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36 Main Road | Wivenhoe, Burnie, Tasmania, Australia
0364317011
Today
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Good for:
Local cuisine

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Visitor rating
  • 19
    Excellent
  • 20
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
great food

Another just out of town cafe that is thriving! Seafood and a small variety of other food on offer. All quality and delicious. Maybe a tad dearer than other seafood places but the quality can't be faulted. Again loved by locals.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 16, 2015
trisha d
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Burnie, Australia
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Breakfast/Brunch
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English first
Burnie, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Another just out of town cafe that is thriving! Seafood and a small variety of other food on offer. All quality and delicious. Maybe a tad dearer than other seafood places but the quality can't be faulted. Again loved by locals.

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Morristown, New Jersey
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

A local fresh fish takeaway place that also does a great job for those that stay to eat. The ingredients of our fish platter for two were fresh and well prepared. The scallops were perfectly done and clearly fresh off the boat. This is not a tablecloth on the table kind of place and the menu choices are narrow, fried... More 

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Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

This place is a gem.....very understate with a focus on fresh.. fresh.. fresh...a great menu ranging from F&C to laksa..The burger & steak sandwich looked pretty good also..Save room if possible for the desserts. It isn't swanky but the service comes with a huge smile & great music. A nice dining experience.

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Sydney
Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

Crumbed fish and chips around $13, great value. Crumbed prawns and crumbed calamari around $9 each, both sensational. I would recommend this place for those who want quality products, cooked to perfection. Tip.. Always ask for an extra tartare and chilli mayo,,, YUMMO!!

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Nice little restaurant situated just east of Burnie. Good value and very friendly service. Licensed.

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Sydney, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Great service, delicious and fresh fish, unpretentious cafe atmosphere. The platter for two was great value for the quality.

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Burnie, Australia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

I don't visit as often as I'd like to due to the location (I tend to stick to places right in town)... but have definitely had very good experiences here with hot, fresh food, friendly staff, and great service.

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

A crisp, clean setting, enhanced by views of the sea across the road. Bills itself as a seafood cafe - that works. Communicates a commitment to quality. A varied, fishy menu - plenty of choice, including Veg on the Edge - a burger for vegetarians, and enjoyed by my vegetarian partner. Friendly and flexible staff open to requests to tweak... More 

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Burnie, Australia
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

A good place to go for fish & chips; friendly staff & good service. (They also make delicious salmon cakes, an easy tea with a salad for days when I don't feel like cooking!) And I ALWAYS have a yummy gelato served in a crunchy cone for afters! As Gai R commented, the flathead is delicious, easily the nicest fish... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

We had seafood basket for two which was nice but $45. Would I go back? Probably, for a coffee and snack but not for lunch. Needs some music playing for atmosphere.

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Kylie-Sharman, Owner at Fish on the Edge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Just need to clarify that we only ever use locally sourced seafood in our café. I passionately believe in sourcing the best quality seafood our region has to offer. Fresh local seafood is expensive compared to inferior quality imported fish. I believe $45.50 for a generous platter for 2 of local Tasmanian delicacies is reasonable. More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 36 Main Road | Wivenhoe, Burnie, Tasmania, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  Burnie
  • Phone Number: 0364317011

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm

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