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Leo's Restaurant & Take Out

) #43 of 295 Restaurants in St. John's $ , Seafood
27 Freshwater Rd, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 2N1, Canada
+1 709-726-2658
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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27 Freshwater Rd, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 2N1, Canada
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Reviewed 4 days ago

To be honest, the place is a "dive". Old, outdated, dilapidated. Service - efficient. Clean...well.....needs improvement. But the fish and chips ----- the BEST of 4 places we tried. Light, not greasy, batter-type. Good fries that weren't overcooked. Fish light and melt in your mouth...More

Thank EnjoyExploring2
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a local take out place with a back to the futur look. Food is inexpensive and tastes very decent. There's not much service but the ladies are still nice. I was sad that it wasn't homemade tartar... for some reason I didn't expect...More

Thank Marie-Christine L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Leo's came highly recommended and did not disappoint. Street parking is challenging. The staff in the restaurant were excellent. The fish and chips were delicious. The ambiance is eatery modest. Prices are inexpensive. Beer is available. They also serve cod tongues, a Newfoundland delicacy, and...More

1  Thank Desmond C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went here based on all the amazing reviews but i found that the food was almost always just ok but never the best i ever had. Yes the fish was so fresh and great batter - not greasy but I have had better fish...More

Thank TTToronto
Reviewed 10 June 2017

Absolutely delicious fish and chips! Can't recommend Leo's enough. Be aware they are closed Mondays. Bit of a climb from town but well worth the slog up the hill! Unless you have a HUGE appetite go for the two piece with a few fries.. the...More

Thank PDNS2017
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

The light crispy batter and generous Portions of cod make this my favourite fish and chip spot in town.This family run shop resisted the franchise craze of others and Serve up the best tasting grub in the area.

1  Thank rickcardo
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

A must visit while in St. John's, a hidden treasure and a delight for fish and chips. Don't let the look of the place fool you. Ches's may have the name recognition but Leo's has the better fish & chips. Ask any one from here...More

1  Thank Rick G
Reviewed 22 March 2017

I always stop at Leo's for a meal of fish and chips when I'm in St.John's on business. This place has been around for years and the food quality remains top notch. The batter they fry the fish in is not heavy and the fish...More

Thank FamilyTraveller13
Reviewed 2 January 2017

It's time to stop looking and arguing, this is the best you can get in St. John's (arguably Newfoundland) for Fee and Chee. It has it all, service, traditional atmosphere and most importantly excellent quality food.

Thank pizzamanyyt
Reviewed 28 October 2016

You know it's going to be pretty good when the locals eat there too. The place is not much to look at but the fish and chips were quite good. The batter was crisp and the fish was completely cooked inside. Maybe a bit of...More

1  Thank Ontario88
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Canadian, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27 Freshwater Rd, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 2N1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Newfoundland and Labrador  >  Newfoundland  >  St. John's
  • Phone Number: +1 709-726-2658
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