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Tank Fish and Chippery

149 Lygon Street, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (22 reviews)
“calamari” (8 reviews)
“salad” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Australian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
149 Lygon Street, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Reviewed 30 April 2018

wow , have eaten here a few times , had to bring family to try and again wonderful. I remeber a few years ago they had a family srve, fish , chips, all sorts and the salad.. the dressing is to die for..( asked for...More

Thank Sandi T
Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

Had the best meal I've had in a long while. Had fresh salmon and rice and was perfect. The potato cakes were even awesome.

Thank Siska B
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Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

One of the best meals of fish and chips I have ever had! The meal deal choices are very convenient too. The decor and furnishings inside also added to the atmosphere and staff were also friendly. Would recommend.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 17 November 2017

Fish and chips in a food court! Not normally where we would go, but this was worth the effort. Service friendly, prices good, food fresh and cooked beautifully. Barramundi and Salad perfect for lunch.

Thank cdscons
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Whst more can I tell you but Outstanding quality of seafood and chips with a real tang added and the best potato cakes that I have ever experienced. The service hete is outstanding and very polite and the restaurant is spotless and very comfortable for...More

Thank Slade Y
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Walked in with a map , and the manager which seems to be was attentive enough to noticed that. He was chatty and really good in reccomending food to us . Chose the gummy shark and the blue grenadier and my , they were awesome...More

Thank Kael L
Reviewed 24 August 2017

We visited Melbourne recently to explore Lygon Street......and explore we did! We found all of the Seafood joints and picked the Cleanest and Friendliest sample. Tank Fish & Chippery tick all the boxes. We are in the Seafood Business too, in Queensland, and so have...More

Thank Peter H
Reviewed 12 August 2017

A fish and chip shop that you can get takeaway but also nice enough to sit down and enjoy your dinner. A nice place to take the family for a bite to eat.

Thank CircSaw
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

We simply love Tank and not just for their fish and chips but for the other menu items as well. Our seafood has always been fresh. You can have your fish cooked a couple of different ways so for a healthier option you can choose...More

5  Thank Slim5144
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

Living close by, Tank is our 'go-to' fish n chip shop. The fish is always fresh with a light, crispy batter and the chips are some of the best I've had. I can't ever not order the fried calamari and it is always beautifully seasoned,...More

Thank zoekay83
Lygon Street
If you want real parmesan, cut from the block, grated
over your pasta with a twist of style, this is the
place. Until recently, this neighbourhood was home to
the notorious ‘Carlton Crew,’ a pseudo mafia who
started their day with a local espresso. They are
gone, but the espresso still runs strong in this
Little Italy which has something for everyone.
Starched white tablecloths, candles, pizza the way
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 149 Lygon Street, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Lygon Street
  • Neighbourhood: Lygon Street
  • Phone Number: 9020-4342
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