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Dianne's Fish Shack & Smokehouse

€€ - €€€Seafood, , Vegetarian Friendly
195 Ontario St, Kingston, Ontario K7L 2Y7, Canada
+1 613-507-3474
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good34%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“lobster roll” (69 reviews)
“fish tacos” (72 reviews)
“chowder” (51 reviews)
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Seafood, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
195 Ontario St, Kingston, Ontario K7L 2Y7, Canada
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Dianne's Fish Shack & Smokehouse
1. Dianne’s still a knockout!
"exceptional service, absolutely delicious food and very reasonable"
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2. Glad that we stopped!
"Pacific Haddock was delicious and the French fries were also fantastic"
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3. So Delicious !
"Family had Burger & Lobster Rolls- not a crumb left..."
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1 - 10 of 622 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Recently went to Dianne’s based on the reviews. It was average and the tortillas were stale. The group tried the fish tacos and the meat combo. There are far better choices than this restaurant. Everything was average if not below average. They need to improve...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 30 July 2018

We dine at this fish house at least twice a month, and the service and management are some of the best. The food is always good, and if you have any issues at all, the manager will take personal care of your needs. I have...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank tripper560
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazingly fresh lobster on the lobster rolls, would highly recommend. The soup of the day, a chowder, was fantastic and the rolls were to die for. Would definitely recommend! Great service.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank thenaturenerd
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not much to say, except: GO HERE! if you like top quality food at great prices, with super service. BEST fish and chips by far, we've had in a long time. A lot of other "fish and chip" places could and should go here to...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank ChapalaareaRamram
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Atmosphere really good. Welcoming staff. We ordered BBQ Chicken, poutine, delicious Shrimp and their wonderful brisket. Washed it down with great beer. Everything so very good. Wish I lived in Kingston...would be a regular.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank skaszab2016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Every time I visit Kingston, my daughter likes to take me to a different restaurant. This visit was nothing less than fantastic. Small menu but I feel they have a choice for all tastes. The server was cheerful, patient and super friendly. Aside from the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank shannonjd
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My friends and I shared some appetizers and wine this past Saturday evening. Although it was very busy, the service was excellent. The Fish Tacos are the best I have ever had and the Shrimp & Seafood Poutine were delicious. We will be back!!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank LoriGuelph
Reviewed 30 October 2018

The food was excellent and so was the service. I had the fish and chips and it was very good. It had a light batter and plenty of fish and was not oily. My wife had the tacos and loved them. We would definitely go...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Fonzy2000
Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

Very nice place with gentle and fast service, you can choose between some fresh and well cooked fish selections, some meat choices also present. Good selections of beers and wines. Honest prices. Let’s try it!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Mociolina
Reviewed 20 October 2018

My son, granddaughter and I drove from Toronto to Kingston Thanksgiving Day to return my frosh granddaughter to Queen's University. We had reserved for 5:30 over the Internet, but traffic got in our way. Arriving about 6:30 our table was ready and we were greeted...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 195 Ontario St, Kingston, Ontario K7L 2Y7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Kingston
  • Phone Number: +1 613-507-3474
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Just steps from the waterfront a classic East Coast Kitchen meets the flavors of Mexico! Think lobster rolls, fish n' chips & oysters along with tacos, guacamole & Mexican BBQ. Plus, savory grilled steaks, burgers, salads, sandwiches and more! From the bar; ice cold craft beer & local wine on tap. Premium whiskies & tequilas, refreshing cocktails and the City's best fresh-squeezed lime margaritas! All served in a casual, fun & vibrant atmosphere. Children's menu, vegetarian & gluten-free options available, takeout.
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