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Seafood, Fast food, Australian
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards, Waterfront
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Reviewed 24 June 2021

What a find! We came across Charis Seafood purely by accident and it was a very delicious accident! I had grilled fish which was super fresh and very well cooked. My husband enjoyed his battered fish. The chips were also delicious, service was quick and...we would certainly return. Some of the best fish and chips we've had in a VERY long time.More

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed 26 May 2021

Bought a couple of sea scallops and a fish cake for a snack. Well at $3.00 each for the sea scallops i was very disappointed! Size of a ten piece coin! No roe! Was crumbed and tastless! Disgraceful charging that price! As for the fish...cake that was ok and price accordingly!More

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 17 May 2021

If you want fresh seafood Charis is the only place to go, We had takeaway and ordered fresh snapper from from the cabinet and when we got home we couldn't eat it all and would travel 15 minutes to get quality as we do. KC

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 24 April 2021 via mobile

At $40 a kilo. The Spanner Crabs should be quality and fresh.I have eaten crabs for 70 years.However my last two purchases were neither of these.Inedible. Fresh seafood and fruit are rarely complained about if not up to standard.That is a pity.This business is a...goldmine prices sky high.They fail miserably on price and quality.I am a Queenslander and live in Melbourne I am disappointed that we the public tolerate such poor quality .We need to stand up and complain.These crabs should not be sold.Suspect in cold storage due to oversupply .They rely on the fact no complaints or productI will never return product.The so called fresh wild medium prawns were tasteless.I will never return.Hopefully this will dissuade one of the masses to shop elsewhere.Try the trawlers.Cheaper an fresher.More

Date of visit: March 2021
Reviewed 13 April 2021

I have been coming here for many years and have loved their food. However, the last 2 times I have been here I have been very disappointed. The potato scallops were rubbery and batter terrible, the fish batter was thin and almost watery and it...was all very tasteless. I won't be going there again.More

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed 4 March 2021

My husband I went for lunch today and were very disappointed. We had fish and chips, the fish they use was from NZ, it was rubbery in texture and I did not like the taste. Charis have had a good name on the Gold Coast...for years but if this is what they are going to serve their ratings will drop dramatically and people will not return, we won't. So disappointed. There is no inside seating, only outside.More

Date of visit: March 2021
Reviewed 2 February 2021

I have been going to Charis for 25 years. Last sunday I bought a dozen Tasmanian Pacific oysters. I ate about 5 before i suspected something... i ate another.. it appeared slimy. IT WAS OFF... i spat it out.. I lifted the remainder out of...the shell... a clear snotty slime oozed back into each shell... they stunk. Although i spat the bad one out, there was enough bacteria left in my mouth that rendered me ill for 24 hours.More

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed 13 January 2021 via mobile

Amazing fresh and cooked seafood. We always come here so highly recommend for a casual meal either by yourself or with a group. The outside area is perfect for kids with a playground adjoining.

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 19 December 2020

Had cravings for fresh prawns and at first a little concerned about $10+/kg price difference between wild caught and farmed , as $s tight chose 750gm of the farmed only because of look of freshness and sustainability of farmed prawns . Couldn't have been happier,...not tough not to salty and just as they presented very fresh. Ate like a King , thought about saving a few for later but no way , all down the hatch . Going back today to check Lobster situation but doubt wether they'll be able to compete with Coles n Woolies at present, who are selling whole WA Rock Lobsters for $20 each . China you've done Australians a great favour , now we get to enjoy our own clean , green seafood. Keep on banning our products, good for us ,to bad for you !More

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 28 November 2020 via mobile

A trip to the coast should include a stop at Charis Seafoods. Very popular. Great selection of fresh fish and other seafood, you can even buy King Crab! Great spread of take away freshly cooked to your liking seafood. Parking is limited directly near Charis,...but you can get lucky with parking nearby and a short walk alingbthe foreshore.More

Date of visit: November 2020
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26 October 2017|
Response from 678eberhardz |
2017 I'm sure Jana left the area a long time ago , hopefully to return as the fresh seafood is as I'm concerned the best on the coast . From local .
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1 October 2017|
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Response from decipal | Reviewed this property |
Open from 7.30am to 7,30 pm. Good seafood either fresh or cooked!
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Yes, Charis Seafoods offers takeaway services.

Charis Seafoods is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 3.5
  • Service: 3.5
  • Value: 3.5
  • Atmosphere: 3.5