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Fish on the Edge

36 Main Rd | Wivenhoe, Burnie, Tasmania 7320, Australia
+61 3 6431 7011
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Seafood, Australian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
36 Main Rd | Wivenhoe, Burnie, Tasmania 7320, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Eat in or takeaway, the choice is yours but either way you'll be thankful to have enjoyed perfectly cooked fish and chips. We usually order the battered flake and always enjoy it. The chips are really nice too.

Thank Alison R A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A group of friends and I came here for breakfast during the week and was so disappointed with burnt bacon you would break a tooth if you ate it and hard bread you couldn't even cut with a butter knife. Price would be good if...More

Thank white71
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Had the most beautiful battered gluten free fish and chips there this week. The batter was crunchy and so nice. Very helpful staff and the other non gluten food was also evidently very tasty.

Thank jenny d
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Great place to go to try Tassie seafood. They only stock and sell freshly cooled seafood as well as raw seafood to take home and prepare yourself. We love the Thai fishcakes and the coconut prawns. The platter is great to share and we always...More

Thank T0bybb
Reviewed 7 August 2017

A great eat in/take away fish restaurant. Licenced, and good wines available. I had flathead and chips with a yummy salad (zesty dressing), home made tartare sauce. My sister had the seafood laksa - and we shared a lovely pinot gris. Needless to say the...More

Thank CarolatJensens
Helen B, Owner at Fish on the Edge, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2017

Thanks for such a lovely review Carol. We are very proud of what we offer at Fish on the Edge, so thanks for taking the time to provide your feedback :)

Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

I had the veggie burger on rosti. It was full of flavour and very filling. I also had the side chips, but was to full to eat most of them. Happy to go again.

Thank Lissie E
Reviewed 17 June 2017

I often buy fresh fish to take home from here which is always lovely, last night I went for a sit down dinner with my girlfriends before a show. The food was excellent and the service very good, it is a casual restaurant/cafe with a...More

Thank fuzzbell
Helen B, Owner at Fish on the Edge, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2017

Really glad you enjoyed the dining experience. See you again soon!

Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

Specialised Seafood Restaurant, tonight our party of seven all agreed it was a great night out, all dishes were superb, we keep coming back for more..thank you Helen, Narelle and staff. We recommend the Seafood Platter for two at just $50, the Valhalla icecream selection...More

Thank sianjani
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Been 3 times now since new ownership and it's amazing. Had the platter for 2 on my last trip and couldn't fault it (or finish it!) well worth the money. Yummy freshly squeezed juice, only downside to this was I would have liked it colder....More

Thank Ali M
Helen B, Owner at Fish on the Edge, responded to this reviewResponded 19 April 2017

Thanks for the feedback Ali. We're more than happy to pop a couple of ice cubes through the juicer with your fruit next time. Some customers opt for this, others just prefer the chilled fruit. Just let us know. So glad you're loving the food!...More

Reviewed 11 April 2017

Amazing, we have been fans of this place and have always been pleased with the meals. Wow, the platter we ordered had fish that was better than before change of management. Congratulations ladies, a meal well prepared and delivered. Thank you.

Thank MissJane3539
Helen B, Owner at Fish on the Edge, responded to this reviewResponded 14 April 2017

Thanks Miss Jane. Hope you visit again soon!

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Yes we do. 10am - 3pm. See you soon 😃
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36 Main Rd | Wivenhoe, Burnie, Tasmania 7320, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  Burnie
  • Phone Number: +61 3 6431 7011
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Licensed seafood café open for breakfast, lunch and dinner Monday to Saturday and breakfast and lunch on Sunday.
Fish on the Edge compliments fresh Tasmanian and Australian seafood with crisp salads and vegetables adding a modern twist to the traditional Australian favourite, fish and chips.
Fish on the Edge offers vegetarian, non-seafood and gluten free options. If you’re after a cosy night in or quick fix, take away meals are also available.
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