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Tommy Ruff Fishbar - Elsternwick, Elsternwick, AU-VIC

Tommy Ruff Fishbar - Elsternwick

4.5
4.5
32 Reviews
$40 and under
Seafood

Voted No.1 Fish & Chips in Melbourne (Time Out Dec 2020).

Tommy Ruff is everything seafood! Unique flavours and an affordable seafood experience, from classic fish & chips through to a diverse selection of fresh, healthy quality local seafood.
Serving sustainable sourced seafood.
Enjoy a large selection of fresh fish, whole fish, platters, prawns and daily specials at our 3 locations.

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Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Cuisines

    Seafood, Vegetarian / Vegan

  • Hours of Operation

    Dinner
    Tue–Sun 4:00 pm–8:30 pm

  • Phone number

    (03) 9077 8815

  • Payment Options

    MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress Code

    Business Casual

  • Area

    Elsternwick

  • Cross Street

    Glen Huntley Road

  • Parking Details

    Carre Street

  • Additional

    Beer, Cocktails, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Kosher, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeaway, Wine

Menu

View menu on restaurant's website

What 32 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.5
4.5 based on recent ratings
  • 4.6Food
  • 4.5Service
  • 4.2Ambience
  • 4.4Value

NoiseEnergetic

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  • Melbourne

    Neighbourhood Gem

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  • Southern Suburbs

    Best Overall

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    Best Food

  • Southern Suburbs

    Best Service

  • Southern Suburbs

    Best Value

  • Southern Suburbs

    Fit for Foodies

  • Southern Suburbs

    Group Bookings

  • Southern Suburbs

    Neighbourhood Gem

  • Southern Suburbs

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  1. VF

    VivienneF

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 4 May 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4

    Consistently good on all levels. We were next to quite a noisy table so that was the only negative.

  2. AA

    AlexA

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 29 April 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4

    Beautifully crafted unpretentious seafood focused on freshness and quality.

  3. SR

    StanR

    Melbourne

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 22 April 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience3

    The quality is dependable. Nothing flash about the place, but comfortable and suited us well.

  4. S

    Sally

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 7 April 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience4

    Great food great service will keep returning Very good value

  5. JK

    JoeK

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 3 April 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Highly recommended! For taste quality, quantity and service .

  6. JT

    JoanneT

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 2 April 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience4

    The online booking system works well. Plenty of parking in local streets. The greeting we received on arrival was warm and friendly. I enjoyed the sesame crusted tuna with pumpkin and bean salad. A good size piece of tuna which was well cooked. The salad was a great accompaniment. Will visit again.

  7. KC

    KimC

    Melbourne

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 26 March 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4

    So great to dine there again after so many years. The food was excellent and the main team still there to welcome us back. Thank you ! Will be back again.

  8. AS

    AnnaS

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 25 March 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    We had a lovely evening, loved the food, that's why we keep coming back!

  9. TS

    TanyaS

    Melbourne

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 3 March 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Great food, excellent service and nice atmosphere.

  10. RP

    RebeccaP

    Melbourne

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 26 February 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience4

    Delicious and fresh food friendly staff - we will be back

  11. BT

    BelindaT

    Melbourne

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 19 February 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4

    The food at Tommy Ruff’s never disappoints. Generous serves, fresh and tasty. Give the fish tacos a go - delish!

  12. PB

    PeteB

    New York Area

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on 19 January 2022

    overall1food1service1ambience1

    You took my booking and confirmed it by text only for us to arrive and it was closed!

  13. LT

    LitsaT

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 17 December 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Great, affordable, tasty seafood and salads in particular. Very clean. Great place to eat casual, intimate or a small event at either indoor or outdoor courtyard with friendly staff.

  14. NP

    NickyP

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 14 December 2021

    overall4food4service4ambience3

    Food was delicious as usual, due to setout noise level quite high.

