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Joe's Fish Shack

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42 Mews Rd | Fishing Boat Harbour, WA 6160, Fremantle, Western Australia 6160, Australia
+61 8 9336 7161
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62 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

On a short visit from KL we revisited Joe's as we had good memories from twenty years back. It was great! We ordered a seafood platter with a couple of sides. We would have ordered more but the waiter advised we had plenty for the three of us. This is something we appreciate very much in a restaurant, some places... More 

Thank SensiDave
Perth, Australia
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97 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We came here quite some time ago and were underwhelmed by slow service and average food. But we decided to give it a second chance and were delighted. The service was great, the food was delicious and the view across the harbour is really a plus. I had a bowl of steaming hot seafood chowder that was amazing and my... More 

Thank pleasedtobehere
Tongala, Australia
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47 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Joe's Fish Shack is the place for seafood. If there are a few of you order a sesfood platter you will be in your element, mussels, squid, lobster, prawns and fresh fish salmon. The services was excellent plenty of bar services, and cold water to drink.View looking at water or just eat inside.Their prices were very good for the amount... More 

Thank Jenny R
Mandurah, Australia
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20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped by on the spur of the moment for a quick lunch. The person that looked after us was great, he was especially great with my boys. Service was friendly, prompt and professional. I had the main stuffed prawns (bacon and spinach stuffing) deep fried with chips and coleslaw. I am fussy with prawns and I was very happy with... More 

Thank michelle386
Sydney, Australia
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95 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Joe's has a great atmosphere, excellent service, good wine selection and yummy food! Don't miss out on this one if you want a romantic dinner for 2 or a family dinner for all. Worth making a reservation so you don't miss out!

Thank 746ballfamily746
Perth Western Australia
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68 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The fish is fine especially the spanish mackerel so why not more stars? Firstly, after recently eating on the Sydney Harbour foreshore, St Kilda and at Glenelg, there is no reason why Perth and Fremantle restaurant prices are not lower; absolutely no reason at all! Secondly the coleslaw which accompanies the fish & chips. It like KFCs from the 1980s... More 

Thank laced
Greater Adelaide, Australia
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19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Staff were friendly and attentive. Our timing was great and we garnered a corner table overlooking the harbour. Both of our meals were excellent (some of the best fish I've ever had). The only downfall here is the aging infrastructure. There is definitely history here. We thoroughly enjoyed our time and afternoon meal at Joe's Fish Shack.

Thank Thom_Kath_1988
Perth, WA
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43 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Joes has always been a go to place for me, and today was a great sunny day so decided to go and have an easy fish and chip lunch in their outdoor takeaway area. What did I deserve to get food this bad? $37.30 for overcooked, dry and scrappy chips topped off with frozen, overcooked squid rings. I also ordered... More 

Thank Derek08Perth_WA
Singapore, Singapore
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138 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm sorry Joe. I get that you seat a lot of people in that big place, and a lot of them are tourists who just want to look out over the harbour, but as a fish place, I think you need to be concerned about your fish. When I had lunch, the snapper was tough and the barramundi was like... More 

Thank CreativeSpark
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had dinner here after a very enjoyable day at Freemantle. The food was quite nice albeit a little expensive. That said we found Perth to be a bit pricey in general so not unusual. Service was terrific and a great night had by our group. Definitely made better by getting a table on the waterfront window which the staff... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Seafood, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42 Mews Rd | Fishing Boat Harbour, WA 6160, Fremantle, Western Australia 6160, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Western Australia  >  Greater Perth  >  Fremantle
  • Phone Number: +61 8 9336 7161

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