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The Best Restaurants in Port Macquarie for a Foodie Feast

Eat, Beach, Sleep, Repeat! Get ready to feast your way through the best restaurants in Port Macquarie.

Zebu Bar & Restaurant

Nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the picturesque Hastings River, Port Macquarie has become a popular destination thanks to its easy-going and carefree vibe.

But while its laidback and sunny disposition is undeniable, it's so much more than a charming coastal town — it’s a bonafide foodie destination. With beachside cafés in abundance and fine-dining restaurants shining a spotlight on the area's ocean-fresh seafood, you will be spoilt for choice when it comes time to make a booking.

From garden settings to waterfront locations, here are the best restaurants in Port Macquarie that deliver in a big way. 



Set within the idyllic surrounds of the Cassegrain Wines Estate, Twotriplefour is a triple threat when it comes to dining in Port Macquarie.

Promising picturesque panoramas, local drops, and the finest seasonal produce, this farm-to-table eatery has wine and dine weekend written all over it.

Perch yourself on the sun-soaked patio and sample the finest food and wine from the region.

24 Clarence Street, Port Macquarie

Bill’s Fishhouse & Bar

Bill’s Fishhouse & Bar

A casual dining space in the middle of town with a focus on a sea-to-plate ethos, dining at Bill's is enjoying a meal at one of the best restaurants in Port Macquarie.

A relaxed venue with a menu that's overflowing with ocean-fresh seafood, the bar holds its own with a bespoke selection of cocktails and wines.

If you come with a group, take our advice and go all-in with the chef's tasting menu. Delish.  

2/18-20 Clarence Street, Port Macquarie

Zebu Bar & Restaurant

Zebu Bar & Restaurant

Taking prime position on Port Macquarie’s stunning waterfront, Zebu has fast become a popular weekend dining spot.

Live music and a killer cocktail list set the scene for a sophisticated dining setting overlooking the Hastings River.

Open from sunup to long after sundown, Zebu’s many menus cover all bases. For something light, opt for something off the shared menu, and as for the mains, it's classic pub fare.

1 Hay Street, Port Macquarie

The Stunned Mullet

The Stunned Mullet

Love your seafood? Then this place is for you. The Stunned Mullet is the local go-to for a fine dining experience.

It's one of the best restaurants in Port Macquarie as both their lunch and dinner menus shine a spotlight on ocean-fresh seafood, and the flight of dressed oysters is the way to start any meal.

24 William Street, Port Macquarie

Whalebone Wharf

Whalebone Wharf

One of the best restaurants in Port Macquarie is Whalebone Wharf, which has been nestled on the picturesque banks of the Hastings River since 1971. Brimming with coastal-chic decor, it's the ideal spot to set up camp for a long lunch and take in the beautiful views of the river. 

Serving fresh seafood, delicious cocktails and modern fusion cuisine, soak up the good food and the equally superb views and thank us later. 

 269 Hastings River Drive, Port Macquarie



Discover Ichi, a cozy izakaya-style Japanese eatery near Port Macquarie's Fisherman’s Wharf. Start with fresh sashimi and delicate sushi rolls before sharing plates of crispy tempura vegetables, yakitori skewers, teriyaki chicken, grilled sea bass, or indulge in a delicious vegetable ramen. Water down your meal with a selection from their impressive sake menu or try a Japanese-inspired cocktail, including a refreshing yuzu highball or try the house-special sake sangria.

Shop 3/73 Clarence Street, Port Macquarie

Drury Lane Eatery

Drury Lane Eatery

Set in The Garrison, opposite the Glasshouse in town, Drury Lane Eatery has earned itself quite the reputation for its friendly staff and delicious menu, which you can eat in at their cosy digs or grab a takeaway to enjoy at Town Green.

They're open for breakfast and lunch, and although you'll find some classic café faves, their menu is creative and ever-evolving. 

5/26 Clarence Street, Port Macquarie

Cafe 66

Café 66

An eatery with an affinity for murals, Café 66 is the area’s resident trattoria and comfort food mecca. A family favourite, this neighbourhood haunt has been a staple on the Port Macquarie dining scene for over 25 years.

It cooks up antipasti, pasta, risotto and mains that are bursting with flavour, along with banging brunch plates for daytime diners.

Perfect for large gatherings as much as date nights, it’s the kind of place that makes you feel at home as soon as you walk in.

1/66 Clarence Street, Port Macquarie



For sushi fans MakiMoto, in the heart of Port Macquarie, does it best. Fresh, delicious, and melt-in-your-mouth yum, the menu here is extensive with sushi rolls, sashimi, tempura prawns edamame and a slew of other Japanese specialties all on offer.

Plus the friendly service is quick and attentive, win-win!

2/22 Horton Street, Port Macquarie



Who doesn’t love food on a stick? Serving up Japanese wood-fired BBQ and a crafty cocktail list to match, this moody after-hours haunt is one of the better things you’ll find down a dark alley.

As the name suggests, the sticks at Stick are a must, ranging from the classic Yakitori to the devilishly daring 666 sticks (order at your own risk).

Pair your spicy snacks with an expertly-prepared cocktail for the ultimate indulgence at one of the best restaurants in Port Macquarie.

1B/16 Clarence Street, Port Macquarie

Burger Rebellion

Burger Rebellion

Smack bang in the middle of town, Burger Rebellion is the local go-to for a delicious burger.

Here you can swing either way – go all-in with the falafel burger or opt for a juicy Southern Fried Chicken burger with a side of loaded chilli cheese fries. Either way, you can't go wrong. 

Shop 9, 6/14 Clarence Street, Port Macquarie

Finished feasting your way through the best restaurants in Port Macquarie and after more travel inspo? Check out our edit of the best restaurants in Albury Wodonga, then have a look at our round-up of the best tiny cabins in NSW.

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