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The Octopus Fish Shop

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4 Mount St, Burnie, Tasmania 7320, Australia
+61 3 6431 6478
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“octopus” (12 reviews)
“fresh fish” (7 reviews)
“seafood” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Fast food, Australian
4 Mount St, Burnie, Tasmania 7320, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This shop has great fresh, reasonably priced fish and chips. The fish in particular was very tasty. It was well patronised by the locals. It is cross the road from the beach (about 100 metres) from the beach and board walk where there are many...More

Thank WallyS04
Reviewed 31 October 2017

no frills but definitely the best takeaway in seafood you can get in Burnie. The seafood basket very generous and why spend $35 to sit down when at the Octopus is only $15! The coffee is very good too. For those who want to eat...More

Thank LeeNClarke
Reviewed 26 October 2017

Excellent range of fresh fish cooked to order including locally caught sea scallops.Served by friendly and obliging staff with smiles. We have purchased our evening meal here twice in the last few days and all has exceeded expectations.The Gummy Shark is best followed by Sea...More

Thank Peter Y
Reviewed 11 July 2017

we visit the Octopus for takeaways on occasions, the food is always fresh and the service is amazing.

Thank mrjkmurfet
Reviewed 30 June 2017

The fish is local and tastes fresh, the staff are always friendly, and the price is what you would expect for fresh local fish.

Thank Eire_Moi
Reviewed 6 April 2017

We decided to give this local fish and chippery a go rather than the nearby fine dining seafood restaurants. So happy about that choice. I love the fact that it's all locally caught and a family-run business. Their fish is lovely as are their seafood...More

Thank Sivitrii S
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Sit in or takeaways, also sell a variety of fresh and frozen fish, food is good, service and be a little slow, it worth your time to call ahead with your order, street parking close to the beach, get a takeaways and enjoy it on...More

Thank oscar h
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

Purchased captains pack at $28. Great value. All items cooked beautifully lovely batter crunchy. Highly recommend

Thank Cris R
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

Visited here with my family yesterday. Good old fashioned fish 'n chips, with a good variety of fresh fish to choose from, and choice in whether you have it fried, crumbed or grilled. Lots of kids and pack options too. We had two crumbed pink...More

Thank wtandy
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

My partner and I go here quite often, always great service and fantatic food. Beautiful crispy batter on the fish and very tasty. Great value for money as well. Definitely the best fish & chip shop I have found in a long, long time.

Thank Stacey A
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  • Food
  • Value
Seafood, Fast food, Australian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Mount St, Burnie, Tasmania 7320, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  Burnie
  • Phone Number: +61 3 6431 6478
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