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40 Wharf Street, Port Albert, Victoria 3971, Australia
+61 3 5183 2007
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Closed now
All hours
Wed 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Thu - Fri 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Sat - Sun 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Adelaide, Australia
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98 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After hiking around on Wilson's Promontory's many walking tracks we decided to reward ourselves with a special luncheon.Locals had told us about the great fish meals to be had at Port Albert - all fish being locally caught. The Wildfish restaurant being right on the wharf appealed to us.On entering,we were greeted by a cheerful,friendly waitress,who gave us a window... More 

Thank Geoff O
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33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped here recently for lunch with another couple. The service was excellent and our waitress was friendly and accommodating. The restaurant itself was well set out with beautiful views of the water. There was plenty of choices on the lunch menu with two of us having the calamari, one having the pasta and one having the burger. Overall the... More 

Mitcham, Australia
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51 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 13, 2016 via mobile

The restaurant provided fine dining with excellent local seafood. The portions were small except for desert but the quality and taste were excellent.. Great restaurant on the waters edge

Thank Bazz S
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68 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 28, 2016

I had a spaghetti marina, which was drenched in butter. I found this really off putting, overpowering and cloying. Not sure why they wouldn't use white wine/olive oil/tomato for the sauce base. My husband had the flounder which was ok. It's a very pretty setting and I am sure other meals might have been nicer. The service was friendly. Would... More 

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Ithaca, New York
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 22, 2016

We had a very good lunch here - calamari and chicken burger. Nice view, good service. They supposedly close at 2, but were happy to accommodate us at 2:25.

Thank EllenZH
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 15, 2016 via mobile

Travelled to the coast to catch up with friends and was told about this restaurant in Port Albert...what a find!!! Best tasting food (catering for all types of food, not just fresh seafood) great wine list and the service was 10/10. My girls and I celebrated 2 birthdays this fab Saturday afternoon with such a great view of the water.... More 

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Port Albert, Australia
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 15, 2016

Excellent service Delicious food Great atmosphere Great food Local food used Great variety Comfortable

Thank Annette T
Hobart, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 21, 2016

The welcome was warm and the waitress was friendly, knowledgeable and chatty (but not to the point of overdoing it). We opted for light lunches and my pita pizza with prawns, bocconcini and rocket was just the right size. I would have preferred some more prawns and rocket, but it was still tasty. Partner's calamari was tender but apparently a... More 

Thank foodiept
Adelaide, Australia
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330 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 199 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 20, 2016

2 meals - King George Whiting and spaghetti with mussels. Both wonderful and well presented. Watching the fisher folk out the window was also fun. Happy helpful staff. Seemed quite popular with the locals, which is always a positive indicator.

Thank Varietal
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 29, 2016 via mobile

Was looking forward to a pleasant Australia day lunch at this lovely location overlooking Port Albert jetty and the bay beyond. The ambience is great, staff were very attentative and pleasant. Unfortunately the main course we chose was their fish and chips. It was in thick greasy batter that "killed" the taste of the fish and the chips were greasy... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$14 - $27
Seafood, Australian, Italian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Romantic, Large groups, Scenic view
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 Wharf Street, Port Albert, Victoria 3971, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Gippsland  >  Port Albert
  • Phone Number: +61 3 5183 2007
Making its home in the picturesque little fishing village of Port Albert, 'Wildfish' is South Gippsland's premier waterfront restaurant. With a simple philosophy of producing the freshest local seafood caught by local fishermen 'Wildfish' is much welcomed in the food and wine circles of Gippsland. Occupying the site of the old fishermen's co-op, diners are likely to see the fresh seafood on the menu being unloaded from the fishing boats on the wharf at the front of the restaurant. Port Albert is such a special place, with rich maritime history, beautiful natural scenery and surrounded by some of the countries best National Parks. A picturesque two and a half hour drive from Melbourne and you're already relaxed.

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