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Shillelagh House Restaurant

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Route 236 | Old Barns Road, Truro, Nova Scotia B2N 5A9, Canada
(902) 895-0234
Today
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch

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  • 28
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  • 19
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  • 5
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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Best Fish 'n Chips

This is my one go to restaurant when I am in Truro and it is as good as ever. They have some great specials. The day we were there the kids ate free and it was buy one get one free 2 piece fish 'n chips. The pieces of fish are huge so a 2 piece was actually too much... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 12, 2015
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Richmond, Virginia
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Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

This is my one go to restaurant when I am in Truro and it is as good as ever. They have some great specials. The day we were there the kids ate free and it was buy one get one free 2 piece fish 'n chips. The pieces of fish are huge so a 2 piece was actually too much... More 

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Antigonish, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Don't let the small size fool you this place makes amazing fish and chips. Its fresh handmade and served on an order by order basis not premade waiting for you! Order up a side of coleslaw it is great too!

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Nova Scotia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

want fresh fish and chips? clams cooked to perfection? fresh cut fries? you will find it all here at Shilelagh House, in Truro. On the old barns road, this unassuming road side stop will surprise you will quality and friendly service. The dining room is casual and my even be a bit run down but his only adds to this... More 

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New Glasgow, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

I had been looking for great fish and chips and I found them. Charlie the tree guy recommended it but it took us a while to actually go - it doesn't look like much BUT it was totally worth it. The service is great and the fish was wonderful. Worth rhe drive.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015 via mobile

Best fish and chips in town! Affordable prices as well especially to take a family of 5 for dinner. Kids eat free Sundays to Wednesdays on top of their daily special!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

I know the food is good here, but lost appetite when looking in the kitchen and seeing the two guys with dirty clothes and messy hair and no hair or beard nets (invisible or not there were none)anyway I will call first to see who's cooking if its the owner I'm there because you can't get fish and chips like... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

I love this place! The fish is huge and the home fries are perfect. The staff is always extremely friendly and helpful. If you are looking for great tasting food and an old fashioned diner experience definitely give this place a try!

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Fall River, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

......not only your money's worth but the staff is superb. So there- fish and chips seekers, that's the place to go.

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Truro, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Clean good service and the best thing is the home made fries hand cut!I always have fish here so I can't comment on their other dishes! they also have home made desserts !

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

If your looking for a great place to eat with a family friendly atmosphere, this is the place to be. Always accommodating and there to answer any questions. Great people, and great food.

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Additional Information about Shillelagh House Restaurant

Address: Route 236 | Old Barns Road, Truro, Nova Scotia B2N 5A9, Canada
Phone Number: (902) 895-0234
Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Truro
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 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 - 7:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 7:00 pm

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Route 236 | Old Barns Road, Truro, Nova Scotia B2N 5A9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Truro
  • Phone Number: (902) 895-0234
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 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 - 7:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm

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