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John's Lunch

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Seafood, Diner, Canadian
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352 Pleasant St, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 3S5, Canada
+1 902-469-3074
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10:00 - 21:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 10:00 - 21:00
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Halifax, Canada
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Love the feel of this place, staff are the best, food is great. Been going to John's since the mid 70's. Cannot say enough you'll have to try it for yourself.

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Thank bruce196004
Jamestown,Nc
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The cole slaw was my fav. We had fried haddock and clams with slaw. Enough for 2. The waitress was so friendly. The place only holds about 34-36 people. It was full. Go slow or you'll miss it. It's a cute clean little hole in the wall spot! We'll be back.

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Thank eguidry
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94 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My family kept teasing me with this place and finally got to go last month and it was all they had said it was. Great fish and chips

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Thank Stuart T
Halifax, Canada
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

best people best service best food. I have been going there for 50 years. very business but moves very fast.

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Thank sharon l
Halifax, Canada
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46 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went here after reading about it being the best place to get fish & chips from the Coast best of Halifax 2016. Tonight my husband & I got their 2 piece fish & chips with coleslaw and it was so good. The price is really well, the food was amazing and the people who were working were hilarious. We will... More 

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Thank Snovaaa34
Dartmouth
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we have been there a few times and can't wait to go back their fish and even chicken is awesome the fries are home made and tasty, staff is very friendly and always there to help

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Thank Marina B
Halifax, Canada
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

John's Lunch is the place you want to go if you want to experience authentic East Coast Fish and chips. Service is quick and the staff is friendly.

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Thank Tim_hfx
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I've eaten here a few times now and it's been ok. I wouldn't go so far as to say it's the best I've ever had. Kind service, will let you split a 3 piece with your dinner partner. Small sitting area.

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Thank Stephen C
Rocky Harbour, Canada
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29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Too small of a place, not comfortable! We left because it wasn't comfortable. I've heard it has good food, though

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Thank newfiegirl672016
mt uniacke
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

good seafood fast service only drawback they charge for debit transactions long history of quick takeout service

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Diner, Canadian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
10:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 21:00
Thursday
10:00 - 21:00
Friday
10:00 - 21:00
Saturday
10:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 352 Pleasant St, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 3S5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Region  >  Dartmouth
  • Phone Number: +1 902-469-3074

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