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Merimbula Aquarium and Wharf Restaurant

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Lake Street, Merimbula, New South Wales 2548, Australia
+61 2 6495 4446
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Ballarat, Australia
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29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had a great coffee on arrival and then went down to visit the aquarium and get up close with these denizens of the deep, most of which have been sourced from local waters. A most helpful and informative marine biologist explained the feeding habits of the fish and how important it was that each species had its needs taken... More 

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Thank Islakate
Canberra, Australia
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Fantastic seafood - really good platter (though we could have done with less battered stuff). There is a wonderful bonus that kids can go down to the aquarium for no extra charge whilst waiting. Only complaint is they have too many tables for both the space and the number of staff - service was slow and we repeatedly had to... More 

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Thank ElizabethB1970
Melbourne, Australia
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great find on road trip through Merimbula. Beautiful spot with gorgeous views. Food excellent with a side show of dolphins in the water.

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Thank Juli N
Melbourne, Australia
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103 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a Cafe. Called in and said we wanted coffees shortly after they opened at 10 am with very few other customers. Told table service only so couldn't order coffees at the register or when shown to a table. Disappointed that table service was then slow and other tables who arrived after us were served first. Shouldn't have had... More 

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Thank dingo51
Merimbula, Australia
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had lunch at the wharf and ordered the trout pasta. The meal was unreal and the young staff they have there are great 👍🏻

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Thank Ricemaker
Merimbula, Australia
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went for an evening meal - was not disappointed !! Service was good, main meal yummy but the dessert was the best !!! OMG just delicious !! Do yourself a favour and go abd see for yourself !! Oh and the view is very easy in the eye !

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Thank tricia131415
Wollongong, Australia
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4 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wow. Great fish and chips , Staff friendly and helpful telling us other places to visit ,,, beautiful spot .

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Thank rhoni72
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

Absolutely lovely meal would definitely go back staff friendly, clean,downstairs aquarium very informative for 11.30 feeding time

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Thank Sandra O
Melbourne, Australia
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130 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017

If you want a traditional fish and chip restaurant, this is one. Good food and reasonable prices. Great service and great views.

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Thank gopbrains
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 March 2017

After phoning a number of Merimbula restuarants and not having any luck with a booking, our group managed to secure a reservation at the Aquarium and Wharf Restaurant. A little curious as to why it wasn't booked out, we went along to our booking with mixed reservations. Well, we were pleasantly surprised. The service was amazing, very attentive, but not... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 14 - US$ 19
Cuisine
Seafood, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, View, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lake Street, Merimbula, New South Wales 2548, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Merimbula
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6495 4446

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