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Whitsunday Seafood Bar

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Seafood, Fast food, Australian
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4 The Esplanade, Airlie Beach, Queensland, Australia
+61 7 4948 1520
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Ocean Shores, Australia
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent fish & chips. Cooked to order and well worth the short wait Fresh barramundi & chips were on special and cooked to perfection. Excellent value for money when many of the restaurants seemed to cater for the high end of town

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Thank 64LeahS
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Generous served. The calamari was scrumptious! The staff were lovely and warm. Good for a quick bite while exploring the rest of Airlie. Prices were reasonable too.

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Thank Georgia P
Airlie Beach, Australia
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857 reviews
343 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 368 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were visiting the beach markets and decided on fish and chips. 2 of our group had grilled Red Emperor (a juicy reef fish) and I had regular deep fried Red Emperor and we were all delighted by its juiciness. The chips were also crisp and tasty. Nothing better than ordering to take away and eat under the shelter shed... More 

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Thank croftonMelbourne
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39 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

For someone who isn't a Fish and Chip fan, this place is amazing! What looks like a simple, everyday standard fish and chip shop - it's sure to surprise you! A group of 7 got to enjoy the awesomeness of their food! Almost, 'gourmet' style - you will not be disappointed. We unfortunately missed out on their flake however, happily... More 

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Thank Chanel R
Airlie Beach, Australia
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2017

This is my favorite local place to grab fish and chips and sit at the foreshore in Airlie with the family, We eat here a least once per month. The prices are reasonable, the fish is always fresh with a decent selection, plenty of options for the kids and special deals. The generous portions of chips and fish is what... More 

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Thank brendan s
Port Douglas, Australia
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 9 March 2017

We were staying in Airlie beach and the owner of our hostel told us to go and get real fish and chips here.... soooooo happy we did. the prices are really cheap (especially compared to other places we have eaten) but the portion sizes are huge! the staff were really friendly and even made suggestions when my wife couldn't really... More 

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Thank SunsetTravler2017
Jubilee Pocket, Australia
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47 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017

I eat at the Whitsunday Seafood Bar on a regular basis. The fish is great and the chips are the same. It's a small shop among the expensive restaurant on the Esplanade looking out on Airlie Beach proper. It's an owners operated with great friendly service. For a young family it ideal lunch or dinner location as there is seating... More 

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Penrith, Australia
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744 reviews
380 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 195 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2017

Don't let the small shopfront put you off. The freshly cooked fish, chips, prawns and fresh made sale we had here was first class. What a great place to go to grab a well priced lunch or dinner

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Thank Chris C
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Great food and very reasonable too. Both myself and my partner are from the UK where fish and chips is somewhat a religion and this has to be some of the best we have ever had. I particularly recommend the Calamari.

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Thank Jasmine Q
Berkshire
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2017

Fab fish with great range of different fish to have a styles to cook. Good priced kids food which was delicious. Extra bucks for sauces and vinegar which was slightly disappointing. Reasonable price overall for good quality food.

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Thank TresPlumas

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Restaurant Details

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Cuisine
Seafood, Fast food, Australian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
View, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 The Esplanade, Airlie Beach, Queensland, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Airlie Beach
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4948 1520
Description
This place is a fantastic seafood take-away. Beautiful, fresh seafood and salads. Right across from some very convenient, sheltered picnic tables on the beach. Only a very short wait on food, even with a lot of people ordering. We were very impressed with the friendly service and thought it should be recommended!!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?