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Murphy's Fish & Chips

) #1 of 75 Restaurants in Truro ££ - £££ Seafood, , Gluten Free Options
88 Esplanade St, Truro, Nova Scotia B2N 2K3, Canada
+1 902-895-1275
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“clams” (34 reviews)
“fries” (74 reviews)
“fresh fish” (9 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 19:00All hours
Seafood, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
88 Esplanade St, Truro, Nova Scotia B2N 2K3, Canada
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11 - 20 of 394 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Unexpected surprise! Deliciously fresh battered haddock. Yummy clams. Friendly service. Very clean bathrooms. Quaint seaside decor. Would definitely go again and recommend to all.

Thank Milena C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wow! People said this place was excellent for their fish and chips.....very, very, very good!!!! The people were super nice too. 🙂 Get the fish and chips! Nice and light batter and VERY fresh fish! Coconut Cream Pie? Sinful!!! Yummmmm!

Thank liznovascotia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had to try the famous fish and chips and I'm glad I did. It was delicious. The batter was light and the fries were also tasty. I ordered two fish, but one would have been plenty. The fish was definitely fresh. We got there...More

Thank Sandtravlr
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely, quaint ,sea themed restaurant with friendly, efficient staff. Large portions of fish and chips which were really tasty and fish seemed fresh.

Thank bwhitedaytripper
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

In a nondescript strip mall you will find a true gem: Murphy's Fish & Chips! Luckily we arrived before they closed (7 p.m.) because their food is wonderful! I had fried Digby scallops, served with great coleslaw and cooked carrots. The mound of French fries...More

1  Thank Leslyns
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

BUSY place!! The entryway is small and tight when you are waiting to be seated. Appeared to be a clean restaurant. Lots of nautical stuff!! The fish was yummy, nice light batter on it. The clams were cooked well, but they were too big, I...More

Thank Carrie W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

my family and i went to this place and this is what happened. the server came and greeted us and was super awesome. we ordered 1 panfried fish, 1 panfried with rice flour and mash potatoes and 1 haddock royal with fries baked in oven....More

Thank mobless
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Place was packed for good reason. Got there close to closing time, still got a table quick, great service and excellent Fish and Chips, slaw, efficient and did the trick

Thank Debbie W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped by at Truro overnight and decided to had dinner at this restaurant as it is rated #1 in TripAdvisor. We ordered several seafood specials which consists of 1 piece of fish, choice of scallop or clam, french fries or mash. Every item was...More

Thank s c
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Murphy's appears to be a local favorite and I can see why. Their fish and chips were battered to perfection, their Digby scallops were tasty and plentiful. Not a place for a romantic dinner but just for good seafood!

Thank Richard H
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Questions & Answers
Bob H
28 August 2016|
AnswerShow all 10 answers
Response from bbkkll44 | Reviewed this property |
If you go there and not order Fish and Chips. It would be the same as going to a Pizza place and ordering a steak.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 88 Esplanade St, Truro, Nova Scotia B2N 2K3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Truro
  • Phone Number: +1 902-895-1275
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