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Marion Bay Tavern

$$ - $$$
Bar, Pub, Australian, Pizza
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Jetty Road Marion Bay, Marion Bay, South Australia, Australia
+61 8 8854 4141
10:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 00:00
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Loxton, Australia
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4 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Very average pizza, base tough and toppings dry. Disappointed as the wood oven and pizzas smelt lovely. Ordered a coffee to go and staff had to find someone who knew how to make a coffee first. Loudly asked others behind the bar and the coffee was horrible. Nice little place visually. Maybe they were having an off day.

Thank Melanie A
South Australia, Australia
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We didn't really expect much when we came in there, but were pleasantly surprised -- the place was friendly, accomodating, affordable and just plain comfortable. It balances between being "a local" and catering for holiday makers and, in our opinion, does a good job. Very family friendly, the stuff is helpful and friendly. It is a country tavern, but it... More 

Thank Irina H
Berri, Australia
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38 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very freindly staff, the pizzas were amazing, i never got around to trying anything else. Beer was fairly priced i felt given it was the middle of summer and was busy. If there was a TAB we would of been 3 times as much, which would of meant less fishing so that's fine by me! Will definitely go back if... More 

Thank James W
Adelaide, Australia
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Walked in without a booking and asked politely if there was a table. Got spoken too like scum for daring to come in without a booking. Absolute joke. Sat down without a menu and abandoned. Not good enough

Thank Allyphant42
Elizabeth, Australia
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We dined in October 2016 at The Marion Bay Tavern for our first wedding anniversary and had a wonderful meal. The steaks were wonderfully cooked to our individual tastes and the friendly staff added to the overall experience. The pizza's looked great that the young chef was cooking so we decided to take one away after our meal to be... More 

Thank hotblooded
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10 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The good: staff were friendly, I hear they do a nice pizza. The bad: worst mixed grill I've ever had. Tiny T-bone steak and tiny lamb chop, plus a chicken thigh. All cooked to the point of shoe leather despite asking for a "medium" steak. My partner had a seafood basket. Given Marion Bay is a coastal town and the... More 

Thank Naomi C
Greater Adelaide, Australia
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The kids meals were delivered in a timely manner but the adult meals were a little slow. My husbands steak was over cooked and the salt and pepper squid was average. The staff were friendly but service overall was a little slow. The pizza might be the way to go....

Thank VanessaLouiseR
Hallett Cove, Australia
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27 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had visited around 18 months ago for a late lunch and really enjoyed the pizza. This time around pizza was okay as it was slightly burnt on the edges which takes the shine off the lunch experience. Service standard consistent with last visit.

Thank Karl M
Melbourne, Australia
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167 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

Smoke from the woodfire pizza oven can overwhelm you but we had a great table overlooking the bay. The waiter helped us with our order as we are physically disabled and brought our drinks to us. The chicken parma/hawaiian was huge and tasty. When the tavern gets crowded, it is noisy.

Thank DisabledClient
Adelaide, Australia
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154 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

Ok its the only eating house in this little seaside township but they provide good food at a reasonable price. My wife and I shared a dozen natural oysters which were a little disappointing but this was more than made up by the Tempura seafood basket we also shared-- great fresh seafood and heaps of it. Even though we only... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, Pub, Australian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jetty Road Marion Bay, Marion Bay, South Australia, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  South Australia  >  Marion Bay
  • Phone Number: +61 8 8854 4141
it is the only Tavern at Marion Bay, Yorke Peninsular SA

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