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Sandpipers Restaurant

81 Magnus St, Nelson Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales 2315, Australia
+61 2 4984 9990
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tasting plate” (82 reviews)
“pork belly” (98 reviews)
“dumplings” (48 reviews)
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Seafood, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
81 Magnus St, Nelson Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales 2315, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was great! Service was excellent. If you want a nice night out this is definitely for you, we had the greatest waiter. Desert we had the tasting place which had 3 choices and they were all delicious.

Thank Geeeeeent
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a busy restaurant the food service and ambiance excellent. Just one thing to note: despite the fact it was well staffed ( the staff were lovely) the manager/owner looked harassed and seem to be harassing the staff. He was intense to the point...More

Thank Thornylloyd
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ate here for our last dinner in Nelson Bay - and what a restaurant to finish on! Our only regret was not being able to come for a subsequent meal another night! We had the pork dumplings as entree, mains of swordfish and lamb, and...More

Thank Sonya B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A group of 8 visited for dinner and were warmly welcomed by the proprietor and ushered to our table. The restaurant was reasonably full for a Thursday night. The menu was very well constructed with all food variations covered. The pasta received a very high...More

Thank Ron T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came for a friend's 50th dinner the food tasted amazing and the customer service was outstanding. Don't hold back as everyone's meal was awesome. Highly recommend coming here.

Thank Andrew F
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Great BYO wine restaurant. Pork belly and steak are really good here but the white chocolate raspberry spring rolls are divine!! Would definitely go back here again if in Port Stephens.

Thank LauraB14269
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

Just had dinner at sandpipers. In Nelson bay for just one night on a Saturday. They were fully booked but booked us in for 8pm. Best meal we have had in ages. We had the tasting plates and shared them between the both of us....More

Thank leonardalan
Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

Food was expensive and on the average side with kids menu ($16) quite limited. Limited space so restaurant was quite noisy. Atmosphere could be improved with more smiles on the staff.

Thank Amazon74
Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

Never disappoints! Been here for dinner a few times now & enjoyed every meal. Food is delicious & very good service. Highly recommend.

Thank alanjennyj
Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

Wow I had read the reviews but this place beat expectations! Absolutely delicious food and incredible service!!

Thank katie061980
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Questions & Answers
18 March 2018|
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Response from GautamaWangi | Property representative |
No just Monday to Saturday dinner
29 June 2017|
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Response from Michael B | Reviewed this property |
They do... not sure about if they are animal friendly.
16 April 2017|
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Response from 2HappyAussies | Reviewed this property |
Allows BYO wine with corkage charge
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
USD 33
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 81 Magnus St, Nelson Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales 2315, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Port Stephens  >  Nelson Bay
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4984 9990
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Open for dinner Tuesday to Saturday from 5.30pm
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