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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%
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“clams” (76 reviews)
“lobster roll” (55 reviews)
“fries” (69 reviews)
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Seafood, Fast food, Canadian
8 Oland Cres, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3S 1C6, Canada
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Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

We saw this was TA's #1 in Halifax. So we went out and found it. Nowhere near downtown, Fredies is in a outlying commercial centre at Bayer Lake. Quite small, just some stools and a couple of tables, as well as tables outside. Very friendly...More

1  Thank Terry W
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Not a lot of seating for large groups. Fast service. Got the lobster roll with mayo and another with their house sauce. Generous amount of lobster; preferred the version with mayo, the special sauce was too sweet. Partner got fish and chips, light batter and...More

Thank swim_bunny2012
Reviewed 26 August 2017

Both the lobster rolls and fish and chips we had were top notch! Service was very quick and the staff friendly. Can't go wrong here if you're just looking for fish and chips. Plus you get to sit in the same spot as the Fonze!

Thank 3Canuks
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Exceptional customer service. We had the 2 piece, scallops, chowder and fish burger and everyone was satisfied with their meal

1  Thank Mark B
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Well worth the drive to Fredies Fantastic Fishhouse! The service is friendly and efficient and the food is absolutely amazing! The lobster roll was packed with delicious mouth watering lobster. Best lobster roll in all of Halifax! The fish and chips were awesome! We enjoyed...More

1  Thank Lisa i
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Very friendly staff and pet friendly seating outside the restaurant. Everything on this restaurant I think is excellent. Cheap eats but quality food! The lobster roll is really good as you can see tons of lobster meat. The seafood chowder is also very good with...More

Thank Ian B
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Went with my friend and had the one peice with Newfie fries! SO GOOD. Dressing for Newfie fries was homemade with summer savory and was amazing. This is my second visit and I'll def be back. Staff was great - three different employees came by...More

Thank Missie N
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

It was my first visit, but it certainly won't be my last! I had a one piece fish with the newfie fries.... delicious! I almost wanted to lick the plate. The dressing on the fries was homemade, almost like i made it myself. They even...More

Thank Shelley H
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Used Trip Advisor and it didn't disappoint . Great service, helpful staff, good food. Limited table seating but plenty of counter space and outdoor tables. I got the halo clam platter,which was more than enough for one person. My daughter got the fish and fries....More

Thank BSK450
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Had the 2 piece fish and chips. Great food. Great service. Looking forward to going back the next time I'm in the Halifax area.

Thank Kenneth N
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Tung-Tien S
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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
Kids, Child-friendly, 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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