RICHMOND OYSTERS
Melbourne, VIC

Richmond Oysters has been in operation since 1959 so they know a thing or two about seafood. In addition to the company's wholesale and retail seafood supplies, Richmond Oysters offers a casual restaurant specialising in fresh and cooked seafood dishes. The atmosphere here is easygoing and amiable - not the place for a romantic dinner, but terrific for a quick meal, whether with friends or on your own.
Opening Times
 MTWTFSS
Lunch
Dinner
Address:

437-443 Church Street
Suburb:
Richmond
Contact:
Tel: +61 3 9428 5121
Cuisine:
Modern Australian, Seafood
Price Range:
$$$$ ~ $$$$
License:
Fully Licensed (no BYO)
DETAILS
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It all began about 50 years ago, with two brothers shucking oysters. Time passed, the business grew, and in 2008 it extended into a casual eating place somewhere between a cafe and a restaurant. The tables, with white plastic chairs, are grouped towards the front but the space is dominated by a huge counter that is a bar at one end and a display counter for fresh seafood on the other. It's easy-going and amiable – not the place for a romantic dinner, but terrific for a quick meal, whether with friends or on your own.

A place like this opens up many possibilities. What makes a quick lunch? Try a dozen oysters at the bar. Whether you choose Sydney rock or St Helens, they will come on a bed of salt, garnished with lemon, and you'll find that they are probably the cheapest in town, too. Fish and chips is a good option here, with the bonus that you can select your own fish from the display. Want pan-fried snapper or grilled salmon instead? Not a problem. Twirl into spaghetti marinara or pop some scallops and calamari into your mouth. Burgers come in various forms – with beef, salmon fillet, or a vegetarian sweet potato and lentil pattie. It's honest, fuss-free and your wallet will thank you. The wine list is small, and most wines are available by the glass. There's takeaway, too.
Rita Erlich
Cheap & Cheerful
Suitable for Families with children
Takeaway
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437-443 Church Street
Richmond VIC 3121
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Frank D - 9/01/2012
Excellent food at a great price. 1 minute walk from East Richmond Railway station. Time to get out of the CBD and enjoy some very good value food.
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