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“Great seafood!”
Review of Fish Face - CLOSED

Fish Face
Price range: $0 - $94
Cuisines: Japanese, Seafood, Australian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special occasions, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Takeout
Neighborhood: Darlinghurst
Reviewed March 25, 2013

Loved that Fish Face was in a neighborhood and unpretentious. We brought our 3 kids (16,12,10) and we loved the food. No kid food here, so beware if you have finicky eaters. All seafood menu was small but very creative and refined. The place is small - less than 10 tables. Kitchen is right there, so you can see everything prepared. It's very casual so don't expect table cloths. i had the King Prawn omelette, husband had fish of the day, kids had scallops, prawn ravioli, crabs & fish & chips.It was a great find, and highly recommended.

Thank alohatravelersfive
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Reviewed March 20, 2013

We had read about Fish Face and made a booking, a good idea as it turned out. It is located in a quiet part of Darlinghurst Rd and you could almost miss it it is so small. We walked from our Woollahra accommodation and that was another good idea as I am not sure parking would be very easy to find.
This is one of those amazing seafood experiences that really need to be had! Only seating around 25 people, only seafood, no desserts, good wine choices, really helpful staff who looked after their customers, a chef who really knows his stuff all add up to a REAL food experience. Accompanying the fish were interesting combinations that never overwhelmed the main star but had delicate and fragrant flavours, even the chips were amazing! The prices are not cheap but the cost is very reasonable considering what you are served and we did not mind one bit. The best seafood we have eaten anywhere.

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Thank Sue L
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Reviewed March 14, 2013

I tried to get a reservation at a number of fish restaurants closer to the water, with no luck. However, it was a treat to find this restaurant. Small, and pretty popular among locals. In fact, we sat next to the one of the wealthiest men in Australia who said this was the by far the best fish restaurant in the city. And, presumably, he knows. Don't go for the ambience, even though it's pleasant. But if you like fish, this is a great find.

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Thank DrMcKinnon
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Reviewed March 7, 2013

We dinned outside would have preferred the inside but without a reservation we took what was available. The fish was cooked perfectly we also ordered the "bugs" an Australian exclusive I believe they are a cross between lobster and shrimp not the most attractive dish but really delicious. Overall the cost is on the high side but based on the quality was not out of line.

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Thank Calvin T
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Reviewed February 28, 2013 via mobile

We have been here several times and each time we swear that we must come back sooner rather than later. I had the ocean trout in filo pastry. It was cooked to perfection pink and light. The fish was surrounded with mushrooms and than the light crust of the pastry. A fabulous eating experience. My friends had the fish curry and they raved. My wife had the John Dory with crispy skin equally good. We finished the meal with a shared tart, that we saw come out of the oven. What a meal. It helps that the owner is always around watching that everything is spot on. Our waitress had eyes and ears that picked up on our smallest wish. I couldn't recommend it highly enough.

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Thank Peter H
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