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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 good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“clams” (76 reviews)
“lobster roll” (55 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 12 October 2017

Fredies is on the way to Halifax from the airport.If you happen to land around lunchtime make sure you stop in for their lobster roll and fish and chips. The best, freshest fish and seafood. Also had scallops, lightly breaded all excellent!

Thank Edith Y
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Always love their fish and chips. Definitely a must! Never disappointed in them. Great price too! Their service is fantastic as well’

Thank Lorna R
Reviewed 6 October 2017

The very best clams and haddock and chips in all of Metro. Casual dining with friendly service at reasonable prices.

Thank John D
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

Amazing Lobster roll. It was mainly all meat and not mixed with any mayo. The amount of Lobster was the most i have ever seen in a roll. I Will definitely go back for other menu items. I Cant wait to try the fish and...More

Thank 5star767
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Came to this restaurant after a day out in Halifax. Out hotel was fairly close. Not sure What to expect. It’s a small restaurant on the corner of a strip mall. But when you get in the atmosphere and the friendly staff make this place...More

Thank Marc S
Reviewed 4 October 2017

We went in because of the great reviews and we weren't disappointed. We had the seafood platter for two, great portion of scallops, clams, fish and fries. Great tasting and very filling.

Thank raymondpitre
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Great staff. Love their new layout. More seating and the assembly line works great, especially at rush hour. The food was excellent and ready extremely quickly.

Thank Papa R
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Fredies is apparently a local favorite. While we were there eating quite a few folks came in who knew the staff by name, which is always a good sign in my opinion. My husband and I both had the fish and chips and we especially...More

Thank Julie B
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Really good fish, nice crisp batter and not greasy. Have had better fries but that's probably personal choice. Hubby is from NL so he had the newfie fries....not quite the same as the ones he's used to. We arrived late in the day and they...More

Thank Luvstobake
Reviewed 29 September 2017

When I need some comfort food this is my go to place. We were here last week for lunch and as usual decided this is the best fish and chips ....ever. Homemade fries and really fresh fish.

Thank easterntreker
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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
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
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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