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Frying Fish Cafe

Carlo Road, Rainbow Beach, Queensland, Australia
+61 7 5482 7755
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible17%
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“fish and chips” (16 reviews)
“calamari” (10 reviews)
“steak burger” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Fast food, Australian
Carlo Road, Rainbow Beach, Queensland, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were returning home from a week on Fraser Island (a must go place) and had crossed to the mainland on the ferry arriving at Rainbow Beach around lunchtime. We decided to have lunch before continuing, and the Flying Fish Café had been recommended to...More

Thank rogeria l
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We love this place . Fresh fish that doesnt stink . $12 for grilled fish chip n salad .👍🏻 - bought 1kg of prawn and very happy abt it .

Thank Cindy C
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

We wanted good fish and chips and found it, well priced. Had reef, barramundi, calamari, chips and cheese burger for $35. Hit the spot. A little wait but proves it is popular.

Thank dazbeexp
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

So after starting what we think got would be a great first night.. bought the family pack and we were all vomiting later that night and this morning sorry

1  Thank Tania P
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

I also found the food reasonably priced and tasty, chips were generous for $3.00. Yes, busy, but very popular

Thank Phillip M
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Is good fish and chips, not much seating outside but does have loads of shade while waiting for your order. Good size portions of chips with your meal.

Thank Betty-Ann H
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Working close by and the smell lingered, so I had to get some for lunch. I had the most beautiful and fresh piece of crumbed Barra cooked to perfection and the biggest serve of calamari rings with a light and crunchy coating cooking amazingly! Will...More

Thank cheyarne_giles
Reviewed 9 August 2017

We were told by a local that this place has the best fish and chips in Queensland. It does.Get grilled barramundi with a squeeze of lemon and aioli to take away. Go to the beach, with a glass of dry white or a cold beer...More

Thank fioreinglese
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

What a change to find a great fish n chippie in the heart of a tourist town...no gimmicks, just beautifully freshly cooked FRESH fish and all that goes with it....Fast service, great prices..the battered fish n chips were just $8 and I couldn't finish the...More

Thank Jan M
Reviewed 27 July 2017

On our way to Carlo Sandblow, we stopped for a quick lunch in this fish and chips. We tried a chicken burger and a fish and chips, both of them were excellent, big portion and cheap price! An awesome place where refill the batteries!!

Thank Arlandria V
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Seafood, Fast food, Australian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carlo Road, Rainbow Beach, Queensland, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Fraser Coast  >  Gympie Region  >  Rainbow Beach
  • Phone Number: +61 7 5482 7755
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