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US$10 - US$28
Seafood, Australian
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Three of us ate at the SS last night, and all three meals were thoroughly enjoyed. The presentation was only outdone by the flavours. I can't remember enjoying a meal this much, for a very long time. Well done!

Date of visit: February 2021
Reviewed 13 January 2021

That the Salty Squid even exists in a town of this size is amazing; that it can serve such wonderful food as well is a miracle. Ate there 3 times during our week in Toogoom and each time we were impressed. Both prawn and squid...More

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed 31 December 2020 via mobile

A lovely spot for drinks. We didn’t eat there but menu looked good. Very good service too. Worth a visit (we suggest booking particularly in high season as it is one of only two restaurants in town).

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 12 December 2020 via mobile

We were pleasantly surprised with the excellent food and friendly staff! Large portions too, so fast before going there....:) . We’ll be back!

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 3 December 2020 via mobile

Waitress that took our order was definately not very helpful or friendly but I think this is her personality. Only a few other people in restaurant & still food took forever to come out. Pork buns were yummo but other main meals were really lacking...More

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 1 November 2020

Though the only people there, our meals took a long time to arrive.My serving came cold so there was another wait for a reheat. Then we had to line up again to pay as we left. Coffees were good and came promptly. The best they...More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 30 October 2020 via mobile

We visited this restaurant recently as it came highly recommended from an acquaintance. The staff were very helpful, friendly and efficient. Great value for money. Our meal however, was very disappointing. We ordered a seafood platter for two. It was a good size, Could not...More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 24 October 2020

We stayed in Toogoom for an extended weekend and visited The Salty Squid twice for breakfast. Absolutely delicious, even our 3 boys loved it and 2 of them are very fussy eaters. Slices from their glass cabinet were a yummy take home treat for afternoon...More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 20 September 2020

Delicious meals in a great setting. Big surprise was the excellent dinner menu on a Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Staff very friendly and as with most places in the Fraser Coast - dog friendly. We went 3 times- breakfast, coffee and cake and dinner, all...More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 8 September 2020

Delightful staff friendly and efficient. Ordered the seafood platter for two Beautiful selection of scallops calamari tempura fish, very large local prawns freshly made sauces(2) crispy fried chips and a fresh salad it was beautifully presented and the seafood was so fresh Very well priced....More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Frequently Asked Questions about Salty Squid Licensed Seafood Bistro
    Does Salty Squid Licensed Seafood Bistro offer takeaway?
    Yes, Salty Squid Licensed Seafood Bistro offers takeaway services.
    Does Salty Squid Licensed Seafood Bistro offer delivery?
    Yes, Salty Squid Licensed Seafood Bistro offers delivery services.
    How is Salty Squid Licensed Seafood Bistro rated?
    Salty Squid Licensed Seafood Bistro is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4.5
    • Atmosphere: 4.5