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Ferryman's Seafood Cafe

Middle Boat Harbor | Opposite 247 the Esplanade, Lakes Entrance, Victoria, Australia
+61 3 5155 3000
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good35%
  • Average18%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (162 reviews)
“salad” (78 reviews)
“prawns” (60 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Seafood, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Middle Boat Harbor | Opposite 247 the Esplanade, Lakes Entrance, Victoria, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visit 2 nights on the run and would have gone the third night had we had moved on .The German waiter George was most helpful and attentive. The food was of very generous portions and s high standard.

Thank Keith M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped for coffee and a bite. Staff unwilling to offer the latter as it was only 11.30 and would not open kitchen till 12.00. Location is pleasant, service was average and of course cannot comment on the food.

Thank Willysailor
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was nice but staff need further training. Long wait for staff to take drinks order and then food order, seemed too busy socialising amongst themselves rather than bother with customer service. Waitresses sitting at tables having their own coffee and food, chatting and only...More

Thank Lillies L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had a great meal here (snapper with Asian greens) would definitely recommend the food but the service was very unprofessional & haphazard which took away from the experience. Also expected a water view (being built on the water) but only a few small tables...More

Thank Julie B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had to choose the one vegetarian option but asked for a garden salad if possible as the mixed grain salad offered had quinoa which I am allergic to. I checked this was possible and told no problem. A plate arrived with two small fritters a...More

Thank Bernadette B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The wait staff were very friendly and efficient and food was great. We had salmon, seafood pasta, and duck and all were delicious - the ingredients were so fresh and of great quality. Maybe a little on the expensive side but well worth it for...More

Thank suzig903
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in lakes entrance for one night after our trip up the coast. We went here for dinner and ordered Parmesan crusted scallops which where delicious!! I ordered the seafood pasta which was actually the best ever!!!!! And my partners ordered the seafood soup...More

Thank J_lou240
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Consider I dislike most seafood apart from mild fish and shellfish this place was pretty decent. It does seem pretty exy for what you get but it’s very fresh and presented well with a nice salad and chips. We shared the seafood platter for 1...More

Thank selkielikesit
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

Lovely meal with a good selection, great views, ample parking, and courteous staff. There are six steps into the Cafe, however there is a lift that staff operate for people who struggle or have a disability. Fresh seafood plus alternative meals.

Thank Heather T
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

We booked to eat here based on what we read on tripadvisor and what a great choice, firstly the garlic bread came with a sun-dried tomato relish and was superb, I had the baby snapper and my wife the parmenson coated scallops which were both...More

Thank Shardon2013
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John B
30 December 2017|
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Response from Geoff A | Reviewed this property |
Not sure but quite possible. We visited after a reopening which I suspect was following a seasonal closure. Sorry about late response. Cheers.
29 January 2017|
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Response from Kate C | Reviewed this property |
Hi, sorry, only just saw your question. I'm afraid I can't remember about the access- I'm usually pretty attuned to access issues, having a family member with mobility issues, but he wasn't there at the time. Suggest you... More
8 August 2015|
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Response from Margaret A | Reviewed this property |
Great value, just look at their menu on their website for the prices.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids, Groups, View
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Middle Boat Harbor | Opposite 247 the Esplanade, Lakes Entrance, Victoria, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Gippsland  >  Lakes Entrance
  • Phone Number: +61 3 5155 3000
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