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Weis Seafood Smorgasbord

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Seafood, Australian
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2 Margaret Street, Toowoomba, Queensland 4350, Australia
+61 7 4632 7666
Website
Today
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Buffet, Late Night
Good for:
Romance
Large groups
Doing business
Special occasions
Entertaining clients
Breakfast/Brunch
Dinner
Reservations
Buffet
Late Night

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  • 40
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    Very good
  • 41
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  • 28
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  • 27
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
For that special event

I'm lived in Toowoomba all my life & Weis was the place we would always go to for that special day. It's a shame it's closing because of disagreement with Toowoomba city council. People would come from hours away just to have lunch or tea there.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 21, 2015
Tracey B
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Toowoomba, Australia
via mobile
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Buffet
  • Late Night
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159 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Toowoomba, Australia
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 via mobile

I'm lived in Toowoomba all my life & Weis was the place we would always go to for that special day. It's a shame it's closing because of disagreement with Toowoomba city council. People would come from hours away just to have lunch or tea there.

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Ipswich, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

We have been visiting Weis Seafood Restaurant for at least 15 years. Each time we have visited, we have loved the old establishment, the gardens and the lovely staff. Our meals are always fresh and top quality. Desserts are to die for. I am saddened to hear they will be closing their doors on the 1st of March, 2015. Toowoomba... More 

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Toowoomba, Australia
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

A sad moment to read of the closure of this iconic restaurant for Toowoomba - guests have visited from all over the world in it's lifetime. Growing up in Toowoomba, this was a special occasion treat packed with so many lifetime memories. Thanks to the Weis family and in more recent years the Pohlmann Family - and all the wonderful... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

Was given a seafood buffet gift card for 2 and wow it was worth every cent. Fresh seafood, great salad, choice of lamb, veges, etc...Great selection of desserts. Service could not have been better, as soon as plates put to the side and away it was gone. Pity they are closing. Great advert for Toowoomba - best seafood buffet outside... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 via mobile

I loved the atmosphere, the Dalby room is definitely the best. Food was great. Staff had excellent customer service and did their jobs well.

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Casuarina, Australia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

My husband and I were looking forward to a “repeat performance” of a fabulous dining experience of yesteryear. We were disappointed to find Weis’ Restaurant now featured grills and that bugs were off the menu. The restaurant looked a tad tired (we were seated in a very small, atmosphere-deprived room right next to dusty window panes). The staff were friendly... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Visiting my parents in Toowoomba, we decided to treat ourselves by heading to Weis'. And I am glad that we did! The food was beautiful, generous and fresh. The service was amazing. And the atmosphere was so special- like we really were guests in someones home. The seafood salad, caesar salad and potato salad were on point. The seafood chowder... More 

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Redcliffe, Queensland, Australia
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48 reviews 48 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 via mobile

It would have been great value if you just scoffed seafood. The dishes were a good varietybut were pretty average. A couple of highlights - fresh prawns, calamari and kids loved the chocolate fountain

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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

After being a regular for most of my life I always looked at Weis as something a bit special or something just Toowoomba, in the recent years (post 2002) my trips have been fewer and fewer, each time leaving vowing never to return. For Christmas I got a $250 Weis gift card and thought it was best to "give it... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Best to make a reservation - we had a very small table for two which made the seafood platter a bit difficult. Finger bowls would have been welcome - prepacked wet towels do't quite do it.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2 Margaret Street, Toowoomba, Queensland 4350, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Toowoomba
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4632 7666

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 54
  • Cuisine: Seafood, Australian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?