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Eastern Sea

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254 Coogee Bay Rd, Coogee, Randwick, New South Wales 2034, Australia
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Sydney, Australia
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63 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016

Nothing much to write about in this fast food, eat-in and takeaway Chinese restaurant. Laminex tables and tiled floor with an oversized TV on the wall says, it's as much about meeting people for a quick meal versus anything gourmet. Typical local Chinese food cooked quickly and served piping hot and plenty of it, but just missing the 'tasty' mark.... More 

Thank gragra_downunder
Sydney, Australia
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015 via mobile

Had a great meal here- beautiful food, exceptional service and particularly good fried ice cream. Would definitely recommend

Thank jedsweeney92
sydney, australia
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139 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

I’ve visited again recently. The restaurant is under new management. I had the combination chow mein with crispy noodles and the combination short and long soup. The dishes were overall quite OK but they did seem to use more oil than previously and perhaps a request could be put through to reduce the amount used. The dishes also didn’t seem... More 

Thank perryw
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78 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

This used to be a local favourite - good Australian style Chinese food - not for the purists but reliably tasty, cheap and always friendly. Under new owners the quality of the food has deteriorated significantly, the local atmosphere has been destroyed by a karoke machine that is completely out of place, all the friendly staff have been replaced, and... More 

Thank SydneyFlash
Brisbane, Australia
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32 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

We dropped in late on a Friday night and found a little gem in the midst of the Coogee restaurant scene. Good food, reasonable prices and served quickly was what we required, and this place fitted the bill.

Thank Gerry S
Coogee, Australia
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Great place to drop in after a day on the beach and grab a tasty, reasonably priced Chinese. Food is served really fast so perfect if you have hungry kids!

Thank excuseme2015
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 via mobile

Having been served a dish with pieces of frozen meat scattered throughout an otherwise piping hot meal and being declined any form of refund/discount by the ranting owner, I can vouch for this being one of the worst Chinese dining experiences imaginable. Don't!!!!

2 Thank davidandgabbie
Lower Portland, Australia
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

We normally have home delivery from this restaurant. It's our favourite Chinese and has been for many years. The large spring rolls are a must. Eating in is a little basic but the food makes up for it.

1 Thank Cliftonville L
Sydney, Australia
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134 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 via mobile

I have been going to "Joycies" (only name I know it by) since I was born... 36yrs! It's a true institution in Coogee. Old fashioned, nothing fancy Chinese. Short soup will always be my favourite dish, home made spring rolls are to die for and husband loves the old fashioned fried rice. Prices are very reasonable. Even though we have... More 

1 Thank louielou79
Sydney, Australia
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63 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Nothing fancy here with the decor. Not high class at all. After all, this is good old fashion Chinese. Its been in Coogee for over 30 years. Eastern Sea is all about the food and reasonably priced as well. Many (Aussie) locals eat here all the time and that's really all you need to know. Plenty of take-away going out... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    2.5 of 5 stars
Asian, Chinese
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Delivery, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 254 Coogee Bay Rd, Coogee, Randwick, New South Wales 2034, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Sydney  >  Randwick  >  Coogee
  • Phone Number: 9665-4935

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