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Olde Tyme Fish & Chips

Certificate of Excellence
British, Seafood, Canadian
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136 King St E, Bowmanville, Ontario L1C 1N7, Canada
+1 905-623-1781
11:00 - 20:00
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Mon - Thu 11:00 - 20:00
Fri 11:00 - 21:00
Sat - Sun 12:00 - 19:00
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

No where will you get fish and chips like this! The fries are fresh cut and fish is cut on the premises! The owners are super friendly! I would recommend everyone to try it!

1 Thank Jordanne C
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35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food/price is great and the owners are really friendly, they have a daily special that is affordable. I will definitely be back, and will recommend to friends!

1 Thank jmg2012
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Everyone has their favorite Fish and Chip place and this is mine. I have been to many fish and chip restaurants over the years and I have to tell you, that this is my number 1 choice. The fish is always crispy as well as the chips. They also serve many other types of food but I can never resist... More 

1 Thank larryjd
Toronto, Canada
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33 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 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.

1 Thank Amesley
Bowmanville, Canada
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7 restaurant reviews
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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.

1 Thank Diane P
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16 restaurant reviews
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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.

1 Thank badbartman
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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

1 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.

1 Thank Glenn W
Bowmanville, Canada
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56 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
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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 

1 Thank Korokan
Bowmanville, Ontario, Canada
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113 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
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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 

1 Thank Maureen D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$2 - US$10
British, Seafood, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
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
Our light battered whole fish halibut, cod, haddock, and fresh cut fries are said to be the best in town.

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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?