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Fish on the Edge

) #11 of 49 Restaurants in Burnie $$ - $$$ Seafood, , Gluten Free Options
36 Main Rd | Wivenhoe, Burnie, Tasmania 7320, Australia
+61 3 6431 7011
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (11 reviews)
“fresh fish” (6 reviews)
“crispy chips” (2 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 20:00All hours
Seafood, Australian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
36 Main Rd | Wivenhoe, Burnie, Tasmania 7320, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I often buy fresh fish to take home from here which is always lovely, last night I went for a sit down dinner with my girlfriends before a show. The food was excellent and the service very good, it is a casual restaurant/cafe with a...More

Thank fuzzbell
Helen B, Owner at Fish on the Edge, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Really glad you enjoyed the dining experience. See you again soon!

Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

Specialised Seafood Restaurant, tonight our party of seven all agreed it was a great night out, all dishes were superb, we keep coming back for more..thank you Helen, Narelle and staff. We recommend the Seafood Platter for two at just $50, the Valhalla icecream selection...More

Thank sianjani
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Been 3 times now since new ownership and it's amazing. Had the platter for 2 on my last trip and couldn't fault it (or finish it!) well worth the money. Yummy freshly squeezed juice, only downside to this was I would have liked it colder....More

Thank Ali M
Helen B, Owner at Fish on the Edge, responded to this reviewResponded 19 April 2017

Thanks for the feedback Ali. We're more than happy to pop a couple of ice cubes through the juicer with your fruit next time. Some customers opt for this, others just prefer the chilled fruit. Just let us know. So glad you're loving the food!...More

Reviewed 11 April 2017

Amazing, we have been fans of this place and have always been pleased with the meals. Wow, the platter we ordered had fish that was better than before change of management. Congratulations ladies, a meal well prepared and delivered. Thank you.

Thank MissJane3539
Helen B, Owner at Fish on the Edge, responded to this reviewResponded 14 April 2017

Thanks Miss Jane. Hope you visit again soon!

Reviewed 11 April 2017

What makes this Restaurant the leader in it's field? It is consistently excellent, staff and service second to none, all meals presented together is super quick time.. we have nothing to compare to Fish on the Edge... it is in a class all of it's...More

Thank sianjani
Helen B, Owner at Fish on the Edge, responded to this reviewResponded 14 April 2017

Thanks for the great review, so glad you enjoyed it 😀

Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Beautiful fish and chips and to die for dessert. Very clean venue, wide range of choices including gluten free and chicken dishes. Can't wait to go again and try something else!

Thank CrosswellJ1
Helen B, Owner at Fish on the Edge, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2017

Glad you enjoyed your visit. See you next time!

Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Chunky fish, good batter, excellent chips, very generous serves - could do one for 2 people. A bit slow.

Thank kjg66
Helen B, Owner at Fish on the Edge, responded to this reviewResponded 14 April 2017

Sorry if we were a bit slow on this occasion. We strive to deliver excellent meals each and every time, in really good time frames. Hope to give you the perfect dining experience next time 😉

Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Ordered scallops as entree to share, fish chowder and grilled fish as mains. Scallops were good and mains were average. Half of the bread roll served with the chowder was stone cold and other half warm which detracted from enjoying my meal. Restaurant prices for...More

1  Thank malyee
Helen B, Owner at Fish on the Edge, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2017

Thanks for taking the time to give your review. We are striving to deliver perfect food each and every time, and as you can see from all our amazing reviews since taking over 2 months ago, that is what we are achieving. We are sorry...More

Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

We had a late lunch which was good because we missed the rush. Excellent service from lovely staff and two great meals. Plenty of fresh fish on offer too. Highly recommended.

Thank dgewin
Helen B, Owner at Fish on the Edge, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2017

Thanks for the great review :)

Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

First time here since the owners have taken over.. have never seen the place so full.. have heard nothing but great reports as of late so I had to see for myself. Mine and my partners meals were amazing. Couldn't fault them or the service.....More

Thank Emily H
Helen B, Owner at Fish on the Edge, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2017

Thank you Emily. Glad you enjoyed your meals. The GF options are proving to be very popular. See you next time!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 15:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36 Main Rd | Wivenhoe, Burnie, Tasmania 7320, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  Burnie
  • Phone Number: +61 3 6431 7011
  • E-mail
Licensed seafood café open for breakfast, lunch and dinner Monday to Saturday and breakfast and lunch on Sunday.
Fish on the Edge compliments fresh Tasmanian and Australian seafood with crisp salads and vegetables adding a modern twist to the traditional Australian favourite, fish and chips.
Fish on the Edge offers vegetarian, non-seafood and gluten free options. If you’re after a cosy night in or quick fix, take away meals are also available.
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