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Fish on the Edge

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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Open Now
9:00 am - 8:00 pm Hours
Seafood, Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
36 Main Rd | Wivenhoe, Burnie, Tasmania 7320, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have a local accom venue. Fish On The Edge? Not sure. I really enjoyed the takeaway last time but do you know what? I thought it frightfully expensive: restaurant prices for takeaway F&C. However: If I had ordered just one meal for two people...but...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Kiing0
HelenB4665, Owner at Fish on the Edge, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi there. We certainly aren't your regular 'F&C'. We pride ourselves on delivering perfectly cooked, fresh portions of locally caught premium fish, served with our famous chips, our housemade tartare sauce, and a friendly smile. Our staff are very good at explaining the serving sizes,...More

Reviewed 15 October 2018

This seafood restaurant is by far the best on the coast bar none. My wife and I went recently when both of the owners were not in attendance for the evening and the young staff handled quite a full house with ease. They were very...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Grant M
HelenB4665, Owner at Fish on the Edge, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2018

Hi Grant. Thanks so much for your fabulous review. We are really proud of our team and what we provide. So glad you enjoyed it. See you next time!

Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

Good service Good value meal - up with the best fosh & chips we tasted on our 14 day tassie trip. We shared a platter for 2 but substituted flathead. The calamari, fishcakes, prawns salad & chips was excellent Would visit again

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Brian B
HelenB4665, Owner at Fish on the Edge, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2018

Thanks Brian. We're stoked we gave you a great Tassie seafood meal before you left!! Travel safe.

Reviewed 11 September 2018

Best place on the coast for fish n chips and other lovely dishes, great coffee, and lovely friendly service.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Fi T
Reviewed 14 June 2018 via mobile

Fish & chips at there very best,I had the flathead and chips it was amazing the fish just melted in your mouth,the chips were cooked just right combine this with super friendly service,it does not get much better,and again it was only through TripAdvisor that...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank DennisN55
Reviewed 30 May 2018

I came here last February . Nice atmosphere and friendly people. Amazing fish and chips. Delicious fresh oysters.

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank 11Albatros
Reviewed 28 May 2018

Had a sit down dinner of blue eye and chips. Excellent - crunchy batter and delicate tasty fish. Washed down with a nice james boags wizrds smith. Seemed family friendly, with happy families enjoying ice creams. Service was friendly and quick.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank 987georgek
Helen B, Manager at Fish on the Edge, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2018

Thanks for the great review George. Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 17 May 2018

We came here on mother's day without a reservation but we were accommodated in a lovely spot outside in the sun as inside was very busy. The male waiter (who we found out later was the son of one of the owners was very friendly...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Lredman
Helen B, Owner at Fish on the Edge, responded to this reviewResponded 22 May 2018

Thanks guys! Was nice chatting to you on such a lovely and sunny day ;) Really glad you loved the food. See you again soon!

Reviewed 25 April 2018

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

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Gail W
Helen B, Owner at Fish on the Edge, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2018

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

Reviewed 7 April 2018

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

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank alicia w
Helen B, Owner at Fish on the Edge, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2018

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

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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
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Parking Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
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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