Whether you’re a sun-riser or a star-chaser Port Macquarie has a wealth of eateries and foodie experiences for gourmands.
Get your coffee served with salty air, join the locals in a buzzing burger joint and drink negronis after dark in a swanky Italian cocktail bar.
Salty Crew Kiosk has opened with an enviable position right on Town Beach and serves up tasty fare, good tunes and a beach vibe. Perfect for brunch after a surf or the 9km Coastal Walk, there’s Clandestino coffee, Acai bowls, delicious salads, Mexican Tacos and raw desserts. Owners Chris and Leasa Harris will also run another new restaurant called Bill's Fishhouse + Bar.
In the heart of town Bar Florian is a new retro Italian themed wine bar bringing a touch of European class to Port Macquarie. Owners Gino and Maree celebrate their Italian heritage with the finest cured meats, cheese platters, a variety of fine wines and music. The bar is named after Bar Florian in Venice, one of the oldest cafes in Europe.
The latest burger craze has hit Port Macquarie with The Burger Rebellion. Its buzzy, open plan kitchen, huge selection of chilli sauces along with ice-cream sandwiches, beer, wine, cider and milkshakes are bringing the locals back in herds.
For fresh and healthy Japanese, Makimoto combines gourmet food with a fusion of traditional and contemporary design interiors. Enjoy quality sashimi, sushi rolls and udon noodles with your sake, and if you’re dining alone there’s a sushi bar.
Drury Lane Eatery
Drury Lane Eatery boasts a Surry Hills vibe with a coastal twist. This eatery in the forecourt of the Glasshouse offers a wholesome and creative menu featuring local Near River Produce, Bellingen smokehouse salmon and house-baked bread. There are specials including Chorizo Hot Dogs and Blueberry Cheesecake Macaroons. Open for dinner Friday and Saturday nights.
Uncover hidden gems
We really do have a slice of the good life here, with so many great things to see and do! Frankies Travel takes tours across the region visiting hidden gems from vineyards and breweries to coffee roasters and heritage homesteads!
There are a range of scenic day trips to suit the family, a group of friends or solo traveller. Take a leisurely drive and explore the magical Wauchope hinterland, discover hidden gems in the Camden Haven or take in the natural beauty of the State Forests and National Parks.
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