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Barnacle Bill's

££ - £££
Downtown Cambridge
Seafood, Canadian
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47 Grand Ave S, Cambridge, Ontario N1S 2L7, Canada
+1 519-623-5000
08:00 - 20:00
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Cambridge,Ontario ,Canada
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25 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A friend told us to visit here for breakfast. as a senior, value adn cost are always important. I am no longer a big eater and find most places give way too much food and I am wasting by not eating it. So I order a half breakfast while my husband goes tor the larger meal. Pleasant staff, nice walk... More 

Thank Sharon M
Hamilton, Canada
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

For a place that specializes in fish & chips, one would have thought they could do better than nearly 30 minutes. It was not even that busy.

Thank John W B
Level Contributor
6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Great food and atmosphere. Seriously in staff very friendly. Service was quick. Great place for fish and chips in Cambridge. Enjoy

Thank barbara h
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2017

I'm a local, so maybe I'm a bit biased, but Barnacle Bill's is definitely the best fish and chip shop in the area. It is also the first fish and chip shop (and therefore the longest running) in Cambridge. I visit at least once a month, and the service is always great. Friendly and prompt staff, very small wait times... More 

Thank Ashley B
Cambridge, Canada
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168 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

We love this quaint little restaurant for weekend breakfast. Whether its the traditional bacon oand eggs or something special, the staff are friendly and the food is yummy!

Thank crobinson2014
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42 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

A couple worker recommended this restaurant to me . We were there for dinner on a Friday evening. The restaurant was clean and well staffed . The server came over immediately with menus and got our drink order. The menu has numerous options, and all are reasonably priced. We ordered haddock and chips. The portion was sufficient and the fries... More 

1 Thank farleyw
Cambridge, Canada
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 November 2016

reasonable prices ood food would not recommend their omlettes.very good fish and chips.good soft ice cream in the summer

Thank sarita20132016
Mississauga, Canada
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Service was prompt / many families there as well Had some breaded cod and chips and it was great Wife had club sandwich and it was an ample portion Friends had gluten restrictions and they had unbreaded fillets and chips as well. Will go back again

Thank Reid64
Niagara Falls, Canada
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Four meals served at 4 different times with a 50 minute lapse from first to last. Mediocre fries (not hand cut as one usually expects at a fish and chip place),

1 Thank HGP7080
Cambridge, Canada
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192 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

We've purchased fish and chips from Barnacle Bill's on many occasions over the years. The past few times we have found that our food has grease soaked and left us feeling ill. We have given up on purchasing from this restaurant.

1 Thank Douglas B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Canadian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 47 Grand Ave S, Cambridge, Ontario N1S 2L7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Region of Waterloo  >  Cambridge>  > Downtown Cambridge
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +1 519-623-5000

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