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Ric's Fish and Chips

Seafood, Fast food, New Zealand
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1 Harington Point Road | Portobello, Dunedin 9014, New Zealand
+64 3-478 0105
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Fresh fish, baked as well as fried, impeccable and friendly service, and crisp chips. Go early as Ric often closes by 8pm. Try the tarahiki if you are new to NZ, it is delicious.

Thank Selina T
Brisbane, Australia
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were recommended Ric's Fish and Chips but they were the worst ever. My wife and I both had the award wining Blue Cod that was baked in paper, chips and a potato scallop. The Blue cod was like a thick tasteless steak that was tough. I think it had been frozen. The chips and potato scallop were over cooked... More 

Thank Mark7771957
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went with hubby and ordered the seafood platter ($16) and fish of the day.. the seafood platter had more chips than the seafood, and sadly, the batter on the prawn was so thick, or maybe its the prawn that was too small, oyster was big but rubberry, there were at least 3 to 4 squid rings, but not sure why... More 

Thank abigailh2014
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Aside from basic fish and chips, with a wide range of fish to select, Rics also offers fish meals great for travellers. The food isn't salted but there is salt if you want it. The fish is lovely and fresh.

Thank Trundles800
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

Seafood platter was excellent! Perfect portions of sea food and all lightly battered. The french fires were just okay.

Thank Angela P
Cumbria, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

This is a small shop, but produces good fish and other choices wih a reasonable wait. Fairly well priced and popular with the locals.

Thank MexBrit1951
United Kingdom
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36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

Lovely chippy in middle of Portobello serving very fresh fish with chips. Good selection of fish. I've never had fried monkfish before so tried it here.. Deelish - thanks Ric.

Thank BirdLover1959
Sydney, Australia
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2016

Unfortunately they had run out of blue cod when we went there but we had john dory which was excellent. Being a Pomme (emigrated 46 years ago), it reminded me of the good ól fish & chip shops back in London. Great feed, large servings and very tasty.

Thank Colin B
United Kingdom
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195 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2016

We arrived here almost as this little chippy was closing. However, despite this we were carefully guided through the range of fish by one of the two gentlemen behind the counter (being from the UK, we did not recognise some of the fish on offer). Portions were good, the fish was very fresh and nicely cooked and chips were fine.... More 

Thank Strolling_Goldfish
Queenstown, NZ
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27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

Worth making the effort. You will need to check the opening hours and days, not open some days and limited hours. He had a range of fresh fish and we went for the lemon sole which was fantastic. Very friendly service and recommended the sole. A must experience for Portobello! 😎

Thank Baileynz2

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$2 - US$12
Seafood, Fast food, New Zealand
Restaurant features
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Harington Point Road | Portobello, Dunedin 9014, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Dunedin
  • Phone Number: +64 3-478 0105

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