Snapper Rocks - Darwin

4.5
202 reviews
$40 and under
Australian
Snapper Rocks Bar & Dining focuses on locally, ethically sourced ingredients for you dining pleasure

Experiences

  • New Years Eve at Snapper Rocks

    A$130.00 per person

    Dec 31, 2021 only

    Bring in the New Year with amazing locally focus food, while being right smack bang in the middle of the NT’s biggest concert for the 2021. This is the right way to bring in the New Year. All tickets prices include tickets into the event. Our hard working chefs will be bringing you a selection of our favourite dishes to enjoy for the special evening. 8 x Aria award-winning singer Amy Shark will headline the Territory’s biggest New Year’s Eve celebrations at the Darwin Waterfront. A premium selection of our small bites, including; potato & rosemary foccaccia snapper crudo fish wings grilled prawns salt & pepper crocodile lamb baos seasonal sorbet + glass of premium sparkling wine + tickets to the concert

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitising
  • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Contactless payment available
Physical distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 202 People Are Saying
Overall ratings and reviews
Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant
4.5based on recent ratings
4.6
Food
4.3
Service
4.4
Ambience
4.2
Value
Noise · Moderate
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LolaK
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

My last stop before heading home. Delicious seafood and cocktails. Beautiful view.

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Mick
1 review
Dined on 9 October 2021
Overall4Food4Service3Ambience3

Food was delicious all round, particularly the tofu bao bun. Service was good, however it was very hard to get (they seem to be operating on skeleton staff). It's also rather noisy inside.

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RossM
1 review
Dined on 4 October 2021
Overall4Food5Service5Ambience4

The beef burger was the best burger I’ve ever tasted.

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Corinne
1 review
Dined on 4 October 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

From the moment we arrived felt very welcome staff were fantastic food was delicious first time having crocodile great experience nothing to be faulted with booking a table at snapper rocks for an enjoyable meal so glad I picked them for my birthday celebration thank you

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AmyB
1 review
Dined on 2 October 2021
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience5

Food was absolutely outstanding, we had the set menu. So much food! Cocktails also delicious. Thanks for a great night

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PeterT
1 review
Dined on 21 September 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Fantastic service by friendly staff
Best meal we’ve had in Darwin so far 👍

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Squiz1972
1 review
Dined on 19 September 2021
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

My wife however, the Spicy Chicken Burger was a touch on the Mild side of things. But overall a great little spot for a feed.

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GrahamB
1 review
Dined on 17 September 2021
Overall2Food1Service4Ambience4

Such good seafood treated so poorly, it's a waste of good product

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Jessica
1 review
Dined on 15 September 2021
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience5

Food & service was good. Would recommend & go back :)

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JaneS
4 reviews
Dined on 14 September 2021
Overall3Food4Service2Ambience3

Staff not very attentive and had to keep calling them over to order. Menus are dirty and need to be replaced and need more air conditioning to make inside comfortable. Music very loud.
Meal was amazing.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 10 September 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Lovely dinner with fantastic service

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MaryB
1 review
Dined on 7 September 2021
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience5

Love yo dine here for its ambience, setting and inviting decor. Friendly service and beautiful fresh food. Will come again!

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JosephineC
1 review
Dined on 6 September 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

We had the shared plates - snapper and slow cooked lamb for 4 of us. Extremely satisfying meal - very well cooked and presented. Enjoyed by us all.

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ShellH
1 review
Dined on 28 August 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We had the chefs tasting selection. It was amazing! The food was delicious and fantastic value. My 12y son said it was the best meal he has ever eaten! The cocktails were also delicious. I would recommend having a meal here.

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Enjoy
1 review
Dined on 27 August 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Food was fantastic, service outstanding, will go again!

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KateR
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 24 August 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Delicious food, beautiful outlook, great drink choices & family friendly

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KathrynG
1 review
Dined on 22 August 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Outside on the deck section was a very pleasant experience.

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LarissaB
1 review
Dined on 14 August 2021
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience4

The food was delicious! Highly recommend the squid, fish wings and prawns. Great value also. The service could do with a little more finessing.

