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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
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8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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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: Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner, Delivery, 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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Visitor rating
  • 76
    Excellent
  • 33
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 7
    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
Value for money

Had dinner with friends once again wasn't disappointed. The food and service were what you expect from a large establishment in a big city and yet this is what my friends and myself got from this regional establishment. Will definitely be singing there praises to all.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 19, 2015
RicSheldon
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Taree, Australia
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London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Breakfast was basic but we enjoyed the view through the sea mist. Bare board floor and old nautical theme throughout.

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Taree, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Had dinner with friends once again wasn't disappointed. The food and service were what you expect from a large establishment in a big city and yet this is what my friends and myself got from this regional establishment. Will definitely be singing there praises to all.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

We ate here last week when we were travelling ,we stayed at the adjacent El Paso motor inn. We had been on the road a checked in late. We couldn't fault the service,food or atmosphere, great value and so convenient

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Adelaide, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

Walked past and then looked up on TA. Reviews were mostly good so decided to try. Part of an adjacent accommodation complex to where we were staying, this restaurant was tired, and more aligned with a 'pub' type atmosphere. Menu was set 3 course at $39 pp or $32 without dessert. Staff were friendly and attentive, tables covered with butchers... More 

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North Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

I come to Port Macquarie from Sydney to visit my daughter whilst she's attending Uni & we love to go out for dinner while we're here. Atmosphere was really good. The set menu was great value for money. Service was awesome & highly recommend. Looking forward to retuning again soon.

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Lithgow, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

We had a nice dinner here as it was convenient adjoining the motel ,we also had a continental breakfast here the next morning which was average .

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

I live in Port Macquarie and my partner and I eat out often. We are more of a breakfast people but sometimes go out for dinner. We were recommended the Waterfront and decided to try the set three course meal. We had dips then a choice of Steak or Fish and the scrumptious deserts. We both enjoyed our meals, good... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Great Views, loved the three course special, always take the girl friend here, very romantic setting. Lovely Food.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

This restaurant was recommended to us by my brother who is a travelling salesman and has frequented the place while travelling. He suggested the Ocean and Earth (Surf and Turf). We had the set menu of trio of dips and damper, ocean and earth, and lime pannacotta (also Crete brûlée) and we paid a little extra for oysters as well.... More 

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Gosford, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Perfect the right amount of simplicity and fine dining for a lovely meal that was very enjoyable. The meals were beautifully presented, very decent servings and tasted divine. Well exceeded my expectations. Didn't get our servers name but he was friendly and helpful. Also the winter special is very well priced and good value, entree, main and dessert for $39.

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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 11 to 27
  • 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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