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Merimbula Aquarium and Wharf Restaurant

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Lake Street, Merimbula, New South Wales 2548, Australia
+61 2 6495 4446
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Wollongong, Australia
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Wow. Great fish and chips , Staff friendly and helpful telling us other places to visit ,,, beautiful spot .

Thank rhoni72
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Absolutely lovely meal would definitely go back staff friendly, clean,downstairs aquarium very informative for 11.30 feeding time

Thank Sandra O
Melbourne, Australia
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130 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want a traditional fish and chip restaurant, this is one. Good food and reasonable prices. Great service and great views.

Thank gopbrains
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

After phoning a number of Merimbula restuarants and not having any luck with a booking, our group managed to secure a reservation at the Aquarium and Wharf Restaurant. A little curious as to why it wasn't booked out, we went along to our booking with mixed reservations. Well, we were pleasantly surprised. The service was amazing, very attentive, but not... More 

Thank Belinda C
Merimbula, Australia
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice place. Great food and drinks. Owners Steve and Sally are very nice. An aquarium is part of the building.

Thank D D
Merimbula, Australia
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

what's above par is the setting with wonderful views of Merimbula bay and the bar (Merimbula surf spot) couple this with a well designed interior of good proportions and friendly service. Also of particular appeal is the under neath aquarium which is deserving of at least 20 minutes of your time particularly if you have children in tow. The food... More 

Thank _rrrgee54
Devonport, Australia
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52 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a great little spot, right at the end of the road so to speak but spacious inside and out. and with a balcony/ deck to soak in the atmosphere who could ask for more? A varied and affordable menu. And great coffee as well! Watching the locals trying to catch fish (unsuccessfully) was a bonus but we would have... More 

Thank Rod T
Victoria, Australia
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We are the seafood plate as an entre which was fantastic. Food was lovely and fresh and tasted fantastic. We then shared a mains fish and chips which was also very good.

Thank emily01133
Tumut, Australia
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193 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were greeted by lovely staff and chose a table on the right-hand side by the window. Like other reviews it got quite warm with the sun coming in and not enough airflow so skipped dessert and coffee. We had garlic bread and the hot/cold seafood platter for 2 ($110) It certainly had the wow factor and all the seafood... More 

Thank Jan M
New South Wales, Australia
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72 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Called in to check out lunch menu on a day trip to Merimbula. Place looked great so decided to stay. Very friendly waitress showed us to a table with a great view away from the main dining area. Menu and wine list not overly inexpensive but as we were celebrating a special event we thought why not. We were not... More 

Thank dandc_13

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$14 - US$19
Seafood, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lake Street, Merimbula, New South Wales 2548, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Merimbula
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6495 4446

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