We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Dianne's Fish Shack & Smokehouse

195 Ontario St, Kingston, Ontario K7L 2Y7, Canada
+1 613-507-3474
Website
Share
Certificate of Excellence
All photos (152)
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good34%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“lobster roll” (65 reviews)
“fish tacos” (71 reviews)
“chowder” (48 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Hours
CUISINES
Seafood, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
195 Ontario St, Kingston, Ontario K7L 2Y7, Canada
All Details
Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Dianne's Fish Shack & Smokehouse
1. Dianne’s still a knockout!
"exceptional service, absolutely delicious food and very reasonable"
MCHBurgess
See reviews that mention Dianne’s still a knockout!
2. Glad that we stopped!
"Pacific Haddock was delicious and the French fries were also fantastic"
Denise D
See reviews that mention Glad that we stopped!
3. So Delicious !
"Family had Burger & Lobster Rolls- not a crumb left..."
LDBoston
See reviews that mention burger
Write a ReviewReviews (665)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 618 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Every time I visit Kingston, my daughter likes to take me to a different restaurant. This visit was nothing less than fantastic. Small menu but I feel they have a choice for all tastes. The server was cheerful, patient and super friendly. Aside from the...More

Thank shannonjd
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed July 30, 2018

We dine at this fish house at least twice a month, and the service and management are some of the best. The food is always good, and if you have any issues at all, the manager will take personal care of your needs. I have...More

Thank tripper560
Reviewed 2 days ago

My friends and I shared some appetizers and wine this past Saturday evening. Although it was very busy, the service was excellent. The Fish Tacos are the best I have ever had and the Shrimp & Seafood Poutine were delicious. We will be back!!

Thank LoriGuelph
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was excellent and so was the service. I had the fish and chips and it was very good. It had a light batter and plenty of fish and was not oily. My wife had the tacos and loved them. We would definitely go...More

Thank Fonzy2000
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice place with gentle and fast service, you can choose between some fresh and well cooked fish selections, some meat choices also present. Good selections of beers and wines. Honest prices. Let’s try it!

Thank Mociolina
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My son, granddaughter and I drove from Toronto to Kingston Thanksgiving Day to return my frosh granddaughter to Queen's University. We had reserved for 5:30 over the Internet, but traffic got in our way. Arriving about 6:30 our table was ready and we were greeted...More

Thank y0ungb0b
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited on a Saturday night without reservations and was quickly seated along the bar/counter that runs along the side wall. Comfy and cosy and was just fine for the 2 of us. Food and service was excellent and very reasonably priced for the quality...More

Thank BilboWaggins35
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went to Dianne’s as the first stop on the Kingston Food Tour. We were served fish tacos, which were the best I’ve ever tasted! If you’re looking for fresh seafood, beautifully prepared with lots of flavour, look no further.

Thank flyingfingers-7
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good food..... The only real issue was finding nearby parking to this eating spot. Waitress was very attentive and helpful.

Thank Footprints775022
Reviewed October 1, 2018

Sometimes good...is just that...good. We had four great meals...good company and friendly caring staff despite being insanely busy for a late lunch. The Fish and Chips Haddock option ...battered.....always good. Offered a Tuna Tacos as a Special.....she loved it...although gently seasoned...still delicious.

Thank John C
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 37 hotels in Kingston
Four Points by Sheraton Kingston
786 reviews
.10 km away
Delta Hotels by Marriott Kingston Waterfront
631 reviews
.15 km away
Confederation Place Hotel
422 reviews
.17 km away
Holiday Inn Kingston - Waterfront
1,043 reviews
.28 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Mio Gelato
362 reviews
.03 km away
Tango Nuevo
741 reviews
.16 km away
Wooden Heads Gourmet Pizza
1,197 reviews
.03 km away
Casa Domenico
428 reviews
.13 km away
Nearby Attractions
Kingston Waterfront
1,048 reviews
.27 km away
Kingston City Hall
296 reviews
.09 km away
Engine 1095
131 reviews
.03 km away
St. George's Cathedral
69 reviews
.18 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Dianne's Fish Shack & Smokehouse staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Monday
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Tuesday
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Wednesday
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Thursday
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Friday
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Saturday
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 195 Ontario St, Kingston, Ontario K7L 2Y7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Kingston
  • Phone Number: +1 613-507-3474
  • E-mail
Description
Just steps from the waterfront a classic East Coast Kitchen meets the flavors of Mexico! Think lobster rolls, fish n' chips & oysters along with tacos, guacamole & Mexican BBQ. Plus, savory grilled steaks, burgers, salads, sandwiches and more! From the bar; ice cold craft beer & local wine on tap. Premium whiskies & tequilas, refreshing cocktails and the City's best fresh-squeezed lime margaritas! All served in a casual, fun & vibrant atmosphere. Children's menu, vegetarian & gluten-free options available, takeout.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing