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Strait off the Boat

17 Forbes St, Devonport, Tasmania 7310, Australia
+61 3 6423 2397
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
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“potato cakes” (10 reviews)
“fish” (36 reviews)
“gummy shark” (6 reviews)
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Seafood, Fast food, Australian
17 Forbes St, Devonport, Tasmania 7310, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The fish....OMG....so fresh, so delicate, just devine. It's definitely a must try, and it's not pricy.

Thank Ingrid W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As you would expect the fish was very fresh. The best thing was that it wasn't to oily like many other places.

Thank MantGyr
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

I visited here based on the 4 star and #7 in Devonport ratings. It didn't live up to this standard though (apart from the trifle dessert ;). I ordered the trevally grilled thinking the fresh pieces in the cabinet were the ones used for meals....More

Thank Chris F
Reviewed 24 September 2018

With hours to kill before a 9pm departure we went to this shop and sat in there enjoying the BEST fish and chips, EVER. Where else , when "dining in" (sit at their tables, that is) and have the use of a neat handmade wooden...More

Thank robcrusoe2018
Reviewed 2 September 2018

We had take away fish & chips last night from Strait off the Boat. We phoned through our order and they were ready for collection in around 5 - 10 minutes. Everything was freshly cooked to perfection, the service was efficient and friendly. Very good...More

Thank Vinnie01
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Despite a few kicks in the shins life has delivered over the years, I'm a happy person and especially receptive to those about me who, too, are happy. Such was the way of things at Strait Off The Boat. A Tasmanian myself, I appreciated the...More

1  Thank John R
Reviewed 2 August 2018

although local (ish) i had never been into the shop before. ordered a scallop and gummy pie and a spring roll. results:scallop pie. same price as my local but more than 50% larger. very large scallops...don't know if it is par for the recipe but...More

1  Thank nointer
Reviewed 15 July 2018

We had read some good reviews so decided to eat here. I had the grilled fish and it was tough, chewy and quite tasteless. My husband had the crumbed fish and said his was pretty good.

1  Thank SistaGirl2010
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

We have travelled quite extensively - and my in laws, who were holidaying with us from UK, have travelled the world for over 40 years - and we all agreed this was the best “fish and chips” from a chippy we’ve ever had. The staff...More

1  Thank mdevil69
Reviewed 31 May 2018

Excellent service and staff, freshest and tastiest Fish and Chips ever. Highly recommend to anyone visiting Davenport.

1  Thank lockett_john
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
USD 4 - USD 26
Seafood, Fast food, Australian
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:30 pm
10:00 am - 8:30 pm
10:00 am - 8:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 Forbes St, Devonport, Tasmania 7310, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  Devonport
  • Phone Number: +61 3 6423 2397
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