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Holy Mackerel - CLOSED

261 US Route 5 S, Fairlee, VT 05045-9798
+1 802-333-9286
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  • Excellent0%
  • Very good76%
  • Average12%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible0%
25 Mar 2014
“"sorry to see that it has closed"”
11 Dec 2013
“dripping grease”
Restaurant Hours Closed
261 US Route 5 S, Fairlee, VT 05045-9798
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Reviewed 25 March 2014

Sorry to say that the Mackerel has closed. I live locally and know the owners who are local. They put a lot of energy and effort into this. Sorry that they closed. Apparently (via local gossip) they are planning on re-opening, maybe in a different...More

Thank iamguiseppi
Reviewed 11 December 2013

Not sure what all the good ratings are from. I have eaten here twice and got the fish and chips. Both times it was so greasy I could't finish it and felt a little bad after eating what I did. Drip, drip, drip as I...More

Thank Jim M
Reviewed 28 June 2013

The rating is for the fact that this is an unassuming little place with good fresh seafood. Don't expect much in way of decor or sophisticated cuisine, but the fish/shellfish is fresh and simply prepared. The menu contains enough variety so it works for someone...More

1  Thank Jemmapes
Reviewed 14 March 2013

The food here is very good, but a little pricy. The service needs s little work in that it is very slow... Everyone is very nice though, so if you have some time check this place out. The food is fresh and the fish is...More

Thank mariahwhit
Reviewed 23 November 2012

When traveling on a brief business trip, we had dinner at Holy Mackerel, and we were quite pleased. The restaurant is also the local fish market, so you know that the fish is fresh. I suggest choosing one of the catches of the day, that...More

Thank Peter_01039
Reviewed 14 July 2012

What a gem! I sat out on the patio, enjoyed a beer, a tossed salad with balsamic vinaigrette (way too much balsamic, not enough olive oil), and the lobster roll served with potato chips. The lobster roll was excellent (and I'm from Boston, so I...More

Thank abh345678
Reviewed 23 April 2012

Small Seafood Market with tables for inside dining and patio when its warmer. The Fried Fish/Chips is reasonably priced and very good, slight up-charge for Cod/Haddock, which is well worth it, the default is Pollock. Good portions, chips could be crispier only fault. Beer/wine available....More

Thank Peznt
Reviewed 13 November 2011

If you like fresh seafood, check out this little venue across the street from the Fairlee Marine. You can go right to the fish case and select the piece of fish you'd like prepared for your dinner. Lobster rolls are chuck full of meat and...More

Thank AmeilaDearheart
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
10:00 - 19:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 261 US Route 5 S, Fairlee, VT 05045-9798
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Fairlee
  • Phone Number: +1 802-333-9286
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