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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)
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Seafood, Australian, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
101 The Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We had a lovely lunch here today on their special menu which was 2 courses and a drink for $25.90 with a menu that included seafood, steak and pasta. We had the calamari and soft shell crab dishes for starters and the calamari was to...More

Thank FionaPerthWA
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Myself and two friends visited cairns for holiday we hadn’t made a bad decision the whole week until we decided to eat here at the raw prawn. We decided to go out for a nice lunch as this was my friends birthday lunch. After eyeing...More

Thank Scott L
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Situated on the Esplanade amongst Cairns dining strip - the Raw Prawn is generally considered amongst locals as the best of the seafood bunch An extensive menu covers most food groups offering seafood, salads, pasta dishes, steaks and some Australian game meats Helpful staff, slick...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a totally delightful experience. The seafood meals were absolutely delicious, from an extensive menu. Service excellent and location, sitting outside on the Esplanade, couldn’t be better.

Thank Tony B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great menu full of many seafood dishes. The Prawn and Morgan bay bugs was a delight. The tempura Barramundi was also delish with its lite batter.

Thank Simon T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lunch special was great value, large serves of seafood both entree and mains. Table service was excellent and the drinks were reasonably priced.!

Thank wajago
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

thanks to a water from another restaurant that serves crocodile it was delicious and brilliant seafood friendly staff good location

Thank Emily R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great meal here last night . They seated us right on the front so could people watch, the beer was iced cold and the meal lovely.We had the salt n pepper fretti and the tempura barramundi both were cooked perfectly. The service...More

Thank Michael P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was at a group dinner here. We had calamari, salad, a fish called 'red fin', chocolate cake, and sorbet. The service was good. It's a very nice place. The food itself was ok. It was a nice evening out.

Thank Whiskersr
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The “Raw Prawn” is well located on the Esplanade in Cairns, near to major hotels etc. It's stylishly decorated, and looks exactly like a quality restaurant, which it is. Very wide range of seafood, but reasonable number of alternatives, for those who don't want seafood....More

Thank Stu151
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24 November 2017|
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Response from johndcanberra | Reviewed this property |
What a silly question. Sorry.
Julie J
16 April 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
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Average prices
US$14 - US$34
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View
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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