HFX Fish ‘n’ Chips Quest: Fredie’s Fantastic Fish House

Fredie’s Fantastic Fish House 8 Oland Crescent, Halifax, NS Rating: 7/10 The first time I heard about Fredie’s Fantastic Fish House, I had to give my head a shake. A tourist in an online forum was recommending it to another tourist. “Best fish ‘n’ chips!” they said. My eyebrows raised. Bayers Lake, you say? I interjected. “They very well could […]

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Digby Scallop Quest

*Update – July 2018: This blog post remains one of my most popular, despite being out-of-date. A couple of the restaurants I visited have closed down permanently. I’ve also been back to Digby to try more scallops! I have left the post as it is, but have indicated which restaurants are no longer operating. There is also an appendage at […]

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HFX Fish ‘n’ Chips Quest: Harbour Fish ‘N Fries

Harbour Fish ‘n Fries 7886 Highway 7, Musquodoboit Harbour, NS Rating: 7/10 I know I said I was going to Freddie’s Fantastic Fish House or Wharf Wraps this time, but I couldn’t pass up the opportunity for a beach day with MGyver and a trip to Musquodoboit Harbour for some back-country fish ‘n’ chips. Musquodoboit is technically in Halifax, so it […]

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HFX Fish ‘n’ Chips Quest: Evan’s Fresh Seafood

Evans Fresh Seafoods Alderney Landing, 2 Ochterloney St, Dartmouth, NS Rating: 10/10 Evan’s Seafood started out as a father/son fishermen team who wanted to sell their catch more directly to the public. Evan d’Entremont and his son-in-law Jimmy Kerr started the business in 2008 as a seafood market and delivery business. Now, with the help of extended family, Evan’s Seafood is […]

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HFX Fish ‘n’ Chips Quest: Phil’s Seafood

Quinpool Road is becoming an exciting mix of new and old restaurants, with classic institutions neighbouring a multicultural mix. The Ardmore Tearoom has been around since 1958, Freeman’s Pizza since 1956, Athens Restaurant since 1982, and King of Donair since 1973. I had always thought Phil’s Seafood was a remnant of the 1970’s but it is not so! The restaurant […]

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