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Fish on the Edge

36 Main Rd | Wivenhoe, Burnie, Tasmania 7320, Australia
+61 3 6431 7011
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (11 reviews)
“fish cakes” (3 reviews)
“scallops” (7 reviews)
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Seafood, Australian
$$ - $$$
36 Main Rd | Wivenhoe, Burnie, Tasmania 7320, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Specialised Seafood Restaurant, tonight our party of seven all agreed it was a great night out, all dishes were superb, we keep coming back for more..thank you Helen, Narelle and staff. We recommend the Seafood Platter for two at just $50, the Valhalla icecream selection...More

Thank sianjani
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Been 3 times now since new ownership and it's amazing. Had the platter for 2 on my last trip and couldn't fault it (or finish it!) well worth the money. Yummy freshly squeezed juice, only downside to this was I would have liked it colder....More

Thank Ali M
Helen B, Owner at Fish on the Edge, responded to this review

Thanks for the feedback Ali. We're more than happy to pop a couple of ice cubes through the juicer with your fruit next time. Some customers opt for this, others just prefer the chilled fruit. Just let us know. So glad you're loving the food!...More

Reviewed 11 April 2017

Amazing, we have been fans of this place and have always been pleased with the meals. Wow, the platter we ordered had fish that was better than before change of management. Congratulations ladies, a meal well prepared and delivered. Thank you.

Thank MissJane3539
Helen B, Owner at Fish on the Edge, responded to this review

Thanks Miss Jane. Hope you visit again soon!

Reviewed 11 April 2017

What makes this Restaurant the leader in it's field? It is consistently excellent, staff and service second to none, all meals presented together is super quick time.. we have nothing to compare to Fish on the Edge... it is in a class all of it's...More

Thank sianjani
Helen B, Owner at Fish on the Edge, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review, so glad you enjoyed it 😀

Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Beautiful fish and chips and to die for dessert. Very clean venue, wide range of choices including gluten free and chicken dishes. Can't wait to go again and try something else!

Thank CrosswellJ1
Helen B, Owner at Fish on the Edge, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed your visit. See you next time!

Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Chunky fish, good batter, excellent chips, very generous serves - could do one for 2 people. A bit slow.

Thank kjg66
Helen B, Owner at Fish on the Edge, responded to this review

Sorry if we were a bit slow on this occasion. We strive to deliver excellent meals each and every time, in really good time frames. Hope to give you the perfect dining experience next time 😉

Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Ordered scallops as entree to share, fish chowder and grilled fish as mains. Scallops were good and mains were average. Half of the bread roll served with the chowder was stone cold and other half warm which detracted from enjoying my meal. Restaurant prices for...More

1  Thank malyee
Helen B, Owner at Fish on the Edge, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to give your review. We are striving to deliver perfect food each and every time, and as you can see from all our amazing reviews since taking over 2 months ago, that is what we are achieving. We are sorry...More

Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

We had a late lunch which was good because we missed the rush. Excellent service from lovely staff and two great meals. Plenty of fresh fish on offer too. Highly recommended.

Thank dgewin
Helen B, Owner at Fish on the Edge, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review :)

Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

First time here since the owners have taken over.. have never seen the place so full.. have heard nothing but great reports as of late so I had to see for myself. Mine and my partners meals were amazing. Couldn't fault them or the service.....More

Thank Emily H
Helen B, Owner at Fish on the Edge, responded to this review

Thank you Emily. Glad you enjoyed your meals. The GF options are proving to be very popular. See you next time!

Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

Today we had a lovely fish platter at Fish On The Edge. All the elements were fresh tasty and perfectly cooked. This was one of the nicest fish meals which we have eaten. Highly Recommend.

Thank Oldfarts2
Helen B, Owner at Fish on the Edge, responded to this review

Thanks for the review. The Edge Platter is awesome ... glad you loved it :)

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Do you open on Sundays?
1 October 2015|
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Response from Kylie-Sharman | Property representative |
Yes we do. 10am - 3pm. See you soon 😃
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Seafood, Australian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 - 15:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36 Main Rd | Wivenhoe, Burnie, Tasmania 7320, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  Burnie
  • Phone Number: +61 3 6431 7011
  • E-mail
Licensed seafood café open for breakfast, lunch and dinner Monday to Saturday and breakfast and lunch on Sunday.
Fish on the Edge compliments fresh Tasmanian and Australian seafood with crisp salads and vegetables adding a modern twist to the traditional Australian favourite, fish and chips.
Fish on the Edge offers vegetarian, non-seafood and gluten free options. If you’re after a cosy night in or quick fix, take away meals are also available.