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Murphy's Fish & Chips

88 Esplanade St, Truro, Nova Scotia B2N 2K3, Canada
+1 902-895-1275
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (124 reviews)
“scallops” (20 reviews)
“cole slaw” (7 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 19:00All hours
Seafood, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
88 Esplanade St, Truro, Nova Scotia B2N 2K3, Canada
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1 - 10 of 377 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Place was packed for good reason. Got there close to closing time, still got a table quick, great service and excellent Fish and Chips, slaw, efficient and did the trick

Thank Debbie W
Reviewed 3 days ago

We stopped by at Truro overnight and decided to had dinner at this restaurant as it is rated #1 in TripAdvisor. We ordered several seafood specials which consists of 1 piece of fish, choice of scallop or clam, french fries or mash. Every item was...More

Thank s c
Reviewed 3 days ago

Murphy's appears to be a local favorite and I can see why. Their fish and chips were battered to perfection, their Digby scallops were tasty and plentiful. Not a place for a romantic dinner but just for good seafood!

Thank Richard H
Reviewed 1 week ago

You could not ask for more friendly staff they have at this restaurant. The waitresses are always friendly and willing to help and give you the best service and give you the details of the specials. The lady taking payment is always so sweet and...More

Thank Debbie D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Murphy's is the best around. If you want something besides the same old fish and chips, try the southern fried fish. It's a spicy coating not a batter but a great taste.

Thank David B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We absolutely love that place. It is always my first choice when we go out. You will not find friendlier staff anywhere! Their fish and chips are so so good! I can't even try any other dish because I know it won't be as good....More

Thank Smeltzers
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had to jump on here and write a review for the experience and service I recieved today . My family and I are vacationing in Nova Scotia for two weeks and this was a by chance pass thru Truro as we needed supplies. We...More

Thank Sachin J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is average for fish and chips. You get a decent meal for a decent price. Like the service.

Thank Shahzad D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I hadn't eaten at Murphy's for a long time. I will say the fish tasted good, but too much grease. The tartar sauce was really good, but come on.... if you ask if someone wants it and they do they are going to need more....More

Thank Scotian25
Reviewed 13 June 2017

My wife and I stopped in for supper on our day trip to Truro. As you walk in, you feel like your walking under the sea. It's all decorated with fishing and seaside items. Service was friendly and prompt. We ordered fish & Chips. The...More

Thank Kenny M
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Bob H
29 August 2016|
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Response from bbkkll44 | Reviewed this property |
If you go there and not order Fish and Chips. It would be the same as going to a Pizza place and ordering a steak.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 88 Esplanade St, Truro, Nova Scotia B2N 2K3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Truro
  • Phone Number: +1 902-895-1275
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