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Jim's Fish Fry

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1248 Wolf St, Syracuse, NY 13208-1347
07:00 - 22:00
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Pennellville, New York
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Friday fish fry is a staple around here and we often go to the same old. We've heard about Jim's for years and decided to try it. Nothing special inside, but bigger than we expected. Waitresses were friendly and service was ok considering there were only two on a busy Friday night. But the fish. Oh the fish. Best ever.... More 

2 Thank troublelady
Syracuse, New York
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45 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

Have heard about this place for years but hadn't stopped in until this week for lunch during work. Food is cooked to order and portions were very generous. Ordered a fish sandwich and fries and got more of both than I'd expect from other restaurants with similar prices. Only minor complaint was that the fries were mostly short and stubby,... More 

1 Thank pnaw10
Syracuse, New York
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26 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2016

This has been a hometown favorite. The food is homemade daily and is a typical greasy spoon. Portions are big and made with love. Family members make sure to always stop in when they come home for this hometown icon.

1 Thank amh711
Westbury, New York
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57 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2016

I had a craving for a Haddock Sandwich upon arriving in syracuse and after reading reviews on various sites and it being really close to my hotel I decided to give it a shot after reading good reviews, which are mostly by local folks..after all, how can you screw up a Haddock sandwich?...they showed me how.. 1st: bland as in... More 

1 Thank Jeffrey M
North Tonawanda, New York
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2015

Great food, great prices even better people. You get a whole lot for your money. This is the best little diner. Georgia rocks every time we see her. She makes the best burgers.

2 Thank Donna K
Weston, Connecticut
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141 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2015

It is hard to review this place since there are so many extremes. If you drive up to the restaurant you would think it a derelict building. The parking lot is a bunch of holes in mud. and the building has not been cleaned or painted in many years. Walking inside does not do much to raise your hopes. It... More 

2 Thank Joe1234665
Prescott, Arizona
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585 reviews
267 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 249 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2015 via mobile

This is definitely a local place. Quick service. Fish was good - plenty of it. Nice cole slaw and tasty fries. Nothing fancy, but good.

2 Thank Holden20777
Syracuse, New York
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125 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2014

but only wound up liking it at best. We've driven by this dusty looking restaurant several times recently and decided to try out the "best fish in Syracuse" as advertised by a sign in the window. The servings of fried fish, fries and coleslaw were huge especially considering the more than fair price. However, my fries were totally oil-logged and... More 

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Cornwall, Canada
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138 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2014

We had recently returned from England so maybe should not have gone for fish and chips so soon after getting back. The haddock was nicely cooked, the chips too. There was a very large portion of chips but they were cut quite thin and short which, in my opinion, is not the best way to have them. We were served... More 

Thank Henry P
North, VA
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244 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2013

Looks like the locals go-to place for fried fish. Portions are huge. The fish is very fresh and the fries are very good. The coleslaw is vinegar based and excellent. Nothing on their menu is low calorie, but it's all very good. The place has been around forever and it looks like it, but who cares - the food is... More 

1 Thank TIC09

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1248 Wolf St, Syracuse, NY 13208-1347
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Syracuse

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