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Turtle Island Fish & Chips

5440 Argyle St, Port Alberni, British Columbia V9Y 1T7, Canada
+1 250-723-4227
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“cod” (11 reviews)
“fries” (16 reviews)
“clam strips” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Canadian, Fast food
5440 Argyle St, Port Alberni, British Columbia V9Y 1T7, Canada
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Reviewed 4 October 2018

It's hard to imagine, but I seriously think their $8 cod burger is absolutely the best fish burger I've ever had... in my entire life! I went back the next day & had the clam strips (what might be called fried clams) which were superb!...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Jeanette M
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

Went to Turtle island for lunch yesterday with my family we order a 2 piece halibut and a 2 pice cod both generous portiOns . Tue batter was very good and the service was extremely friendly .

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Parker B
Reviewed 2 August 2018

A complete scam, if you see this place you need to run away, fast! I ordered a 2 piece halibut fish and chips combo, $22.95. What I received was 2 pieces of fish with a total of approximately 3 ounces of fish between the two...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Ott_Jeff
Reviewed 29 June 2018

We stopped by Port Alberni on our way back to the ferry terminal. There was a Quay that sounded interesting (we though it'd be similar to Lonsdale Quay, but it's not). Despite our big breakfast, we were getting hungry, so we looked around and decided...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Centauri27
Reviewed 4 June 2018

One was two pieces of cod, the other one piece of halibut. "Go order at the window and THEN be seated" (Why come to the table to tell folk that..... be professional or do away with the indoor seating) We "get" that it's a tiny...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Reviewed 31 May 2018

Similar to other reviewers, we happened upon this small restaurant after walking the harbour area. We were looking for something simple and were pleasantly surprised with the quality of the fish wraps from Turtle Island. Even the fries were tasty! Service was quick and the...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank DMMEdmonton
Reviewed 23 August 2017

We were heading west to east across the island and decided to take a break at Port Alberni and through serendipity ended up at the harbour quay. After a wander round the shops and a pooch through the various eateries, we decided to go simple...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank Roodeberglodge
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Just thought I'd have a snack but when I saw the orders coming out of this little restaurant I change my mind and had a fish burger what a delight! My friends had the one piece halibut fish and chips and it was also excellent....More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank Patsy S
Reviewed 29 June 2017

We picked this more or less at random after driving into see the city centre area of Alberni. Simple menu of salmon, tuna, oysters, clams, cod. Grilled salmon was decent, salmon burger was good, clam strips were good. The fries were excellent, both as poutine...More

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank dbaaronson
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Down by the Harbor/Marina, great place for Fish & Chips. Freshly made, served piping hot, generous serving and lots of seating in food court or around dock area. If you're in the mood for Fish & Chips with nice harbor atmosphere, this is your place...More

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank Kcirb
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Seafood, Canadian, Fast food
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5440 Argyle St, Port Alberni, British Columbia V9Y 1T7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District  >  Port Alberni
  • Phone Number: +1 250-723-4227
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