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Sandpipers Restaurant

81 Magnus St, Nelson Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales 2315, Australia
+61 2 4984 9990
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tasting plate” (66 reviews)
“pork belly” (80 reviews)
“dumplings” (35 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 22:00All hours
Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
81 Magnus St, Nelson Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales 2315, Australia
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1 - 10 of 569 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I had the beef gnocchi. Very tasty and the service was first class. Menu had a good number of choices

Thank Bruce M
Reviewed 1 week ago

My family treated me to dine at Port Stephens best restaurant. I have been to this wonderful restaurant before and the food and service is faultless. The food is fresh and perfect. The staff are professional, friendly and cheerful. Thank you to my host's, Noi...More

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were down for the weekend, and what better way to celebrate a weekend away than with a Saturday night booking at Nelson bay's number one restaurant! We had set menu, crab and dumpling starter, then I had snapper and my hubby the pork belly,...More

Thank Mskenobi81
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I enjoyed an incredibly tasty meal during the long weekend. Excellent service, amazing dumplings, hubbie said it was the best pork belly ever. Got to love the white chocolate spring rolls. Definitely coming back! Thank you 😊

Thank cowjumpedoverthemoon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first time at Sandpipers under the new management and we were not disappointed.. The menu was the same and the quality just as good as before. Staff were friendly and helpful. It deserves its number one ratingin Port Stephens. We will be...More

Thank 2HappyAussies
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Last night four of us went to this restaurant for the first time since the change of owners. We will return. The owner, Mario, and our waiter, Zac, did everything to make the evening a great experience. Service was excellent ... even to the point...More

1  Thank Ken W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Restaurant came highly recommended and staff were able to help with a last minute reservation on a Saturday night. Staff were all friendly and helpful, the wine list diverse and every dish was divine. We would definitely come back again and highly recommend to anyone...More

Thank TroyMussio
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The service is welcoming and efficient. Our starters (arancini and salt and pepper squid) were very generous and tasty. The pork belly was also very good. The Brulee dessert was not the best I've had but it was O.K. Nice wine list. There were lots...More

Thank Stevejomac
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Thank you to TripAdvisor for the recommendation! Having never visited Nelson Bay, and visiting in off-peak season, I turned to TripAdvisor for a dinner suggestion. Sandpipers definitely deserves the top listing. The food and service were equally as good. Servings are generous, and the menu...More

Thank Sydneylover89
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A cosy restaurant with fresh tasty dishes and excellent service. We went for dinner and all enjoyed our meal. Licenced. Very gorgeous deserts, excellent for sharing. We had a main and shared a bottle of wine and desert - $50 each. Very reasonable for great...More

Thank Julie W
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Is it licensed or BYO?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 81 Magnus St, Nelson Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales 2315, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Port Stephens  >  Nelson Bay
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4984 9990
Open for dinner Tuesday to Saturday from 5.30pm
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