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Maddigan's Seafood

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Seafood, Fast Food, Australian
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401 Charlton Esplanade, Hervey Bay, Queensland 4655, Australia
+61 7 4128 4202
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Hervey Bay, Australia
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Anything good is worth waiting for ! That statement covers Madigan's Seafood Take Away. The fresh seafood is displayed superbly, especially the whole fish, taken home and put on the BBQ. The cooked fish may take a bit of time from order to collect, purely because the popularity of Madigan's especially around dinner time. The wait is worth while. An... More 

Thank CeeBee136
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We decided to buy dinner from Maddigan's based on the excellent reviews and long lines, but were a little uncertain based on a few inconsistent reviews where the fish was a letdown. We ordered sea shanties and the seafood supper which included calamari, fish bites, prawns, and scallops. This part of our meal was filling ACD the seafood was fresh... More 

Thank natjaku
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37 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The best seafood we had in town by far. Gets a little busy around 1800 or so, so get early in. The scallops were amazing and everything else was great also. Don't cheat on yourself and eat at least one meal here!! amazing.

Thank obonga
Saint Albert
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Big portions of fish and really big portions of chips. My favorite was actually the fish burger; you have to add your own tar tar sauce though.

Thank puffrrooster
Queensland, Australia
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have just bought fish and chips from Maddigans and I hate to say it but they have done it again. Three pieces of snapper that is what we asked for, but did we get it, NO we got two pieces of lovely snapper and one piece of tough unknown fish. I could not cut it with a knife it was... More 

Thank Hervey
Hervey Bay, Australia
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57 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our favourite fish & chip takeaway. Good selection of fish (Red Emperor our favourite). Not stingy with fish and good price. Park across road to enjoy your meal with tables. Finish off meal with great Icecreamery next door.

Thank wombat05
nambucca heads
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautifully cooked fish, ok chips, yummy pineapple fritters. Quite a long wait. Nice park across the road to sit and eat. One thing I would suggest is that salt sachets are given with the food, the chips really needed salt. Also we ordered 2 pieces of fish and we were given one tiny sliver of lemon between us.......not enough. Have... More 

Thank carol d
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44 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The only place to go for fish n chips in Hervey Bay! Expect a cue because there is no comparison here. Beautiful and fresh, grilled or battered - always our go to seafood spot!! And just across from the beach too!! Amazing ice cream not far away also.

Thank Kizza M
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We ordered the battered Red Emperor and Coral trout meals ...takeaway, then sat over the road at a picnic table. The portions were very generous and the fish was enjoyable. Wasn't our favourite fish and chip meal but far from the worst. The lady I spoke with over the phone was extremely pleasant ...very friendly and lovely. I am always... More 

Thank Michael F
Dortmund, Germany
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A little take-away restaurant which you probably won't note but which is delivering excellent dishes! The fish is fresh and delicious, prices are cheap. You can also order take away and eat in the nice park next to it. Always crowded! :)

Thank NicoleTestini

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Fast Food, Australian
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 401 Charlton Esplanade, Hervey Bay, Queensland 4655, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Fraser Coast  >  Hervey Bay
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4128 4202

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