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Pete's Fish & Chips

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22 S Mesa Dr, Mesa, AZ 85210-1422
480-964-7242
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10:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 10:30 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 stars
Average at best

Was visiting my daughter and son-in-law in Mesa in March 2015 and wanted a fast, inexpensive dinner "to-go". My daughter suggested Pete's. I love fish so I was on board! She tried to describe it and told me of some of their strange business practices (cash ONLY! No large bills accepted. No... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 27, 2015
Mary M
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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Was visiting my daughter and son-in-law in Mesa in March 2015 and wanted a fast, inexpensive dinner "to-go". My daughter suggested Pete's. I love fish so I was on board! She tried to describe it and told me of some of their strange business practices (cash ONLY! No large bills accepted. No phone orders! No ketchup, only Pete's sauce available.... More 

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Valley of the Sun
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

If you're looking for good Fish and Chips without all the fancy trappings this is the place to go. Very reasonable prices and perfect fish every time. Outdoor seating make for a casual and comfortable experience. Since 1947 Pete's is a valley staple for your fish and chips "fix." For those who aren't wanting fish and chips Pete's offers an... More 

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Spokane
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Last winter, while in Mesa, I was researching "fish" restaurants online and came across Pete's Fish & Chips. After reading some of the reviews on Pete's (50% neg), I set the thought aside. Soon afterward, my son, a Mesa resident, mentioned Pete's as "choice" place to get fish & chips for dinner. I brought up the negative reviews I'd seen... More 

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Phoenix Arizona
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

This is one of those places everyone loves and I can't understand why. The Fish sandwich is to die from. Not "For" but "From". Yes I think they are that bad. The worst fish patties I've ever had. Period. I've had 3 over the past 30 years, hoping they will have gotten better, but they never do. Soggy, gross and... More 

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Cedar City, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Pete's is a long standing tradition for our family. Having gone there frequently while I was in high school makes it fun to take my kids and grandkids there for a quick bite to eat. The food is good and the prices, while a little on the high side, are still competitive. We love Pete's!!

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Mesa, AZ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

This is a favorite for many of the locals, it is very good, quick and you get to enjoy the outdoors while eating at picnic tables.

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Mesa, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014 via mobile

I have been to this restaurant before. It is always good. Husband had the fish and shrimp said it reminded him of mexico. Really like the sauce. Fish is always hot. Fast service even in the drive thru.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 via mobile

First experience was at the Tolleson location in 1980. Fish is always hot and service doesn't take long,even when very busy. Chips are small shoestrings, but there are plenty. Shrimp are small but tasty. Wish they still carried oysters, but they removed them from the menu about a year ago. Always get an extra sauce for 30 cents. Burgers are... More 

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Mesa, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

As a Arizona native I have frequented Pete's Fish and chip numerous times. The food is very affordable and you can feed quite a few people for under $30.00. Be prepared to wait a little since this place is usually packed especially on the weekend. However they do have a mist system outside to cool you off while you wait.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

It doesn't look like much...a little hole in the wall but if you like fish & chips, shrimp & chips or crabettes...you are in the right place! The sauce is irreplaceable! Just remember they don't take cards...You WILL need to have cash...If you are expecting fancy dining, this definitely isn't the place with signs like, "Your mom doesn't work here... More 

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Additional Information about Pete's Fish & Chips

Address: 22 S Mesa Dr, Mesa, AZ 85210-1422
Phone Number: 480-964-7242
Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Mesa
Open Hours:
Monday 10:00 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 10:30 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Cuisine: Seafood

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 22 S Mesa Dr, Mesa, AZ 85210-1422
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Mesa
  • Phone Number: 480-964-7242

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 10:30 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?