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“Fish and Chips is what they do.”

Skip's Fish N Chips
Ranked #5 of 74 Restaurants in Summerside
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$4 - US$14
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Good for: Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Private Dining, Reservations, Takeout
Description: Things you need to know before you get here,,, - Don't wait for a maitre D in a 3 pc suit to seat you. Seat yourself - Don't ask for ice. Drinks are served in very cold cans and bottles with a wrapped straw. Why? Cans and bottles are recycled across the street while dirty glasses require the use of fossil fuels to heat dishwasher. Don't ask for a glass of ice water with a lemon either. Cold bottled water is $1.00 - There are no germ infested re used menus at the table. The menu is on the wall. - If the waiter seems to be ignoring you its because he didn't notice you as a new customer. Don't sit there and stew about it. Let him know you would like to order.
Reviewed 15 October 2011

If you want a beer to complement the superior fish and chips you have to do takeaway. The restaurant is small and dinner like but the locals fill the place. The batter is perfect and adheres to the fish and the potatoes are perfectly cooked.

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Reviewed 24 September 2011

Very small restuarant, First time going the waiter asked what we wanted..We did not receive a Menu. We both ordered the fish n chip .The fish was tasteless< our water was warm" After our meal we were asked if we wanted dessert. Caramel, Strawberry or Chocolate Sundae. Sure! Well.. they were out of Chocolate and Caramel so our option was Strawberry, The sundae was nothing special it was Nesquik strawberry syrup. definetly not a Strawberry Sundae. After our meal we went to pay, The waitor saw us, not acknowledging that we were there he served the person behind us. then goes out back to retreive his drink, while still waiting to pay.

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peiskipper, Owner at Skip's Fish N Chips, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2011

Dont know how the water could be warm as the glass is filled with ice...We do not use Nesquick for syrup... Our menu is written on a large whiteboard. No menus at the tables.

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Reviewed 16 September 2011

We had the 1-piece fish special and chicken fingers. You cannot be in a big hurry, because everything is prepared fresh. The fish was light and crispy and the fries to die for. Not a drop left on our plates. Local color and atmoshpere. A very good meal and the value was outstanding. One of our new best favourites!

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Reviewed 8 September 2011

We stopped by after touring Cape North on the way back to Charlottetown. All the praise and high marks are true!

The taste of the fish is outstanding. The batter was the best we had ever had throughout the provinces. The portion of the fresh haddock was overwhelming. (See all the photos from the others.) And the chips were clearly the best. Whether it was from the canola oil they use or the fresh Prince Edward potatoes, who can say? They were fabulous.

And this price? Ridiculously cheap!

If you are on PEI, then I think you have to try Skips at least once. I know I'd come back here in a heartbeat.

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4  Thank ECL
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Reviewed 1 September 2011

A little hole-in-the-wall place, but definitely worth stopping by for lunch. Huge portions, reasonable price, and deliciously crispy fish and chips

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Thank Manimal79
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