL!

As for the main meals - you will want to eat them every day!

Visited May 2014
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1 Thank shonaghmwalker
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