  15. L

    maryL

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on 6 November 2021

    overall1food1service1ambience1

    The food is delicious, healthy, and hot. Service could be a bit faster. Waiter is very friendly and helpful. Booking is easy via internet and confirmation. Casual, good value and good service. What more could anyone want?

  16. JF

    JamieF

    Melbourne

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 31 July 2021

    overall5food5service4ambience4

    Great fish and good prompt service as usual. Highly recommend.

  17. DB

    DouglasB

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 10 July 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Excellent all round wonderful time Recommend to anyone

  18. MC

    MayaC

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 9 July 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Service was excellent and our meal came promptly and was delicious and plentiful.

  19. LS

    LeahS

    Melbourne

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 8 July 2021

    overall5food4service5ambience5

    The service was outstanding, the food was high standard, and we received value for money.

  20. NB

    NatashaB

    Melbourne

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 27 June 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Great service great food

  21. s

    shanak

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 24 June 2021

    overall4food4service4ambience4

    WE FOUND THE STAFF VERY ACCOMODATING, THE FOOD ARRIVAL TIME WAS GREAT, AND CAME HOT. OVERALL IT WAS A VERY PLEASEANT EXPERIENCE

  22. JM

    JennyM

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 22 June 2021

    overall5food5service4ambience5

    Delicious food. Prawn tacos and calamari were amazing.

  23. AS

    AndrewS

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 19 June 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Delicious food, beautifully prepared and generous portions. A great night out.

  24. MH

    MickH

    Melbourne

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 16 June 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience3

    Always good to come here. The food’s good, imaginative, and well priced. The staff are terrific, and very friendly.

  25. RL

    RuthL

    Melbourne

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 19 May 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience4

    Tommy Ruff always delivers a great quality fish dinner!

  26. JS

    JuliaS

    Melbourne

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 15 May 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    The staff here are always so friendly and attentive. The atmosphere is great and not too loud at all, so the perfect place to go out and still be able to have a conversation. The food is absolutely incredible and servings are extremely generous. There is such great variety when it comes to the dishes; my must haves are definitely the fish wings - we get these every time without fail! The Chowder and the Fish Curry are delicious too. Highly recommend.

  27. M

    Mytran

    Melbourne

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 18 April 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    There’s always full of lovely people here. Went there for my aunt’s birthday dinner and we had a lot of fun. Thanks guys for making the day more special 😘

  28. A

    Addicted

    Melbourne

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 17 April 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Fabulous food and great service. We did have to wait almost half an hour even with a booking, however we were able to have a seat and order before we got to our table.

  29. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Melbourne

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 12 March 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    The staff at Tommy Ruff are amazing and always so friendly

  30. RM

    ReneeM

    Melbourne

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 4 March 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    The food at TR was tasty hot and delicious. The portions were very generous and everything was most enjoyable

  31. D

    David

    Melbourne

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 20 February 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience4

    Good food, good service. On saturday arvo wasnt too busy.

  32. JM

    JaneM

    Melbourne

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on 18 February 2021

    overall5food4service4ambience4

    Very good. Food good. Device a bit slow but good.

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitising

    • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
    • Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
    • Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
    • Contactless payment available
  • Screening

    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
    • Contact tracing information collected

FAQs

You can order delivery directly from Tommy Ruff Fishbar - Elsternwick using the Order Online button. Tommy Ruff Fishbar - Elsternwick also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (03) 9077 8815.

Tommy Ruff Fishbar - Elsternwick is rated 4.5 stars by 32 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

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Google Map for Tommy Ruff Fishbar - Elsternwick

3/1-3 Carre St Elsternwick, AU-VIC 3185

Additional information

  • Cross Street

    Glen Huntley Road

  • Area

    Elsternwick

  • Hours of Operation

    Dinner
    Tue–Sun 4:00 pm–8:30 pm

  • Cuisines

    Seafood, Vegetarian / Vegan

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Dress Code

    Business Casual

  • Parking Details

    Carre Street

  • Payment Options

    MasterCard, Visa

  • Additional

    Beer, Cocktails, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Kosher, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeaway, Wine

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