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“Absolutely BEST seafood chowder !”

Whalebone Wharf Seafood Restaurant
Ranked #12 of 249 Restaurants in Port Macquarie
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$14 - US$29
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations
Description: Beautiful water front restaurant over looking the Hastings River, come by boat, car or seaplane and enjoy our fresh local produce. Open Lunch and dinner 7 days.
Reviewed 18 August 2017

Driven past yesterday & saw the sign said "Best seafood chowder"... hmmm OK, no time. Went back for lunch today, "BEST seafood chowder" in town or 'ever' indeed!! Perfectly "just cooked" seafood in a creamy potato/cream soup.
-- would probably prefer sourdough with the dish, the bread was dense enough though.

Fish & Chips - looks typical, but Dory was absolutely fresh!

Desert - cheesecake (the while roll) with honeycomb, caramelise source, perfectly light bitter taste. Happy with it!
may be with some "blue pea flower' would looks absolutely stunning

The verdict: "The Whalebone Wharf Seafood Restaurant" on Hasting river drive: definitely going back for Chowder!

To top it, this tiny little bird was my companion of the day!

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Reviewed 15 August 2017

Have been eating at this restaurant for 16 years now. Never fails to impress. The food, service, views are fantastic!!! Had lunch there with friends today. Started with Champagne Lychee Cocktails - to die for! Followed with delicious grazing plate - dips, hot bread, pickles, olives in garlic and olive oil. Next we had the baked whole snapper - what can I say - it was "perfection on a plate". 2 excellent bottles of cab sav! Then to finish, Frangelico Affogato!! Yvette, the gorgeous young lady , who tended to our every need, was lovely - efficient, warm, professional etc.

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Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

A beautiful day looking out over the sparkling water, the wildlife and the boats. Excellent service - well informed on the menu.
Our food was well-presented, beautifully prepared, and tasted exquisite. Prices were reasonable for what we had, although some would probably say expensive. This is a top quality restaurant in a magnificent setting.
The restaurant is being refurbished and is expected to become Port's number one dining establishment

1  Thank nameerfud
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Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Had driven past this place on a number of occasions but didnt realise it was one of the best eateries in the area. I enjoyed the chowder and my friend could not speak more highly of the whole snapper. Lovely views, outstanding service. Couldn't fault it.

1  Thank Antrogers54
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Reviewed 30 July 2017

On our way to Byron Bay we've passed Port Macquarie and this delicious seafood restaurant. We had no expectations and were surprised how amazing the fish was and especially the prices of the lunch menu. Also the evening menu looked nice but unfortunately it was only a quick stop at Port Macquarie.

The restaurant is located right next to the river and offers nice views. Also a beautiful place to bring someone special for a romantic dinner.

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