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For the Halibut Fish and Chips

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220 Hastings St. N., Bancroft, Ontario, Canada
+1 613-332-0110
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good36%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“halibut” (37 reviews)
“smelts” (6 reviews)
“coleslaw” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Canadian
$$ - $$$
220 Hastings St. N., Bancroft, Ontario, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Drove 2 hours for this. And not the 1st time😀. The fish is superb, the chips just right. The service is a wee bit slower than I like, but so SO worth it.

Thank Elizabeth W
Reviewed 28 February 2018

Best onion rings, ever! As is the clam chowder. A must try. The service is friendly and accommodating.

Thank Mike I
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

Just love everything about this place ! The fresh cut potatoes, the home made slaw, and the house cut fish !

Thank TapawingoAllie
Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

This isn’t a fancy restaurant. Really, no fish and chips place I’ve ever visited has been fancy. The fish quality is excellent. The portions are substantial. Great fries and tartar sauce. I will be back!

Thank deschweizify
Reviewed 17 September 2017

It looked so promising.....unpretentious and relaxed atmosphere, great smells. And the clam chowder was lovely/....lots of clams (even if they were a bit chewy) and a nice (if maybe a bit salty) broth. Then the seafood combo came. It was only $9, but it comes...More

Thank LarryTheRadioGuy
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Nowhere in the entire city of Belleville, is there a fish and chips restaurant that even comes close to "For The Halibut" in Bancroft. We have NO problem driving 1-1/2 hours (pleasant drive) to Bancroft for the first rate fish and chips these people put...More

1  Thank n8vson2017
Reviewed 14 August 2017

This is a great place on the northern edge of Bancroft. They serve large portions of fish and chips. Although they offer Halibut and it is a more expensive fish, their cod is excellent and is less expensive. Also, if you like New England style...More

1  Thank s G
Reviewed 5 August 2017

The reviews I do not agree with all of them. We went for dinner at 5 yesterday. We placed our order,15 min.later the power went out. The waitress came around and told some tables could have their fish but no fries, substitute for a salad,...More

1  Thank samatha2017
Reviewed 10 July 2017

I was a little concerned with I noticed the "For Sale Sign" on the building but the restaurant is still open & functional. We had the Haddock fish & chips. The french fries are made from real potatoes and were crispy & very good. We...More

Thank glutenfreemom2016
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

Portion size of fish is good, very yummy but may be too deep fried. Salad was okay but portion is good. Cozy homey environment.

Thank Joyce W
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26 May 2016|
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Response from Kirk G | Reviewed this property |
I would guess it's been opened at least five years, but no more than ten.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Seafood, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 220 Hastings St. N., Bancroft, Ontario, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Bancroft
  • Phone Number: +1 613-332-0110
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