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59 Lamont St, Bermagui, New South Wales 2546, Australia
+61 2 6493 4328
07:30 - 16:30
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Sun - Sat 07:30 - 16:30
Mon 17:30 - 20:00
Thu - Sat 17:30 - 20:00
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After sitting at the nearby Sun Deck cafe for over an hour waiting for our meal, we gave up and walked the short distance to the Saltwater cafe. Best. Decision. Ever!!!! I shared the seafood platter ($66) with my father and it was simply one of the most delightful things I've ever had. A good mix of muscles, oysters, prawns,... More 

Thank Evo87
Sydney, Australia
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44 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When visiting a seaside town with a fishing industry, I try to sample the local seafood. There were several local options available at Saltwater, including game fish varieties that were new to me. I tried two different fish in batter and they were well-cooked, generous serves. Saltwater charges reasonable prices. I bought the fish take-away, but Saltwater also has a... More 

Thank Tim C
Queanbeyan, Australia
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41 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a late lunch so we had the place almost to ourselves had a window seat . I had crumbed fish with chips and salad, my partner had mediterranean fish he normally doesn't like tomato but said that his dish we delicious. My crumbed fish was tasty, the chips crunchy and the salad quite lovely. Was a nice spot to... More 

Thank Smurf186
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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Called in for coffee and scones on our way to Merimbula. Had been quite a few times a few years ago so was looking forward to scones and coffee. The coffee was lovely but we got date scones which we didn't ask for and when I asked for plain scones I was told there were none. I wish I had... More 

Thank Lyn M
Sydney, Australia
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112 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

we were walk in on Saturday lunch time. the restaurant is empty. found lake view table. the waitress may be too fresh. any questions we asked, such as which fish (catch of the day)is soft and sweet,she need check with others. we ordered fish and chips, cooking perfectly.

Thank William_Sydney
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Ordered 2 fish chips 2 potato scollops salad take away. Waited a long time as the server? went for a smoke break leaving the counter unattended. We finely got our order - the chips chips not on the order no salt and one set of cutlery bit of a joke. Need better staff and a good clean up.

1 Thank bev s
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Im not a very happy customer as i just spent $57 on fish, chips, potato scallops, calamari & pineapple fritters it was absolutely disgusting. It was very very greasy, actually everything but the chips was over cooked & swimming in oil. I ordered 15 fish cocktails & all but 4 of them were all stuck & cooked together in one... More 

2 Thank Sandy T
Wollongong, Australia
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2 reviews
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Great breakfasts. Good coffee.Informal dining. Open on certain nights.Friendly staff.Plenty of parking nearby.

Thank SGunthorpe
Thredbo Village, Australia
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017

This was the worst experience that I had on my whole holiday. My freinds and I ordered hamburgers as well as fish and chips and some prawns. They forgot to make 1 order, and nobody in our group ate their burger after the first bite. We were really hungry as we had just surfaced after scuba diving, but the buns... More 

1 Thank Downhill_Cal
Dora Creek, Australia
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69 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Just had some home made Fish cakes and fish pieces for lunch at Saltwater cafe. The seafood is always great and reasonably prices. Always a ton of people there. Don't miss it.

Thank willomob

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 36 - USD 36
Cafe, Seafood, Fast food, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, View, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
07:30 - 16:30
07:30 - 16:30
17:30 - 20:00
07:30 - 16:30
07:30 - 16:30
07:30 - 16:30
17:30 - 20:00
07:30 - 16:30
17:30 - 20:00
07:30 - 16:30
17:30 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 59 Lamont St, Bermagui, New South Wales 2546, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Bermagui
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6493 4328

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?