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The Vista

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155 Great Ocean Rd, Apollo Bay, Victoria 3233, Australia
+61 3 5237 7188
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good31%
  • Average16%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible11%
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Seafood, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
155 Great Ocean Rd, Apollo Bay, Victoria 3233, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We ordered two main dishes. The grilled fish is good but not the scallop risotto. It is quite expensive too considering the quality of food served.

Thank selenachoo
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

After a recommendation from the motel we were staying at, we had dinner at Vista and indulged in the seafood platter. It was delicious and the wine recommended by the owner was well matched.

Thank RNewZealand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I were on a romantic escape away from the kids so we decided to try The Vista as it specialised in local fresh seafood. The restaurant was dimly lit and had a romantic ambience. We both wanted the Coffin Bay oysters but...More

Thank ChocBaby
Reviewed 21 July 2017

We had a really delightful meal it started with a couple of cocktails and we enjoyed our meals cooked to a very high standard. The whole experience was really pleasant with a nice waitress and a chef. I enjoyed the beef cheek and my wife...More

Thank cb512016
Reviewed 13 July 2017

WE had been to The Vista in the past and enjoyed it but were concerned because of some bad reviews and were uncertain whether to go again. We were wonderfully surprised by the warm welcome and the food was not only well presented but was...More

Thank KnightKCSJ
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

We ate here about six months ago and were looking forward to a second try. Unfortunately it wasn't a good experience. The fish of the day was mediocre. The seafood linguini had plenty of seafood (apparently the staff read other reviews here) but the pasta...More

Thank socaldennis
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

We visited for a family meal, the service was ok but the food was only average for an exorbitant price!! We would of not recommend this place for the price. In particular the 'whole fish' was flathead with no sides, this was not explained by...More

Thank FamBam3212
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Food was very poor quality not fresh at all Over priced staff was not friendly. Food was over cooked . Platter was too expensive. Not recommended to anybody. Every thing was crap. I wll never go back again.

Thank 190becca
Reviewed 27 April 2017

My wife and I went to The Vista for dinner and thought we would splash out on the Seafood Platter. At $200 it promised to be a feast worthy of a king but it fell far short of that. If you're smart, you'll give the...More

Thank Mark T
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Good service though and lovely atmosphere but were disappointed otherwise. We ordered the steak and the pork belly. The steak came with only a little red cabbage and no other vegetables. The jus was very watery... not a jus at all. The pork belly crackling...More

1  Thank Naomi C
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  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 155 Great Ocean Rd, Apollo Bay, Victoria 3233, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Apollo Bay
  • Phone Number: +61 3 5237 7188
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