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Fredies Fantastic Fishhouse

8 Oland Cres, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3S 1C6, Canada
+1 902-450-3474
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good20%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“clams” (62 reviews)
“lobster roll” (33 reviews)
“fries” (64 reviews)
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Seafood, Fast food, Canadian
8 Oland Cres, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3S 1C6, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

Fredies was a short drive away from downtown Halifax but well worth it! The entire staff was super friendly and helpful. Their service was so great that it was one of our most memorable experience in Halifax. My sisters split their order and the cashier...More

Thank Phuong T
Reviewed yesterday

I swung by here for lunch on a business trip after reading some reviews. Other reviewers were correct...the Fish and chips were phenomenal. My only regret is the limited seating inside. I ended up eating in my car due to the lack of seats inside,...More

Thank TurbineTurnerJ
Reviewed yesterday

The fish & chips are such a great deal that even my Dad, a foodie, wanted one. The food was delicious, but the real highlight was the service. The staff are genuinely happy and even talk to customers during their breaks. It's always a good...More

Thank Carol T
Reviewed yesterday

The food was very fresh and tasty. Their servings were big enough for a family to share and the service was excellent. The only complaint is that they do not have enough seats for the number of customers they get and that they close early....More

Thank write2arshad
Reviewed 5 days ago

Incredible lobster roll stuffed with meat and my seafood chowder was brimming with lots of scallops, fish and lobster. Enjoyed talking to the sweet young lady who is the daughter of the owner as she was so nice to us tourists from Florida. We will...More

Thank LKelleyFL
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I had fish and chips and hubby had clams and chips. He also got the chowder which I had a few spoonfuls of. The chowder was full of seafood!! Very good lunch and reasonable prices. Friendly staff, nice atmosphere.

Thank Michelle E
Reviewed 1 week ago

Was at Fredies yesterday and I was amazed to see the changes made at the Fishhouse It has doubled in size!!!! Every detail of the renovation is perfect. The seating, the awards and the art work on display is to the same high standard as...More

Thank ChrisB154976
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very small place that has the nicest owner and servers that you could ask for in a restaurant. The food is equal to the staff. We rented a car when our ship was in port and traveled to Peggys Cove. After reviewing...More

1  Thank PJWallyrock
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are thrilled that the place lives up to the reviews. The chowder is mom's recipe made fresh daily and it might be the best that my family has ever had!! Full marks to the food and service, I only wish that there was a...More

Thank Heather S
Reviewed 1 week ago

best fish and chips in Halifax imho. The fish was perfect, the batter all cooked through and the fish still moist and succulent inside. I would have preferred a proper set of cutlery and a proper plate but hey, you can't have everything and I'm...More

Thank Zappafan5797
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Questions & Answers
29 June 2017|
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Response from Edwin F | Reviewed this property |
No patio I'm afraid, just a couple of tables & chairs. There are dozens of restaurants in Bayer's Lake. Many will have vegetarian options.
30 December 2016|
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Response from fredie657 | Property representative |
Hello Mr. Mosher! Yes we have all the above! We look forward to your visit! Currently we are under renovations and hope to be up and running in the next few weeks.
15 August 2016|
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Response from cotteng | Reviewed this property |
So many places in downtown serve great fish and chips. My favourite is the Triangle Pub. Halifax is a not like europe and the big canadian cities. Public transportation is not possible to that degree due to our small... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$12
Seafood, Fast food, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Oland Cres, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3S 1C6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Region  >  Halifax
  • Phone Number: +1 902-450-3474
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Fredies Fantastic Fishhouse is a small diner located in Bayers Lake Park. We specialize in Fresh Fish and hand cut Fries, Chowder, Fresh Whole Clams, Digby Scallops and Pure Lobster Rolls. We are passionate about providing our Customers with the best service and freshest seafood that Nova Scotia has to offer.
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