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Reviewed 24 August 2020

Fredies has a great set up for COVID. No dining in so get take out or get there early for one of the tables outside. I shared a lunch special (two pieces of fish with fries) with my friend and it was perfect. If you...don't have a big appetite I suggest you do this. Also, everything tastes better when it is hot. By the time you get your order home it will be a little soggy so plan to come early enough to get an outdoor seat if the weather is good. They open at noon.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 21 August 2020

I am from Cape Breton and if there is one thing I know it is good fish. Well done Fredies Fantastic Fishhouse!! Fresh, cooked perfectly and great service, priced right! The Family Pack is enough to feed a small army :) .

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed 17 January 2020 via mobile

Stumbled into this little gem! The fish and chip special was to die for. The service and waitresses were fantastic. Friendly and very cheery.

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 11 January 2020

Our first visit for lunch included the fish and chips along with the chowder and haddock - everything was delicious! The service by Yvonne and Nadia was fast and super-friendly! A hidden gem and great find!

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 8 January 2020

I had the lobster roll-incredible value for the price and well balanced, not too much mayo, very good. My husband had the fish and chips, also very good with excellent fries. Hard to get fish and chips without some grease, but these appeared to be...light and with minimal grease. Always a lot of customers, indicating that this family run business is very popular. Sometimes a bit of a wait due to the volume of customers, but the staff work quickly to get orders out and are helpful and pleasant in the process. If you are craving fish and chips I would recommend Fredies or Phils (Quinpool Rd).More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed 17 December 2019

Been sampling fish and chips all over Nova Scotia and this is definitely one of my favourites. Excellent!

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed 8 December 2019

We found this restaurant while looking for a place to eat in Halifax. It was highly reviewed and we did not regret choosing it. The restaurant is unassuming: it looks like a take-out place, with seating for maybe a couple of dozen people. It's family...run and the staff were very friendly. The prices were good and the food was delicious! (Or maybe it was because we were quite hungry.) What impressed us was the size of the portions--the lobster roll was huge and the fish & chips were large and deep fried to perfection. The fried scallops were bigger and more flavourful than anything we've had in Vancouver. The only thing missing was that we couldn't get a full lobster meal here, but the roll more than made up for it with all the fresh lobster meat.More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed 25 November 2019

We are visitors who came here three years ago and wouldn't miss this time. The staff is very friendly and efficient indeed. The restaurant is very small and not fancy, but the food is great. Fish is ultra fresh. We had a delicious lobster roll...and a bowl of very good chowder with a really tasty piece of haddock included. The chips with the roll were enough to share. We will be back whenever we can.More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed 21 November 2019

A small unassuming storefront that serves up the best fresh seafood fish, scallops, oysters and chips. Loaded with locals. Crowded over lunch. Worth the effort and wait. Had fish and chips that was excellent. Large white fish pieces. Another in our party had lobster sandwich....Also excellent. If you come to Fredies, you need t look hard or you'll miss it. Highly recommended for fish and local fare. Also, very affordable. basically, a cheap meal.More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed 6 November 2019

Went here for some fantastic lobster roll and fish and chips east coast style it was great If your ever in the neighborhood stop in you will not be disappointed

Date of visit: September 2019
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tungtien
25 September 2017|
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Response from ChrisB154976 | Reviewed this property |
about a thirty minute drive from Pier 21
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MikeyD86
29 June 2017|
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Response from Pastalover16 | Reviewed this property |
Hello MikeyD86!! I work at fredies and would love to let you know that we do allow people to have their dogs with them on our outdoor sidewalk seating!!!It's no really a patio per say but we do have bistro style tables... More
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fwmosher
30 December 2016|
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Response from fredie657 | Property representative |
Hello Mr. Mosher! Yes we have all the above! We look forward to your visit! Currently we are under renovations and hope to be up and running in the next few weeks.
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