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Dolphin Watch Cafe

££ - £££Cafe,
40 Victoria Pde, Nelson Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales 2315, Australia
+61 2 4984 1262
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good37%
  • Average10%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible13%
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“calamari” (2 reviews)
“waters edge” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, Australian
££ - £££
40 Victoria Pde, Nelson Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales 2315, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Grabbed a bite to eat for lunch - calamari and chips plus some fish cocktails. Service was a bit slow but was a busy public holiday. Food was received quick and hot. Calamari nice, chips crunchy but fish cocktails had skin - a bit offputting....More

Thank SmudgeB2008
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very unassuming take away or eat in place right on the beach opposite the marina. Come in your shorts or swimmers. Extensive menu of fish and chips, burgers, wraps, sandwiches, and ice creams. Order at the counter and quick delivery to your table. Outdoor seating...More

Thank LisaFL68
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Dined here twice amd very satisfied both times. Coffee as you like it and great burgers. Friendly lady and nothing was a problem. Will return 👍

Thank Don N
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

Called in for a coffee today. It was so nice i had 2. also had fish cocktails and chips. Best fish ive had. The batter was so thin. I would highly recommend this cafe. 10/10

Thank wendylee59
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Relax and enjoy the stunning views of Nelson Bay Marina with a nice cup of coffee. If you're lucky you might spot a dolphin or two. Hakan is a very nice host!

Thank Marly_Marl_Travels
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

This is an unassuming little cafe just far enough away from the main marina area, so there's no huge crowds bustling past, but right on the waterfront. We sat at a picnic table right out the front on the grassed area, overlooking the Bay. We...More

Thank Japhay
Reviewed 14 March 2017

I really liked this café because it was away from the touristy part of Nelson Bay. On my first day in Nelson Bay I went for a walk to see what was around and passed by this café and then found myself where the tourists...More

Thank Bella288
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

I have lived in Nelson Bay for four years and have only recently discovered the outstanding quality of fish and chips and take aways from the Dolphin watch my family and I visited after going to the beach and WOW what have I been missing....More

Thank aaron b
Reviewed 4 January 2017

we mostly come here for morning coffee but recently took family here for lunch on possibly one of the busiest days of the peak tourist season and still food was served with a smile. nothing is too much trouble. staff are always friendly and the...More

Thank Cheryll H
Reviewed 26 December 2016

This wonderful cafe situated right on the waterfront near Booking Office for the Dolphin Watch cruises etc is always busy in summer but it's unbeatable for location and service with a smile and it's perfectly located to grab a bite to eat or a coffee...More

1  Thank ChrisandKaryn
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  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, Australian
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 Victoria Pde, 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 1262
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