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Balch’s Fish Fry

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586 Route 6 and 209, Milford, PA 18337-9449
+1 570-296-7911
11:00 - 20:00
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Milford, Pennsylvania
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well prepared baked haddock dinner. Meals are served hot with homemade chips and delicious dip brought to your table as soon as you are seated. The restaurant is extremely clean, waitresses are friendly and efficient. Reservations are not needed but are helpful on special occasions. Menu includes a wide range of offerings.

Thank rmJ2054OY
Middletown, NY
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had a very pleasant evening with 11 of my friends. They are very accommodating seating of a larger group and allowing us to have separate checks. Their chips and cheese dip is very good and the size of the meals are quite good and very good. Waitress are very friendly and helpful.

Thank shutter-up
Sparrowbush, United States
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

During Lent, the family likes to eat here for a change of pace. Food is always great. We love the steamed clams.

Thank Michael C
Poughkeepsie, New York
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Enjoyed reasonable priced dinner in family atmosphere. Food was good and portions were large. Service was excellent.

Thank bridgeviewgolden
Woodland Park, New Jersey
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017

This is not one of the fanciest places that you may ever eat at; but if you love seafood, then this is a must stop. It is very clean, lots of windows and the service is very quick and friendly. I had the Chicken/Shrimp Paella (it was a special) and the others had the Beer Battered Fish and Chips and... More 

Thank jjohnm20
Milford, Pennsylvania
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Had Valentine's Day dinner at Balch's. As usual - the food was fresh and well prepared, the menu had a wide variety of choices, and the staff was friendly and attentive. Locals come to Balch's knowing a good meal will always be prepared including the fresh baked chips and the delicious dip served before the meal. Great place to see... More 

Thank rmJ2054OY
Monroe, New York
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31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

On our way home we decided to stop in Milford for dinner. So glad we decided to try Balch's Fish Fry. Service was perfect. We both had the Fish & Chips and it was the best we had in a very long time. Light and crispy and definitely fresh. They have a early bird special menu that comes with soup... More 

Thank RobinT321
Milford, Pennsylvania
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

The food and service are great at Balch's. While the major focus is on fresh fish, a wide assortment of other meal choices is available. Everything is well prepared and presented in an appetizing manner. The staff are attentive and pleasant.

1 Thank rmJ2054OY
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228 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

Second time here, Service was very good from start to finish. Spice chips with cheddar and horseradish dip, amazing good and addictive. Drinks, wine all decent, for this type of restaurant. Fish dinners all good. Prime rib, very good. I have read some of the comments frozen vs fresh...if all the seafood is frozen, which I now think it is,... More 

1 Thank ChantillyLace28
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Balch's restaurant was a great Friday night pick. Had an excellent pulled pork sandwich and my wife had a great roast beef sandwich. Reasonably priced and hit the spot.

Thank Q4942JUchads

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Parking Available, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 586 Route 6 and 209, Milford, PA 18337-9449
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pocono Mountains Region  >  Milford
  • Phone Number: +1 570-296-7911

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