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Fish on Fifth

9812 Fifth St, Sidney, British Columbia V8L 2X3, Canada
+1 250-656-4022
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good43%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
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“yam fries” (38 reviews)
“cod” (35 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. Hours
Seafood, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
9812 Fifth St, Sidney, British Columbia V8L 2X3, Canada
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sometimes restaurants live on their well-established name. This is the case with Fish on Fifth, IMO. My wife and I had supper there. Both of us order Fish and chips. The fish was crisp and fries OK. Slaw was OK too. You won't get bad...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank lovnfood
Reviewed October 20, 2018 via mobile

I had the one piece cod fish and chips with yam fries and Caesar salad. The fish was moist, not greasy and lightly battered. I highly recommend you try this well-established restaurant! Service was attentive and friendly!!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank karenmE2247AC
Reviewed October 19, 2018

This place has great fish and chips. you can carry out or dine in. The first night we were in Sidney we were all tired but wanted some seafood to eat. Carried out and loved it.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Michael H
Reviewed September 27, 2018

we had a dinner along with our grandchildren. First off they have a children's menu which was perfect for small children. The adults {two} had fish and chips which were very good the fish was cooked to perfection and the chips were fresh cut not...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Mo S
Reviewed September 18, 2018

Best fish n chip shack around! Don't forget your deep fried pickles! The fish is cooked perfectly, not too greasy, perfect amount of light batter. I'm happy here.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Jason G
Reviewed September 16, 2018

I liked fish on fifth before, but my last 4 visits were pathetic. The service really bad and the server that we like is gone. The give you small portions and they don´t pay attention to your order, so they give you another completely different...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Gina H
Reviewed September 14, 2018 via mobile

Thought we would try for the first time. Very small and very busy. Food was decent but nothing spectacular. Service was good. May or may not be back.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Graham Y
Reviewed September 8, 2018

Very busy cheerful restaurant, huge helpings and really good crispy fish. Friendly helpful staff. Our server was great. Good menu with something for everyone - but go for the crispy fish and chips! yumm....

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Pringle1
Reviewed September 5, 2018

Great fish and chips. Quirky service. Mastered a couple knots while waiting for our order. Try the Caesars !

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank gonefishin2018
Reviewed September 3, 2018

Great fish and chips, I ordered 2 pieces of halibut fries and slaw I think it was in the $20 range, beautiful size each piece nice golden crust, surprisingly not greasy at all, very crisp crust, steaming fresh halibut inside, I am guessing but at...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank jackkaston
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July 29, 2017|
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Response from Banafsheh A | Reviewed this property |
Depends on the type of fish. It would cost around 14 for salmon up to 19 for halibut. I believe they have cod and haddock as well.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9812 Fifth St, Sidney, British Columbia V8L 2X3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Victoria Capital Regional District  >  Sidney
  • Phone Number: +1 250-656-4022
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