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Apollo Bay Seafood Cafe

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Cafe, Seafood, Fast food, Australian
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119 Great Ocean Rd, Apollo Bay, Victoria 3233, Australia
+61 3 5237 6008
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Lancashire, England
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184 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

What a great surprise. Called in here because all the restaurants in town were full on Easter Sunday. Got to say all our party of five were dead chuffed with what they had. Quality ingredients and great batter, so light and crispy. Gummy shark was fab, as was the calamari. The mussel special was amazing! Couldn't believe how many orders... More 

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Thank mutsnuts01
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65 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Lots of fish & chips stalls along this stretch but we went to this because of the higher ratings. Fresh fish available on display for you to take a look before buying. We had the butter fish, grenadier, 10 prawns and 4 scallops and chips for about $40. Staff were friendly as well.

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Thank snowbobbie
Perth, Australia
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Delicious seafood platter for 4 adults, Fresh fish , squid , mussels, prawns and generous chips. The Chris and wife must be doing a great job as the café was full, when some of the others weren't.

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Thank LMS787
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here for Good Friday, came in late from our road trip but they were still happy to serve us even though they finished taking orders a few minutes ago. We shared chips for 2 (could have shared with 4 people) and we had potato cakes and the corn jack and dim sims, we ate dinner on a picnic... More 

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Thank Rochelle C
Singapore
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105 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went on a tour on the Great Ocean Road and we stopped at Apollo Bay for lunch. Decided on this cafe and ordered the seafood platter for 2. The fish was nice, the scallops not too bad but we didn't enjoy the prawn & squid as much. The place is popular with a constant stream of people, some taking out... More 

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Thank smkow
Keswick, United Kingdom
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224 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Best value in apollo bay .Remember to choose the size/type of fish you want before ordering so you know exactly what you are going to get

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Thank nedrow5791
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

we like sea food and this small restaurant/ cafe was very good. I recommend to other people and all share the same view. Frish sea food, good plate (espacially the calamary). The local is a small cafe with no ambience but clean and frienly people.

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Thank Jacques H
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were looking at the menu outside and we're given a thumbs up from a man seated inside having the fresh seafood platter for 2 - after going in and having a quick word with him we ordered the same. It was definitely worth it - the food arrived quickly and did not disappoint. Highly recommended!!😋😋

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Thank Matt H
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169 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to this restaurant as we wanted something quick to eat. We found service fine (no grumpy old man in sight!). We ordered the seafood for 2, and perhaps we should have asked but it didn't occur to me that it would all be deep fat fried. I had thought that it would be fresh seafood. So be aware... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had tàkeaway fish and chips. Poor quality fish. Tasted like they used frozen fillets, almost mushy. Tartare sauce was sweet and had red bits in it. Would not recommend.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, Seafood, Fast food, Australian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 119 Great Ocean Rd, Apollo Bay, Victoria 3233, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Apollo Bay
  • Phone Number: +61 3 5237 6008

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Melbourne, Australia
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?