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The Octopus Fish Shop

Seafood, Fast Food, Australian
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4 Mount St, Burnie, Tasmania 7320, Australia
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Burnie, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Specialised fresh fish meals cooked to perfection! I had the curried scallops and rice lunch special at just $10 with a nice latte. There is a great choice to suit all tastes, Just a small restaurant area, and takeaways are very popular as well, and no wonder why!

Thank sianjani
Melbourne, Australia
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180 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I ordered regular chips ($6) and a piece of flake ($9).The flake was good while the chips were just average. Minimum chips here is $3.

Thank user01293948567
Burnie, Australia
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

These days many places will try to be fancy with their fish and chips, which I'm sure we can all appreciate. But when you want traditional old fish and chips Aussie style, there are no better places than the Octopus. I've been a customer since I was around ten years of age, through to my teen years when my best... More 

Thank Eire M
Devonport, Australia
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

Best fish and chips we have had, repeat customers! The only thing that let's this great little establishment down is a couple of the staff...lacking in a friendly smile and good customer service.

1 Thank sbg04
Morwell, Australia
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

Beautiful fresh flake & golden chips , what else could you want Yumm ! We sat at a table on the Burnie beachfront just 100 metres away.

Thank Yendor1960
Burnie, Australia
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85 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016

Bought takeaways for 6 people for Good Friday lunch, battered flake, crumbed calamari & chips. Very small portions of fish, expensive at $9 a piece. Tasteless chips. Far too expensive for what we got. Very disappointed & wont be returning.

2 Thank Woo1949
Burnie, Australia
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016

Amazing takeaway fish and chip! Fresh fish and shellfish cooked on the premises. Awesome fish burgers and the scallops are to die for!

Thank Amanda S
Melbourne, Australia
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2016

freshest fastest takeaways ever, this is a well oiled run machine, clearly the staff know what they are doing, shop itself is a little tired and is on a busy city street!

Thank bblogger
country NSW
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70 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2016

If you want good take-away fish and chips with fresh local fish, this is the place. The selection of fresh fish is equal to any available at so-called co-ops and staff cook it well. Not fine dining, but good takeaway.

Thank trip60_8
Burnie, Australia
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015

Locally owned by fisherman, great value for money, excellent produce. Grab some takeaway and stroll over to the beach and enjoy the location.

Thank Nigel B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
Seafood, Fast Food, Australian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Mount St, Burnie, Tasmania 7320, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  Burnie

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