For all you foodies or just hungry people heading to Port Macquarie, you have to try at least one of these restaurants and foodie delights on the Port Mac gourmet trail.

1. The Stunned Mullet
A hatted restaurant on beautiful Town Beach. 12 Williams St, Port Macquarie; 02 6584 7757

2. Fusion 7
Lindsey Schwab’s Asian-inspired cuisine. 124 Horton St, Port Macquarie; 02 6584 1171

3. Grape & Petal
Head here for tasty salads using local ingredients. 72 Clarence St, Port Macquarie; 02 6584 6880

4. Ricardoes Tomatoes
For incredibly flavoursome tomatoes worth travelling for. 221 Blackman’s Point Rd, Port Macquarie;02 6585 0663

5. Crema Espresso Bar
Some of the best coffee to be had in the Port. Corner of Horton and Clarence Sts, Port Macquarie;02 6583 9858

6. The Block Coffee + Chocolate Shop
The handcrafted chocolates are delicious. 28 Hayward St, Port Macquarie; 02 6584 4141

7. Black Duck Brewery
Enjoy the local brew with live music on Sundays.6B Acacia Ave, Port Macquarie; 0407 874 474

8. Little Fish Cafe
A must for a glass of wine in a stunning setting. Innes Lake Vineyards, The Ruins Way, Port Macquarie; 02 6581 1332

9. The Big Oyster
The freshest seafood served in a beautiful old boatshed. 315 Hastings River Dr, Port Macquarie; 02 6584 3803

10. The Milkbar
For great coffee overlooking Town Beach. 2/38 William St, Port Macquarie; 02 6583 2700

11. The Corner
Great for a leisurely breakfast in central Port Mac. 11 Clarence St, Port Macquarie; 02 6583 3300

12. Bago Vineyards and Maze
A tasty stop-off for cheese and wine. Milligans Rd, Wauchope; 02 6585 7099

13. The Living Room
Grab a coffee at this old petrol station cafe. 87 High St, Wauchope; 02 6586 0032

14. Oasis by the River
Head just south of the Port for an eclectic Aussie menu. Laurieton, 613 Ocean Dr, North Haven; 02 6559 6918


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