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Scales Seafood

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Seafood, Fast food, Australian
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43 Kennedy Dr, Tweed Heads, New South Wales 2485, Australia
+61 7 5536 6937
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09:00 - 19:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 19:00
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Brisbane, Australia
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160 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Came here for lunch on a Sunday. We got the battered dory and chips, some calamari, scallops and chips. We walked across the road and ate it in the shade of the trees with views of the water. The fish was cooked very well and wasn't dry at all. The scallops were also good. The chips and calamari were okay... More 

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Thank millzorz
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

After looking at the reviews, thought I would give it a go. Not disappointed. The fish was cooked well, not too greasy and well priced. The parking was plentiful and a great park with tables and chairs across the road by the river to sit and eat.

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Thank Kylie M
Brisbane, Australia
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130 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We never miss an opportunity to stop at Scales when staying at or passing through the southern end of the Gold Coast. Most of the seafood is local with the provenance clearly identified. You can choose your own seafood for preparation, order from the menu or stock up on really fresh produce to take away. Highly recommended although be prepared... More 

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Thank Tricia H
Ipswich, Australia
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

what a feed at a good price nice and fresh to will be back soon parking is a bit hard in peak times but worth the drive there

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Thank Rodney B
Tweed Heads, Australia
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Frontage could be upgraded and better accessibility from road. Great range of selective fresh seafood you have off order menu or select your own and get cooked pretty special.

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Thank Taj21
Ipswich, Australia
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On the way home from a day trip to kingscliff called in for fish and chips they were busy but it only took 15 minutes for the order. Ordered basic fish and chips but was top notch for the price. We walked 100 metres to a nicely shaded park on the inlet and enjoyed or meal. If i had more... More 

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Thank ianp954
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Everything we ordered was fresh and delicious. Staffs were friendly and helpful. Nice outdoor seating as well. Would recommend it !

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Thank rina s
Sydney, Australia
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1,151 reviews
520 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 555 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Scales is a pretty decent fish and chips shop that offers a good selection of seafood - much of it locally caught - and where you can pick out which piece of fish you can want them to fry up for you. The place is very popular with locals, so turnover is high and the fish fresh. (But also be... More 

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Thank JElliot32
Sydney, Australia
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73 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our fish n chip go-to while staying in Kirra, an easy 5 min drive. This place was always busy and well staffed, a good fresh seafood section to the side of you want to cook your own. They take your phone orders and your food is ready in 10mins. Fresh and tasty, maybe provide your own condiments as they are... More 

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Thank Nick W
Central Coast
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ordered the Snapper & Chips x 2 and the kids option of Nuggets & Chips x2. It was super delicious and I would certainy recommend this for a casual lunch option that does not cost the earth. So popular that it was packed when I went to make my purchase. Was so glad that a local had recommended this... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Fast food, Australian
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, View, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 19:00
Monday
09:00 - 19:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 19:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 19:00
Thursday
09:00 - 19:00
Friday
09:00 - 19:00
Saturday
09:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 43 Kennedy Dr, Tweed Heads, New South Wales 2485, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Tweed Heads
  • Phone Number: +61 7 5536 6937

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