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Raw Prawn Seafood Restaurant

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101 The Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4031 5400
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11:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Nelson Bay, Australia
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130 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

had the 2 course lunch special it would be very hard to complain about he quality of food for the price fresh and clean flavors

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Thank SilverBack4
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Took family to the Raw Prawn. The staff immediately picked up on the fact we had kids and set them up with butchers paper and crayons. Staff were friendly the food awesome and the prices were good. The kids now have dubbed it as their favourite local restaurant. Great work guys !!!

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Thank Sirnimian68
Cairns, Australia
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51 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We had the pleasure of visiting the Raw Prawn last week. We were treated like royalty as we ate a delicious mean of fresh seafood. My wife is allergic to shellfish, so she chose barramundi and was not disappointed Thanks team fir looking after us

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Thank Allan H
Perth, Australia
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29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Some good food, nice atmosphere good staff, steak was nice but came out rarish instead of medium, bugs were small not much in them at all. Rest was nice, prawns great, salads very good, yummy smashed potatoes bordering a 4

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Thank AlexBaldivis
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72 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

It's rare these days to be pleasantly surprised. This place may not be stand out stylish, but do not be fooled. We ventured out on a muggy Tues here in Cairns and tried out this joint simply because of the great reviews. Wow dit it deliver. Service was prompt and welcoming and then the food was to die for. Barramundi... More 

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Thank Ed C
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We decided to visit the Raw Prawn on our last night in Cairns. My girlfriend, not being a fan of seafood, wasn't keen, but after looking through the menu and seeing a large selection of foods other than just fish decided to give it a go. So glad we went as it turned out to be one of the best... More 

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Thank Owain W
Hindmarsh Valley, Australia
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30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Many seafood eateries to choose from in Cairnes you couldn't go pass this one, it's worth your hard earned dollars. Waiters are great and interact well, and they know their menu. We had the seafood platter everything on that was cooked to perfection along with the fish and chips. Prices are reasonable if you get there before 6.30 you 15%... More 

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Mons, Belgium
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went there twice and enjoyed it very much. The food is generous and delicious, the passion fruit cocktail was divine. Very good service too. I highly recommend it!

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Thank Molisana23
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent food, we dined here twice for dinner during our weekend in Cairns and enjoyed our meals immensely both times. The staff are friendly and helpful. It can get a bit chilly, even when sitting inside the restaurant. It would be nice if they made it a bit cosier with nicer seating or heating in the cool seasons. I'd say... More 

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Thank parcelandpeony
Sao Paulo
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101 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We shared a seafood platter with have shrimp, squid and other seafood very well cooke. We tried also the garlic bread that was really delicious.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$13 - US$33
Cuisine
Seafood, Australian, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 22:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?