Top Choice Modern Australian in Port Macquarie

Stunned Mullet

This fresh, seaside spot is one serious dining destination. The inspired contemporary menu features classic dishes such as pork belly with seared scallops, alongside exotic listings such as Patagonian toothfish. The…
Cafe in Port Macquarie


On a sunny day you can sit on the street between the palm trees, order the generous house breakfast, sip a grunty coffee and plan your next move: the beach or another coffee stop?
Cafe in Port Macquarie

Rainforest Cafe

You may be surrounded by lush foliage, but don't expect bush tucker: the talented chef is as French as they come. The focus is on healthy sandwiches and salads, and heavenly cakes and pastries.
Fusion in Port Macquarie

Fusion 7

Chef-owner Lindsey Schwab worked in London with the father of fusion cuisine, Peter Gordon. He now oversees a short but innovative menu where local produce features prominently and desserts are particularly deliciou…
Italian in Port Macquarie

Café 66

This agreeable, unreconstructed Italian eatery has good coffee and reasonably priced pasta, risotto and grills. Book ahead on Tuesday nights when half of Port tries to squeeze in for two-for-one pasta.
Modern Australian in Port Macquarie

Corner Restaurant

This sleek operation has a definite Sydney-ish sheen, starting with the excellent daytime cafe fare such as house-cured salmon and inventive risottos. Dinner heads into fine-dining territory with a modern, appealing…
Cafe in Port Macquarie

Milkbar Town Beach

A casually chic cafe on the ground floor of the beachside Observatory hotel, Milkbar is known for its home-made icy poles, single-origin coffee and surfer clientele.
Seafood in Port Macquarie

Whalebone Wharf

Grab a seat on the deck overlooking the river and tuck into a plate of chilli Moreton Bay bugs (flathead lobster), blue swimmer crab linguine or fish and chips. Cocktails and desserts are also good.
Cafe in Port Macquarie

Social Grounds

Pull up a chair at the shared tables on the deck of this hip local hang-out. The wall menu wanders from eggs and bagels to towering Reuben sandwiches and gutsy salads. The coffee is dependably good.
Cafe in Port Macquarie

LV's on Clarence

Whether you're dropping by for a lunchtime slider or lingering over a coffee and home-made sweet, this down-to-earth cafe is a great option any time of day.