The change of seasons in Brisbane causes more people turn to food in season, giving visitors the impetus to find the best seafood in Brisbane. There is something particularly enduring about eating fresh sea food during summer. Whether it is the delicious mussels, or perhaps the prawns served alongside a cold beer, there is something for everyone at the different seafood joints scattered across Brisbane. Make time to enjoy seafood at any of the following places.
The Fishery, whose apt moniker is as enticing as it is inviting, makes for an excellent place to enjoy fresh seafood while in Brisbane. Arguably one of the finest fish and chips joint, The Fishery has carved a niche for itself in the city.
The Fishery – 16 Baroona Rd Milton Queensland 4064 (07) 3369 4707
Sono is located in the CBD, and gives you some of the most eclectic presentations for the different sea foods. This is attributed in part to the fact that Sono is managed by Japanese who have an eye for intricate presentations. Make sure you sample the sashimi as well as the delicious crab dishes.
Sono – Tattersalls Building, Queen Street Mall, Edward St & Queen St, Brisbane QLD 4000, (07) 3220 1888
Morgan’s Seafood not only boasts some of the best seafood in all of Brisbane, it is also popular for its panoramic views. This institution was established in 1986, and has since morphed to a seafood restaurant, complete with an oyster bar and sushi food for greater diversity. The hotel’s proximity to Moreton Bay makes it a perfect destination for a day’s trip.
Morgan’s Seafood – Bird O’Passage Parade, Scarborough QLD 4020, (07) 3203 5744
Samie’s Girl in Hamilton is a popular seafood joint, and is best known for its delicious prawns. Another popular dish is the sashimi-grade salmon served with your choice side servings. During public holidays, and especially around Christmas, you want to arrive at Samie’s early enough to avoid the winding lines of people waiting for their signature prawns.
Samie’s Girl – 15 Hercules St, Hamilton QLD 4007, (07) 3131 4123
Jellyfish ranks as one of the top seafood restaurants, and not just because of the fine seafood served, but also the panoramic river views from the restaurant. Sometimes all you need is great views to compliment a great dish. While at Jellyfish, do choose from any of the 14 types of fish served on a daily basis.
Jellyfish – 123 Eagle St Brisbane Queensland 4000, (07) 3220 2202
Other top seafood restaurants worth your time while in Brisbane include:
- George’s Paragon Seafood Restaurant, Eagle St Brisbane Queensland 4000, (07) 3211 8111
- Thyme 2, 249 Turbot St Brisbane Queensland 4000, (07) 3835 3535
- Blackbird, 123 Eagle St Brisbane Queensland 4000, (07) 3229 1200
- Kapsali Meditarrenean Seafood, 31A Southbank Parklands, South Brisbane Queensland 4101, (07) 3846 1803
- Andriko’s Seafood, 65 Macgregor Terrace, Bardon Queensland 4065 (07) 3367 1900