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Ches's Fish And Chips

$$ - $$$
Canadian, Seafood
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9 Freshwater Rd, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 2N1, Canada
722 4083
09:00 - 03:00
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Sun - Wed 09:00 - 02:00
Thu - Sat 09:00 - 03:00
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Mount Pearl, Canada
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Just went to topsail road for a one piece fish and gravy paid over 7$ for it - so tiny - go to chafe's landing fish is way bigger and less money !!!

Thank squjo
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Steve O'Doole posting in about one of me favorite spots outside Port aux Basque. Got some good food with fish that's white at a price that's right. Know Chester from high school days and buddy was he ever a good fisherman , pulling out big old fish and sellin them off when we hit shore. Long days sipping blue star... More 

Thank Zoom709
St. John's, Canada
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70 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I always thought of Ches's and other fish and chip establishments in town as a place to go after a night out and have a "feed of fee and chee". You know the place, where there is more batter than fish. It always tasted good at the time but I always felt lousy afterwards and could feel that layer of... More 

Thank Brian C
London, Ontario, Canada
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247 reviews
189 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

I go straight to this location EVERY time I visit home. DO NOT pass go, go directly to Ches's. Every time i visit they seem to have added some new items to the menu. I always get a 2 piece fi&chi with dressing, gravy and fried onions. Some good!

Thank Ken M
Portugal Cove, Canada
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

Food was good but the server was awesome, Conner I think his name is. His supreme customer service is a welcome addition to your establishment

Thank CSlaney
Thunder Bay, Canada
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

Not the same as I remember it.Over priced and not as good as it use to be.Had wings and chips and the batter was thick and falling off the wings.Poor quality and over priced.

Thank 454garyo
St. John's, Canada
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313 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

When you have been around for 55 years you must be doing something right in the Restaurant business.  We tried the Seafood Platter and an order of 2 pieces of fish and chips knowing we would be taking some of it away with us and such was the case.  Delicious dishes, excellent timely service and reasonable price.  Had the fish... More 

Thank Jnanayog
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57 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

What a better way than to celebrate your birthday than with delicious fish and chips with friends and family. The fish was done perfectly, the chips superb and with a hot cup of tea, couldn't have been better, the staff came around and sang Happy Birthday. I didn't find out till later that my meal was free on my Birthday...Thanks... More 

Thank Skipper12312
Conroe, Texas
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

Had to try the original Newfoundland Fish & Chips. It was pretty good. Needed a touch of salt, but otherwise good eats. They didn't have any malted vinegar out for take away though.

Thank emtp435
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32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Look no further, this hit the spot. I kept it simple and ordered their specialty and I wasn't disappointed. Fish was flavorful and breaded just right. They piled on the French fries. Not complaining but I just couldn't finish everything because the serving was so plentiful. I went for a late lunch, after 1pm, and was seated immediately. Food was... More 

Thank Maria J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Canadian, Seafood
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 02:00
09:00 - 02:00
09:00 - 02:00
09:00 - 02:00
09:00 - 03:00
09:00 - 03:00
09:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Freshwater Rd, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 2N1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Newfoundland and Labrador  >  Newfoundland  >  St. John's
  • Phone Number: 722 4083
Newfoundland's famous Fish & Chips. Celebrating 60 years in business, and is still run by the 2nd & 3rd generations of Barbours. All fresh products (except for the off fishing season) Ches's prides itself on having the best quality food that can be found. (example they hand select their "chip" potato from 6-7 samples each week for color, texture and taste)We hope to see you soon.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?