Old friends are arriving this week and were wondering where to get good food and coffee in Port. So here’s a list of my favourites … if anyone wishes to add good spots I’ve missed feel free to chime in in the comments.
The Milkbar – Town Beach 2/38 William St, Port Macquarie
Has a all day breakfast menu … with a few burgers thrown in at lunch time. Always busy. Good coffee.
Meg ‘n Me – Shop 12/6-14 Clarence Street, Port Macquarie
Only been here once, I don’t get to this part of town very often, many locals regard it has the best coffee in town. Not a cafe, but an espresso bar, with a boutique attached where you browse the fashion.
Buzz Cafe – Shop 9, Peachtree Walk, 72 Horton St, Port Macquarie
Hidden away in an arcade but I really love the coffee here.
Ruins Cafe – 1 Major Innes Road, Port Macquarie
My local and a frequent stopping point for me on my way to work. Way outta town, but they are opening up in the CBD.
Rivermark Cafe – 261 Hastings River Drive,Port Macquarie
Probably my favourite place for lunch. A little way out of town on the river. Menu includes a mixture of wraps and light meals along with more expensive gourmet options. Hippie Child loves the soft shell crab and I go the pear, feta, prosciutto, cashews & croutons salad or the warm harissa chicken, rocket, semi dried tomatoes, kipflers & guacamole salad.
The Beach House – Royal Hotel 2 Horton Street Port Macquarie
Can be a bit hit and miss, but the best views in town. I love it for a long lunch when I’m not working or drinks after work, watching the sunset and leading into a meal when you decide you need something to soak up the wine.
Sushiko – 21 Short St, Port Macquarie
Had a change of menu last year, but I hear it’s now returned to the delicious Japanese food that made it a really popular spot in Town. I love the Terakyi Chicken at this one.
Fusion 7 – 6/124 Horton Street,Port Macquarie
Probably need to book for this one. Tend to go here for special occasions, superb food. Although expensive.
Bill’s Fishhouse – Clarence Street, Port Macquarie
This one opened up last year. I’ve been there for lunch and it was very nice would definitely go back.
Grape and Petal – 72 Clarence Street, Port Macquarie
I walked past here the other day and it seemed closed for renovations. I hope it will be making a comeback. Has the best sharing platters in town.