Here, you can have your fill of fresh local seafood, as well as Australian, Continental, Asian and other international cuisines.
If you’re headed this way or just passing through, make sure you pencil in any one (or all) of the top nine best Esperance restaurants.
If you want to sample the best of Esperance seafood, FishFace is the place to be.
Famous for their fish and chips and a range of seafood dishes like their fish specials, surf and turf, and tasty mushroom chips, FishFace restaurant is a favourite among locals and tourists alike.
Here, you’ll have a chance to sample local fish like gummy shark, nannygai, blue eye, ocean jacket, skippy, groper and gemfish, as well as whiting from Shark Bay. In addition, you can enjoy fish prepared just the way you like it if you try their ‘Create Your Own Fish Meal’. First, you’ll choose the fish you want from their specials board, then have it grilled, battered or crumbed, select your sides and enjoy!
Serving as an Esperance cafe, restaurant, bar and general store in one, The Condingup Tavern is famous for its hamburger – said to be the best of its kind in Esperance – and fresh, tasty food.
Some of their house specialties include Reef and Beef (scotch fillet steak with creamy garlic prawns), Seafood Supreme (grilled fresh Orleans Bay snapper topped with creamy garlic prawns, and scones served with jam and cream.
With an afternoon, bar and dinner menu, as well as a range of drinks and desserts, The Condingup Tavern is your perfect stop after climbing Frenchman Peak at Cape Le Grand or walking amongst the wildflowers at Cape Arid National Park.
If you’re looking for a restaurant that’s a tad fancier than the typical casual dining options in Esperance, then the Loose Goose is a must-try for your dinner plans.
With specialties like grilled prawns wrapped in bacon (King Prawns), local grilled scallops and gummy, as well as their daily specials, the Loose Goose Esperance is well worth a visit. Meals include complimentary herb or garlic bread and for those with a sweet tooth, desserts can be ordered to takeaway. Head along to the Loose Goose Bar and Restaurant on your next Esperance adventure.
If you love the thought of dining in a place with an olive farm as its backdrop, then you’re in for a treat at the Yirri Grove Olive Farm and Restaurant. Here, you’ll get to dine on their trendy menu items, like Bechamel Gummy & Leek Pot Pie with Salad, Seafood Chowder with Sourdough Toast, and scones, plus their daily blackboard specials.
Aside from serving meals made from the freshest local produce, the Yirri Grove Olive Farm and Restaurant also features the farm’s own olive oil, local preserves, gift items and works of art.
Formerly known as S’Juice, Sir Juice at the Esperance Esplanade is popular among locals and tourists looking for a place to get honest-to-goodness fresh juices and other healthy options.
Sir Juice is your go-to place for a quick bite as you take in the delightful seaside scenery. Here, you can enjoy fabulous grilled paninis like roast beetroot, balmy salami; mortadella; Caprese; and roast sweet potato and capsicum. They also serve delicious soups of the day that vary greatly, including Tangy Thai Curry, Field Mushroom, Cauliflower and Roast Almond, Carrot Coconut Coriander, and Japanese Udon Noodles.
Sir Juice begins serving fresh, nutritious salads when soup season’s over. These include Roast Pumpkin & Sweet Potato, Roast Beetroot & Apple, Roast Corn, Black Bean, Quinoa, Tomato & Rocket, and Roast Sweet Potato & Red Capsicum.
Are you craving some sushi and noodles in a no-fuss, simple setting? Then head to Xing’s Sushi & Noodle.
Here at Xing’s, they never disappoint, with satisfied patrons singing praises for Xing’s yummy peppered beef, nasi goreng and Singaporean noodles. Service is casual and fast, so if you’re super hungry and love Oriental dishes, then make sure you stop by Xing’s restaurant Esperance.
Location: 6 Andrew St, Esperance
Phone: 08 9071 5826
Known for its bright, airy and cheerful atmosphere and lovely beachside location, Taylor St Quarters is even more famous for its extensive menu and delicious food.
Serving brunch, lunch and dinner, as well as a variety of bar snacks, cocktails and wines, Taylor St Quarters serves food that’s always just as much a delight to look at as it is to eat. Try their beef brisket croquettes, tempura fish tacos, local pork belly and pan-fried barramundi, as well as their seriously yummy vegan options on your next visit to this side of Esperance.
Love a cuppa joe in the morning (or any time of the day)? For great coffee and breakfast options, head to the Museum Village Café. Aside from serving steaming mugs of coffee, refreshing iced coffees and milkshakes, they serve a wide range of tasty breakfast staples like pancakes, scones, rolls and eggs done your way.
The Museum Village Café is also a hit during lunchtime or for snacks, featuring daily specials like Seafood Plate with Salad & Chips, Battered Fish Burger with Chips, Seafood Fettuccini in Garlic Sauce and many more.
Craving some honest-to-goodness Chinese cuisine?
Golden Orient Chinese Restaurant Esperance offers a couple of delicious Chinese favourites like bean and black bean sauce and fried rice, honey chicken, Mongolian lamb, scallops, braised beef in oyster sauce, satay king prawn, and lemon squid.
Location: 49 Dempster St, Esperance
Phone: 08 9071 3744
Esperance is a great place to delight in nature’s beauty, especially seaside destinations and national parks.
Aside from its many natural attractions, Esperance also features several excellent restaurants that you and your crew should try.
Whether you’re feeling hungry after a WA road trip, a day of adventure or are craving for a specific type of food or cuisine, Esperance has the perfect restaurant to satisfy your taste buds. To ensure you get to sample the very best of Esperance cooking, consider dropping by the restaurants on this list.
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