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Phil's Seafood

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Seafood, Canadian, Soups
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6285 Quinpool Rd, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3L 1A4, Canada
+1 902-431-3474
11:30 - 19:30
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All hours
Sun 11:30 - 19:30
Tue - Thu 11:30 - 20:00
Fri 11:30 - 21:00
Sat 11:30 - 20:00
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54 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We've been coming here for years. Always fresh fish cooked to perfection and never greasy. Fries are hand cut and coleslaw is delicious. Parking can be tricky but it's worth the effort. Phil's is wheelchair accessible.

Thank MikeGen C
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93 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

Phil's is a favourite and we go there on a regular basis. This is as far from fine dining as you can get. But if you are looking for good food at a good price then this should be on your list.The fish portions are smaller than before but still offer good value.

Thank jkn252
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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41 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

This is a lovely restaurant that we've been to twice. I've only had the fish n chips but the fish is so beautifully done and they give you a good portion, and I only order one fillet (regular size). They also give you a choice of a side and I had the spinach salad which was fresh and tasty, a... More 

Thank voban1
Halifax Region, Canada
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

If you are not a fan of really breaded fish and chips then this is a good place for you. We like to take out from here and add McDonald's fries (Phill's fries are good, but McD's are better). Not the easiest place to find parking as it is on a busy street, but if lucky you can get a... More 

Thank Jahs595
Edmonton, Canada
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36 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Many of the locals go to Phil's, we have been going there since he opened his original location. Personally I like my fish with thin batter so Phil's is perfect for me. Enjoy!

Thank Stan W
North Carolina
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

This is a small restaurant, with a small menu. Food was average, but nothing spectacular. The prices were fair for the type and amount of food.

Thank Laignappe
Halifax, Canada
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

I had the mussels and clams and chips both excellent. Service was also excellent. Other couple had fish and chips and fish with salad, both also commented well prepared, would also note both come from fishing families and know fresh fish which this was. I also know that she is an excellent cook with many years of preparing all types... More 

2 Thank Shelldrake9r
Halifax, NS, Canada
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142 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2016

I had fish n' chips and my friend had an array of seafood. It tasted pretty good, but nothing special. Maybe I had higher expectations from some others, but I had hoped for more. I wouldn't object going again, but would like to choose a different place on Quinpool Rd first. But a good sized portion of food, see attached... More 

Thank mekesw
Ontario, Canada
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92 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2016

Went with a teen and we both had fish burgers. She had fries - home made and not greasy or soggy. I had garden salad which came with green pepper, mushrooms and lettuce - I asked for no tomato. I also had my fish grilled as opposed to with batter although next time I will have the batter as it... More 

Thank sunseeking17
Halifax, Canada
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38 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2016

Cheap for fish in the city and it is good. Fish and chips is always fresh fish and home cut fries. They also do haddock tips and fries which is tasty and very reasonably priced. Portions are good size

Thank jackg28

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Canadian, Soups
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 19:30
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6285 Quinpool Rd, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3L 1A4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Region  >  Halifax
  • Phone Number: +1 902-431-3474

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