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Salty Squid is a Licensed Seafood Bistro in Toogoom, just 20 minutes from Hervey Bay. Specialising in Home made Cakes, Desserts Muffins & Pastries, Unbelievably generous & delicious Breakfast and lunches, Tuesday to Sunday, We also do Dinner on a Friday night, bookings essential. We have a Foodies philosophy, We only work with the freshest produce when it is in season, we use only local product. Some times there is a little disappointment when some thing is out of season or the weather has interrupted the supply chain, but we work with what we can get. Makes life interesting as well as challenging! We do encourage feed back and we constantly try and improve on what we are doing!
PRICE RANGE
USD 9 - USD 27
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
CUISINES
Seafood, Australian
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Reservations, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Serves Alcohol, Live Music
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Three of us ate at the SS last night, and all three meals were thoroughly enjoyed. The presentation was only outdone by the flavours. I can't remember enjoying a meal this much, for a very long time. Well done!

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed 14 January 2021

That the Salty Squid even exists in a town of this size is amazing; that it can serve such wonderful food as well is a miracle. Ate there 3 times during our week in Toogoom and each time we were impressed. Both prawn and squid...salads were generous and tasty; the cranberry chicken, delicious; karaage chicken brilliant value and "finger lickin' good"; and the marinara pizza one of the best I have eaten anywhere in Australia. A real find.More

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed 1 January 2021 via mobile

A lovely spot for drinks. We didn’t eat there but menu looked good. Very good service too. Worth a visit (we suggest booking particularly in high season as it is one of only two restaurants in town).

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 13 December 2020 via mobile

We were pleasantly surprised with the excellent food and friendly staff! Large portions too, so fast before going there....:) . We’ll be back!

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 4 December 2020 via mobile

Waitress that took our order was definately not very helpful or friendly but I think this is her personality. Only a few other people in restaurant & still food took forever to come out. Pork buns were yummo but other main meals were really lacking...but perhaps it was due to our choices. Prices were quite high considering the size of the meals 😔 sorry but will stick to our other local favourite.More

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 2 November 2020

Though the only people there, our meals took a long time to arrive.My serving came cold so there was another wait for a reheat. Then we had to line up again to pay as we left. Coffees were good and came promptly. The best they...could do for a fresh juice was reconstituted Brazilian OJ which was disgusting in taste and in price( $6.50 for a small bottle). The meals were large and we left most on our plates. Would prefer to pay a smaller price for a smaller meal.More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 30 October 2020 via mobile

We visited this restaurant recently as it came highly recommended from an acquaintance. The staff were very helpful, friendly and efficient. Great value for money. Our meal however, was very disappointing. We ordered a seafood platter for two. It was a good size, Could not...complain about the size of the meal. Taste wise, there was none. Batter was quite fatty and the scallops and prawns were tasteless. Everything was quite bland. If I visit this restaurant again I won't be ordering the seafood platter.More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 25 October 2020

We stayed in Toogoom for an extended weekend and visited The Salty Squid twice for breakfast. Absolutely delicious, even our 3 boys loved it and 2 of them are very fussy eaters. Slices from their glass cabinet were a yummy take home treat for afternoon...tea. Pet friendly and lovely staff. Would totally recommend you pay them a visit if you’re in the area.More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 20 September 2020

Delicious meals in a great setting. Big surprise was the excellent dinner menu on a Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Staff very friendly and as with most places in the Fraser Coast - dog friendly. We went 3 times- breakfast, coffee and cake and dinner, all...deliciousMore

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 9 September 2020

Delightful staff friendly and efficient. Ordered the seafood platter for two Beautiful selection of scallops calamari tempura fish, very large local prawns freshly made sauces(2) crispy fried chips and a fresh salad it was beautifully presented and the seafood was so fresh Very well priced....Good idea to book as this Bistro is busy. Highly recommendMore

Date of visit: September 2020
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