Fresh seafood by the platter, cold frothies on tap and a picturesque waterfront location – is there anything more quintessentially Aussie?
Popular Cairns-based restaurant Prawn Star embodies all the best bits of Australian summer & the cuisine treasures on offer – with the team now having permanently moored up a residency at the iconic Wharf Mooloolaba, on Queensland’s blissful Sunshine Coast. 
The opening of their second restaurant – offers a refreshing tale of Prawn Star’s perseverance & triumph over the past two years despite challenges for  Australia’s tourism and hospitality industry. The team’s ability to not only survive the past two years but to come out and actually expand is a testament to a tried and true winning formula: high-quality produce and a laid back, no fuss approach – allowing the experience of guests to speak for themselves. 
In pursuit of a unique customer offering, Prawn Star strives to maintain a fun, casual dining atmosphere for its guests, without compromising on its promise of fresh wild-caught, sustainable Australian seafood. For the team at Prawn Star, “culture is king”, and it was a no-brainer to both Karen Hugg (General Manager, The Wharf Mooloolaba) and  Will Neville (owner at Prawn Stars) that both venue and restaurant offered the other an undeniably, perfect partnership. 
Built in 1988 and now attracting up to 1.4 million visitors annually, The Wharf Mooloolaba provides Prawn Stars with an iconic backdrop to grow even further, abundant with opportunities and the chance to share the charm of Australian seafood and hospitality to locals and tourists alike. 
The dining experience at Prawn Stars ties neatly into the vision and offerings of The Wharf Mooloolaba –  creating a space for people to connect, relax and indulge. 
The restaurant sits within the shell of a restored fishing trawler – reflective of the team’s desire to keep the brand playful, whilst equally transforming patron’s experience as they are whisked away to a highly sensory, coastal dreamscape.
The menu’s share platter’s, bursting with oysters, bugs, crawfish and fresh salmon sashimi – utilises the best of what the Sunshine Coast has to offer in local seafood, whilst again drawing on the team’s mission to connect people through shared experiences amongst top tier produce. 
The team’s commitment to serving up only the freshest, wild-caught and locally sourced seafood, reinforces their mission to keep sustainability at front-of-mind. 
If you’re looking for a truly unique dining experience, accompanied by exquisite food, drinks & a view to match – Prawn Stars at the Wharf Mooloolaba should be next on your bucket list! Open every day – from 11:00 am to 9:00 pm, come check it out.