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1 Jonson St, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
+61 2 6680 7632
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good35%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
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“mixed grill” (27 reviews)
“lobster” (27 reviews)
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Seafood, Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1 Jonson St, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A taxi driver told us its the best seafood in town and it sure was! Lovely staff and central location just off the water. Dined in and were busy so had a little bit of a wait but was 100% worth it

Thank Siska B
Reviewed 1 week ago

First we went for Breakfast and we were escorted to out table by the most charming young man, we ate wonderful bacon and eggs and enjoyed the salt air from the beach side . Neat day we enjoyed lunch with a wonderful menu choosing was...More

Thank jeanettecondon
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lunch with a few mates - just because we can - We chose fishheads because its consisitantly good, the service was very charming with our italian waiter who realy made us feel special. MIxed grill sea food lunch was fresh and perfectly cooked. A winters...More

Thank Paul W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The toasted muesli with coconut panacotta was amazing, the big breakfast was huge & a lovely beach view....but cold coffee! Very disappointing

Thank KimG01
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The finer side to cuisine in Byron. Lovely views over the beach. We had a pretty long wait 35/40minsand salad portions quite small. Peri peri burger and lobster however are absolutely huge!

Thank Beeks873
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well what can I say - I really try to order something different every time I go - but the seafood spaghetti is so good that I just have that every single time.

Thank Irenakirp
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So nice to have beautiful whole food breakfast. Didn't even have to ask about dietary issues was already noted on menu. Great spot to watch the ocean too

Thank tracyg20162016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely fresh seafood at a reasonable price. I had the sizzling prawns and seafood linguine and my partner had the salt n Peper squid and seafood mix. Both were perfectly cooked and service was timely and friendly. Very happy. Planning our return visit next week.

Thank Rett R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

With friendly service, great fresh seafood and fabulous ocean views, what's not to like about this place.

Thank Sally S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely relaxed seafood lunch, with two of us opting for the winter offer of a starter, a main and a beer for $45. The garlic prawns were bigly fresh, bigly big and bigly delicious, the grilled blue eye trevalla with beetroot hummus equally good...More

Thank weemalah
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$32
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
07:30 - 21:30
07:30 - 21:30
07:30 - 21:30
07:30 - 21:30
07:30 - 21:30
07:30 - 21:30
07:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Jonson St, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Byron Shire  >  Byron Bay
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6680 7632
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Fishheads Restaurant & Takeaway is located on Main Beach just 20 metres from the Pacific Ocean over looking the mountains and our famous Cape Byron Light House. The restaurant, housed in the original Bathers Pavilion built in 1951, was refurbished most recently in 2003 and with the addition of the outdoor beachfront deck, is now one of Byron's best dining experiences. With a strong focus on fresh seafood and a commitment to sourcing local produce, its an obvious choice for both locals and tourist in the historic coastal town. Come in and let the Fishheads team treat you to an incredible experience by one of the worlds most iconic beaches.
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