15th April, 2012

10 Places to Eat Seafood on the Gold Coast

Apart from being an incredibly beautiful place to spend your holidays in some of Australia’s best holiday accommodation, the Gold Coast is also home to some of Australia’s finest seafood restaurants. Whether you are looking for a place that is romantic, family friendly or even just affordable, the following tasty options are sure to include just the place you are after.

The Lazy Lobster

Winner of the People’s Choice Award for Best Seafood Restaurant for the past three years, this is possibly the best place to eat seafood in the entire Gold Coast area. Located right on Marina Parade, this is a fantastic place to enjoy a seafood lunch or dinner, whether it’s a big occasion or not.

Yellowfin Seafood Restaurant

Located right on Broadbeach, with a choice of open air or enclosed dining areas, Yellowfin is a fantastic place to enjoy fresh local seafood. It is worth coming for the views alone, making this the perfect place for any special occasion you are celebrating on your visit to the Gold Coast.

Omeros Bros Seafood Restaurant

This place has done an amazing job of combining high-class dining with a casual and laid back atmosphere, making Omeros Bros the perfect spot for that summer lunch date or family dinner. The views of Broadbeach are awesome and will probably have you eating slower so that you can make the meal last longer.


Right in the heart of the Gold Coast on Tedder Avenue at Main Beach, this is the place to go for fresh, deliciously prepared local oysters. If you love oysters, you will practically be living at Shuck.

Sage Café and Restaurant

The motto here is “Simple, popular food cooked exceptionally well with service that always exceeds your expectations”, and for the most part Sage does a fantastic job at delivering exactly this. Seafood isn’t the only thing available here, as there is also steak, pasta and a very popular kid’s menu.

The Captains Table

An unpretentious place located in Surfer’s Paradise. Apart from offering live seafood, this restaurant also offers well-prepared seafood at affordable prices.

Four Winds Seafood Buffet

Located in Surfer’s Paradise, the Four Winds is Queensland’s only revolving restaurant and serves up some of the best quality seafood in the Gold Coast. The views are spectacular, it is a fantastic place to have a romantic dinner and it is located in one of the best locations on the Gold Coast.

George’s Steak and Seafood

Another fantastic seafood option on Broadbeach, George’s offers a wide array of local seafood prepared and cooked in a Mediterranean style. This is a place definitely worth trying out.

Fisherman’s Cove

Serving some of the freshest local seafood, this place is one of the real dining highlights of the Gold Coast. It is located in Coolangatta.

The Shore Seafood Restaurant

Southport has some good seafood options as well, including the delicious Shore Seafood Restaurant. The Shore is a great option for a tasty meal.

If you like seafood, you are going to be spoilt on the Gold Coast, as delicious, fresh seafood is a way of life here. So take down the names and details of some of these great restaurants, book that resort in Surfers Paradise and start planning your next Gold Coast trip.