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“Good fish and chips.” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Pickwick's

8620 Granville St, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
(604) 266-2340
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Ranked #1,971 of 2,800 Restaurants in Vancouver
Cuisines: Fish & Chips, British
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Good fish and chips.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2012

The fish are perfect and there is a little something extra (maybe a spice?) in the batter that I love. I love love love the fish, I usually get cod or halibut and I'm happy with either. The fries are great too, but the fish eclipses them. The tartar sauce is good too.

I tried the deep fried pickles and they were ... not great.

The portion sizes are huge and the staff is friendly.

They have outdoor seating, but eating on Granville sounds like hell to me.

Great for taking somewhere and eating on a summer day!

  • Visited July 2011
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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“A Local Fish and Chips Joint”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2011

We asked about a good fish and chips restaurant when wan arrived at the airport in Vancouver, and several people mentioned Pickwick's. It's in a tiny shopping center close to the airport. The fish was very good..served right out of the fryer, hot and fresh tasting...a large portion. Not much seating here...3 tables outside and a couple inside. We enjoyed the fish and chips and went back twice. This is not a fine dining experience, but a local joint that has been around for years with a good product.

  • Visited September 2011
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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