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The Squid Shack

Seafood, Fast food, Australian
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Emu Point, Albany, Western Australia 6330, Australia
+61 8 9844 9771
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Western Australia
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69 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The squid shack is definitely not the little place it was when it was served to you from a caravan and was all freshly made but the meal we had as a family was better then last years. The squid these days appears to be prepackaged but could not fault the cooking of our order. Only open every day in... More 

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Thank hewieandco
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Came here with family on our last visit to Emu point. Got exactly what we expected out of a good fish and chip shop! The dog was welcome and its in a beautiful spot down at the fishing boat harbour

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Thank Christo87
Albany, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Squid shack has an amazing venue but after that it kind of falls flat. The store is quite expensive and the the food not worth the price. I wouldn't say it is bad, I love fish and chips, which means I am happy when I eat at The Squid Shack but the overall experience is lackluster.

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Thank Marst0n
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived at 12 noon on Saturday 7 Jan. Not cheap at $29 for the squid , fish and chips however could have easily fed 3. Chips were just chips - nothing fancy or anything to set them apart. Felt ill for hours after the lunch so not my best fish n chips at all. The scenery and location along with... More 

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Thank Brigreviews72
Perth, Australia
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62 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are around Middleton beach or Emu point and all the lunch places are closed, check out the Squid Shack. Amazing sea food and you pay lot less than those famous and high end joints. Had amazing fried Squids and Prawns at 4pm, well past lunch hour. Tip: Try Seaman's Basket.

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Thank Jay B
Albany, Australia
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33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant his the feel of the seaside. Basic seating arrangements but it is good to greet your neighbours. It was a bit windy and cold on the day we where there so was not good to sit out side. Good inside if you get a seat. The food is of good portions. Tasted fresh. There is a public toilet... More 

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Thank David O
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had to wait 45 minutes for an expensive meal which was not good at all. The fish was grey and overcooked, likewise with the chips.

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Thank Jan W
Perth, Australia
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115 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had seen the reviews on this place and our taste buds were ready. Sadly it did not measure up but to be fair they were very busy. There was nothing really wrong with the meal but to us it was just fish and chips with a bit of a price tag.

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Thank outlawwa
Perth, Australia
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55 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Battered just right...crunchy and tasty. Nice meaty pieces of fish, restaurant quality squid rings and salt and pepper squid options. Excellent chips and crab sticks. Good sized portions. Highly recommended!!

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Thank Steven C
Australia
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The venue has plenty of parking, the staff a all very helpful and friendly They were able to do a gluten free meal for me by doing a grilled fish which was a very good serve which was very well cooked and gluten free chips, was a large serve for $15,the only down side of the venue was that the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Fast food, Australian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, View, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Emu Point, Albany, Western Australia 6330, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Western Australia  >  Albany
  • Phone Number: +61 8 9844 9771

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