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Saltwater

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$$$
Seafood, Australian, Cafe
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59 Lamont St, Bermagui, New South Wales 2546, Australia
(02) 6493 4328
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7:30 am - 4:30 pm
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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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
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AUSTRALIA
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37 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Have now eaten here 2 or 3 times, and each time was lovely, the flathead tails are delicious. Great spot with a lovely view.

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Thank arwon
Limerick, Ireland
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The restaurant is close to the harbor with views of the boats and the ocean. The atmosphere is relaxing and the meals are big and tasty. Staff are welcoming and friendly.

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Thank Rosanne694
Auckland
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stoped here for a late lunch and where really well welcome. We ate the Seafood platter for 2 and was a really large and tasty portion, they haven't any oyster this day, but they gave us some baby octopus with balsamic that was wonderful.

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Thank ane_port
Palma de Mallorca, Spain
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252 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Take time out to find this one , only had time for a couple of beers but they ticked all the boxes , food looked wonderful .... hopefully next visit will have more time !

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Thank sirpike
Geelong, Australia
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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Pulling up into the carpark after a morning at the beach we were starving. Greeted by an older lady with a happy smile and a great bit of local conversation about beaches we had not yet visited. We ordered the baby squid salad and were happily surprised at how yummy marinated squid tasted. If you want friendly happy service make... More 

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Parkes, Australia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

Whilst our stay we visited this cafe three times. The service was great. Couldn't get any better! The staff were very welcoming, well manner and always up for a little chat. The food was amazing. The first day we tried the saltwater cafe we had bacon and egg rolls and coffee. it was great. It's very hard to find good... More 

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Thank ErinMurray94
MY HAVANA
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86 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

Saltwater is a tried and true restaurant. You can always find a meal to enjoy and of course the position of the restaurant is ideal. Whether you want a sit down meal or a yummy takeaway Saltwater ticks all the boxes.

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Thank CHE08
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101 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

Situated on the water just along from the fisherman's Wharf, plenty of parking right outside this restaurant, its got outside bench seating on a grassy section looking across at the yachts and fishing Boats and fisherman's jetty. On the side of the restaurant is a take away section where you can order fresh fish and chips, off a varied seafood... More 

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Thank SaharaDV8
Bermagui, Australia
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

My wife and I decided to have anniversary lunch at the Saltwater café this week. We have previously visited the café for both coffee and lunch, drawn by it being situated right on the water. On our first occasion we had mixed service (one waitress very friendly, the other a little lemony); today, the previous friendly one was on and... More 

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Thank Rick R
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35 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016 via mobile

I actually worked here as a kid growing up in Bermagui, but if growing up is a criteria then Saltwater has done just that! Superb menu that is presented beautifully. The "Chefs" are not only self taught but go out of their way to find new dishes on a regular basis. I cannot praise them highly enough!!

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Thank Obwan8

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$36 - $36
Cuisine
Seafood, Australian, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Waitstaff
Good for
Local cuisine, Scenic view, Families with children
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 59 Lamont St, Bermagui, New South Wales 2546, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Bermagui
  • Phone Number: (02) 6493 4328

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