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Ferryman's Seafood Cafe

Middle Boat Harbor | Opposite 247 the Esplanade, Lakes Entrance, Victoria, Australia
+61 3 5155 3000
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good35%
  • Average18%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“seafood” (161 reviews)
“salad” (80 reviews)
“prawns” (61 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Middle Boat Harbor | Opposite 247 the Esplanade, Lakes Entrance, Victoria, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very friendly staff. Great ambience. Flexible menu Fresh as scallops and Tender Calamari followed by a Devenshire Tea served with freshly baked hot scones, fresh cream and locally made jam. A big yes from us

Thank jamo04
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food, service and wine was friendly and fab, luckily we made it on the final night prior to shutting down for renovations

Thank Unhappy769
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our family dined here for dinner and were super impressed buy the friendly service, atmosphere and delicious food. Wholeheartedly recommended. Will be coming back next time in town. Booking recommended for busy times.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We thought this café looked great, and location-wise it is, but on the day there was a young man and woman working, and they spent their time chatting with each other, and didn't volunteer any information I was expressly seeking from them (trying to book...More

Thank Lets Go Mum R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The seafood is average and the service also. The interior is moderate and do not give a cozy feeling! We went for lunch and it was no problem to get a table. Kids food was good!

Thank vagabondfamiljlen
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If I had paid half as much for food twice as good, it would have got an average rating. Overpriced, bad service, minimal seafood in each dish, absolute tourist trap. Imagine most people eat here only once! Better options: Nicks Thai across the road or...More

Thank georgia101Auckland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Gummy Shark Fish n Chips and Seafood pasta with “Bug Tails”. No losers here except for watching the waistline. Superb service and happy people. Who needs fancy big city when you have this?

1  Thank Barbjefts
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and myself had a dinner on the outside deck before dark. It was a very good experience. You may enjoy the sunset while having nice seafood. There is a fresh seafood shop at the lower deck. We returned to the place theother morning...More

Thank Paul Wing Fai C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

At 8.20 on Friday of the Labour Day Holiday weekend with vacant tables and people still eating we were told that the kitchen was closed for the evening. Not impressed.

1  Thank June M
Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

One one night in Lakes Entrance, and used TA to select our place to eat. Its called a Cafe, but it's definitely not a cafe. We had the Sea Food Platter and it was the best we have had while staying in Australia. I had...More

1  Thank davemckay102
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John B
29 December 2017|
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Response from Geoff A | Reviewed this property |
Not sure but quite possible. We visited after a reopening which I suspect was following a seasonal closure. Sorry about late response. Cheers.
29 January 2017|
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Response from Kate C | Reviewed this property |
Hi, sorry, only just saw your question. I'm afraid I can't remember about the access- I'm usually pretty attuned to access issues, having a family member with mobility issues, but he wasn't there at the time. Suggest you... More
8 August 2015|
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Response from Margaret A | Reviewed this property |
Great value, just look at their menu on their website for the prices.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Middle Boat Harbor | Opposite 247 the Esplanade, Lakes Entrance, Victoria, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Gippsland  >  Lakes Entrance
  • Phone Number: +61 3 5155 3000
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