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Dianne's Fish Shack & Smokehouse

195 Ontario St, Kingston, Ontario K7L 2Y7, Canada
+1 613-507-3474
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good34%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“lobster roll” (65 reviews)
“fish tacos” (69 reviews)
“chowder” (48 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 21:00 Hours
Seafood, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
195 Ontario St, Kingston, Ontario K7L 2Y7, Canada
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Dianne's Fish Shack & Smokehouse
1. Dianne’s still a knockout!
"exceptional service, absolutely delicious food and very reasonable"
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2. Glad that we stopped!
"Pacific Haddock was delicious and the French fries were also fantastic"
Denise D
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3. So Delicious !
"Family had Burger & Lobster Rolls- not a crumb left..."
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1 - 10 of 606 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We visited Diane’s on a good tour and enjoyed what we had, so we decided to return. The food was good but the prices were out of this world for the portion. One order was the Combo Haddock and Shrimp, $24. Which Wouldn’t be terrible...More

Thank MandMonthefly
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 30 July 2018

We dine at this fish house at least twice a month, and the service and management are some of the best. The food is always good, and if you have any issues at all, the manager will take personal care of your needs. I have...More

Thank tripper560
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited the restaurant on a Friday afternoon. Started with the oysters. They were fresh, very nice. I wanted to try some BBQ so went with the smoked chicken taco. Not a lot of chicken flavor there. Moved on to fried fish with a green salad....More

Thank Chris P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Small restaurant. Great fish. Nice ambiance. Pleasant staff. Reasonably priced food. Definitely would recommend.

Thank NasusY
Reviewed 1 week ago

Dianne's Fish Shack and Smokehouse advertises as a fish shack but do not have many fish dishes on the menu

Thank Lorie B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very funky menu. The combo of Mexican, fresh seafood and barbecue works for everyone. Fresh oysters were great. We wanted to try everything. Food was prepared well and service was good.

Thank Woodrow53
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There are several restaurants with good ratings. Kingston was a good spot for us to stop for dinner on our route and worth the extra 10 minutes to stretch and have a nice family meal. This is a picturesque location and close to the military...More

Thank M4MOM
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great location next to the waterfront and Confederation Park. We had a couple drinks and appetizers on the sidewalk watching all the activity around us. The calamari was tender and the beer was cold. The waitress was prompt and helpful.

Thank Carl P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Chickpea Tacos looked small but they were surprisingly filling and they were enhanced with a drizzle of flavourful lime sauce. The waitress pointed out that there were two soft tacos on the plate so there is enough filling to divide and fill both.......great suggestion....More

Thank 686lyndam
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went there for lunch with my wife. 2 of the beers we wanted to order were not available. Service and food good but maybe a bit pricy for lunch.

Thank Advisor1047
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 195 Ontario St, Kingston, Ontario K7L 2Y7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Kingston
  • Phone Number: +1 613-507-3474
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Just steps from the waterfront a classic East Coast Kitchen meets the flavors of Mexico! Think lobster rolls, fish n' chips & oysters along with tacos, guacamole & Mexican BBQ. Plus, savory grilled steaks, burgers, salads, sandwiches and more! From the bar; ice cold craft beer & local wine on tap. Premium whiskies & tequilas, refreshing cocktails and the City's best fresh-squeezed lime margaritas! All served in a casual, fun & vibrant atmosphere. Children's menu, vegetarian & gluten-free options available, takeout.
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