Sydney Fish Market, Sydney

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The world's third largest seafood market, Sydney Fish Market incorporates a working fishing port, a wholesale fish market, a fresh seafood retail market, a sushi bar, gift shop, a fruit and vegetable market, a beverage outlet, indoor seating, and an outdoor promenade. There's so much to do and see here that most tourists opt to join an official tour. Contact the market's management ahead of time to organize a behind-the-scenes tour of the popular wholesale seafood auction. You can also drop by on a rainy day for a meal of fresh sushi and sashimi, for which the market is renowned across Australia. Keep in mind that the sushi bar gets extremely busy during lunchtime, so it's best to visit earlier in the morning to avoid crowds and take advantage of indoor seating. Take a look at our Sydney tour itinerary tool to schedule your visit to Sydney Fish Market and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • Purchased two $10Aus Opal cards for use with ferries, buses, trains and tram. Very beneficial card to have for traveling in this city. If you purchase the card in the main ferry station at the Quay yo...  more »
  • In addition to the iconic Opera House and Harbour Bridge, this is another Sydney attraction that is NOT to be missed out. From Central train station, we hopped on to the light rail for Fish Markets. T...  more »
  • Expected to have more insight into a seafood market, actually it's more a bunch of seafood restaurants with nice fresh seafood. Worth to go there for a seafood lunch  more »
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  • This is world class fish mongering at it's very finest! They will give you a great deal on the seafood of your choice and unlike many seafood markets, they will even cook it up for you on the spot, fresh or battered with a lovely glass of wine or a beer and some chips. Have a look at the boats docked and bring the kids as there is something for everyone. Especially if they are hungry and like seafood!
  • 3 people, vacation out to Sydney. Went to sushi bar and ordered the seafood platter for 3. Pretty sure we came late. Food was fairly cold and soft. Might give it a try another time. When the deep fry is still hot and actually worth tasting Other than that. Interesting setting for photographs. Different to regular city life
  • If you want to eat in a more peaceful atmosphere try to aim to go in the early morning. If you go after 12pm it usually gets really packed and hard to get a seat. There is a liquor store for those who want to have a little alcohol with their meal. There is several stores that sell different fresh produce (oysters, salmon, tuna etc) and stores that sells cooked food (cooked lobster, calamari rings etc). A sushi train and fresh fruits (if you want a healthy dessert). There is a car park if you want to take your car but it is usually quite packed so it might be hard to get parking. You can take a tram to and from the location from central station which is really convenient.
  • Five stars for being the best place to buy fresh seafood, but 2 stars for the food unless you’re into fried food. Be prepared to fight for seats, seagulls and crowds if you want to eat there. If you go during a weekday you may have a decent experience.
  • A unique experience. Interesting. Food court prices are sky high! Expect to pay well above $50 a head. Shops get away with original yet monstrous creations like creamy rice lobster (does not work!) A total tourist trap!

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