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Lord Elgin Fish & Chips

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Seafood, Canadian
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5128 Goderich Street, Port Elgin, Ontario N0H 2C1, Canada (Formerly Lord Elgin Fish and CHips)
+1 519-832-2224
Mon - Tue 11:00 - 20:00
Wed - Thu 11:00 - 19:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 20:30
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Pembroke, North Carolina
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57 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We stopped on the way through when we saw the Trip Advisor reviews. The halibut was cooked just right and the fries and home made vinegar type coleslaw were also good. The service was excellent and this is obviously a well frequented local establishment. It's not fine dining, but I think you'll be happy with the fish and chips. It... More 

Thank TimMiddleton
Windsor, Canada
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157 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We are very happy that we finally ate dinner at this long standing establishment. The food was piping hot, delicious and plentiful. The entire restaurant was spotless and the staff was extremely pleasant. We ate at 19:00h on a Wednesday and the place was constantly busy. We have found a new place to eat!

1 Thank Wanderingwindsorite
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

From the name, you know what you should order. The fish and the chips were crispy and light. No oily aftertaste left on my pallet. My date had the seafood platter which included battered fish and shrimp but no scallops as were advertised on the menu. We had to ask and found out that they had run out of scallops... More 

Thank John C
LordElgin F, Owner at Lord Elgin Fish & Chips, responded to this review

I'm glad you enjoyed your dinner here. I apologize your server didn't inform you there were no scallops. Your server also didn't explain the reason there were no scallops is that there was a recall because they had come into contact with milk products during production and milk is not listed on the ingredients. We had to return all cases... More 

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39 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I normally don't give a 5 but this time I have to. Atmosphere was great (quiet). Service was great. If you like fish and chips, the food is awesome. I have also had the take home fish. It is great as well. Just don't over cook it as it becomes too crispy. I highly recommend the take home fish to... More 

Thank Whiffle64
Waterloo, Canada
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324 reviews
166 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

We always have a great meal when we are at Lord Elgin. Restaurant is always busy, the fish is fresh, lightly battered and fried to perfection. Fries are just as awesome. Fish and chips at its best.

Thank NormLWat
Port Elgin, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Lord Elgin Restaurant has the best fish, chips and coleslaw around! Everyone visiting the area needs to check it out!

Thank Kerrie S
Irvine, California
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Probably some of the best Fried Halibut I've ever had. The oil must have been perfect for a perfect fry. The batter was exceptional and the fish just amazing. I'd give the chips a solid 4, a good basic french fry. Service was fast and friendly. Nice pour on the glass of wine too. The award from Canadian Living Magazine... More 

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Thank Marc S
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

Wish I could get to this restaurant more. as it is i get there 3-4 times a year..the all you can eat fish is out of this world good...usually have to wait to get in..but always worth the wait..only down side ..kinda expensive..but then again everything is going up in price and it is great quality food..

Thank Francis V
Pickering, Canada
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

The fish was good but nothing special. I had the grilled fish and it could use some spices on it. The price was a bit on the high side for fish and chips. The decor is very basic.

Thank kdt282
LordElgin F, Owner at Lord Elgin Fish & Chips, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We have the grilled halibut on the menu to meet many different dietary needs. For that reason we don't add salt or spices to the grilled halibut. I will be sure to train my staff to inform customers when ordering the grilled halibut that it is not seasoned. Thank you again for your input. More 

Southampton, Canada
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Stopped by for pick up after calling ahead....food was fabulous as always...fresh- hot -crisp...never a disappointment !!!!

Thank jimmyhat

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$11
Seafood, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 19:30
11:00 - 19:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5128 Goderich Street, Port Elgin, Ontario N0H 2C1, Canada (Formerly Lord Elgin Fish and CHips)
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Bruce County  >  Port Elgin
  • Phone Number: +1 519-832-2224
Lord Elgin Fish & Chips is a family owned business that opened in Port Elgin in 1980. In March 2013 we were voted as 2nd best fish & chips in Canada, by Canadian Living Magazine. We specialize in hand cut halibut and fresh cut fries, or all you can eat haddock Mondays and Tuesdays.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?