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Leo's Restaurant & Take Out

27 Freshwater Rd, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 2N1, Canada
+1 709-726-2658
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“fish and chips” (46 reviews)
“cole slaw” (2 reviews)
“cod tongues” (2 reviews)
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Seafood, Canadian
27 Freshwater Rd, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 2N1, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was recommended this place by a resident of St. John's. I'm very glad I went. The fish was great. Thick cut and not too much batter. But the chips are made from sweeter potatoes than I'm used to. Not a bad thing, just different....More

Thank ladyjanedoe
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Located up the hill from Water Street in St. John's is Leo's take out. It's a bit of a climb but worth it to try some old school fish and chips. Great diner ambience with what is surely a decades old family business in a...More

Thank john m
Reviewed 27 September 2017

The food is excellent deep fried fish and chips. The place? There is no nice way to put it. It is a dump from the 50's with no changes from the floor to the staff They rarely answer the phone and take it would be...More

Thank petesnow123
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

We used trip Advisor to search this place. When we arrived the sign on building outside at this address said Ches's Fish and Chips. The fish and chips were good. They also had an option to have the fish steamed without batter which was interesting....More

Thank Rosie063
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Not restaurant quality fish and chips, but fast-food quality fish and chips. It tasted good when smothered with gravy. The gravy was pleasant - not too thick or strong. The waitress was really friendly.

Thank ActWithClarity
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

The fish and chips is delicious. The sauce for the fries is weird but very good. A real dinner from the '80s. The service is warm and smiley. Try it!

Thank gabrielletg
Reviewed 12 August 2017

As others have stated, you do not eat here for the décor. And to find the restroom you need to wind through the back of the kitchen area. But the chips are great, and the fish is good. Service was very good. Had the medium...More

Thank Craig B
Reviewed 2 August 2017

My family and I went here for dinner on our last night in St. John's (visiting from Ottawa). It was hands down the best fish and chips I have ever had! Incredible service....you have to try the chips with dressing and gravy....YUM! Huge portions -...More

1  Thank flyinghigh80
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

I got fries with dressing and gravy. They were amazing. My husband got fish and chips...also amazing. The portions are huge- we probably could have just ordered one thing and split it. The ladies working at the shop are so sweet and helpful if you...More

1  Thank Charlotte S
Reviewed 24 July 2017

To be honest, the place is a "dive". Old, outdated, dilapidated. Service - efficient. Clean...well.....needs improvement. But the fish and chips ----- the BEST of 4 places we tried. Light, not greasy, batter-type. Good fries that weren't overcooked. Fish light and melt in your mouth...More

Thank EnjoyExploring2
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  • Food
  • Value
Seafood, Canadian
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27 Freshwater Rd, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 2N1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Newfoundland and Labrador  >  Newfoundland  >  St. John's
  • Phone Number: +1 709-726-2658
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