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29 Holtermann St, Crows Nest, North Sydney, New South Wales 2065, Australia
+61 2 9966 0445
12:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 11:00
18:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun 09:00 - 11:30
18:00 - 21:30
Sun - Sat 12:00 - 15:00
Mon - Fri 08:00 - 11:00
Mon - Sat 18:00 - 22:00
Sat 08:00 - 11:30
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Murrumbateman, Australia
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38 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Superb seafood in the suburbs. Limited but pointy wine list and an excellent array of seafood dishes. A great range of fresh fish dishes for entree and main course. The pick of the night was the grilled Ulladulla (NSW) Mahi Mahi. They tell me the oysters were great too 😁.

Thank Buster2582
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You can't visit Sydney without going there 2 Kiwis done real good , sorry for slang, These restaurants in Kirribilli, Crows nest and Manly are a must, (at least 1 )

1 Thank tomodo104
Sydney, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Have been to this restaurant a number of times over many years but very disappointed after dinner with family x 8. Salt and pepper squid was more batter than squid. Vegetable curry was only zucchini, onion and capsicum which was more crunchy like a stir fry not a curry with really no flavour. Staff really lovely and tried to make... More 

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Garfish_Restaurants, Manager at Garfish, responded to this review

Hi Thank you for your review. Firstly can I say how sorry I am that you had such a disappointing experience with us. Garfish prides itself on it's high standards of food and service and feedback like this is taken very seriously. It allows us also to review our product and ensure that all our customers leave happy and excited... More 

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37 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Went a long way for this long-time fave but seems to have deteriorated. Both fish and scallops did not really taste fresh; wine was good. There were flies hovering our table. Hope management can address these.

Thank ButchRoa
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150 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We've been here a handful of times and always had a good experience, so this rating is based on our latest experience as there were just too many misses. For a reason that escapes me now, my husband and I chose to order their featured meat dish. Maybe it was the accompanying porcini mash that drew us in. We started... More 

Thank nojoNbeans
Sydney, Australia
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97 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We have been there before and went again recently for a dinner. We opted to return as we enjoy the food and the service is always so good. We were greeted as old friends and shown to our table and the service started. The dinks we ordered came quickly and once we ordered our food the entrée was also presented... More 

Thank Idine365
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88 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2017

The staff were very accommodating, the food was good, wine selection was limited for such a good restaurant and expensive, the seating outside was great, less noisy than inside - overall very pleased with the occassion

Thank Davem152
Adelaide, Australia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

Faultless and amazing. Would go back in a heartbeat, the salmon (although asked for Medium Rare and was definitely over that) was amazing and nice and flaky, together with the sweet potato salad pairing. Dory was good too. Recommended!

Thank dshizas111
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39 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

This is truly how I feel fine dinning in Sydney should be done! Delicious fresh oysters first with a glass of fine Champagne, then a delicate entree of sautéd Moreton Bay bugs, and their signature snapper pie in a large ramekin for your main dish, both taken with a chilled bottle of white wine (Riesling), finishing with a sweet dessert,... More 

Thank Free Phoenix
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85 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

nice fish selection and good service, seated quickly on a monday night, had the barramundi and some whites

Thank kerryman68

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 38 - USD 38
Seafood, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 11:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 11:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 11:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 11:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 11:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 11:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 11:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 29 Holtermann St, Crows Nest, North Sydney, New South Wales 2065, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Sydney  >  North Sydney  >  Crows Nest
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9966 0445
Our focus is on serving the freshest fish available at a reasonable price for the ultimate seafood dining experience. Free parking (2 hrs Mon - Sat and all day Sun) is available in the council car park 50 metres from our Crows Nest restaurant.

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