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

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.

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Bar Florian

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. Drinks-with-the-girls-at-Bar-Florian-by-

The Burger Rebellion

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.  Take a closer look

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Makimoto 

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. 

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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.

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The Latin Loafer

The Latin Loafer – a new wine bar overlooking the Hastings River is a blend of Latin American and Spanish food, wine and cocktails. The tapas menu is perfect for sharing with friends as you kick back and enjoy art, live local music and a buzzing atmosphere. 

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Cafe Lifestyle

The region has a diverse range of espresso bars and cafes where you can get your daily cuppa and tantalise your tastebuds.  No holiday is complete without doing the hard yards to discover a favourite! So warm up your appetite and get out there and start testing them out today!

Beach Guide

The pristine white sand beaches are a drawcard for visitors and residents alike.  Whether you’re looking for the ideal spot for a leisurely family picnic, a weekend BBQ with friends, a long lazy afternoon, the chance to get your 4WD off the highway and onto the sand, or an opportunity to learn how to surf - a day at the beach is just what you need.

Hinterland Delights

Drive through rich green pastures and quiet villages to waterfalls and picnic spots, go bush walking, horse riding, mountain and trail biking, or visit a producer at the farm-gate.  The hinterland offers many delights for those keen to explore...

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