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Sandpipers Restaurant

81 Magnus St, Nelson Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales 2315, Australia
+61 2 4984 9990
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tasting plate” (80 reviews)
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Seafood, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
81 Magnus St, Nelson Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales 2315, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great meal & the service was excellent. Large servings. Would definitely go back when next in Nelson Bay

Thank Alan2617
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We visited here last night with our adult son and had a lovely night. The food was excellent and the service very friendly. We met the owner who came around twice to ensure all was well and then we were escorted from the restaurant when...More

Thank Steve K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have visited Sandpipers on many occasions and always the meals and service have been faultless! The Osso Bucco pasta was divine as was the Tasting Plate, the friendly fun service we received from the owner and the waitress just topped off a great night!

Thank Marcie P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sandpiper was a great venue for our golf presentation dinner. The food and service were excellent and very reasonably priced plus BYO a bonus. Thank you Mario for keeping the Oatlands ladies happy.

Thank Fearless521410
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were staying overnight in Nelson Bay after doing a whale watching cruise for my husband's birthday and were very pleased to find such a good restaurant. We had a walk around town before deciding on where to eat and after reading the menu outside...More

Thank emdeme
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were staying in Port Stephens and received a recommendation to try this restaurant for dinner. What a fabulous evening we had .. Mario greeted us and lead us to our table taking orders for drinks. We had a look at the menu and ordered...More

Thank Marcia T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We dined at Sandpiper Restaurant last night to Celebrate our Anniversary whilst holidaying at Nelson Bay. We both enjoyed our experience immensely. The Host and waitress were very welcoming. The menu was fabulous making it hard to choose between all that was offering. We settle...More

Thank Beth N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Without doubt one of the best meals we’ve ever had, friendly staff, a must if your travelling down to Sydney!

Thank Mark D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food was fantastic. All fresh and made on premises; table service was exceptional. Best seafood in Nelson's Bay. Highly recommended

Thank Libbydyson
Reviewed August 16, 2018 via mobile

Unpretentious venue. Great food. Great service. Worth checking out for sure. I had the steak, cooked perfectly. Delicious. Great ambiance

Thank Aussie_Green
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March 17, 2018|
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Response from GautamaWangi | Property representative |
No just Monday to Saturday dinner
June 28, 2017|
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Response from Michael B | Reviewed this property |
They do... not sure about if they are animal friendly.
April 16, 2017|
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Response from 2HappyAussies | Reviewed this property |
Allows BYO wine with corkage charge
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Families with children, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 81 Magnus St, Nelson Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales 2315, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Port Stephens  >  Nelson Bay
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4984 9990
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Open for dinner Tuesday to Saturday from 5.30pm
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