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Murphy's Fish & Chips

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Fish & Chips, Seafood
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88 Esplanade Street, Truro, Nova Scotia B2N 2K3, Canada
902-895-1275
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Today
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Hours:
Fri 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sat - Thu 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations
Good for:
Families with children

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  • 89
    Excellent
  • 52
    Very good
  • 16
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Fresh Fish

The best fish and chips to be had. Family run and oh so friendly. Service is second to none and the menu is just right. All my family and friends who come to visit me always go to Murphy's for a least one fine fish lunch or dinner. Plan on going early in the evening as it gets extremely busy.A... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 22, 2015
Peggy A
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Calgary
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  • Families with children
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Calgary
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10 reviews 10 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

The best fish and chips to be had. Family run and oh so friendly. Service is second to none and the menu is just right. All my family and friends who come to visit me always go to Murphy's for a least one fine fish lunch or dinner. Plan on going early in the evening as it gets extremely busy.A... More 

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Fredericton
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

Best fish and chips...period!!! I've been traveling to Truro several times a year for about 10 years now (my wife's from Truro), and despite being asked countless time if I had tried Murphy's fish and chips, my wife's dislike of fish had always kept us from trying it out. Well last weekend, enough was enough! After 10 years, my father-in-law... More 

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Truro, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

We probably eat here a few times a year, which isn't a lot. Fish and chips are high in fat and calories so we don't eat it too often. But when we do we go to Murphy's. The fish is in a nice crisp batter and the fish is usually very moist and flakey. The fries are almost always greasy.... More 

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nova scotia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Was there yesterday, 25/03/2015, They advertise "the best English style fish and chips in Canada", and I suspect that is true. I am in my 60's and had a lot of deep fried haddock in my life, even had it in London, rapped in newspaper. This is by far the best I have ever had. Lucky we were there while... More 

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Truro, Canada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

One of the best places in Truro to get fish and chips . Really fresh fish . The server was very friendly and kept on top of things .

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Truro, Nova Scotia, Canada
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

I have not been there for a while, but their food is excellent, but it is a bit pricey for me. Staff are friendly and welcoming.

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Truro, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

If it's fish you're looking for, Murphy's is the place to go. The batter is very light, and the fish is cooked to perfection. So many restaurants over cook fish, but not Murphy's. The fish is always cooked the same no matter what time of day you visit this restaurant.

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Truro, Canada
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17 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

A very good place to go for fish and chips ! veryfriendly service and a nice atmosphere if you can get a booth! Prompt service also Fish is always fresh! and good hours too!

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Nova Scotia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The food at Murphy's is actually pretty good - hand breaded fish, home made tartar sauce and good fries. Unfortunately, the service is consistently among the worst I have ever seen. The servers either (quite literally) snarl at you or call you Honey/Dearie/Sweetie/Darling 8 or 9 times in a 2 minute conversation !! Go for the food, try to ignore... More 

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Truro, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

You get the Yummy Home made taste from Murphy's fish and chips. Loved what we had, it was fresh, taste great and reasonably priced. Great service What more would you need?

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 88 Esplanade Street, Truro, Nova Scotia B2N 2K3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Truro
  • Phone Number: 902-895-1275

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Fish & Chips, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm

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