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Pirate Chips

$$ - $$$Seafood,
75 Front St, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 5H9, Canada
+1 250-753-2447
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good37%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible13%
Travellers talk about
“poutine” (27 reviews)
“fish chips” (10 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
Seafood, Canadian
$$ - $$$
75 Front St, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 5H9, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My husband and I stopped in for lunch and we were expecting at least good fries, wrong. the fries were kind of tough, we didn't eat them all or complain. my husband ordered the perogies, pale and not at all eye appealing. I had the...More

Thank henderson8
Reviewed 2 days ago

West coast & seafood! Especially fish & Chips. We were not disappointed as this place delivered. A vast array of seafood choices and exactly as expected. Some decent choices of beverages to accompany any order.

Thank Island44
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited Pirate Chips twice in one day. Stopped for the deep fried Nanaimo bar after lunch and went back for supper. One of us had all you can eat cod, very good. Th other had buffalo shrimp, an interesting change to shrimp. 13 huge perfectly...More

Thank Susan S
Reviewed 22 December 2017

I thought it was a bit pricey for what it was. Ordered the pulled pork. Thought it was too spicy hot for me (I'm a wimp about spicy) but this is a savory selection not supposed to be hot.

1  Thank Peter S
Reviewed 5 December 2017

Good portions. If you like poutine, you'll love this place. You may not eat it all, but it's good. Nearby the inner harbour, it's a handy place to grab a meal while downtown.

Thank mathfam
Reviewed 4 December 2017

Went for a walk, placed an order for pick up. On our way back we grab our order and devoured our chips they were , fresh, crispy and warm. Great little treat on a fall walk!

Thank Marika G
Reviewed 16 November 2017

On a very wet, chilly and damp morning, following an appointment, we went looking for a new place to have lunch. We have passed this place many, many times but today we went in. It is a smaller restaurant, clean and decorated in a nautical...More

Thank Bonnie W
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

What a great dinning experience, very happy we got the chance to experience it. Our waiter Mike was very entertaining, the food knowledge and recommendations was spot ON. The food was Amazing and wish we had more time to go back an experience more. Definitely...More

Thank Christie Anna H
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

We stopped in for a snack, zucchini sticks and also tried the deep friend Nanaimo bar which was good as well. Recommend to visit this spot. The server is very friendly and attentive as well.

Thank colleenva
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Stopped here for a quick bite before getting on the ferry. Not the place to go if you are looking for healthy, pretty much everything is deep fried. Had a burger which was decent. The kids mac and cheese is fried in triangle pieces so...More

Thank KMJ24
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$10
Seafood, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 75 Front St, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 5H9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Nanaimo
  • Phone Number: +1 250-753-2447
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