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Leo's Restaurant & Take Out

27 Freshwater Rd, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 2N1, Canada
+1 709-726-2658
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“fish and chips” (50 reviews)
“cole slaw” (2 reviews)
“cod tongues” (2 reviews)
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Seafood, Canadian
27 Freshwater Rd, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 2N1, Canada
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Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

The light crispy batter and generous Portions of cod make this my favourite fish and chip spot in town.This family run shop resisted the franchise craze of others and Serve up the best tasting grub in the area.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank rickcardo
Reviewed 26 September 2018

A little diner with lots of character. Friendly service. Nice that you can order a smaller version of the fish and chips as the portions are huge. The fish with a few chips gives you two generous pieces of perfectly battered cod and enough fries...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Muggette60
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

This is a place we would have walked past had a friend not recommended it. Both of us had the fish and chips with gravy. My husband (who comes from a fishing background and is super picky) says it was the best fish and chips...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Tridogs
Reviewed 14 September 2018

This is the type of place one would rarely find unless reviewed on a website like Trip Advisor. Based on the ratings, we went for lunch and were very pleased. I had the 2 piece fish and chips: both the fish and fries were well...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Carl S
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

This was recommended by the locals and is a no frills restaurant. Staff was super sweet and was able to handle our large group of 16 (including picky kids) with no problem.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Ravsb
Reviewed 30 August 2018

Because THIS IS THE BEST battered cod and chips we had during our 4 week Island exploration vacation. Crispy batter that stayed crisp until the very last bite of the freshly battered FRESH cod. The chips are also fresh cut and the gravy is passable....More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Donna R
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

That means fish (cod) and chips with dressing and gravy. The best fish in chips in Newfoundland is found here. Other places do more promotion and spend money on advertising... these guys don’t need to. Always great. Note: Not a low carb or low fat...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

I worked at Leo's as a teenager, and thank God it hasn't changed. They have the best fish and chips in town. The burgers are great, too. Huge portions, and I love the diner-type atmosphere. Family-friendly and so, so great. Leo's, never change!

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Holly C
Reviewed 17 August 2018

I am not a fan of thick batter on my fish and chips and I love it here. Love the option that you can get it with fewer fries if you want so for those who can't eat a pile, they don't have to waste...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank girlheartsfood
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

A recommendation from a local that was not wrong. So far after many visit to St John’s the best fries dressing and gravy I have had. Rest of the family had cod and where not disappointed. A family run business...

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Dreamer702018
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Seafood, Canadian
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27 Freshwater Rd, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 2N1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Newfoundland and Labrador  >  Newfoundland  >  St. John's
  • Phone Number: +1 709-726-2658
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