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Capitaine Pouf

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300 Rue Richelieu, Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec J3B 6Y4, Canada
450.347.1872
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Best Place for Fried Fish Period!

Quaint little restaurant that specializes in fresh fish (haddock/perch etc.) fried to a crispy delicious taste, served with fries that are also delicious! If you like fried fish then this is the place to eat. Clean establishment with a dedicated staff to ensure you enjoy your meal. I would readily... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 22, 2015
Brian M
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Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Canada
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Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

Quaint little restaurant that specializes in fresh fish (haddock/perch etc.) fried to a crispy delicious taste, served with fries that are also delicious! If you like fried fish then this is the place to eat. Clean establishment with a dedicated staff to ensure you enjoy your meal. I would readily recommend this restaurant to anyone who loves to eat fish!!

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montreal,quebec
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Nice litle restaurant, great fish and chips this is a must stop if you are in the area. come visit during the balloon festival

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Canada
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51 reviews 51 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

We took the fish and chips. It was HUGE and cheap (3 pieces for 10$), I could not finish my plate and I have a good appetite... The place was jammed packed and it was a saturday night. Ambiance could have been better but it was good enough. Feels more like a fast food though, if you want to relax... More 

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Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Nice setting, wonderful food!!!! For two or as a group simply wonderful atmosphère and food!!!! Try it!!!

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North Truro, Massachusetts
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

I live on Cape Cod, so I know fresh fish. And I haven't had anything that was as good as the fish-and-chips at Capitaine Pouf! I went with my friend Edward, who lives in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, and he wisely recommended the "small" portion, which was quite big enough ... but so excellent! The batter was crisp and the fish below flaky... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Visited on recommendation of Hotel staff during stop over in St Jean sur R. - and very glad we did! The place was absolutely packed out with locals (always a good sign!) - we managed to get the last table tucked into one corner. Staff were very friendly and somewhat amused by my poor attempt at schoolboy French! Went for... More 

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Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Canada
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40 reviews 40 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Ask anyone where to get good fish and chips near or in St-Jean and they'll immediately tell you to go to Capitain Pouf. Simple menu of mainly fish and steak. You can have your fish pan fried or deep fried. The calamari hors d'oeuvre is excellent. Good value and portions for the price. The last time we went 4 of... More 

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Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

I had people recommending this place for fish and chips so we had to try it. These were the best fish and chips I have ever have in Quebec! Didnt enjoy to eat outside next to smokers but fish and chips are delish!

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Winnipeg
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29 reviews 29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

The fish & chips at this restaurant is the most delicious. It helps that you have a view absolutely wonderful over the canal. Be prepared, the plates are big. It's Worth the try.

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La Prairie, Quebec, Canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Ate here once. Had fish and chips was excellent. Big plate owner is ver friendly. Will definitely go back

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 300 Rue Richelieu, Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec J3B 6Y4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu
  • Phone Number: 450.347.1872

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  • Cuisine: Greek

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