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Thistle Restaurant

442 Valley Brook Ave, Lyndhurst, NJ 07071-1925
+1 201-935-0004
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good33%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“fish chips” (7 reviews)
“flounder” (2 reviews)
“geary” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 21:30All hours
Seafood, Irish
$$ - $$$
442 Valley Brook Ave, Lyndhurst, NJ 07071-1925
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Best fish & chips in the state our family been going there since the 70's . There's many a selections on the menu and there's specials available. They make the deep fried cod fish , or the broiled fish.There's a very good selection of appetizers...More

1  Thank Gary L
Reviewed 15 May 2017

It's crazy to think that a dish, as simple as fried fish and french fries could be so spectacular. Normally, any other restaurant offering this item on the menu, I would pass it by, yet this place is hands down the best. I'm craving it...More

1  Thank Ray A
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

Had fish and chips and flounder with crabmeat stuffing. Everything was cooked to perfection. Our outing was super and enjoyed by all.

1  Thank John D
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

For sure, this place is great. The best fish and chips in New Jersey. The place is cute, clean and the service is very good. I strongly recommend.

1  Thank FernandaGRios
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

I don't go often, but when I want a really good fish & chips fix, this is where I head. I have never had a bad meal here, the fish is fresh and thick and cooked perfectly. Even the pot of tea I got afterwards...More

1  Thank Mark B
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

The menu is always great, simple and executed to perfection. The owners and staff don't just treat you like customers - they treat you like family.

Thank John-Michael Y
Reviewed 1 April 2016 via mobile

Whenever my family returned to NJ for a family visit, we'd make a trek to the Thistle when it was in Kearny. My uncles and aunts and grandparents ate here. My pops would meet old Kearny buddies here. I remember, as a boy looking up...More

1  Thank 3rdCoastHighlander
Reviewed 30 January 2016

Many people still observe Friday as fish day. For a really good fish dinner, Thistle Restaurant is a great place. You can get both take out and dine in service. It is also a BYOB restaurant. The food is exceptional and the serve staff is...More

3  Thank STANLEY W
Reviewed 17 August 2015

If you like Scottish style fish & Chips then this is for you! Formerly located in Kearny, NJ they relocated a few years ago to this new spot. It's a bring your own restaurant and besides the fish & chips they have an extensive sea...More

1  Thank fheagle
Reviewed 17 August 2015

I had a hankering for fried fish and the Thistle did not disappoint. I ordered the children's portion for lunch. It was a thick piece of cod, batter dipped, fried to a perfect golden brown with just enough fries to make a meal. I don't...More

1  Thank JOYSKID
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 442 Valley Brook Ave, Lyndhurst, NJ 07071-1925
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Lyndhurst
  • Phone Number: +1 201-935-0004
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