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Captain John's Fish & Chips

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Canadian, Seafood
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669 10th Street West, Owen Sound, Ontario N4K 6T6, Canada
+1 519-376-4903
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Used to love it wouldn't go anywhere else for fish and chips. I agree with other reviews the fries and the fish batter are not the same. Personally I won't be eating there again unless I hear that they have gone back to they way it used to be done. 😉

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Thank Christine H
Owen Sound
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Used to be fresh cut well cooked and big portions. Now very greasy. Just isn't the same any longer Have gave a few chances too

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

I don't know. That's the owner, cooking, or somebody else been in there several times and the fish does not taste like the fish I ordered. I know what halibut tastes like, and I told them several times and they keep telling me it is. I know the difference fish and a lot of times the batter tastes so greasy... More 

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Owen Sound, Canada
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

Ever since they've moved to the new location the service and the food isn't as good as it was before. Very saddened by this. The last time I had the fish and chips, the fish batter was very greasy and the fries soggy. Not worth the money that I spent. Will no longer eat there. Do not recommend to my... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

We have been going to Captain John's fish restaurant for many years as we pass though Owen Sound on our way to the cottage in Tobermory. The fresh fish is cooked when you order so it is hot an fresh. You have a choice of Cod, Halibut, whitefish. Their fries are the best in town, crispy and hot and the... More 

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Rodney, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

Captain John's Fish & Chips is OK if you like greasy Battered Fish, the menu is not very much to choose from

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Thank TheBugGuy
Mount Forest, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2016

We had a great meal from here last weekend...plenty of food for 6 people right around $60. Fish was meaty, batter crisp, homemade fries delicious, coleslaw superb! We'll be back for sure, next time we're in town.

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Thank AnitaLM323
Owen Sound
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2016 via mobile

Stopped in solo for supper. Price is fair , food tatstes real good, hot and fresh Haven't missed the mark many times Been here numerous times

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Thank Shawn R
Owen Sound, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2015

We had the Halibut and Chips and were very happy with our meal. The fish and chips were cooked perfectly and serves fresh and hot. Coleslaw was pretty good as well. As for the ambiance... it's bright in there. You'll have no problem reading the menu. The last thing to comment on is the service. Yup, did I say the... More 

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Owen Sound, Canada
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2015

This place used to have very good fish and chips, but since changing location it has become very bad.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Canadian, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 669 10th Street West, Owen Sound, Ontario N4K 6T6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Grey County  >  Owen Sound
  • Phone Number: +1 519-376-4903

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