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Duffy's Fish & Chips has been SOLD TO NEW OWNERS and is temporarily closed! Will re-open very SOON!!
US$4 - US$20
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Bar, Pub, Canadian, Seafood
Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Street Parking, Free off-street parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I’m so glad we came here today. Cool day for the beach in South Hampton, so we decided to warm up with lunch at Duffy’s. Fantastic. Fresh ingredients. Fresh oil that the fish and fries are fried in....(and the fries don’t taste like fish) Crispy...and delicious. We will come back for sure. Baja tacos were top notch.More

Date of visit: May 2022
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My mom and I enjoyed a Sunday Dinner at Duffy's. She had a wrap, stuffed with fresh goodies, and a huge amount so she had half to take home! I had the fish and chips. This time, I was impressed with the french fries. Perfectly...cooked, and with that blistered crust that is so popular now. The service was also very quick and efficient.More

Date of visit: April 2022
Reviewed February 22, 2022

The fish was terribly greasy and when i cut into it i felt that the fish was under cooked ... i couldnt eat it. Will not be going there again

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed September 19, 2021 via mobile

We were out on a motorcycle ride and stopped in Southampton and decided to get a bite to eat. Definitely stop at Duffy’s their haddock and chips is amazing. Fresh fish and good size portion! Fries are coated and crispy. Staff are very friendly as...well! Definitely be back!!More

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed September 1, 2021

We wanted a fish and chip/perch dinner. I spoke in person to a server and ordered 2 perch dinners. Picked them up and got back to the cottage and noticed it was in no way perch and it was a thick batter with a few...frozen fries. The fish had plenty of bones as well. We tried calling but had to leave a message where nobody returned our call. They charged $36 for these cheaply deceiving meals.More

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed August 31, 2021

Went last week the place looked ok.... sat down and the waitress said by the way we have no Halibut downhill from there. Ordered the so called fresh white fish. Waited at least half and hour and got the food horrible... the fish was grey...could not eat it they could not even get the coleslaws right no taste and small portions. Top it off waitress had a major attitude and 3 fish and chips cost 100$ the place is a joke. Avoid!More

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed August 28, 2021

We were on a weekend getaway in the “Dome”, went for a walk down main street and everyone was full of reservations. We landed on this spot with cold drinks in 30 degrees plus humidity. Inside was too hot so we sat on the patio....I must admit first impression was scary. After we were seated and received our first drink, and settled in drinks were as ordered, food was great. Chicken wings were perfect, great ceaser salad, and the fries were great. Sometimes first impressions are wrong and in this case it turned out to be a great spot to eatMore

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed August 24, 2021

Called for take out/pick up. I was told at 6:45 that pick up would be 7:30. I'm only about 4-5 minutes from there, so perfect. I arrive a minute or two early and park right in front. sidewalk tables are occupied and several people are...milling around, either waiting for takeout or looking to sit or order. A woman is at a reception station on the sidewalk delivering to a couple who inquire about getting some caesar cocktails added to their order. When she appeared to be done with them, I went to offer my name, and she turned on her heels and went in, ignoring me. I waited a couple minutes and no one returned to the reception station (which leaves you wondering why it's there), so i went just into the doorway so I was visible (I'm pretty big, so not easy to miss). Another worker, way back in the back and puts her hand up in the air, hollering "wait outside, we'll call you when your order is ready." No effort to ask my name, or if I'm there for a pickup. I can see there are orders sitting on a couple of tables 10-15' inside the door. A few more minutes later, a woman covered in tattoos slides up the sidewalk, through the doorway and up to the table where the orders are sitting - she is immediately served without being yelled at, and departs within a minute with bags. there are still two bags sitting on the table. More minutes go by and a couple of quick visits to the reception table are met quickly with 'no more takeout tonight'. Then the person vanishes. Meanwhile the large man keeping his respectful distance 5-6 feet back is ignored despite efforts to get attention without being rude. At 7:42 a young gent who has served me before steps to the door and says "I have a takeout for XXXX", that's me I say, and he immediately produces the card thingy, with no bag in hand, and say, "would you like to leave a gratuity for the staff, sir". I replied politely, through my mask, which I put on immediately before getting out of the car, and said, "not if that's my food that's been sitting on the table since before I got here, 13-14 minutes ago. He apologized and said "I'm afraid it is , sir". I said to him, "really it's not your fault, I attempted to get attention at 7:30 and this other server here (the yeller had now come out and was attending to a table) told me to wait outside, and didn't even ask for my name or if I was picking up. He again apologized, but the other server was chirping "I just told you to wait outside!". Tone. deaf. The worst is yet to come. The food, of course, was now dead cold. I should have guessed by the deportment on the phone call. I asked for a 2 peiece halibut and chips. "No halibut". So, then I say, "what's left, haddock, cod, perch?" "Haddock" "okay and an order of crab cakes please", "Okay I'll see you at 7:30" "Click"... Well, it was cold. (No kidding, eh?) The fries were like cardboard, tasteless, flavourless, doughy cardboard. The fish, while cold, was not dry inside, but the batter was awful, doughy, like another reviewer said and soggy, tasteless, zero appeal. And I ate about a quarter of it or less, and it's burning a hole in my gut. Beleive it or not, I tried a crab cake,, and it wasn't awful. Maybe a chilled one tomorrow as a snack may be okay. Otherwise this place would have gotten a 1 instead of a 2. I should mention I called the prvious Friday, 4 days ago, and they answered at 7:20 saying, "sorry, we're closed for takeout". In a beach town. In August. Pathetic. Under previous ownership, even if a bit sketchy with the pandemic, the halibut and chips were awesome. Now, crap.More

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed August 24, 2021 via mobile

We were greeted within seconds and brought to our patio table. Dylan’s first rate service and the great food made for a most enjoyable dinner.

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed August 21, 2021 via mobile

If you’re like us, returning to this joint year after year and expecting business as usual, then we’d both be wrong. From an appearance standpoint, aged wood grain and furniture, it’s virtually the same. But Duffy’s came under new ownership/management just this summer, though new...direction or investment is not detectable. Only Cowbell draft was available, there was no halibut (but there was white fish this Saturday), and the wifi was out. Still, the real test was the fish and chips and, well, we weren’t disappointed. Both of us went with the two piece cod and chips. Cod was tasty, perfectly battered and moist. The chips came right out of the fryer of clean oil, just the way we like them. Any complaint about the food would be the portions seemed smaller. our service from the convivial school teacher was excellent. Otherwise, when the new owners kick in some shekels to fix this joint up right, the food will remain the real attraction. With 3 beer, $82 before tip.More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Hi Debra and thanks for your question. To answer, we do have gluten "friendly" options. That is to say, we cannot guarantee any cross contamination with gluten products, but they are "friendly" options, such as our Hot... More
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Duffy's Famous Fish & Chips is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4