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Long John Silver's

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522 W Plank Rd, Altoona, PA 16602-2802
+1 814-942-9934
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43 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2015

Greasy food. chicken not always cooked. Managers & staff not very friendly, Drive thru set up wrong makes for congested parking area & hard to get in and out of.

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Thank Michaela H
Duncansville, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2015

I have always been a fan of LJS from their beginning..that was until they changed to frying with coconut oil..As I understand they have always used a light peanut oil that gave the fish a crispy not soggy taste..My wife and I visited this store and ordered two can dine..At my first bite I said to my wife they have... More 

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Thank George D
Altoona, Pennsylvania
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81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2015

If you like Long John's Silver's, this is a good one. Sometimes, I will be driving buy and love to get some very good batter fried delicious hot, not ever fishy, white, yummy fish! They, also, have great chicken planks. Deep fried and very hot and tasty.

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Thank dancingirlglitter
Cresson, Pennsylvania
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113 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2015

The Fish and fries was very good. Shrimp is another good option. The manager was very attentive to customers and the sanitation in the restaurant.

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Thank Karen M
Scranton, Pennsylvania
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53 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2013

It's a Long John Silvers. They are all pretty much the same nationwide, and this one is no different. The hushpuppies are good, and if you put a lot of vinegar on the "fish," you'll find that it gives it some taste, which counters the greasy breading. Years ago, out of the blue, a Philly cab driver, asked me, "What... More 

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Thank CAF1129
Colver, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2013

The food you find will obviously be much like that of any other Long John Silvers. Clean facility and friendly staff.

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Thank Holli U
Rockville
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2012

Good value for a fish meal; quick service. This is a great place to eat if you're in a hurry and want to spend a very little bit for a tasty meal.

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Thank Kaaren A
Altoona, Pennsylvania
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53 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2012

Factory fishing boats are destroying our seas and Long John supports them. Their drag nets destroy the sea floor while collecting everything in their path. Fried fried fried. It stinks like a huge carbon footprint.

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Altoona, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2012

Its perfectly fine fast food (seafood) That pretty much sums it up.

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Thank ALTOONASHAWN
Martinsburg, PA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2012

I have eaten at restaurants all around the country, but when it comes to tasty and greesey fried fish, who can beat Long John's? (Not actually a rhetorical question.... if some place can beat them, let me know). This place brings back childhood memories of vinegar-soaked hush puppies smothered in tartar sauce. Its not fine dining, but it is fine... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Fast food
Meals
Dinner
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 522 W Plank Rd, Altoona, PA 16602-2802
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Altoona
  • Phone Number: +1 814-942-9934

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?