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Murphy's Fish & Chips

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$$ - $$$
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88 Esplanade St, Truro, Nova Scotia B2N 2K3, Canada
+1 902-895-1275
11:00 - 19:00
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Sun 12:00 - 20:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 19:00
Fri 11:00 - 20:00
Sat 11:00 - 19:00
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Despite being full from breakfast, I stopped in to try their famous Fish and Chips. A nice feature on the menu is that you can order a single piece of fish with no sides for $5.00! The piece I had lived up to the hype. The batter was light and crisp and not greasy at all. The fish was light... More 

Thank John A
Truro, Canada
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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Staff was super friendly but the food was below average. I have eaten here before and it was good but not this time. The fries were soggy and the fish was barely cooked.

Thank Lesley B
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46 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice restaurant with classic seafood Decour. Friendly service full seafood menu and excellent food. I had the sampler plate which had fish and chips as well as scallops, oysters, Shrimp. It was all deep fried an battered but delicious an around $18. The straight fish an chips may have been even better as the portions were large an price... More 

Thank Greg B
Toronto, Canada
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went for lunch one day after a town employee recommended it as being the best fish & shops in town. They were right

Thank raine0405
Truro, Canada
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although the food here is of a high quality and the servers are efficient and courteous, I find the owners to be arrogant and condescending.

Thank AlexanderRR
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Atmosphere is great as usual. waitress was one of the best. Place was clean but the fish AND the chips were dripping with oil... the bottom of the fish batter was soggy . I don't know what happened in the past year but what a difference a year made.. was the best I ever had last year. went up today... More 

Thank Allan R
Halifax, Canada
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been here a many times and can't recommend this place enough. it is a cozy place and well laid out so not to feel crowded. The food is top of the line when it comes to fish and chips at least as I have never tried anything else here. They use fresh haddock and the pieces are very... More 

Thank Paul F
Saint Andrews, Canada
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284 reviews
164 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had lunch here during a trip to Truro. My son had the sea food platter. It was enormous. I had the fish and chips which was also great. The staff was fantastic. The service was fast and the food was wonderful. I can see why they are number one in Truro.

Thank Kevin A
Truro, Canada
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

restaurant is on Esplanade in downtown Truro so easy to find with great service and great food. Prices are very fair also.

1 Thank Brian N
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Not only is the food fantastic at this restaurant but the employee's make you feel at home. I've never been greeted and catered to in such a great way at any other restaurant. Walking out with a smile on my face was the best part of my whole week!

1 Thank Yvonne A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 88 Esplanade St, Truro, Nova Scotia B2N 2K3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Truro
  • Phone Number: +1 902-895-1275

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