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Fish Market Cafe

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Sydney Fish Markets, Sydney, New South Wales 2009, Australia
+61 2 9660 4280
11:30 - 15:30
Closed now
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Mon - Fri 11:30 - 15:00
Sat - Sun 11:30 - 15:30
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22 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

We have often eaten at the Sydney Fish Markets but on this occasion decided to sample the wares from a different outlet. We were not disappointed. After a drive of several hours it was delightful to pop in here for a late lunch outdoors by the water on a fine day. My partner chose a classic fish and chips, whilst... More 

1 Thank Brian R
Sydney, Australia
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33 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Some places just get things right, fish market cafe is one of them. Ok, some of their baked/grilled fish can be a little dry/overdone but stick with any of the deep/pan fried offerings, including the bbq'ed ones, you'll not go wrong. We always get their salt/pepper king prawns, bbq octupus, fried calamari, lobster tails 😁 nyum. They recently do sushi/sashimi... More 

1 Thank Al S
Sydney, Australia
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69 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

Called into the fish markets around 3pm on a sunday. Still very busy at this time. Decided to try this cafe and had a 2 person pack fro $38. Reasonable value with fish , prawns , scallops , heaps of chips and calamari. Hard to find a seat but managed to get one eventually. Quality was OK if you like... More 

Thank Peter O
Penang Island, Malaysia
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114 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016

Varieties of seafood available. Price were reasonable. Limited tables in the cafe but plenty of tables outside the Fish Market, by the bay. We bought 2 boxes of mixed (grilled & fried) seafood for 2 and ended up having to packed some to bring back to our hotel. The place might get crowded during weekend.

Thank IwanBaser
Singapore, Singapore
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18 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

On the whole, decent meal and great value for money. Grilled scallops and salt and pepper calamari were excellent. Cooked just eight and still moist and juicy. The cocktail abalone was sweet and just right. Fresh oysters were just that, fresh. Lobster was overdone and a bit of a miss as was the beer battered barra which needed more salt.

Thank dang79
Sydney, Australia
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2016 via mobile

We went in a group of 8 though they don't take bookings agreed to reserve a table at back. The staff were very helpful and the baked Lobster with chillie was excellent. All the fish and prawns too were fresh and we throughly enjoyed it that our friends from the US insisted we all go back within a week .... More 

1 Thank SNR193
Boston, Massachusetts
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66 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

Most of the food was not too bad. Wouldn't recommend getting the oyster mornay or scallops aburi because it was quite cold and not tasty. Soft shell crap and grilled fish were good.

Thank Andrew C
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279 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 215 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2016

Bought a piece of cooked lobster tail, it was yummy, a bit expensive to me though. I guess if going with friends can try more variety of seafood. I went by myself, couldn't eat much.

Thank Quack H
Sydney, Australia
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329 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2016 via mobile

Almost all of the time that I visit the fish market I get my food from the Fish Market Cafe. They have good platter options and portions and their prices are good. There is some indoor seating but if it's good weather you can take your food to the tables out on the wharf. On weekends this area is packed... More 

Thank ExplorerGoddess
Saint Louis, Missouri
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48 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2016 via mobile

We selected the Cafe because they have a number of grilled fish fillet options. The fillet was cooked to perfection. Note it is cash only. You can take your order outside where there are numerous picnic tables adjacent to the harbor.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
11:30 - 15:30
11:30 - 15:00
11:30 - 15:00
11:30 - 15:00
11:30 - 15:00
11:30 - 15:00
11:30 - 15:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sydney Fish Markets, Sydney, New South Wales 2009, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > City West
  • Neighbourhood: City West
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9660 4280

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