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The Squid Shack

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Seafood, Fast food, Australian
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Emu Point, Albany, Western Australia 6330, Australia
+61 8 9844 9771
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Best fish and chips in albany WA. Awesome FRIENDLY staff! Owners are great and doing a fabulous job!! Go the squid shack!!!

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Thank Bella Rose O
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you are wanting a crunchy, non-greasy batter then this is the place to come. They have a secret ingredient in their batter that gives it an amazing taste. Get there early as last orders are for 7pm. BYO - which makes it even better. Walk from Rose Gardens Caravan Park. Simple but comfortable large dine in area and staff... More 

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Thank Nellie M
Perth, Australia
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116 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The battered prawns were good, the fish was ok but the squid rings were fantastic! Best I've ever had. Chips great too!!

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Thank Shelley M
Perth, Australia
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

May not be the best looking place to get food but the quality and freshness more than makes up for it.

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Thank Billyboyontour
Perth, Australia
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We tried twice to have Dinner at Squid Shack. the first night we waited until 6:30pm to order and was advised that there was a 50 minute wait, The next time we thought earlier may be better and ordered at 5:00pm but the wait was just as long. Perhaps lunch would be a better option?

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Thank Jennifer M
Wandering
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30 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not the cheapest F&Cs in town but quaility is good and you can't beat the sea side location right in front of the tranquil marina with the pelicans. The 40 minute wait in peak times (school holiday meal time) is bothersome unless you catch up with friends to bide the time.

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Thank wogolin
Western Australia
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69 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

The squid shack is definitely not the little place it was when it was served to you from a caravan and was all freshly made but the meal we had as a family was better then last years. The squid these days appears to be prepackaged but could not fault the cooking of our order. Only open every day in... More 

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Thank hewieandco
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Came here with family on our last visit to Emu point. Got exactly what we expected out of a good fish and chip shop! The dog was welcome and its in a beautiful spot down at the fishing boat harbour

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Thank Christo87
Albany, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

The Squid shack has an amazing venue but after that it kind of falls flat. The store is quite expensive and the the food not worth the price. I wouldn't say it is bad, I love fish and chips, which means I am happy when I eat at The Squid Shack but the overall experience is lackluster.

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Thank Marst0n
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Arrived at 12 noon on Saturday 7 Jan. Not cheap at $29 for the squid , fish and chips however could have easily fed 3. Chips were just chips - nothing fancy or anything to set them apart. Felt ill for hours after the lunch so not my best fish n chips at all. The scenery and location along with... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Fast food, Australian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Groups, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Emu Point, Albany, Western Australia 6330, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Western Australia  >  Albany
  • Phone Number: +61 8 9844 9771

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