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Turtle Island Fish & Chips

5440 Argyle St, Port Alberni, British Columbia V9Y 1T7, Canada
+1 250-723-4227
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“cod” (9 reviews)
“fries” (14 reviews)
“harbour quay” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Canadian, Fast food
5440 Argyle St, Port Alberni, British Columbia V9Y 1T7, Canada
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Reviewed 23 August 2017

We were heading west to east across the island and decided to take a break at Port Alberni and through serendipity ended up at the harbour quay. After a wander round the shops and a pooch through the various eateries, we decided to go simple...More

Thank Roodeberglodge
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Just thought I'd have a snack but when I saw the orders coming out of this little restaurant I change my mind and had a fish burger what a delight! My friends had the one piece halibut fish and chips and it was also excellent....More

Thank Patsy S
Reviewed 29 June 2017

We picked this more or less at random after driving into see the city centre area of Alberni. Simple menu of salmon, tuna, oysters, clams, cod. Grilled salmon was decent, salmon burger was good, clam strips were good. The fries were excellent, both as poutine...More

Thank dbaaronson
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Down by the Harbor/Marina, great place for Fish & Chips. Freshly made, served piping hot, generous serving and lots of seating in food court or around dock area. If you're in the mood for Fish & Chips with nice harbor atmosphere, this is your place...More

Thank Kcirb
Reviewed 17 January 2017

This was said to be the best seafood restaurant in town. What a disappointment, the ordered fish & chips were bland, the fish batter was mushy inside and the fish portions were small. The service was efficient and friendly. There are definitly beeter fish &...More

1  Thank Tedmar
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Their fish and chips are delicious. The chips are thick and crisped to perfection. The battered fish is crisp and light. I ate my meal as I wandered along Harbour Quay. Beautiful surroundings for a classic meal.

Thank toadstooldiva
Reviewed 21 October 2016

stopped in for fish and chip, prefer halibut and so I paid for it, but got cod. the personalities behind the counter gave me indigestion. and to be honest they don't buy the same chips the couple before them used and so even the chips...More

Thank Robb H
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Nothing bad to say besides watch what you pay, I ordered two cod n chips and the lady tried to charge for halibut.. Almost $15 more...

1  Thank Shawn R
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Stopped for lunch. Both had halibut and chips. The fish was "melt in your mouth" wonderful. Loved it. Only downside was that they only accept cash.

Thank Tracy L
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

They say they make the best in town. True. If they said their fish'n'chips was the best on Vancouver island it would probably as much as true. Simply great!

Thank lalaland12345
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  • Food
  • Value
Seafood, Canadian, Fast food
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5440 Argyle St, Port Alberni, British Columbia V9Y 1T7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District  >  Port Alberni
  • Phone Number: +1 250-723-4227
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