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Barb's Fish and Chips

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Seafood, Fast food, Canadian, Soups
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1 Dallas Rd, Victoria, British Columbia V8V 0B2, Canada
+1 250-384-6515
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11:00 - 20:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 20:00
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Right in the centre of the wharf is Barbs. Serving a rang of fried fish/seafood options with chips, it's a top choice. We had the calamari and fish and chips and both were good. Well presented and served cooked to order. The price is as expected for a tourist area but they do have so tasty treats on offer above... More 

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Thank Bella4tunata
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
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144 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place gets tons of traffic because of the great location and publicity through BC Tourism Board . The location is an absolute "must visit" for tourists and travellers to Victoria, BC. We have noticed though that the food is nowhere near what it should be, especially when has to wait for sometimes over 20 minutes. Seating is difficult to... More 

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Thank Barbi H
Calgary, Canada
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303 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Barb's has a fairly extensive choice of seafood, with haddock, halibut and salmon included in the fish and chip category. It may not have been the best fish and chips that we have had, but it was definitely not bad. Prices are reasonable, but about what can be expected at a take out sort of restaurant with outdoor seating with... More 

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Thank Bob L
Wakefield, United Kingdom
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112 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had lunch here while waiting for a whale watching trip. Everyone had told us that Barb's is an institution so we thought we would give it a go. We got the impression that it is living off its reputation as the food was pretty average and there are far better fish and chips to be had. The location on... More 

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Thank Beeper53
Munich, Germany
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25 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Definitely not the best fish & chips in the world - okay but not more. The location is nice though, staff is friendly and the buzzers that tell you when your food is ready are a nice idea.

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Thank Raven25Blue
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great atmosphere, especially when the weather is fine. Quick service and delicious. Wouldn't you think that a little take-out place right on the floats of a place called Fisherman's Wharf would have fresh fish? Not always so, but if the freshest of fresh is not a requirement, then I highly recommend this outdoor eatery. Fun to feed the blind harbour... More 

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Thank Lynda D
Duncan, Canada
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is truly a treat when ever we eat here! The food is amazing - so fresh and plenty of it. The service is very friendly and efficient and we never had any complains. Although it's known for it's Fish and Chips, the burgers are just as amazing! No need to hang around until the food is served, with buzzer... More 

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Thank lilianelockhart
Campbell River, British Columbia, Canada
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I went more than once for the popcorn shrimp and it is quite delicious. Good sized portions And fresh.

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Thank Amanda R
Perth Hills, Australia
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

The best feed of fish and chips, was so cold this particular evening! Once our orders arrived YUMMY DELICIOUSLY FOOD.

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Thank sheena601
Black Creek
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Fresh Fish and Chips by the sea. Houseboats, water taxi's, float planes, seals, birds of all kinds, wonderful place to hang out and eat.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 19
Cuisine
Seafood, Fast food, Canadian, Soups
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, View
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 20:00
Monday
11:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 20:00
Thursday
11:00 - 20:00
Friday
11:00 - 20:00
Saturday
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Dallas Rd, Victoria, British Columbia V8V 0B2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Victoria Capital Regional District  >  Victoria
  • Phone Number: +1 250-384-6515
Description
Barb's is a quaint seaside seafood restaurant floating at the bustling Fisherman's Wharf in the inner harbor of Victoria, BC. Be prepared to be entertained by our energetic harbor environment while pleasantly satisfying your appetite.

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