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Fish on Fifth

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Seafood, Canadian
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9812 Fifth St, Sidney, British Columbia, Canada
+1 250-656-4022
11:00 - 20:00
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Sun 12:00 - 20:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 20:00
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Kids (and others) might like the knot making challenges at the tables. Fish is local, fresh and tasty. Fries and coleslaw are homemade. Not too greasy. Not a fancy place but really nice.

Thank saanich g
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots of choices on their menu. Good food, good portions, helpful staff. I will definitely return to this place.

Thank Rick H
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were treated to great service and excellently prepared halibut. Our visit was as a result of a recommendation. Without this, the drive by appearance may not have invited us in.

Thank 02Silverfox02
Victoria, Canada
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60 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is definitely the best and most affordable fish and chip shop in all of Victoria area I've been to yet where there is space to sit down. Major bonuses for lots of vegetarian and vegan options! Got the falafel wrap with yam fries, was very yummy and filling! This place is much more than just fish and chips! Amazingly... More 

Thank Erin D
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

They try to have gluten free here however everything is fried in the same fryer. Still waiting for that to change.

Thank Mike H
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101 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had the opportunity to drop in for lunch last week and was pleasantly surprised to learn that you can order your meal in a gluten free batter, regular batter or grilled. Trying to shed a few pounds I ordered the grilled Cod lunch. It was delicious as were the coleslaw and fries.In fact it was so good I went... More 

Thank VictoriaFanofMaui
Sidney, Canada
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84 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

One the very best local restaurants. Known for great food all the time. Their halibut fish but try yam fries you can not go wrong. Good variety of menu ideas for all the family.

Thank freedom552014
Saanichton, Canada
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28 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

We have made multiple visits here and with the exception of one visit have had excellent food. Fries are properly double-fried and the batter is tasty and properly seasoned. The dining area could use a good scrubbing and sometimes the service isn't as friendly as it could be, but the cod, prawns and fries are worth these niggling details.

Thank threedogknight
Johannesburg, South Africa
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616 reviews
259 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017

Best fish and chip shop in Sidney. Cozy place with really good fish and chips served by very friendly staff.

Thank TravelOften1968
Sidney, Canada
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

3 of us went for lunch, one chowder, one calamari, and one halibut and chips. The food essentially tasted greasey and must admit we all had tender tummies after. Ok, not awesome quality.

2 Thank Jeanette l

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9812 Fifth St, Sidney, British Columbia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Victoria Capital Regional District  >  Sidney
  • Phone Number: +1 250-656-4022

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