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Fredies Fantastic Fishhouse

8 Oland Cres, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3S 1C6, Canada
+1 902-450-3474
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good20%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“clams” (62 reviews)
“lobster roll” (33 reviews)
“fries” (64 reviews)
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Seafood, Fast food, Canadian
8 Oland Cres, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3S 1C6, Canada
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Incredible lobster roll stuffed with meat and my seafood chowder was brimming with lots of scallops, fish and lobster. Enjoyed talking to the sweet young lady who is the daughter of the owner as she was so nice to us tourists from Florida. We will...More

Thank LKelleyFL
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I had fish and chips and hubby had clams and chips. He also got the chowder which I had a few spoonfuls of. The chowder was full of seafood!! Very good lunch and reasonable prices. Friendly staff, nice atmosphere.

Thank Michelle E
Reviewed 6 days ago

Was at Fredies yesterday and I was amazed to see the changes made at the Fishhouse It has doubled in size!!!! Every detail of the renovation is perfect. The seating, the awards and the art work on display is to the same high standard as...More

Thank ChrisB154976
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a very small place that has the nicest owner and servers that you could ask for in a restaurant. The food is equal to the staff. We rented a car when our ship was in port and traveled to Peggys Cove. After reviewing...More

1  Thank PJWallyrock
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We are thrilled that the place lives up to the reviews. The chowder is mom's recipe made fresh daily and it might be the best that my family has ever had!! Full marks to the food and service, I only wish that there was a...More

Thank Heather S
Reviewed 6 days ago

best fish and chips in Halifax imho. The fish was perfect, the batter all cooked through and the fish still moist and succulent inside. I would have preferred a proper set of cutlery and a proper plate but hey, you can't have everything and I'm...More

Thank Zappafan5797
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I had lunch here. The service was great and the food even better. I had the lobster roll and it was amazing. It had a ton of lobster. It came with either mayonnaise or a sweet sauce drizzled on. I chose mayonnaise...More

Thank Lois R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My experience at Fredie's was excellent. The staff was nice and the food was fresh and delicious. I ordered the seafood chowder and it was fresh and great tasting. According to the owner it is a homemade meal that takes an hour and a half...More

Thank Tim W
Reviewed 1 week ago

The fish is bought fresh daily so it is very good. You won't be disappointed. If you like fish this is your place to go.

Thank Darren B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The best in fish and clams and service. and, personal family atmosphere. Close to everything like shopping and major highways.

Thank garysG8669FA
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30 June 2017|
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Response from Edwin F | Reviewed this property |
No patio I'm afraid, just a couple of tables & chairs. There are dozens of restaurants in Bayer's Lake. Many will have vegetarian options.
31 December 2016|
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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.
16 August 2016|
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Response from cotteng | Reviewed this property |
So many places in downtown serve great fish and chips. My favourite is the Triangle Pub. Halifax is a not like europe and the big canadian cities. Public transportation is not possible to that degree due to our small... More
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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
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
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
  • E-mail
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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