Port Stephens is renowned for its seafood, so it’s the perfect place for a serving of freshly-cooked fish and chips; well-deserved after an ocean swim. The Nelson Bay Marina is probably the best place to indulge in a seafood feast. Whether it's local oysters, fresh-caught bream, or succulent prawns, you’re in for a treat, and with bonus sea views. There are plenty of cuisines on offer, from simple cafe fare, to Italian food, to bistro-style menus, this holiday haven has them all.
Some of the Port Stephens accommodation and resorts even feature highly-acclaimed on-site dining options, with breakfast and room service that are top-notch. If not, you’re still spoiled for choice in the Port Stephens area, and hotel and resort staff will usually be more than happy to recommend fantastic places to dine. Take a look around Port Stephens, Nelson Bay and Shoal Bay and see what you find; there are some little-known gems and popular local haunts that might be just what you’re after.