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Pirate Chips

) #54 of 232 Restaurants in Nanaimo €€ - €€€ Seafood,
75 Front St, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 5H9, Canada
+1 250-753-2447
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good35%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible13%
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“poutine” (25 reviews)
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Seafood, Canadian
€€ - €€€
75 Front St, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 5H9, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Don't be put off by the tacky decorations. The food is acceptable but the service was a little slow, maybe it was just the time of the day that we went in. If you're a tartar sauce lover then this place is going to score...More

Thank wolf_miner
Reviewed 4 days ago

I was here today for lunch with a friend and we both thoroughly enjoyed our burgers and the deep fried macaroni and cheese. It has become my go-to spot in Nanaimo for a good meal at a reasonable price.

Thank somegalfromcan
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wife and I went in for a late lunch. Our waiter was very prompt, and helpful (with a bit of comedy added). The fish and chips were very good, batter was light and not greasy. Clam strips were tasty too. Prices were good except for...More

Thank cheers562015
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and two children had dinner here and were really disappointed. After reading some great reviews about the decor and menu options we were expecting a fun and interesting experience. Instead, while the kids liked the decor and the service ok at best the...More

Thank paulkweaver
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I decided to grab a quick bite before heading to a nearby bar after the fireworks on Canada day. We arrived at the restaurant at 10:50 and seated ourselves in the outside area. We passed the waitress but she didn't acknowledge us...More

Thank theCRANKyfam
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This must seriously be one of the coolest places to eat in entire Canada. You can get deep fried pickles (yes, it is a thing), deep fried pierogies (yes, I'm serious) and most importantly deep fried Nanaimo bar!! Portions are huge and service is absolutely...More

Thank Aneta T
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

This small restaurant in the heart of Old Nanaimo is hidden out of sight, around the corner at the top of Commercial/Church St, on Front St. If you're not a local and are wandering around the Commercial St area, you probably wouldn't go the extra...More

Thank pkrockit
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

Our first fish&chips and poutine in Canada and it was really good! Perfect crew. Good position. Nice prices.

Thank Michal N
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

First time eating here. Extremely kid-friendly, fantastic environment, excellent food, great service! Would definitely recommend this place, especially people with young kids.

Thank BarbInEdmonton
Reviewed 19 May 2017

Tried the haddock and halibut. Both were excellent. Companion said it was the best fish and chips he's had since arriving on the island a week ago. Staff were friendly and service was quick.

Thank AJ Mc B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$10
Seafood, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
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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