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The Frying Scotsman

SW 9th and Alder St, Portland, OR 97205, Portland, OR
+1 503-706-3841
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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SW 9th and Alder St, Portland, OR 97205, Portland, OR
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1 - 10 of 41 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is one of the few carts truly open at 11AM. Other carts you can hear people working but the front window is not open. Also, when we were waiting for our food at 1115, they started opening their carts. He was pretty straightforward with...More

Thank cuyler3329
Reviewed 17 October 2016

It's nice that you can pick from different kinds of fish. He has cups with lids to place condiments if you ask for them.

Thank meix
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Authentic fish and chips done to perfection. This is a walk-up trailer that is part of a large Portland food truck location. Fair price, great food. There is a park across the street that is popular for sitting and having lunch. Try the sauces. I...More

Thank Quality_Evaluator
Reviewed 27 July 2016

The cart is owned by a Scotsman, and while friendly, he wasn't very chatty. He helped us decide on some items and we narrowed our order to: Halibut n chips, large order Haddock n chips, regular order Bangers (sausage) and chips, regular order 3 diet...More

Thank callmemochelle
Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

The food cart scene is cool - lots of options. Fish and chips sounded good so we stopped by here. Your choice of fish and a nice selection to choose from. But mother of god it's so oily and greasy. The oil is not getting...More

Thank chuzzbro
Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

For 12 dollars you get two pieces of fish and chips. It was really good, but beware - there's a lot of oil in it.

Thank Ran Y
Reviewed 27 June 2016

A friend and I tried both the cod fish and chips and the haddock fish and chips. Both were delicious. The cod is a bit flakier and lighter than the haddock, but both were great. We watched him batter fresh fish right there in the...More

Thank Northwest G
Reviewed 20 June 2016

I don't eat a lot of fish, but when I do, it better be good. And fried. Those are my only two requirements really. Oh and it has to be cod. No one does fried cod better than The Frying Scotsman, although his glorious accent...More

Thank mountainsara
Reviewed 2 June 2016

I took a trip with a group from my college and the one thing I wanted to try was fish from the Frying Scotsman…They did not disappoint. The fish and chips were so good that I went back twice during our visit… this speaks volumes...More

Thank Lori V
Reviewed 2 May 2016

2 of our group of 5 were happy and the other 3 were not. 2 got sick and blamed the cod which was a bummer because I really wanted this to be a good place and thought it would be because of the reviews. 2...More

Thank Debbie D
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Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout
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Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 16:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 16:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 16:00
Thursday
11:00 - 16:00
Friday
11:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: SW 9th and Alder St, Portland, OR 97205, Portland, OR
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 503-706-3841
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Here is his facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Frying-Scotsman-Portland/135370609444

This is a foodcart, so it might not qualify for your purposes, but this was the best Fish and Chips I have ever had. And I've had fish and chips is over 12 counties. I was so impressed, I had to try to get him listed here.