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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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Perth, Australia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place has best battered shark in Albany. It is consistently good. The batter is light and crunchy, the shark flaky and delicious. I have ordered the grilled fish which is my usual favourite for fish and chips but it is not my flavour at the Squid Shack.

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Thank Cassandra P
Capel, Australia
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Regular visitors to Albany, we always have at least one feed from the Squid Shack. Generous serves, feed for two feeds three.

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Thank HappyOldCamper
Australind
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After travelling most of the day this place was a god send. The fish and chips were great, the service was fantastic. Would recommend this place

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Thank Adrienne360
Albany, Australia
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fish & chips how they are meant to be! On the waterfront, BYO and heaping serves. We enjoyed the fish bits & chips, slat & pepper squid and also the homemade fish cakes. You can eat inside or outside at tables, on the grass along the waterfront or take it back to camp. LAST ORDERS IN BY 7PM

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Thank Dee R
Perth, Australia
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90 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After a trip up the Kalgan river, it was lunch time. What better way to spend a lunchtime but by eating the best fresh fish in the best fish and chip shop in Albany. Reasonable prices and great food all round. You couldn't wish for anything better. Service was great and the staff friendly,

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Thank David D
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Wow!, What an incredible place emu point is!! Squid shack is fantastic friendly staff yummy food and great view!

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Thank Bella Rose O
Bordeaux, France
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41 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Decided to give it a go after recommendation from some locals. Greatly disappointed at the oily fried fish. It also tasted of lard in the battered. Why??

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Mount Barker, Australia
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

My young daughters choice of lunch spot after a spot of fishing. Salt & Pepper Squid was the order, food was reasonably quick, cooked very well and serving size for the price was enough for the 2 of us. Quite a good experience this time, previous have visits have not been anywhere near as good as this one. Obviously some... More 

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Albany, Australia
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407 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

We came here on a wet Friday afternoon for lunch (they'd only open Wed-Sun), and sat inside to enjoy two orders, one of salt-and-pepper squid with chips ($16), the other of flathead and chips ($15). We took our order and had to wait for a while for it to be cooked, and you are given an electronic buzzer which indicates... More 

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Thank AlbanyRick
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

We have been to the squid shack for lunch several times. The service is fast and the seafood is always fresh and tasty. The tempura battered squid is lovely. The cafe is situated by the water which provides a great view while eating lunch.

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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
Groups, Cheap Eats, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
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?