Food + Drink

Best Seafood Markets in Brisbane

By Daniel Colasimone - 24 Apr 2013

It seems a simple formula, but seafood sellers who provide straight-off-the-trawler fresh produce, a wide variety of said produce to choose from, and good customer service pretty much tick all the boxes.

We've already given you Brisbane's Best Butchers, now here are five of the top fish and seafood sellers around the city, so you've really got no excuses not to cook every night this week! 

Fish Factory

Everything at Fish Factory is sourced from Australia and New Zealand (they buy direct from the Raptis fishing fleets) and you can guarantee it's super fresh. All the kinds of cooked and uncooked seafood and fish you could imagine -- it's one of the city's largest seafood markets.

Where: 363 Lytton Rd, Morningside

Samies Girl Fresh Seafood Market

Prawns, oysters, Tasmanian salmon, bugs, crabs, whole fish, fillets; Samies has it all, and you know it's fresh. Owner, Kristina Georges has a passion for seafood and it shows in the quality produce she offers customers.

Where: 15 Hercules St, Hamilton

Yuen's Market

With a massive range of goodies from the ocean, Yeun's is the place to go if you are chasing harder-to-find seafood. Aside from a variety of the seafood you'd expect in most supermarkets, here you'll discover imported produce from Asia to add a bit of flair to your meals.

Where: Market Square, Sunnybank

Aussie Seafood House

All the shellfish you could ever want, frozen and fresh fish, and the usual yummies, like oysters and crabs, all housed in a big red building in Lawnton. Be warned; it can get busy!

Where: u1/690 Gympie Rd, Lawnton

Morgan's Seafood

It's an oyster bar, restaurant, takeaway joint, and seafood market all in one. Why not head down on a weekend, enjoy a lovely meal by the water, then grab your seafood supplies for the rest of the week? Morgan's has got you covered.

Where: Birds of Passing Parade, Scarborough Boat Harbour, Redcliffe

TUL Note: After a six-year stint as a freelance journalist in Buenos Aires, Daniel is back in Brisbane to find that his knowledge of Argentinian football is of little practical value here. Luckily, his other areas of expertise, such as eating food, drinking wine, and writing about it, are applicable across most cultures.  

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