We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Ches's Fish And Chips

€€ - €€€
Canadian, Seafood
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
9 Freshwater Rd, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 2N1, Canada
722 4083
Today
09:00 - 03:00
Open now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun - Wed 09:00 - 02:00
Thu - Sat 09:00 - 03:00
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

256 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 255: English reviews
Charlottesville, Virginia
Level Contributor
451 reviews
293 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

By all accounts, Ches' has the reputation for great fish and chips. They are.Come for lunch or dinner. Service is great; they have 3 locations na the one on Freshwater Road is the original, and where I went.

Helpful?
Thank samtrip12345
St. John's, Canada
Level Contributor
34 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I really enjoyed Ches's fish and chips for a while but the past couple of times I have been there it hasn't been the greatest. The last time I was there on February 11th on Freshwater Road our burger was really tough and rubbery and kind of burned up. There was also trouble with the heating we were extremely cold... More 

Helpful?
Thank Anonymous1234art
Mount Pearl, Canada
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Just went to topsail road for a one piece fish and gravy paid over 7$ for it - so tiny - go to chafe's landing fish is way bigger and less money !!!

Helpful?
Thank squjo
Level Contributor
7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Steve O'Doole posting in about one of me favorite spots outside Port aux Basque. Got some good food with fish that's white at a price that's right. Know Chester from high school days and buddy was he ever a good fisherman , pulling out big old fish and sellin them off when we hit shore. Long days sipping blue star... More 

Helpful?
Thank Zoom709
St. John's, Canada
Level Contributor
70 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017

I always thought of Ches's and other fish and chip establishments in town as a place to go after a night out and have a "feed of fee and chee". You know the place, where there is more batter than fish. It always tasted good at the time but I always felt lousy afterwards and could feel that layer of... More 

Helpful?
Thank Brian C
London, Ontario, Canada
Level Contributor
255 reviews
195 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

I go straight to this location EVERY time I visit home. DO NOT pass go, go directly to Ches's. Every time i visit they seem to have added some new items to the menu. I always get a 2 piece fi&chi with dressing, gravy and fried onions. Some good!

Helpful?
Thank Ken M
Portugal Cove, Canada
Level Contributor
7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

Food was good but the server was awesome, Conner I think his name is. His supreme customer service is a welcome addition to your establishment

Helpful?
Thank CSlaney
Thunder Bay, Canada
Level Contributor
6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

Not the same as I remember it.Over priced and not as good as it use to be.Had wings and chips and the batter was thick and falling off the wings.Poor quality and over priced.

Helpful?
Thank 454garyo
St. John's, Canada
Level Contributor
383 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

When you have been around for 55 years you must be doing something right in the Restaurant business.  We tried the Seafood Platter and an order of 2 pieces of fish and chips knowing we would be taking some of it away with us and such was the case.  Delicious dishes, excellent timely service and reasonable price.  Had the fish... More 

Helpful?
Thank Jnanayog
Newfoundland
Level Contributor
57 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

What a better way than to celebrate your birthday than with delicious fish and chips with friends and family. The fish was done perfectly, the chips superb and with a hot cup of tea, couldn't have been better, the staff came around and sang Happy Birthday. I didn't find out till later that my meal was free on my Birthday...Thanks... More 

Helpful?
Thank Skipper12312

Travellers who viewed Ches's Fish And Chips also viewed

 
St. John's, Newfoundland
 
St. John's, Newfoundland
St. John's, Newfoundland
 

Been to Ches's Fish And Chips? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15
Cuisine
Canadian, Seafood
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 02:00
Monday
09:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 02:00
Thursday
09:00 - 03:00
Friday
09:00 - 03:00
Saturday
09:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Freshwater Rd, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 2N1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Newfoundland and Labrador  >  Newfoundland  >  St. John's
  • Phone Number: 722 4083
Description
Newfoundland's famous Fish & Chips. Celebrating 60 years in business, and is still run by the 2nd & 3rd generations of Barbours. All fresh products (except for the off fishing season) Ches's prides itself on having the best quality food that can be found. (example they hand select their "chip" potato from 6-7 samples each week for color, texture and taste)We hope to see you soon.

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Ches's Fish And Chips staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?