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Scales Seafood

43 Kennedy Dr, Tweed Heads, New South Wales 2485, Australia
+61 7 5536 6937
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“fresh seafood” (57 reviews)
“prawns” (28 reviews)
“mullet” (5 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 19:00All hours
Seafood, Fast food, Australian, Gluten Free Options
43 Kennedy Dr, Tweed Heads, New South Wales 2485, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have been coming here for years. Absolute best chips and potato cakes. Fresh seafood is divine. Had a delicous spanner crab and the staff were so friendly and broke it up for us and cleaned it so we could take our meal across the road...More

Thank Amy S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

No question why it wins best year on year. The fish was the best we've had in a long time and when they say cod it is,Reef is reef and so on...

Thank David B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great selection, very busy (as soon good) walk straight across the street and sit under the trees looking at the river...perfect break!

Thank j0c0sab
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great selection of fresh seafood with very helpful and friendly staff. Especially looking for fresh prawns and live mud crabs.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is my favourite takeaway fish and chips place, it’s also amazing to buy fresh seafood from so not just a fish and chips shop, I’ve been a local for 30 years and this is one of my FAVOURITE places to eat.

Thank Robert T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You either choose your fresh fish and get them to cook it for you or order directly from their standard menu. The seafood is always fresh and beautifully cooked.

Thank Jackjul
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As always the fish and oysters were fresh as. We took ours home to cook this time but they also cook it for you. Great range of seafood. Always busy which is a good sign. Always happy with our fish from Scales.

Thank Ellyarnott
Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

Beautiful fresh yummy - locals recommended and they were right. Fresh prawns and oysters!!! Cooked goodies also excellent

Thank Kathryn O
Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

Been here many times, usually just to buy prawns straight off the boat. Decided to get dinner, so much selection and you get a choice how you want your fish cooked. Wasn’t disappointed, well will be back. There’s a park by the river with picnic...More

Thank Buzz D
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

As a family not new to the area we wanted a good fish and chip shop. This one lived up to it but was a little expensive

Thank Suziepi
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30 April 2017|
Response from Barbara R | Reviewed this property |
I think around $30 a kilo
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
09:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 43 Kennedy Dr, Tweed Heads, New South Wales 2485, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Tweed Heads
  • Phone Number: +61 7 5536 6937
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