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Mavericks on the Bay

$$ - $$$
Bar, Seafood, Australian, Gluten Free Options
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8 Teramby Road, Nelson Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales, Australia
+61 2 4984 1203
12:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Thu 12:00 - 22:00
Fri 12:00 - 00:00
Sat - Sun 08:00 - 00:00
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Sydney, Australia
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Loved the hand cut truffle fries with aoli. Awesome fresh oysters. Beautiful location, but the rest of the lunch was pretty overpriced and average.

Thank jojopd
Sydney, Australia
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It was a special occasion and I was certainly left very disappointed! No complaints regarding the food but a waiter walked up to the table and removed the wine cooler with a full bottle of wine. I followed him to the end of the bar to retrieve it and found him laughing with other members of staff. I asked for... More 

Thank k0rcula
Sydney, Australia
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56 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been to Maverick's numerous times over the years and have really enjoyed the food, but not this time. Salt n pepper squid was soggy and no flavour, calamari tasted like bad batter, the dip plate with olives and Turkish bread and bruschetta just didn't have any flavour. We will not be returning for the food however it's a... More 

Thank Stan14
Lake Munmorah
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a great place to relax at the end of the day on the marina and have a drink It's a bit expensive, but then you are on the marina, food was nice and atmosphere great

Thank Boags W
Queenstown, New Zealand
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24 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Looks nice, looked busy and good Location BUT terrible food. We had 3 meals, mainly seafood and you would think it would be good. Only one dish had OK flavour but disappoint it was such a incredibly small portion. Other two meals were horrendous. The battered fish is only batter( and bad batter at that) with next to no fish... More 

Thank MeganmCAD
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The location of this place is great. Nice place to come and have some drinks and relax with a live band. Food has been a hit and miss and on a hot day there were quite alot of flies, but still a nice spot for a drink or two.

Thank Leanne B
Sydney, Australia
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic salmon, calamari, and oysters. Starters great sizes. Location beautiful, service great. Will be back again,

Thank debmattcoop
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25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Order our self, efficient turn around Food was a good standard Nice view of boats, noisy when the place fills Ok value

Thank SydneyChippy
Sydney, Australia
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant was fine. My fish and chips were average but the wait felt like ages. I don't think I'll be returning here anytime soon.

Thank Swarzlone
Sydney, Australia
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38 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had dinner here one rainy evening. The menu wasn't too bad, good kids selection and naturally seafood features. We had a Lamb salad (good), schnitzel (ok), kids schnitzel, and seafood plate (different and tasty but maybe not worth $31). The 3 tier seafood platter for 2 looked good ($95). The windows facing the marina all open to provide a good... More 

Thank markT4404SB

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, Seafood, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, View, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
08:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Teramby Road, Nelson Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Port Stephens  >  Nelson Bay
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4984 1203
Located on the ground floor at D'Albora Marina, Nelson Bay.

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