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Fish on the Edge

36 Main Rd | Wivenhoe, Burnie, Tasmania 7320, Australia
+61 3 6431 7011
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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9:00 AM - 8:00 PM Hours
Seafood, Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
36 Main Rd | Wivenhoe, Burnie, Tasmania 7320, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fish & chips at there very best,I had the flathead and chips it was amazing the fish just melted in your mouth,the chips were cooked just right combine this with super friendly service,it does not get much better,and again it was only through TripAdvisor that...More

Thank Dennis N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I came here last February . Nice atmosphere and friendly people. Amazing fish and chips. Delicious fresh oysters.

Thank 11Albatros
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a sit down dinner of blue eye and chips. Excellent - crunchy batter and delicate tasty fish. Washed down with a nice james boags wizrds smith. Seemed family friendly, with happy families enjoying ice creams. Service was friendly and quick.

Thank George K
Helen B, Manager at Fish on the Edge, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for the great review George. Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed May 17, 2018

We came here on mother's day without a reservation but we were accommodated in a lovely spot outside in the sun as inside was very busy. The male waiter (who we found out later was the son of one of the owners was very friendly...More

Thank Lredman
Helen B, Owner at Fish on the Edge, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks guys! Was nice chatting to you on such a lovely and sunny day ;) Really glad you loved the food. See you again soon!

Reviewed April 24, 2018

There is a great variety of uncooked and cooked seafood to take away or eat in. The service is great and the friendly staff helpful. Recommend the seafood platter for 2 which is piled with scallops, prawns, calamar, and fish cooked in batter and grilled....More

Thank Gail W
Helen B, Owner at Fish on the Edge, responded to this reviewResponded April 26, 2018

Hi Gail. Thanks for the great review! Hope to see you again :)

Reviewed April 7, 2018

Myself and a group of others were passing through Burnie on our way to Strahan and decided to stop for some lunch. I walked in with a group of people for a nice lunch and had ordered my food but was then told not to...More

Thank alicia w
Helen B, Owner at Fish on the Edge, responded to this reviewResponded April 8, 2018

Hi Alicia Your review is unfair as I respectfully explained that the tables (inside and outside) were for our dine in customers. We also explained that takeaway meals were at a cheaper price, and that it wasn't fair on the dine in customers who are...More

Reviewed March 26, 2018

My husband has been working in Burnie for 6 weeks and I have flown in for two weeks, during that time we ate here twice. Once for lunch and the other for dinner. Both meals were excellent. Freshest seafood well cooked with a fresh salad...More

Thank rojaan1
Helen B, Owner at Fish on the Edge, responded to this reviewResponded March 28, 2018

Thanks for your kind review. Glad you're enjoying your stay on Tassies NW coast... especially the local seafood!! 🐟🦈

Reviewed March 5, 2018

Called in for late lunch, the staff were friendly and helpful. The menu has a good variety of food. Our order was delivered quickly and looked every bit delicious. I had calamari, chips and salad whilst my companions had fish, chips and salad. They were...More

Thank Yarrah
Reviewed March 1, 2018 via mobile

We had an early dinner here on Saturday night. It was busy, luckily we took our hosts advice and booked. Very friendly and efficient service. Fresh local seafood is the speciality and did not disappoint. Lovely afternoon sunny position with some water views.

Thank Anthony C
Helen B, Owner at Fish on the Edge, responded to this reviewResponded March 4, 2018

Thanks Anthony .. glad you enjoyed your visit!

Reviewed February 17, 2018 via mobile

Great Sevice Fabulous Fresh Food. Great Value.. Fish Mongers paradise. Sweets just great to finish off. Great sections to choose from.

Thank Maxine H
Helen B, Owner at Fish on the Edge, responded to this reviewResponded February 18, 2018

Thanks Maxine ... we're glad you loved it!!

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Yes we do. 10am - 3pm. See you soon 😃
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36 Main Rd | Wivenhoe, Burnie, Tasmania 7320, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  Burnie
  • Phone Number: +61 3 6431 7011
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Licensed seafood café open for breakfast, lunch and dinner Monday to Saturday and breakfast and lunch on Sunday. Fish on the Edge compliments fresh Tasmanian and Australian seafood with crisp salads and vegetables adding a modern twist to the traditional Australian favourite, fish and chips. Fish on the Edge offers vegetarian, non-seafood and gluten free options. If you’re after a cosy night in or quick fix, take away meals are also available.
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