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Leo's Restaurant & Take Out

Canadian, Seafood
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27 Freshwater Rd, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 2N1, Canada
+1 709-726-2658
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Peterborough, Canada
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246 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

You know it's going to be pretty good when the locals eat there too. The place is not much to look at but the fish and chips were quite good. The batter was crisp and the fish was completely cooked inside. Maybe a bit of coleslaw on the side would have been a nice touch.

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Thank Ontario88
Edmonton, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

best fish and chips I had in Newfoundland. twice in st. john's, once in harbour grace and once in Pouch. all were good Leo's was the best of the bunch.

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Thank 2machinistman
Cobourg, Canada
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105 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Had six peices of takeout shared by four of us and it was the best cod , not greasy and as fresh as being at the wharf. We now know why it is the best in town. Pick some up soon.

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Thank InnActive
Kitchener, Canada
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413 reviews
164 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

I love when you walk into a restaurant and the locals are eating there. Leo's is like that. We had great fish and chips there. The service was friendly and efficient. Did I say the fish and chips were delicious? Give them a try.

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Thank Phil G
Manitoba, Canada
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38 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

Best place for fish n' chips in St John's. This is where the locals go. If you're "from away" try the "chipsgravydressing" (roll it all into one word). The fish is fresh and battered up right. Friendly staff. Don't be put off by the tattered and dated look the food and service make up for that in spades.

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Thank Lori T
St. John's, Canada
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

As usual, Leo's was great this past Tuesday. A friend and myself go there about 3-4 times per year and always enjoy it. Keep it up.

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Thank pea56
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

Stopped here for fish and chips and was pleasantly surprised. Food was great and the service was friendly. It's the only restaurant that we made a point in returning to before left.

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Thank Meg M
St. John's
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

People from town love this place. Friendly staff and great helpings, the taste is delicious not greasy or dry. One of the best I have eaten

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Thank Jane W
Vancouver, Canada
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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2016 via mobile

Good Cod lots of fries, wonderful friendly service. Family friendly, just good food. Next time I will have the Cod Tongues....

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Thank Alphonse Q
Conception Bay South, Canada
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

If you are visiting St. John's, everyone will tell you ... You gotta try fish and chips. Well Leo's at 27 Freshwater Road has the best in town. The cod fish is fresh and the batter on it is crispy. The service is fast and the staff are great. The restaurant will remind you of days gone by, when things... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Canadian, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27 Freshwater Rd, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 2N1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Newfoundland and Labrador  >  Newfoundland  >  St. John's
  • Phone Number: +1 709-726-2658

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?