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Waterfront Restaurant

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Seafood, Australian
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29 Clarence Street | (Rear of the El Paso Motor Inn Complex), Port Macquarie, New South Wales 2444, Australia
(02) 6583 1944
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This restaurant is at El Paso Motor Inn
Today
7:00 am - 10:00 am
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 10:00 am
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sat - Sun 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Our Waterfront Restaurant based in Port Macquarie has magnificent water...
Our Waterfront Restaurant based in Port Macquarie has magnificent water views of the Hastings River and is a superb venue for breakfast, evening meals or special functions. It is the ideal setting to relax and unwind. Be tempted by the innovative menu featuring succulent steaks, fresh local seafoods or enchanting 'Blackboard Specials' from waterfront family fare to fine dining. A la carte dining Evening meals are catered in several ways including our extensive a la carte menu, function menu and even weekly special menu's. We can supply full a la carte service for up to 150 guests or a table d'hote menu for as few as 5 - 10 guests.
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  • 71
    Excellent
  • 28
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great food and friendly service

Myself and my wife had a great dinner, the food was fresh and tasty, especially the oysters, they would have to be as good as I have had. Overall a pleasant dinning experience and not overpriced. If you are in Port definitely give it a try you won't be disappointed.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 23, 2015
Dave S
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Canberra, Australia
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Canberra, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

Myself and my wife had a great dinner, the food was fresh and tasty, especially the oysters, they would have to be as good as I have had. Overall a pleasant dinning experience and not overpriced. If you are in Port definitely give it a try you won't be disappointed.

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Sydney, Australia
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69 reviews 69 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

We booked for 7pm, arrived to find entrance locked telephoned and someone came down to let us in. $39 for 3 course. Starter was OK. One large roll with some tasty dips. My husband chose lamb shank - good choice. I made the mistake of choosing 12 hour cooked steak. It was tough. Disappointing. Dessert lemon tart was tasty but... More 

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Port Macquarie, Australia
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45 reviews 45 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Had a great family dinner here. The meal size is very generous. Nice, flavoursome meals. Good service, with pretty cool decor.

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Sydney Olympic Park, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Had dinner here a few weeks ago with my wife. We loved it. Delicious food. Great service and relaxing atmosphere. The Damper bread and dips are not to be missed. Best/freshest oysters I had in Port Mac the entire week. I was on business and the staff was happy to split our bill.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 via mobile

Awesome food, awesome experience, highly recommend to anyone. 5 star service. Dinner was that good Friday we went back Sunday for breakfast and weren't disappointed..

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

My family and I came here for dinner and the food was superb along with great customer service. The restaurant defiantly has a good upbeat vibe to it, would defiantly recommend to anyone. We all had a great night, thank you!

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

We had the set menu, which was excellent. The owners are lovely people and made us very welcome. This restaurant has a sincerity that is unfortunately too rare. Well done!

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Greater Brisbane, Australia
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17 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

We had the 3 course set menu. I don't think there is any other option. The entree was fixed with a Bread and 3 Dips (absolutely amazing ) . Mains had a few options and there was something for everyone. The mains was well presented and good quantities. The dessert had enough quantity and tasted great and there were enough... More 

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london
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10 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

lovely staff however food a bit disappointing, very small fish/vegetable portion and not able to order a salad etc so had to eat elsewhere afterwards. starter of a bread role with some dips wasn't very imaginative

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Sammamish, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

We decided to try out the Waterfront restaurant based on the menu and the location, and neither disappointed us. We had some very nice food including a huge Wagyu rump steak, and the outside balcony had a great view of the harbour. There were thousands and thousands of bats flying over while we were having dinner, which added a little... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 29 Clarence Street | (Rear of the El Paso Motor Inn Complex), Port Macquarie, New South Wales 2444, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Port Macquarie
  • Phone Number: (02) 6583 1944

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 13 - 30
  • Cuisine: Seafood, Australian

Description

Our Waterfront Restaurant based in Port Macquarie has magnificent water views of the Hastings River and is a superb venue for breakfast, evening meals or special functions. It is the ideal setting to relax and unwind. Be tempted by the innovative menu featuring succulent steaks, fresh local seafoods or enchanting 'Blackboard Specials' from waterfront family fare to fine dining. A la carte dining Evening meals are catered in several ways including our extensive a la carte menu, function menu and even weekly special menu's. We can supply full a la carte service for up to 150 guests or a table d'hote menu for as few as 5 - 10 guests.
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 10:00 am
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 10:00 am
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 10:00 am
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 10:00 am
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 10:00 am
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm

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