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Battered Fish

Certificate of Excellence
Seafood, Fast food, Canadian
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1751 Lower Water St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1S5, Canada
+1 902-492-8898
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Truro, Canada
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117 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

I ate at the battered fish at the Halifax shopping centre food court! What a great surprise, my mother, sister and I all agreed that it was one of the best meals we've ever had! Amazing fresh fish and French fries. I would definitely recommend the beer battered fish and chips!

Thank Jane A
Halifax, Canada
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118 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 205 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016

In the land of fish and chips the Battered Fish is just okay. The thing I do not like about them the most is their small die cut fries. They are smaller than mcCain shoestring potatoes. I understand that they do this so that they cook faster but they also make things so much oilier. The fish was fresh but... More 

3 Thank Potter477
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53 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

I just ate at the battered fish in the Halifax shopping center and paid 20 bucks for a bottle of root beer 2 pieces of fish and a cup of seafood chowder. The food was very good but the portions were small. I am still a little hungry and I know I can get a much larger meal at my... More 

Thank bikerdude39
Toronto, Canada
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43 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

Halifax is a place I go to bar-hop, so by the end of the night I can never really remember which bars we went to, and we drank, but I always remember to get some battered fish in me before I head out drinking. As I travel on a budget, I tend to avoid ordering entrees at the bars, so... More 

Thank Sasha Z
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

this restaurants is one of the best restaurants ive ever been to in my entire life its got the best fish in town especially the dipping sauce now that is really good if only i could live off that food. keep up the good work and ill most likely wanna visit MORE OFTEN.

Thank Nicholas N
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41 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Best sea food in the city. Always a line up on the Boardwalk waiting to be served. Try the fish bites and chips! awesome! Lots of tables and seating nearby on the Boardwalk.

Thank 179wesleys
New Brunswick
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147 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 162 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

I've reaten here many times and it's a typical take-out outlet that is quite busy at peak traffic times but is consistently good and reasonably priced. I'll keep coming back - when the weather is good so one can enjoy their lunch on the outside picnic tables.

Thank Cubatan
Cathedral City, California
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56 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped here on a cruise and wandered the waterfront for a while. When I saw this little fish shack I knew I had to stop for a bite. The fish tasted so fresh, the batter not heavy at all. With a little lemon and tartar sauce...yum! The fries could have been a little crispier but we're still good. Totally worth... More 

Thank Susie M
Halifax, Canada
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Ordered 2 pc chips & frys + 1 order clams from food truck, Bedford Hwy. Everything was way too greasy - maybe even over cooked. Shoestring frys don't take much but these came out dark, dark brown and smelled of the fryer. Clams likewise. Maybe old fat? I expected better.

Thank GreasyWheelHfx
Halifax, Canada
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82 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

For the longest time I didn't think anyone would ever have better fish and chips than John's lunch, but this place does! Being right on the waterfront makes it so nice to be able to take a stroll around, get fish and chips, eat outside on the water; it's perfect for a nice summer day. I've had a lot of... More 

Thank Krista R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Fast food, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1751 Lower Water St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1S5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Region  >  Halifax
  • Phone Number: +1 902-492-8898

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