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By The Beach

) #1 of 6 Restaurants in Portugal Cove $$ - $$$ Seafood,
1608 Thorburn Rd, Portugal Cove, Newfoundland and Labrador A1M 1L5, Canada
+1 709-895-8800
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good29%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“fish chips” (13 reviews)
“potatoes” (2 reviews)
“hamburger” (2 reviews)
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Seafood, Canadian
$$ - $$$
1608 Thorburn Rd, Portugal Cove, Newfoundland and Labrador A1M 1L5, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Batter doesn't overpower the fish, as is the case of many eateries, but compliments it. Very simple setup you walk to the counter place your order pay in Cash sit wait for your order and enjoy. Enjoy you will and weather permitting dine outdoors soaking...More

Thank Yamahauler
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The Landing Restaurant that has open recently. Nice place to drop in for a quick lunch while waiting to catch the Ferry going or coming from Bell Island. While waiting for the Ferry we had family home & we're going over to the Island &...More

Thank BFY
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have been here several times and the fish is our favorite, always light, flaky, never greasy, and always cooked to perfection. While eating there today we watched two whales playing in the water for our entire meal. Staff are friendly and food arrives quickly. We...More

Thank K C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had Ches's the night before, and wanted to try something that wasn't the "McDonalds of Fish & Chips in Newfoundland". Stopped in here and treated ourselves to a gluttonous feed of fish & chips (dressing and gravy on the fries, of course). The Fish -...More

Thank gmanyvr
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for supper with our toddler and another couple. We all thoroughly enjoyed our meals. The batter on the fish is so light and fresh. Fries are delicious and service was great! Highly recommend!

Thank Marly R
Reviewed 11 July 2017

A small, busy place on the edge of the water. The tables outside have a great view if you can get one. The menu is what you'd expect of a typical local Newfoundland fish & chip place (which is why we went) and they accept...More

Thank Geniet63
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Best on the avalon. Fresh, homemade real food. Friendly staff, great atmosphere and view. Take cash as they don't accept plastic.

Thank Krista H
Reviewed 29 June 2017

When there is a gorgeous sunset, there is nothing better than watching it in this nice cozy restaurant with its famous fish and chips. When weather is nice, be prepared to line up to get a table. The fish is very fresh. Make sure you...More

Thank Alick T
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

The service was fantastic, personable and quick! The fish was light, flakey and not greasy; the chips were the best I have had. The ONLY draw back was the tarter sauce - packages of mayonnaise that was bla. I did talk to the kindest owner...More

Thank 575lorraineb
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

Cute little restaurant that serves amazing fish & chips. Great service and nice, clean location. Waterfront so the view is incredible!

Thank Jo-Anne W
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Nearby Attractions
Bell Island's Mine Museum and Underground Tour
178 reviews
7.67 km away
Bell Island - Portugal Cove Ferry
6 reviews
4.34 km away
Bell Island Lighthouse
40 reviews
7.03 km away
Grenfell House Museum
74 reviews
.87 km away
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Seafood, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1608 Thorburn Rd, Portugal Cove, Newfoundland and Labrador A1M 1L5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Newfoundland and Labrador  >  Newfoundland  >  Portugal Cove
  • Phone Number: +1 709-895-8800
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