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Fredies Fantastic Fishhouse

8 Oland Cres, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3S 1C6, Canada
+1 902-450-3474
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good20%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“clams” (76 reviews)
“lobster roll” (54 reviews)
“fries” (69 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 7:00 PMAll hours
Seafood, Fast food, Canadian
8 Oland Cres, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3S 1C6, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have eaten here many times. It’s my go-to place for delicious food from the sea. Portions are great and the food is delicious. Made while you watch. Clean friendly place to eat.

Thank Sandy L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went here just before closing on a weeknight and ordered a feast of food. OMG...to die for!!! The fried fish n chip was by far the freshest, tastiest, crunchiest we ate....ever!!!! Hands down!!! Not expensive at all and very friendly service. Go, eat, enjoy!!!!!!...More

Thank Peens
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have eaten here only once, but their fish is fantastic; so fresh tasting and the batter so delicately thin. The fries are homemade, but the day we were there for lunch, the fries were dry. It tasted as if the fries had been cooked...More

1  Thank driftdiver1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There simply is no better lobster roll in this city then at Freddie’s . Try it with their secret sweet signature sauce. Lobster is heaped and in big chunks and always fresh.

1  Thank Kate M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Clean, great staff & tasty fresh fish cooked to perfection. They always aim to please. Everybody that eats there goes back again & again.

Thank Joey E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For a restaurant that is supposed to be a great place for fish and chips, it fell sadly short of that expectation. The fish was fresh but the batter coating was thick and stodgy. The chips were limp as though either the frying temperature was...More

Thank Ilovegoodfood467
Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

I finally had the opportunity to pop in to Freddies for some fish and happily it was today because they are going to be closed for a while because of a health issue. The fish was so delicious tender with a crisp and not too...More

Thank CV_Jean_Guy
Reviewed 11 November 2017

My husband and I dropped in on an impulse as we were driving by just before lunch time. The restaurant is on a side street in an industrial park and is easy to miss. We had heard good things about Fredies and were not disappointed....More

Thank mogilly
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Great fish & fries especially the fries, dressing & gravy ! Staff very friendly and accommodating. Great & fast service. Go visit & have a great meal !

Thank dwhite683
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Fredie's is a small restaurant specializing in seafood....but is huge in customer service and food quality. It's very much a family atmosphere and the staff are beyond friendly. You can tell they really care about what they serve and that their customers walk out happy....More

1  Thank Jackie-N-Jake
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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
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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
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
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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