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The Vista

££ - £££
Seafood, Australian
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155 Great Ocean Rd, Apollo Bay, Victoria 3233, Australia
+61 3 5237 7188
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Warrnambool, Australia
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162 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Attentive service. Elegantly presented food and delicious. Choose between indoor or outdoor tables. At the quieter end of Apollo Bay restaurant precinct.

Thank PhilipH1
Melbourne, Australia
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed in Apollo Bay for 2 nights in November 2016. We were attracted to the Seafood Platter but the $200 price tag immediately turned us off again. The Crayfish at market price was $120 for half a cray which we declined again. In the end we went for some delish samples of seafood from the entree and main selection -... More 

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food and wine were very impressive. I had the barramundi while my husband had the pork belly and we were both very impressed, with both taste and presentation. It is a bit small inside, but they have done well with their table layout, so you still feel like you can have a private conversation. They have quite a nice... More 

Thank Rebecca W
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely food, and the service was super quick for the entire meal. From entre to dessert, the food was wonderful and quickly served!

Thank zeppopilchard
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

$200 will get you a seafood platter that comfortably fed myself, my wife and our 3.5 year old. Beautiful muscles, fresh oysters,delicious bugs, fresh King prawns, calamari, scallops, cured salmon and a small crab.The skin on the fish was cooked wonderfully like a crisp wafer but was quite small. It also had complimentary garlic bread and salad both very nice.... More 

Thank Andy A
Victoria, Australia
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87 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed a group of 3 couples at the Dolphin Apartments around the corner and asked at reception to recommend a seafood place, they pointed us to the VISTA. They were right! The service, the menu, the wine were all just superb.

Thank Alex4Goldy
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As a regular visitor to Apollo Bay I'm aware that you get what you pay for here. The food at The Vista is presented beautifully and the flavours are fantastic. The new menu seems to cater for everyone. Recently I've had the scollop entree and the pork belly main. Both were incredible. I know a few people have said it's... More 

Thank Megan B
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful restaurant with a good view. Two adults shared an entree which was small for the price but we didn't mind as the flavors were amazing and got us excited for our main course. We both had the seafood linguini as it seemed popular on other reviews, and it lived up to the expectation. Very quick service and a lovely,... More 

Thank PeculiarPenny
London, England
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Had dinner here based on recommendation. Did not disappoint. Fish was fresh and delicious. Service efficient and friendly.

Thank kp23London_England
Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Great restaurant. I had the Seafood Linguine and my wife had the Pork Belly. Atmosphere and service was attentive and pleasant.

Thank TheOtherPeaInThePod

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Australian
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 155 Great Ocean Rd, Apollo Bay, Victoria 3233, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Apollo Bay
  • Phone Number: +61 3 5237 7188

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