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Fish on the Edge

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36 Main Rd | Wivenhoe, Burnie, Tasmania 7320, Australia
+61 3 6431 7011
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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9:00 am - 8:00 pm Hours
Seafood, Australian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
36 Main Rd | Wivenhoe, Burnie, Tasmania 7320, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago

There is a great variety of uncooked and cooked seafood to take away or eat in. The service is great and the friendly staff helpful. Recommend the seafood platter for 2 which is piled with scallops, prawns, calamar, and fish cooked in batter and grilled....More

Thank Gail W
Helen B, Owner at Fish on the Edge, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Gail. Thanks for the great review! Hope to see you again :)

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Myself and a group of others were passing through Burnie on our way to Strahan and decided to stop for some lunch. I walked in with a group of people for a nice lunch and had ordered my food but was then told not to...More

Thank alicia w
Helen B, Owner at Fish on the Edge, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Alicia Your review is unfair as I respectfully explained that the tables (inside and outside) were for our dine in customers. We also explained that takeaway meals were at a cheaper price, and that it wasn't fair on the dine in customers who are...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband has been working in Burnie for 6 weeks and I have flown in for two weeks, during that time we ate here twice. Once for lunch and the other for dinner. Both meals were excellent. Freshest seafood well cooked with a fresh salad...More

Thank rojaan1
Helen B, Owner at Fish on the Edge, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for your kind review. Glad you're enjoying your stay on Tassies NW coast... especially the local seafood!! 🐟🦈

Reviewed 6 March 2018

Called in for late lunch, the staff were friendly and helpful. The menu has a good variety of food. Our order was delivered quickly and looked every bit delicious. I had calamari, chips and salad whilst my companions had fish, chips and salad. They were...More

Thank Yarrah
Reviewed 2 March 2018 via mobile

We had an early dinner here on Saturday night. It was busy, luckily we took our hosts advice and booked. Very friendly and efficient service. Fresh local seafood is the speciality and did not disappoint. Lovely afternoon sunny position with some water views.

Thank Anthony C
Helen B, Owner at Fish on the Edge, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2018

Thanks Anthony .. glad you enjoyed your visit!

Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

Great Sevice Fabulous Fresh Food. Great Value.. Fish Mongers paradise. Sweets just great to finish off. Great sections to choose from.

Thank Maxine H
Helen B, Owner at Fish on the Edge, responded to this reviewResponded 19 February 2018

Thanks Maxine ... we're glad you loved it!!

Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

We have two celiac children and fish on the edge was so easy. Everything about this place was outstanding! The food was superb, the service amazing and it was all very well priced for being gluten free. The coffee is yum too! The staff were...More

Thank theharrys5
Helen B, Owner at Fish on the Edge, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2018

Hey, thanks for the great review! We completely understand, as we also live the tricky coeliac life. We were keen to bring many safe options into our restaurant, and love being able to make your dining experience stress-free. So glad you enjoyed it. Safe travels...More

Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

I only get to the north-west coast on business 3-4 times a year but when I do this place is never far from my thoughts. Lucky enough to get here today with a colleague for lunch. Service with a smile and good humour; And everything...More

Thank wtandy
Helen B, Owner at Fish on the Edge, responded to this reviewResponded 30 December 2017

Thanks for the great review. Look forward to seeing you next time! 😀

Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

Have lunch with a good mate most Thursdays. Felt like some good fish and chips with salad today. Usually go to Pedro's in Ulverstone or Fish Frenzy in Burnie if feel like fish, but decided to try something different this week. Warm greeting and clean...More

Thank Darryl B
Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

Had the best experience - really friendly and helpful staff member took our order and even got our dog some water. The food was sensational and very reasonably priced. We travel from Devonport to Queenstown regularly and this is now our dinner stop.

Thank Karen S
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Yes we do. 10am - 3pm. See you soon 😃
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
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
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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.
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