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Thistle Restaurant

442 Valley Brook Ave, Lyndhurst, NJ 07071-1925
+1 201-935-0004
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  • Very good30%
  • Average0%
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“clam chowder” (2 reviews)
“pies” (2 reviews)
Opens in 26 min
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Seafood, Irish
$$ - $$$
442 Valley Brook Ave, Lyndhurst, NJ 07071-1925
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Reviewed 13 October 2017

Cozy seafood spot with the best fish and chips I've ever eaten. I've had specials like their softshell crabs and from their entree menu I've had the meat pies and the crab stuffed shrimp and salmon....all very good. Family owned and great service. Definitely make...More

Thank MiseryEE
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

After having spent a fair amount of time in the U.K. this summer I was in the mood for great fish and chips. I did my research and scoured the review sites and Thistle seemed the best-- and it was and it is!! I've enjoyed...More

1  Thank grkprguyny
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Looks like my opinion will be in the minority here. I liked the food at Thistle but did not think it was anything special. First , the good news. The dining room is very cute and homey. The staff was very friendly and the service...More

1  Thank sue5290
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Great seafood restaurant. Fish was very fresh and tasty and service prompt and friendly! Try the shortbread for dessert! A plus is the fact that it is a byob.

Thank spoiledrotten1
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

The Thistle is a Great Seafood Restaurant for Fish And Chips. Prices are low to moderate and Parking is on the Street.

Thank Joseph C
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Best fish & chips in the state our family been going there since the 70's . There's many a selections on the menu and there's specials available. They make the deep fried cod fish , or the broiled fish.There's a very good selection of appetizers...More

1  Thank Gary L
Reviewed 16 May 2017

It's crazy to think that a dish, as simple as fried fish and french fries could be so spectacular. Normally, any other restaurant offering this item on the menu, I would pass it by, yet this place is hands down the best. I'm craving it...More

1  Thank Ray A
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

Had fish and chips and flounder with crabmeat stuffing. Everything was cooked to perfection. Our outing was super and enjoyed by all.

1  Thank John D
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

For sure, this place is great. The best fish and chips in New Jersey. The place is cute, clean and the service is very good. I strongly recommend.

1  Thank Fernanda R
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

I don't go often, but when I want a really good fish & chips fix, this is where I head. I have never had a bad meal here, the fish is fresh and thick and cooked perfectly. Even the pot of tea I got afterwards...More

1  Thank Mark B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 442 Valley Brook Ave, Lyndhurst, NJ 07071-1925
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Lyndhurst
  • Phone Number: +1 201-935-0004
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