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Manly Village Fish Cafe

$$ - $$$Cafe, Seafood,
461 The Esplanade, Brisbane, Queensland 4169, Australia
+61 7 3396 9591
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good34%
  • Average20%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“mezze plate” (6 reviews)
“snapper” (10 reviews)
“fish and chips” (11 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, Seafood, Australian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
461 The Esplanade, Brisbane, Queensland 4169, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I think the food here is 3.5 stars - good and generous sized servings. I had the crab parpadelle special which was very tasty. My mum had the snapper with sweet potato chips which was also good. Both servings were large. The service was friendly...More

1  Thank Belgo96
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On hols in Manly for a few weeks and tried a take away one evening. The french fries were definitely the best I've ever tasted. Another day I had the fish chowder (sit down). Again it was very good .... as good as you'd get...More

Thank TheGannetIreland
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

I visit the village often and I’ve eaten in the cafe and at the adjoining Barramundi Boys on a number of occasions. The food has always been good but not outstanding. But this time - a real gem. “You should try the chowder - it’s...More

Thank tav007
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Regulars of take away fish and chips, we decided to dine in the outdoor area. We both ordered two fish burgers, and had to get chips because they are the best chips ever! The fish burgers were fresh and delicious. Recommend them to anyone. There...More

Thank Sam D
Reviewed 20 August 2017

My wife and I went there for lunch without a booking on Sunday. The cafe was very busy however we were able to get a table inside. The waitress was very friendly and efficient. We ordered the Turkish bread with a trio of dips, an...More

Thank Thommo4113
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Had lunch there with friends yesterday 3 of us ordered the fish of the day -snapper , which we all had grilled All 3 serves were woefully over cooked! You could tell just by looking at them on the plate . We won't be going...More

Thank AussieHere
Reviewed 18 July 2017

We visited the Manly Village Fish Cafe again after some months and have never failed to be pleased with the product and the service. Situated overlooking the sea in Manly, one could not ask for a better venue. We were served with Southern Fried Cod...More

Thank 621dougw
Reviewed 18 July 2017

We recently visited and my partner chose the steak, we normally have the fish of the day special which is okay but not great like it should be for the prices that are charged. The steak arrived overcooked and tasteless, my partner who never complains,...More

Thank Delilah131
Reviewed 14 July 2017

The venue is licenced and offers a choice of full waiter service or the outdoor area where you must order at the counter and they deliver your order to your table in a takeaway type box. We have dined in the restaurant part several times...More

Thank Angel88
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

Sunday when markets were on is a busy day. We ordered 3 X different $7.50 packs too share. Whiting was good but very little. Calamari was the best value. The "gumby" were fish nuggets. Food was good, but would not order these packs again. We...More

Thank Christina H
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23 August 2017|
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Response from kirra2015 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, YOU CAN BYO bottled wine in both sections - to the restaurant section for $15/bottle or to the take-away section for $10/bottle. They have spirits, bottled beers and a couple of ciders in bottles. You can consume... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 461 The Esplanade, Brisbane, Queensland 4169, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Brisbane Region  >  Brisbane
  • Phone Number: +61 7 3396 9591
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