Thanks to our vast coastline, Port Macquarie has an abundance of fresh seafood ranging from local crustaceans to wild caught fish. We’ve explored the best places to get seafood in Port Macquarie and you can be assured there’s nothing fishy about this guide.
From tasty cheap eats to award winning fare, we’ve explored the best restaurants, bars and cafes in Port Macquarie. Click here and have the latest dining news in Port Macquarie delivered straight to your inbox.
Scroll down to discover the best seafood in Port Macquarie for 2018.
This waterfront restaurant has been operating since 1971 and has recently undergone major renovations. Following a Hampton’s style makeover, Whalebone Wharf is still one of the best locations to enjoy seafood in Port Macquarie. We recommend trying the famous chowder, or chilli mud crab.
Well-known for its prestige as a hatted restaurant, Bill’s is a casual and welcoming location that aims to bring people together over plates of sustainably caught seafood. The menu focuses on quality produce, allowing the ingredients to speak for themselves. Popular dishes include oysters, mussels, and chilled seafood share plates.
Indulge in a world-class dining experience at one of Port Macquarie’s best seafood restaurants. The Stunned Mullet prides itself on sourcing the highest quality MSC certified, sustainable or wild-caught seafood. Favourites include the Glacier 51 Toothfish and the Hiramasa kingfish.
We haven’t seen prices like this since the 80s, but at Mike’s Seafood we’re stepping back in time. Famous for their crispy, crunchy battered fish and chips, Mike’s is a Port Mac institution – just don’t ask for the recipe, it’s a highly guarded family secret.
Located on the mouth of where the beautiful Hasting River meets the ocean, this relaxing coastal restaurant serves up some of the best seafood in Port Macquarie. Specialties include locally sourced Camden haven oysters, or the wild caught barramundi served with almond macadamia crust, master stock, glass noodles and greens.
Cheap n’ cheerful, Off the Hook is a local treasure. With views of the lake and fresh seafood, this little spot is always packed – but that’s because it’s some of the best fish and chips in Port Macquarie.
Take advantage of the magnificent ocean views and sensational seafood on offer at this Port Macquarie favourite. Their share platter includes an assortment of seafood ranging from Eastern King Prawns to chargrilled octopus and Green Lip mussels.
This family-run seafood market in Port Macquarie offers a wide selection of fresh prawns, sushi quality fish and platters to takeaway. Grab a picnic blanket and head to your favourite waterfront location to devour some of the best seafood Port Macquarie has to offer.
Serving up fresh, local produce and seafood – The Grill is must see destination for locals and tourists alike. Dive into deep fried baby snapper, half lobster mornay and fresh prawns sautéed in garlic butter. Arguably some of the best seafood in Port Macquarie.