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Saltwater

$$$
Coffee Shop, Seafood, Australian
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59 Lamont Street, Bermagui, New South Wales 2546, Australia
(02) 6493 4328
Website
Today
7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Mon 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Thu - Sat 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Good for:
Breakfast/Brunch
Reservations

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  • 22
    Excellent
  • 21
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Small wonders

This is a very small but cosey eatery.Right on the water overlooking Bermagui harbour.It has full seating inside and servse takeaway meals through a side window. Breakfast was average,not as good as the "Sun Deck" but our dinner meal was excellent

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 22, 2015
SHOOTERGAZ
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Campbelltown, Australia
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
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55 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Campbelltown, Australia
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 NEW

This is a very small but cosey eatery.Right on the water overlooking Bermagui harbour.It has full seating inside and servse takeaway meals through a side window. Breakfast was average,not as good as the "Sun Deck" but our dinner meal was excellent

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Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Excellent food. Recommend the seafood platter. It is a BYO which wasn't a problem as there is a Liquor shop up the road. Service was a bit slow.

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Cudgewa, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Quick service from friendly staff. Can either sit in the restaurant which is very nice. A large variety of foods. Take away food very nice. Beautiful view of the harbour while sitting either sitting in the restaurant or eating your take away food.

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Canberra, Australia
Top Contributor
74 reviews 74 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

The calamari is great and so are the potato cakes. The serves are generous and well priced. Make sure you clarify if the fish in your order is local. No point getting imported stuff when there is great local fish. The staff will happily include local fish for minimal charge. Chips and fish are not salted when you pick up... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Saltwater Cafe does sit down and take away seafood - We chose a sit down lunch on the deck over looking the game fishing fleet and the sea beyond. We both had Grilled Fish, Prawn and Scallop Platter and it was perfectly cooked with crispy chips and a lovely simple fresh salad. It's BYO so if you want to have... More 

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Bega, Australia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Sitting right on the water, with friendly staff. Great seafood restaurant - but it's BYO, so remember to bring a bottle if you want wine with your meal.

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Australia
Top Contributor
140 reviews 140 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

This is really a take-away fish and chip kiosk with a small café attached. Having said that, the location is great, with the café extending out over the water with a lovely view. There isn't any table service; you order at the counter and basically the food just comes from the kiosk. Your soft drink is served in a can!... More 

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Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

We've had take away from Saltwater on previous visits to Bermi and really enjoyed it. Unfortunately after stopping in twice on our most recent visit I'm not sure we'll worry about going back. Portions were generous as always and chips were good, but the flathead was more batter than fish and very greasy. The service for take away is never... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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141 reviews 141 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

We sat outside on the balcony for lunch with a lovely view of the water. We shared the seafood platter which was an amply size with plenty of seafood. The platter also comes with a bowl of chips however we hardly touched that as there was lots of seafood to eat! The service was excellent. I'd definitely go there again.

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Merimbula, Australia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Saltwater Cafe in Bermagui...It may look rustic... but that adds to the charm of this beautifully located restaurant on the Sapphire Coast of New South Wales... eating delicious seafood platters, while watching the boats sail into the tiny harbour, fish swim by when you look over the deck and the Café is buzzing with locals and tourist enjoying the whole... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 59 Lamont Street, Bermagui, New South Wales 2546, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Bermagui
  • Phone Number: (02) 6493 4328

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 36 - 36
  • Cuisine: Coffee Shop, Seafood, Australian
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Monday
7:30 am - 4:30 pm
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 4:30 pm
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Friday
7:30 am - 4:30 pm
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Saturday
7:30 am - 4:30 pm
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

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