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Rockpool Seafood Cafe Bar

54 Howitt Street | The Strand, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
+61 7 4771 6916
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Ranked #141 of 247 Restaurants in Townsville
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun 9:30 am - 8:00 pm
Mon 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Thu 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Fri 10:30 am - 8:30 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 8:30 pm
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Takeout
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Kaeng Khoi, Thailand
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85 reviews 85 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015 via mobile

We only stopped in for a cool drink and snack after a walk around nearby Jezzine Barracks. The outlook over the Rockpool is refreshing and pleasant. The service was very good; but the prices a bit more than I expected for a fairly simple Cafe despite the outlook!

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geroge4982
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87 reviews 87 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

I came here by myself while waiting for some others to get back from a walk in Townsville and was greated by a lovely 8 year old who had the full passion behind the restaurant industry. The service was great, friendly with a smile and efficient, and my meal (Tasmanian Salmon) was beautiful and fresh. I highly reccommend stopping in... More 

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Mornington, Australia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

“Thankfully there is another seafood seller on the strand”. The Rockpool’s friendly service and delicious abundance of fresh seafood was a breath of fresh air. Given my previous experience of seafood on the strand (noted in a previous review), I was a delighted to know that such a gastronomy delight was one’s reward when taking such a pleasant walk to... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Ate here on my first night in Townsville - couldn't get parking anywhere else on The Strand. Really enjoyed the food looking out over the Rock Pool.

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Townsville
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Advertised outside was a billboard that said Free scone with every takeaway coffee. I went in ordered a large takeaway cappuccino the girl said $5.30. I then asked about the scone &she said ( if you want) . She then went to make the coffee I went looking for the sugar when the manager asked if I was right ,... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014 via mobile

It took over an hour to get our takeaway order and then the order was wrong. I was not willing to wait another 30mi for it to be corrected. People were so annoyed by the time it took for their food to come out.

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Melbourne, Australia
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89 reviews 89 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

We had been walking around Jezzine Barracks all morning and enjoying the beautiful scenery and weather. So we walked down to the Strand to get some lunch. This Café was the first in line. We ordered fish 'n' chips. It was fantastic. A little more than what you would pay at a fish 'n' chip shop but the view over... More 

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Townsville, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Overpriced, measley portions. Dried out fish, wilted salad. Need to pick up their game. The local fish n chips shop around the corner is better value for money.

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Townsville
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Worst dining experience during seven years in Townsville (and anywhere else on the planet). We arranged a lunch for 20 people. We worked out the menu options and pre-ordered. We were assured that the food would be on the table at 12:30. We arrived at 12:30 and no one there knew we were coming. The attitude of the staff was... More 

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Cairns, Australia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Holy heck how long does it take to make a price if grilled fish and some chips? An eternity here, apparently. Fish turns up...well not really since there is no table service. It's cold and tiny. Half the size of my palm ($12 bucks each for the pleasure of each slither). Chips were the 'dregs'...no potato in them and just... More 

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Address: 54 Howitt Street | The Strand, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
Phone Number: +61 7 4771 6916
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Townsville
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:30 am - 8:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Friday 10:30 am - 8:30 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 8:30 pm
Cuisine: Seafood

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