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Olde Tyme Fish & Chips

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British, Seafood, Canadian
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136 King St E, Bowmanville, Ontario L1C 1N7, Canada
+1 905-623-1781
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Today
11:00 - 20:00
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 20:00
Fri 11:00 - 21:00
Sat - Sun 12:00 - 19:00
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Toronto, Canada
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33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

This little place is not to be missed on your next trip to Bowmanville, Ontario. They surprised us on how well the fish is prepared. The menu also has scallops, shrimps and even croquettes. We also appreciate the friendly and efficient service from the couple that run the place.

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Thank Amesley
Bowmanville, Canada
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Stop by for a quick meal to take home staff are very friendly and helpful and the halibut fish and chips was perfection. Great food.

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Thank Diane P
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32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

The haddock and chips were cooked to perfection. The chips are freshly cut and not greasy or salted. Thus allowing me to have them the way I want. The haddock had a crispy batter and most importantly not greasy. The couple who own the place are friendly and accommodating. Very clean. Most definitely will go back.

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Thank badbartman
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

I love this restaurant. The food and atmosphere are perfect. The fish and fries are delicious and my friends enjoyed the chicken strips and burgers greatly. The couple working there are so sweet and friendly and can make anyone's day better. I'm very pleased

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Thank Haley R
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

I decided to visit this establishment after hearing good reviews from family. I wasn't disappointed. The food was very good, not greasy and also generous sized portions. If you are looking for some good fish & Chips give them a try.

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1 Thank Glenn W
Bowmanville, Canada
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56 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

We wanted to try this place after seeing the good reviews and we often pass by it on highway 2. They were correct: we were welcomed with a big friendly smile and the wait time was not very long. Prices are reasonable and portion sizes are fine. The french fries were perfectly done using real potatoes not those awful frozen... More 

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1 Thank Korokan
Bowmanville, Ontario, Canada
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113 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2016

This place is very clean which I noticed right away walking in. I was greeted at the counter with a big smile! I ordered and it wasn't too long a wait. One can either eat in or take it out. The serving size of the fish is ok but I thought it would be larger. The chips were fresh and... More 

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1 Thank Maureen D
Toronto, Canada
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

The fish and chips are absolutely delicious! Portions are generous and the owners/chefs are very kind.

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1 Thank eatingislife2016
Bowmanville, Canada
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84 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2016

Lunch time and other specials make this place attractive. Fish and chips well cooked and good sized portions

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1 Thank Bob C
Bowmanville, Canada
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

Friendly quick service for good fish and chips. They have other menu items as well. Nothing flashy just an old style family run business.

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1 Thank 52russ

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$2 - US$10
Cuisine
British, Seafood, Canadian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 19:00
Monday
11:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 20:00
Thursday
11:00 - 20:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
12:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 136 King St E, Bowmanville, Ontario L1C 1N7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Bowmanville
  • Phone Number: +1 905-623-1781
Description
Our light battered whole fish halibut, cod, haddock, and fresh cut fries are said to be the best in town.

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