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Pirate Chips

€€ - €€€Seafood, , Gluten Free Options
75 Front St, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 5H9, Canada
+1 250-753-2447
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good37%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible13%
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“poutine” (28 reviews)
“fries” (65 reviews)
“haddock” (2 reviews)
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Seafood, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
75 Front St, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 5H9, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Atmosphere is very unique, street view, deep fried everything. My girlfriend got the fish and chips and said it was very bland. I had the mac and cheese bites and they were pretty good. Overall not a bad place to go, but there are certainly...More

Thank Josh G
Reviewed 1 week ago

we arrived (we called prior) for hours but due to horrible driving conditions we were there l0 minutes before they opened -the front doors were open and unlocked - some lady sweeping out water from porch - we were soaked - wind and monsoon rains...More

Thank beachgypsy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had the poutine and it was aweful. The server was not around and the place is not comfortable. MEH

1  Thank ralph19852018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Most everything is deep fried deliciousness. Had the fish and chips and was pleasantly surprised with how light the batter was. I have to say that no matter what i ate the batter was spot on. Fries and deep fried pickles included. Was too full...More

Thank Super J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Casual atmosphere, great service in a family restaurant. The food is fantastic! We had an appetizer of grilled prawns (8) with cocktail sauce and entrees of grilled salmon with fries and cole slaw and cod and fries with cole slaw. The portions are generous, perfectly...More

Thank Patti F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in for dinner. Waited to be seated, a fellow carrying plates said he’d be back in a minute to seat us. After a minute or so another person came up and we said there was two of us. She took us to a...More

1  Thank whawkins2017
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

I have to commend the waiter. His menu knowledge was excellent. He was prompt, friendly and really enthusiastic. However, it always is a pet peeve of mine when you get a dish that’s recommended ( in this case a poutine) and you know that the...More

Thank Jo D
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Good opening hours and pleasant setting. Staff attentive and pleasant. Unfortunately for passing tourists is in a commercial office type block but decor does catch the roaming eye

Thank BC_Island_Folks
Reviewed 20 February 2018

My husband and I stopped in for lunch and we were expecting at least good fries, wrong. the fries were kind of tough, we didn't eat them all or complain. my husband ordered the perogies, pale and not at all eye appealing. I had the...More

Thank henderson8
Reviewed 20 February 2018

West coast & seafood! Especially fish & Chips. We were not disappointed as this place delivered. A vast array of seafood choices and exactly as expected. Some decent choices of beverages to accompany any order.

Thank Island44
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$21
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 75 Front St, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 5H9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Nanaimo
  • Phone Number: +1 250-753-2447
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