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Cafe, Fusion, Seafood, Australian
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Vegetarian Friendly
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Reviewed 19 March 2024

Wow what a great meal. Not a lot to choose from if you don’t want meat or fish, but I had the garlic prawns and chips. It was delicious 😋

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 14 March 2024

We first found this place around 10 years ago, and were so pleased to find it still here. A really great find for lunch - great seafood, friendly staff, and right by the amazing Stokes Bay beach. We had a seafood cone each, and honestly...didn't need to eat anything else for the rest of the day.More

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 13 March 2024

We went to the Rockpool Cafe after reading reviews here and were not disappointed. We both had the Seafood Cone which was well presented and delicious. Stokes Bay is beautiful and this cafe is a plus.

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 4 March 2024

We called it to check Stokes Bay which should be entered in one of the world's greatest beaches. Had a great stroll along the hidden beach and returned to the Rockpool Cafe and had a scrumptious meal of seafood. My wife suddenly had her newly...replaced hip (11 months) pop out! The owner & staff of the Rockpool Cafe were extremely helpful and considerate in helping her until the ambulance arrived. Many thanks to them all.More

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 31 January 2024

Every time we come to KI we come here for the best fresh seafood in this laid back beach shack. Matt the owner has been here for years which is a testament to how fabulous and unique this place is . His young staff are...friendly and efficient, but it is very busy, so you can wait a while. We went on a rainy day at Noon, ordered food, wine and beers, then waited an hour for the food to arrive - did we care, not at all, great people watching, chatting to our French visitors who couldn't believe such a place exists. Spent over 2 wonderful hours here, food wine and beer all top shelf.More

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 14 January 2024 via mobile

Excellent location , we saw our first kangaroo here grazing on a field opposite the cafe The staff very offhand and unhelpful, we left without sampling their food or drink Super cafe at Parndana and at lavender centre emu bay Try these first

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 21 December 2023

They do the most amazing gluten free fish and chips. As a coeliac I felt very confident to eat here as all the staff seemed completely aware of what was required with contamination issues etc. would thoroughly recommend.

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 19 October 2023 via mobile

Don’t miss this “off-the-beaten-path” cafe. It’s very small but soooo delicious. We had the Garlic Prawns and they were probably the best we’ve had in a very long time. The owners are delightful as well.

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 11 April 2023 via mobile

We stopped in for coffee but when we saw the food we stayed for lunch. I had grilled king george whiting and salad (no chips), my partner had the salt and pepper squid and chips. Both meals were delicious. I also ordered coffee and it...was really nice too.More

Date of visit: April 2023
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Reviewed 11 April 2023 via mobile

Excellent Fish & Chips with a good salad Friendly staff and very good coffees We were happy to find this place after a visit to the iconic beach Stokes Bay.

Date of visit: April 2023
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Reviewed 2 April 2023 via mobile

Had lunch here as Monday was there day off they opened for the tour l was on fabulous lunch great dressing on the salad the chefs secret recipe local artists display there goods available for sale great out look towards the sea carpark nice stop...for lunchMore

Date of visit: March 2023
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Reviewed 12 February 2023 via mobile

A M A Z I N G!!! Five star food and five star position, service, cleanliness and friendly service also rate 5 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Enjoyed SA king garlic pawns and the calamari with a bottle of bubbly thrown in for good measure!

Date of visit: February 2023
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Reviewed 28 January 2023 via mobile

This place is very popular for good reason - good food , great service and its proximity to the best beach in Oz . If you don’t want to wait too long , come early ! The Garlic prawns are delish !

Date of visit: January 2023
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Reviewed 25 January 2023 via mobile

Small but beautiful menu of glorious seafood, served with fresh salad and a smile. We’ve come back as it’s so good! Nice atmosphere and located close to our favourite beach on KI. Please don’t change!!

Date of visit: January 2023
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Reviewed 17 January 2023 via mobile

The reputation is well deserved! The menu is small, and largely comprises seafood, however what they do, they do exceptionally well. Our family had King George Whiting, salad, and chips, and salt and pepper calamari. It was fresh and delicious! Would recommend for a visit...after a swim at Stokes Bay beach.More

Date of visit: January 2023
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Hi Whitney, I'm pretty sure that there were visitors sitting at the outside tables with dogs when we visited the Rockpool cafe. All ordering is done inside at the counter, with food and drinks delivered to tables, so should... More
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Response from Laurie I | Reviewed this property |
Hi! Not sure where you are docking but it is about 67 klms from American River. It is a big island.
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Rockpool Cafe - Stokes Bay is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5