The best fish and chips on the Gold Coast is one of those topics that everyone has an opinion on, so to settle the debate, we have done the leg work and found the freshest fish, crispy chips and the tastiest batter the coast has to offer. Here are our favourite places on the Gold Coast for 2022, so head on in and give them a try and dine on some great food and let us know what you think.
Red Hot Cod, Burleigh Heads
This Burleigh institution is known as one of the best fish and chip shops on the Gold Coast, serving up a range of locally caught and fresh seafood, with a wide range of eats and treats and the home of the five-dollar lunch special and you can sit on Burleigh Hill and chow down on a feed of fish.
Red Hot Cod – Shop 1/1716 Gold Coast Highway, Burleigh Heads, Gold Coast
Nobby’s Fisho, Nobbys Beach
The team at Nobby’s Fisho have a philosophy of keeping things simple and bringing you the freshest, healthiest fish & chips possible. Located on chairlift ave at Nobbys, serving a great selection of Fresh Fish, Burgers, Bowls, Salads and Chooks and sides, they are a great place to stop in and feed the whole family.
Shop 8 / 28 Chairlift Avenue, Nobby Beach
The Fish Shak – Broadwater Parklands
The team behind Longboards Laidback Eatery are now serving up the best fish and chips in a killer location with plenty of grassy surroundings to pull up a rug and enjoy a tasty serving or two of your favourite snapper, chunky chips with a selection of ice-cold beers and prawns fresh from the trawlers just across the water and cook everything fresh while you wait.
Broadwater Parklands, Southport,
Two Wise Fish – Mermaid Waters
This Mermaid Waters store is the talk of the suburb and often the meeting place for many waiting for their Friday night takeaway; with a great selection of reviews all describing fresh fish, great chips, crunchy calamari rings and fluffy and light batter, we think they should be on your must-try list, and they also offer delivery.
Waterway Village, Shop 1/64 Karbunya St, Mermaid Waters
Peters Fish Market
Peters is more often than not the first place that comes to mind when people ask about a good spot to get some fresh seafood or a bag or two of hot chips; located just north of Surfers Paradise on the Spit, they have been serving up seafood fresh off the trawlers for over 14 years.
120 Seaworld Drive, Main Beach
The Jolly Roger Seafood and Burgers
The crew behind this Miami sweet spot are known for dishing up delicious chips, potato scallops, epic fish, cold beer and even a burger or two, enough so that the people of the area keep coming back for lunch and dinner.
Shop 3/110 Mountain View Ave Miami
Burleigh Heads Fishmongers
There is no need for a fancy name or brand; Burleigh Fishmongers just deliver classic fish and chip and have been serving up tasty food full of flavour for the people of Burleigh for a long time now, so be sure to pop down to James Street and say hi get your hands on the catch of the day.
7/9 James St, Burleigh Heads QLD 422
Hunky Dory Fish & Chips
This franchise brings one of Melbourne’s best-known seafood brands to the Gold Coast, a family business with a rich history of serving up great Aussie Fish is now located in Palm Beach.
They have an extensive menu with fresh salads, grilled seafood, vegetarian options and even a good-looking kids’ menu.
Corner 4th Avenue and Gold Coast Hwy, Palm Beach
So what is your recommendation for The Best Fish & Chips on the Gold Coast?
If you have found yourself searching for the best fish & chips into google, we would love to hear your favourite chip joint on the Gold Coast or anywhere in Queensland is … let us know on social media or in the comments below.
PS: Don’t forget the Potato Scallops & Tartare Sauce.