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Tank Fish and Chippery

Carlton
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149 Lygon Street, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Chicken burger is amazing as are the fries

Yes, I'm advocating that you go to a fish n chip shop and order poultry, but this chicken burger was so incredibly flavoursome and succulent, I can't resist the inclination to do so. The chips were also some of the best seasoned I've had in a very long time.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 11, 2015
Nick T
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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English first
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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173 reviews 173 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Yes, I'm advocating that you go to a fish n chip shop and order poultry, but this chicken burger was so incredibly flavoursome and succulent, I can't resist the inclination to do so. The chips were also some of the best seasoned I've had in a very long time.

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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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113 reviews 113 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

The Atlantic Salmon was pretty good but not as fresh as it looked! The salad and chips on the other hand were top notch!

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

We always come to this place regularly, excellent service, until today. This time I was served blue fish and chips, even though I ordered regular fish and chips. The reason they are blue is because the fish and chips come with tracing paper to absorb oil, but at the same time it is stamped with blue Tank Fish and Chippery... More 

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Melbourne
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015 via mobile

I do not write a review to criticise- I write it as I see it at the time - normally after 3 or more visits. It is imperative for a restaurant, especially one in a street like Lygon Street to uphold their set standard. I have eaten repeatedly at restaurants on 'the strip' and had various experiences in quality. Some... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We stumbled across this seafood cafe which was amongst a whole lot of Italian Restaurants. We wanted something light and we were not disappointed. The seasoned calamari was really the nicest and most tender we have ever had the pleasure of finding when dining out. The chips, yes they were thin, however they were great.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

This guy is out of control. Complaining that he couldn't grill the fish as we selected option 2. His explanation was arrogant and confronting. He gave me 2 dirty looks whilst I was waiting, told off the fellow staff member, forgot my potato cake and when asked it said loudly it's coming. Put simply this bloke is a clown AVOID

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Aus
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81 reviews 81 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Had lunch here yesterday. Great staff, great menu, and a very pleasant atmosphere. We both went for the battered flathead, which was sweet and succulent. The chips were well cooked and had a lovely seasoning. The accompanying tartare sauce was very nice indeed, the addition of salad was pleasant if odd. Probably one of the best chippies I've eaten at... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

We have visited Melbourne a few times in the last 4 years and have trekked up and down Lygon St, Carlton just as frequently. The lovely menus of the Italian restaurants (and there are a lot) are spoiled by the spruker's trying to draw you to a table, the constant background noise, and mainly by by the ridiculous prices being... More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

This fish and chip shop is more than fish and chips - it is a delight to eat. A flavour explosion. The seasoning used was like no other. The service was tip top and food is reasonably priced. Fish is all Australian. On top of all that, the shop is kept immaculate. I will return!

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

They have fresh fish & salads on display, I had the fish of the day, rockling, with coleslaw, this slaw, had a delicious sweet dressing, chips, it was served with a slice of lemon and tartar sauce. I also had a glass of Sav Blanc. They had other wine & beer available. We sat out side in the sun and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 149 Lygon Street, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Carlton
  • Neighborhood: Carlton

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood

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