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The Flying Fish Cafe

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Seafood, Australian
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1 The Foreshore Road, Port Elliot, South Australia 5212, Australia
+61 8 8554 3504
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Usual breakfast fare all done excellently. Large servings at reasonable prices washed down by good coffee. Kids loved shakes. Complemented by lovely sea views. Highly recommend. Will try the Fish and chips lunch next.

Thank lazinabout
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16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Lovely place with very nice food. The service was great. The wine was a bit pricey but was lovely all the same. Beautiful views as its right on the beach.

Thank Rosalie H
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I sat in the cafe for a morning drink the other day. It was nice and quiet, being a weekday and we enjoyed the views of horseshoe bay. Service was friendly and the breakfast menu looked reasonably priced. My mango smoothie was yum and hubby said his long black was spot on. Happy days!

Thank Elise B
Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

absolute fabbulous location beachfront. playground for kids, fantastic coffee. didnt eat here, but it smelled and looked delicious hope to go back and eat soon

Thank connief68
Dora Creek, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I had the 2 course special yesterday. Garfish in beer batter n salad with a lovely chocolate desert for $19.50. There were 2 other main course options. The food was wonderfully presented and tssted beautiful. Best fish thay we have had in a long time. We ate in the restaurant but there is a bistro and takeaway... More 

Thank willomob
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stunning views. A bit short on choice. comfortable with happy service. Definitely fresh tasting food

Thank Mick P
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the cafe with my partner in the late afternoon to try their famous seafood plate for two (for a special occasion/birthday milestone and is wasn't going to be cheap) only to find out that the restaurant closes at 3. Not happy as it is advertised around that it closes at 4pm. Not to mention it isn't next door, good... More 

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Ate breakfast here with friends a couple of Sundays ago whilst visiting from interstate. no bookings are taken for breakfast and seating is limited under cover, so we made sure we were ready and waiting for opening right on 9am, along with a few others. When the 'doors' opened we were greeted with a grumpy worker who just ignored the... More 

Thank sterwuv
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

This is a regular eatery when we visit Port Elliot. We do forget, though how large the serve of take away fish and chips is. Next time we'll share. Then we can have an icecream for dessert. Beautiful icecream.

Thank Ferrous2
Port Elliot, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We live locally & try to visit the Flying Fish at least once a fortnight. My wife especially likes their calamari with an asian noodle salad while I usually enjoy their crumbed garfish. We usually have our meals in their open-air section, but have also dined in their restaurant. Both areas have always pleased us.

Thank John M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Australian
Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 The Foreshore Road, Port Elliot, South Australia 5212, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  South Australia  >  Port Elliot
  • Phone Number: +61 8 8554 3504

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