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Fish on Fifth

) #11 of 63 Restaurants in Sidney ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Seafood, Canadian
9812 Fifth St, Sidney, British Columbia, Canada
+1 250-656-4022
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good41%
  • Average13%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
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“yam fries” (32 reviews)
“halibut” (59 reviews)
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Seafood, Canadian
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9812 Fifth St, Sidney, British Columbia, Canada
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Reviews (272)
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I’m revisiting places that I previously gave high ratings to see if they have maintained their quality. In this case, we were disappointed. When a restaurant touts itself as a specialist in a certain cuisine, such as seafood, they should be held to a higher...More

Thank Robert F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a fish & chips place - not fancy but still a lot of fun and these places normally have good food. Unfortunately, this place does not - of three orders, only a bowl of soup and one order of fries was ok. other...More

Thank obankestrel
Reviewed 12 April 2017

We stopped into Fish on Fifth while we were exploring Sydney before catching a flight out of the airport. I had only been here once years earlier and couldn't wait to return. We were not disappointed!! Fish on Fifth is a wonderful restaurant with great...More

Thank islandadventurer2015
Reviewed 10 April 2017

A very nice and cozy local seafood place with very delicious and well-made food. Clam chowder soup, deep fried halibut and salmon burger are absolutely fantastic!

Thank Banafsheh A
Reviewed 3 April 2017

This is probably the best place for fish in Sidney. My wife and I ate there a few hours before we were due to fly home, and we're glad we did. It's a homely place, which doesn't look like much on the outside but is...More

Thank lancebes
Reviewed 31 March 2017

This was our 2nd visit to Fish on Fifth. The deep fried haddock was excellent. The fries were the little thin ones and they seemed a little on the dry side. The real negative on this occasion was noise. It couldn't be helped ... it...More

Thank moosie100
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Kids (and others) might like the knot making challenges at the tables. Fish is local, fresh and tasty. Fries and coleslaw are homemade. Not too greasy. Not a fancy place but really nice.

Thank saanich g
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Lots of choices on their menu. Good food, good portions, helpful staff. I will definitely return to this place.

Thank Rick H
Reviewed 10 March 2017

We were treated to great service and excellently prepared halibut. Our visit was as a result of a recommendation. Without this, the drive by appearance may not have invited us in.

Thank 02Silverfox02
Reviewed 27 February 2017

This is definitely the best and most affordable fish and chip shop in all of Victoria area I've been to yet where there is space to sit down. Major bonuses for lots of vegetarian and vegan options! Got the falafel wrap with yam fries, was...More

Thank Erin D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Seafood, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9812 Fifth St, Sidney, British Columbia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Victoria Capital Regional District  >  Sidney
  • Phone Number: +1 250-656-4022
  • E-mail