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Penrose Fish & Chips - CLOSED

600 Mount Pleasant Rd, Toronto, Ontario M4S 2M8, Canada
+1 416-483-6800
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good22%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
23 Oct 2014
“It's closed permanently”
3 Oct 2014
“Simply outstanding, and going, going, gone.”
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
Seafood, Canadian, American, British
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600 Mount Pleasant Rd, Toronto, Ontario M4S 2M8, Canada
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1 - 10 of 27 reviews

Reviewed 23 October 2014 via mobile

I was there for the last lunch they served. There was a long line up and several TV crews. After 64 years and three generations this Toronto landmark is now gone. "So long and thanks for all the fish!"

Thank JOyston
Reviewed 3 October 2014

I just heard that this wonderful little family-run shop is closing after 60+ years, and I could almost cry, Their food has been that good. If you are reading this before Oct 10, 2014 do yourself a favour and eat there-now. I have never, ever...More

1  Thank TOTod
Reviewed 7 September 2014

As many reviewers have noted, this emporium offers the finest fish & chips in North America (and better than you can find today in the UK in my opinion) Streisand has been a repeat customer and has recommended Penrose on stage more than once. Now...More

2  Thank Hugh G
Reviewed 15 July 2014

I was looking forward to trying this F&C shop for some time before I went, so you can imagine my disappointment when you read about all the problems with this restaurant. First impressions mean a lot and I should have done a u-turn at the...More

3  Thank Paul C
Reviewed 3 July 2014

you should definitely have the mushy peas with mint and the lemon meringue pie.great sélections of sodas food is .very reasonably priced and cooked right there at the front. glad i found the place.

Thank panda416
Reviewed 3 June 2014

By far the best fish and chips I've had anywhere. Looking forward to my June trip to Toronto for a fix.

Thank Geoff C
Reviewed 13 March 2014

If you like Fish & Chips and are in Toronto then you must find your way to Penrose at 600 Mt. Pleasant Ave. You are greeted by the owner as you walk in, the restaurant is clean and the staff are friendly. The menu is...More

Thank JohnWhiteCanada
Reviewed 5 February 2014

After a long day at work, and walking home, it is so nice to drop in and pickup dinner. I usually get more than one meal so I can have 'left overs' that taste just as good as the first meal. First rate.

Thank Pinky23_10
Reviewed 15 December 2013

I've had Fish and Chips in many places throughout my life. Penrose, however, still manages to trump them all. The fish is always terrific and the fries are sublime. They even have an awesome array of old soda brands that you just can't find anywhere...More

Thank TheLeaf
Reviewed 3 October 2013

This midtown eatery was opened By Brits Roly and Marion Johnston in 1950. The place is now owned and run by their son Dave and his family. With a small eat in restaurant and a busy takeout business, many (including the writer, a Brit also)...More

Thank Hugh G
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North End
The North End is a nucleus of specialty food
restaurants and shops, especially around its Mount
Pleasant Village area. Frequented by antiquers for its
numerous collectable shops, furniture spots, and
oddity stores, the North End is a maverick of the
quaint and quality. Vintage toy stores, accessory
shops, and cinemas welcome perusers to step back in
time, while the wide pedestrian squares and the large
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Restaurant Details

Cuisine
Seafood, Canadian, American, British
Good for
Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 600 Mount Pleasant Rd, Toronto, Ontario M4S 2M8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > North End
  • Neighbourhood: North End
  • Phone Number: +1 416-483-6800
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