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Fredies Fantastic Fishhouse

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Seafood, Fast food, Canadian
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8 Oland Cres, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3S 1C6, Canada
+1 902-450-3474
11:00 - 19:00
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Tue - Sat 11:00 - 19:00
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Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great little place with an outstanding lobster roll!! I spent $68.00 on a steamed lobster the night before and this lobster roll was WAY better than that. Everything else they were serving up looked wonderful as well. Friendly staff in this out of the way little place. Thanks to TA and the reviews, was one of the better meals during... More 

Thank tool578
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56 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I have visited this restaurant for fish and chips, twice in the last week. A clean and bright place with enough tables for a small crowd, probably best to take out. The staff are very pleasant. The food on both visits was a bit disappointing, very uneven portions, overcooked and dry fish with very greasy batter falling... More 

Thank MikeGen C
Halifax, NS
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122 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A good fish and chips is hard to find. These guys are truly the best. Fresh, fried, but not too greasy. We will go back time and time again.

Thank wendywalters
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The fish and chips and half size clams were delicious. This is a very small restaurant with a huge line but service was fast and very friendly. We ate at the counter. The only downfall...is that we had to change our clothes when we got home...we smelled so much like deep fried food.

Thank 459ajjzs
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you like Fish and chips then you have to visit this place, there is no substitute. i dont like greasy stuff so I just use the tissues their to soak the oil but the fish is really good and so is its chowder.

2 Thank Nikibaba
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly staff allowed us plenty of time to review the menu before placing our order. We ordered fish and scallops and both were outstanding the fish was freshly cooked with crispy batter and tender flaky white fish the scallops were juicy and cooked perfectly. This will definitely mean a return visit

Thank Ed G
Melaka, Malaysia
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent an afternoon here, and ate till we couldn't move no more! Great food, and very reasonably priced.

Thank HeatherAussie78
Halifax, Canada
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70 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a small local seafood restaurant that has both eat-in and take out options. The fish is fresh and high quality and the portions are really generous. The staff and general atmosphere are warm and inviting. This little gem has a stellar reputation for a reason - check it out!

1 Thank peispud66
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My go to for fresh and tasty fish. You cannot go wrong with the food or the friendly atmosphere. Your treated like family here. So glad they are back after renovations. The place looks great and the food lives up to the hype.

1 Thank Daniel M
Halifax, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017

Friendliest staff in a restaurant I have ever experienced and only surpassed by the excellent quality sea food. Very generous portions too just top a Fantastic place to eat. Its the only place i go to now for fish and chips.

1 Thank Isabelle S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$11
Seafood, Fast food, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Oland Cres, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3S 1C6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Region  >  Halifax
  • Phone Number: +1 902-450-3474
Fredies Fantastic Fishhouse is a small diner located in Bayers Lake Park. We specialize in Fresh Fish and hand cut Fries, Chowder, Fresh Whole Clams, Digby Scallops and Pure Lobster Rolls. We are passionate about providing our Customers with the best service and freshest seafood that Nova Scotia has to offer.

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