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Fredies Fantastic Fishhouse

8 Oland Cres, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3S 1C6, Canada
+1 902-450-3474
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good18%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“clams” (84 reviews)
“lobster roll” (62 reviews)
“fries” (89 reviews)
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Seafood, Fast food, Canadian
8 Oland Cres, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3S 1C6, Canada
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We all had the lobster roll, so cannot comment on anything else on the menu. We were pleasantly surprised by the tastiness of our meal from a strip-mall location. They do not appear to serve alcohol, but it is definitely a mom-and-pop shop and a...More

Thank Ann S
Reviewed 1 week ago

I can^t believe it has such a high rating. Our seafood sampler was greasy and tasteless. Staff was nice and helpful.

Thank Jerry S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Read reviews and decided to try it out, especially for their seafood chowder. Unfortunately, they were out of the chowder. Settled for a lobster roll (had to try while we were here) and scallops and chips. Everything was really good and reasonably priced. Would recommend...More

Thank Kathy N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been eating at Fredies since they opened. We keep going back because we cannot find better fish or service anywhere to beat it.

Thank Elizabeth N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The title of this review says most of what I've got to say, but some explanations: Decent Fish and Chips! - Flavourful fish, good fries, medium amount of breaded coating. Lousy Gravy - The poutine had real cheese curds and good fries, but the gravy...More

Thank Rik T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We tried several seafood and fish restaurants during our vacation in the Maritimes. Fredies was by far the best! Great quality, quantity is large, prices are good. Definitely will go back!

Thank Sherpa802798
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came across this little spot on a rainy day and checked it out on Trip Advisor. Based on the excellent reviews we headed right in. This is not fine dining or even restaurant dining. You place your order at the cashier for eat in...More

Thank KRD13
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love sitting at the counter at this restaurant. They have wonderful seafood chowder, loaded with fish. It is great value for the money! You will not be disappointed.

Thank Sunflower_Stacey
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fredie's fish is delicious, and the staff are lovely. I have visited many times and the level of service and quality of the food is always top notch.

Thank Susan C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Being from Newfoundland, I'm a bit of a fish and chips snob. Not much holds up to the fresh cod we get back home. That said, there are a few good places here in Halifax - Fredie's is one of them. It's a diner, and...More

Thank Shawn D
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Tung-Tien S
25 September 2017|
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Response from ChrisB154976 | Reviewed this property |
about a thirty minute drive from Pier 21
30 June 2017|
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Response from Pastalover16 | Reviewed this property |
Hello MikeyD86!! I work at fredies and would love to let you know that we do allow people to have their dogs with them on our outdoor sidewalk seating!!!It's no really a patio per say but we do have bistro style tables... More
31 December 2016|
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Response from fredie657 | Property representative |
Hello Mr. Mosher! Yes we have all the above! We look forward to your visit! Currently we are under renovations and hope to be up and running in the next few weeks.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 12
Seafood, Fast food, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Oland Cres, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3S 1C6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Region  >  Halifax
  • Phone Number: +1 902-450-3474
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Fredies Fantastic Fishhouse is a small diner located in Bayers Lake Park. We specialize in Fresh Fish and hand cut Fries, Chowder, Fresh Whole Clams, Digby Scallops and Pure Lobster Rolls. We are passionate about providing our Customers with the best service and freshest seafood that Nova Scotia has to offer.
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