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Ric's Fish and Chips

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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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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We chose the elephant fish as we do not like strong tasting fish. The fish was a bit dry, which was a bit disappointing as we tried the same fish at a fish and chip shop in Greymouth and loved it. If you are after a meal that is good value for money though, this is th Place to go.

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Thank Carol B
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41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Staying at a B&B down the road we were recommended Ric's. I had the blue cod in batter and my wife, baked cod with one portion of chips.cooked freshly and tasted delicious. We really pushed the boat out and had a ginger beer and cloudy lemonade from the shop next door which turned out to cost two dollars less than... More 

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Thank Chris K
Wirral
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103 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Blue cod and chips were cooked excellently without any excess fat or batter. Very tasty fish at a very reasonable price. Good food, good price!

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Thank SallyannWirral
Dunedin, New Zealand
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

What a great range of fish to choose from as well as all the usual extars. Our regul;ar and the quality is consistant every time we visit. Friendly team serving you as well as a TV so you have something to watch while waiting. I like the fact they dont salt your food but let you take salt sachets so... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came for the famous blue cod and chips. Delicious, not greasy as cooled I'm canola oil. Will be back for the veggie burger and veggie platter

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Thank Devaflam
Malaga
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Ring ahead and your lovely blue cod and chips will be waiting collection. Ric offers a load of other options so definately go.

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Thank AnonymousMalaga
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ordered fish of the day terakihi although initially thought it was pricey for fish, when we opened it there was about 7 peices of perfect cooked tasty fish and chips were very good too, so well worth the extra paid.

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Thank C W
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's clear Ric loves making and serving food. You can even taste this! A cheery fellow with a great sense of humour, enjoy the wait. Ric has filled his little shop with lots of amusing and entertaining reading and viewing. Best fish n chips in NZ, for sure!

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Thank Bernadette M
Wellington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in Portabello over Christmas and eagerly awaited the reopening of Ric's Fish and Chips. We were not disappointed. We ordered Blue Cod baked in lemon, accompanied by chips. It was all so delicious and a welcome change from fish cooked in batter or breadcrumbs. Ric was super friendly and service as fast. Highly recommend.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

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.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$2 - US$12
Cuisine
Seafood, Fast food, New Zealand
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout
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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?