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Mavericks on the Bay

) #23 of 62 Restaurants in Nelson Bay €€ - €€€ , Seafood,
8 Teramby Rd, Nelson Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales 2315, Australia
+61 2 4984 1203
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good38%
  • Average19%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible13%
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Bar, Seafood, Australian, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
8 Teramby Rd, Nelson Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales 2315, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My partner and I came here for some Friday afternoon drinks. We decided to get some snacks to go with our drinks and ordered the Taster Plate. That was a good choice as it came with 2 mini burgers, 2 BBQ pork serves and 2...More

Thank Larapintara
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have just returned from a delightful meal at Mavericks On The Bay in Nelson Bay. It is a great venue, service was first class and the meal fantastic. The girls behind the bar were very friendly and efficient. The seafood meal was served to...More

Thank cet1991
Reviewed 1 week ago

Staff all very accomodating and friendly, really good atmosphere with stunning views of the Marina. Food was well priced and delicious, servings very generous & we ended up with way too much food. Definetely recommend

Thank Queenie1366
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had lunch here after whale watching, fantastic place to sit and have lunch and a cold beer while enjoying the view with the Windows wide open, great food and great service.

Thank Thedaywillcome
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sat down and had the Szechuan Soft Shell Crab for a starter. It was really well done and turned out super soft on the inside and crispy on the outside. We also ordered the Half Lobster Mornay, to my personal taste they added to much...More

Thank Auret S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food is far below par the staff could not care at one stage this was good it has gone to the dogs a simple request is far to hard for the staff move on to another place

2  Thank SilverBack4
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

My wife and I had an early dinner at Mavericks. The staff were very helpful and pleasant. However, if you order the seafood mixed grill (as we did), don't expect anything to be grilled. It consisted of pan fried salmon (the best item on the...More

1  Thank Steve E
Reviewed 9 July 2017

We visit Mavericks quite frequently. The location and the atmosphere is great. The service and the meals are good. But I must say I was somewhat disappointed when I ordered a Deli Platter which was on the pricey side and we receive a mix of...More

Thank EatnGreet2464
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

You get what you expect at a marina. Expensive but nice. Nothing too memorable for good or bad reasons. A safe bet for a beer or wine and pub style food. Service on the other hand was very good, well done team!

Thank wolfsbite
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

I think that I visited Nelson Bay at a very quiet time of year and that is why Mavericks was so quiet and and peaceful. The service was good and very friendly, the food was excellent, there was just no atmosphere and the few people...More

Thank martin b
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26 December 2014|
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Response from B J P | Reviewed this property |
We are not sure if they have a formalised dress code but suspect they don't. However, most dress would be OK for the evening given that singlets and thongs would certainly look out of place in what's a pleasant dining area.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Seafood, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Teramby Rd, Nelson Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales 2315, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Port Stephens  >  Nelson Bay
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4984 1203
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Located on the ground floor at D'Albora Marina, Nelson Bay.
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