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Mavericks on the Bay

$$ - $$$, Seafood,
8 Teramby Rd, Nelson Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales 2315, Australia
+61 2 4984 1203
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good37%
  • Average19%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible13%
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“deli board” (4 reviews)
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Bar, Seafood, Australian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
8 Teramby Rd, Nelson Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales 2315, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Friday afternoon cocktails on the Marina! Lovely spot! Great cocktails! Fun vibe! We didn't eat there but a friend has and thoroughly recommended the food.

Thank MichelleS2710
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The music here on a Sunday afternoon is pretty good and is a bit of a Nelson Bay tradition. Mick Jones and Zane Penn are two of the staples there. The location is just perfect especially coming into summer with the open windows overlooking the...More

Thank Lee337337
Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently took two friends from the UK here for lunch.Great location and view.However food was very ordinary.We ordered burgers which were on the higher price range for burgers.When they were served the buns were black not burned and when we asked waitress why she...More

Thank Graeme S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place for a quick lunch that could very well turn into a long drink. Waiters are super friendly and fast. A really good place to hang out on a hot day and feel very relaxed. Reasonable food but a little pricey. Great wine and...More

Thank MargieMilperra
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for dinner with the family. Lovely location but food was on the average side. Prices on the reasonable side. Service and staff were very good.

Thank kmd1974
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked a table as we had 4 adults and a pram and when we got there it was by the window which was great, staff were friendly, food was amazing, last time we were there everybody around us ordered the 3 tiered seafood platter so...More

Thank Greg S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here for lunch while we were waiting to catch the boat from the harbour. The restaurant is very clean, the staff are very helpful. The food is presented beautifully however looks can be deceptive. The food was quite tasteless and a little on the...More

Thank katrina248mann
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My partner and I both had different seafood meals (mine was a mixed seafood and my partner had fish, both meals with salad). Both meals were ordinary, and the fish was not quite right, and the salad was old/yellowing (and I should have listened to...More

Thank Steve P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We dropped in for a quick feed recently. We both shared a dozen oysters and the barramundi burger. So nice especially when its washed down with a few beers while people watching on the marina. Staff are great and I'd defiantly come back here again...More

Thank Alan B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had the hot and cold seafood platter for two$95. It fed four of us. It was great. Especially the crab. Everything hot was hot and non greasy. The two large serves of crispy skin salmoan was perfectly done. Came back the taster plate and marinara....More

Thank Tim J
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Shannae L
25 December 2014|
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Response from B J P | Reviewed this property |
We are not sure if they have a formalised dress code but suspect they don't. However, most dress would be OK for the evening given that singlets and thongs would certainly look out of place in what's a pleasant dining area.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
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
Local cuisine, Kids, View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Teramby Rd, 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 1203
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Located on the ground floor at D'Albora Marina, Nelson Bay.
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