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JanM
1 review
Dined on 13 August 2021
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience4

Good food, excellent wait staff, an outdoor (lawn) setting for dinner with children who can graze and roam makes for a very happy dining experience in Darwin.
We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. Thank you.

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HeatherW
1 review
Dined on 7 August 2021
Overall4Food5Service5Ambience5

The food at Snapper Rocks Darwin was fabulous, especially the Thai oysters which were very fresh. Serve sizes generous even for the share plates. I wish I could go back again!

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Samantha
1 review
Dined on 7 August 2021
Overall3Food1Service2Ambience3

Slow service, food was overcooked and dry
Wernt told about main options being sold out until we went to order

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LadyJay
1 review
Dined on 5 August 2021
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience5

Staff were very friendly and the food was amazing! Great venue and location!

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MarkK
1 review
Dined on 4 August 2021
Overall3Food3Service1Ambience4

We had to ask for a drink thought they were not going to serve us. Then We were half way through dinner and we were asked to move because they had a bigger group and wanted our table I said no then they asked another group to move WTF

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TierneyS
1 review
Dined on 4 August 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Lovely staff, lovely food, lovely setting, lovely experience. Thanks, team!

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KarenM
1 review
Dined on 4 August 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

As always a thoroughly enjoyable time… staff are great, food is deliscious, we are locals and it’s one of our favourite places😊

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Rachael
1 review
Dined on 30 July 2021
Overall1Food1Service1Ambience2

The service was extremely poor, unfortunately the food was serve cold and was over cooked.

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PeterS
1 review
Dined on 29 July 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Excellent food and service - as usual !
A great venue to visit with family and friends.

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Paul
London
1 review
Dined on 28 July 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The green salad and the jackfruit bao were amazing and super tasty!
Good wine selection as well.

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ChrisH
1 review
Dined on 25 July 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Food was amazing, steak was cooked to perfection. Love the oyster shooters. And the spicy ginger soda.

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AlbyQ
1 review
Dined on 23 July 2021
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience5

Nice ambiance. Food was nice but crocodile needed a different condiment such as a sweet chilly sauce. When asked if they had any sweet chilly they didn't. A bit sad for a restaurant not to have or be able to supply. Staff very nice.

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diningdrs
London
1 review
Dined on 20 July 2021
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience5

Like the snapper poke bowl. Fried wings was only so so.

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DavidF
6 reviews
Dined on 18 July 2021
Overall4Food4Service2Ambience4

Service fell away after the main meal was served. Had trouble getting the bill. Food was generous.

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ChrisH
2 reviews
Dined on 17 July 2021
Overall4Food5Service3Ambience5

Great venue, food was great. Bar service a tad slow.

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JohanS
1 review
Dined on 15 July 2021
Overall4Food5Service5Ambience5

Best meal we have had so far in Darwin, fresh and flavourful l. Amazing!

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mayae
1 review
Dined on 7 July 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Good service, food was really nice, probably one of the best feed I had in Darwin! Papaya salad could have been a little more flavoursome but otherwise everything was perfect.

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BenH
1 review
Dined on 24 June 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Awesome night. I was proud to bring my interstate friends to your restaurant. Thank you

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CathieS
1 review
Dined on 24 June 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great Food; exceptional service; fantastic location

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NealW
1 review
Dined on 19 June 2021
Overall4Food5Service2Ambience4

The food was fantastic. The service could only be described as weird.

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Kirra
1 review
Dined on 17 June 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Incredibly delicious, fresh seafood. Excellent prices. All of the staff were happy and helpful even though they were very busy. The girl on the bar is an absolute gun at her job. Such a great, relaxing place. Everyone should experience this place. We are going back again just before our flight out because it was so great.

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Elise
1 review
Dined on 16 June 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Had a great experience here Wednesday night! The food not only looked amazing, it was absolutely delicious, and the staff were very friendly and accommodating. Decorated with stunning plants and comfortable table and chairs, the restaurant is worth a visit

FAQs

Snapper Rocks - Darwin offers takeaway which you can order by calling the restaurant at (08) 8900 6928.

Snapper Rocks - Darwin is rated 4.5 stars by 202 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.