People's choice: Brisbane's best seafood

People's choice: Brisbane's best seafood

We sea delicious dishes in your future…

Been craving scrumptious seafood? No need to get crabby, our deep sea loving G&G readers have given us the o-fish-all rundown on all the sweet seafood spots around town. 

One Fish Two Fish | Kangaroo Point 

Whether you’re craving classic takeaway fish and chips, or more gourmet combinations such as oysters, crab bao buns, Moreton Bay bugs or provincial fish stew, you’ll be hooked on One Fish Two Fish.

And don’t miss their upcoming Great Friday special! Munch through a six course dinner including salmon sashimi, Mooloolaba banana prawns, grilled Goldband snapper… and a chocolatey Easter treat for dessert. You can grab your tickets here

Hot tip: if you don’t feel like eating in, order your seafood to go and soak up the view from Kangaroo Point cliffs.

The Fishery | Milton 

Whether you’re after cheeky takeaway or fresh fish and seafood to take home and cook yourself, The Fishery will be your new go-to. If you’re new to the cooking game, you can swing by The Fishery seven days a week for everything under the sea. Owner Murray Dalton has over 20 years experience as a chef and is brimming with ideas on how to prepare your home cooked meal. 

Hot tip: try their prawn cutlets!

Reef Seafood & Sushi | Gasworks, Newstead 

Calling all sushi fans! Reef Seafood & Sushi are serving up all your favourite seafood sensations with a Japanese twist. Dig into sashimi platters, tempura treats, don sets, bento boxes, soups and curries, as well as classic grilled fish. Their famous hot and cold seafood platter for one, two or four is a must try!

Hot tip: pair your meal with a wine (or two!) from their extensive list. 

The Prawnster | Dockside Marina, Kangaroo Point 

You cannot be more at one with the sea and its food than at The Prawnster. Live your best fisherman life and dine on a beautifully repurposed trawler (The Princess Prawnster), on the Dockside Marina. Get the gang back together for this unique dining experience as The Prawnster only serves fresh Aussie catch platters. Chow down on prawns, oysters, sashimi, Moreton Bay bugs and whole large split lobsters!. 

Hot tip: for the most gourmet dining experience try the San Michele platter. 

Morgan’s Seafood Market | Scarborough

If you consider yourself a true marine master, look no further than Morgan’s Seafood Market. Serving seafood from their trawlers to Scarborough locals since 1986, they have since expanded to their own seafood takeaway, oyster bar and sushi bar. Feast on a range of fish, burgers, salads, and sashimi, as well as seafood and vegetarian sushi, nigiri and oysters. 

Hot tip: The team at Morgan’s Seafood Market really know their stuff. Check out their guide for how to buy the best quality seafood here

SK Steak & Oyster | Fortitude Valley 

SK Steak & Oyster take surf ‘n turf to new sea heights! With an extensive menu for both steak and seafood stomachs, treat yourself to dishes including spanner crab and truffle soup, lobster risotto, seafood platters and raw yellowtail kingfish served with lime, soy and jalapeño. 

Hot tip: wash down your meal with their signature martini. 

George’s Seafood Paragon | Brisbane CBD 

Riverside views for your seaside meal, it doesn’t get much better than that. George’s Seafood Paragon delivers the ultimate Greek seafood feast filled to the brim with muscles, oysters, fish and crustaceans including whole lobster mornay, as well as hearty pastas and prime meats. They also boast a jam-packed seafood platter and six different seafood focused three-course meals. 

Hot tip: bring your friends and share a massive mixed dessert platter.

The Fish Factory | Morningside 

Bistro seafood restaurant, fresh sushi and sashimi, seafood to prepare at home, and takeaway treats – The Fish Factory is your one stop shop for all nautical needs. Be sure to grab a table in the bistro for scrumptious seafood meals and a vast range of fresh salads.

Hot tip: grab a piece of baklava with your purchase – you’re sure to lava it. 

Tempest Restaurant  | Scarborough  

Serving seafood straight from the trawlers on their doorstep, award winning Tempest Restaurant delights diners with a sensational seafood menu featuring dishes like Peruvian Paella (overflowing with scallops, mussels, octopus and Moreton Bay bugs), but the real treat is their Teppanyaki grill! 

The internationally trained chefs are equipped with all the latest tricks to create the most entertaining dining experience, so you know you’re in for a great time. Choose between a multi-course banquet or browse the menu and build your own! 

Hot tip: liven up your lunch with their $39 weekday express lunch menu. 

Sea Fuel | West End and Cleveland 

Ready to fuel you for the day, Sea Fuel has filling fish and chip meals down to an art. Chow down on fish fillets including red emperor and Tasmanian salmon, share plates and fresh salads. Try their exciting whiting and prawn tacos served with red cabbage slaw, coriander, Greek peppers, chilli lime sauce. Y-U-M!

Hot tip: they also serve panko crumbed halloumi…I’ll just leave that here. 

The Barra Boys | East Brisbane and Moorooka 

Ahoy! Barra Boys is going to be your new fave chippy takeaway. Pumping out all the classic fish and chip combos, juicy burgers and family sized feast meals served at seafood market prices, there’s sure to be a tasty treat for everyone. 

Hot tip: whether you call it a scallop, cake or fritta (fyi, it’s a scallop!) – add it to your next order. 

Go fish, friends!

Words by Priya Shah
- The gourmand who's all about that (sea) bass.