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Ches's Fish And Chips

9 Freshwater Rd, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 2N1, Canada
722 4083
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good33%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
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“fish chips” (27 reviews)
“steamers” (4 reviews)
“scallops” (10 reviews)
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Seafood, Canadian
$$ - $$$
9 Freshwater Rd, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 2N1, Canada
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Reviewed February 23, 2018

On a couples trip to St. John's we looked where we could get a rather cheap fish and chips meal to share, and Ches's did not dissapoint. We got two great pieces of fish and a good helping of fries that went well with a...More

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Reviewed February 9, 2018

This was the first place we went out to eat at this Xmas when we were visiting St Johns. We heard some cool old stories from the staff there and the service was pretty good. I had the fish and chips with a side Caesar...More

Thank Sasha H
Reviewed January 24, 2018

I went to the location on Freshwater Rd they have 8 locations in NFLD and have been around since the early 1950’s. The menu is Huuuuge. I had the Scallops & Fish n Chips & was stuffed when I left. The food is super fresh...More

Thank Patti K
Reviewed October 18, 2017

The Fish and Chips here is very good indeed - Ches's is a bit of an institution but the reputation is well deserved. They have been serving fish and chips for over 60-years and the original family still run the business. Everything is freshly cooked,...More

Thank Cliff J
Reviewed October 3, 2017

A place for locals and tourists to enjoy their crispy fish and chips. If you're new to the place ask for a certificate. The fish and fries taste good. The chips has a big portion. If you can ask for half or less better.

Thank TheDAdventure
Reviewed October 2, 2017 via mobile

A well known fish and chips place in downtown. Reasonable price. It's a restaurant for a quick bite and trying out the famous fresh cod from the ocean. The batter was light and the cod fish was guaranteed fresh and melt in your mouth. Tried...More

Thank Alick T
Reviewed September 17, 2017 via mobile

Classic Newfoundland hospitality. Made us feel like family. Wonderful service. Good food. A must-go to place.

Thank Brewolig
Reviewed September 12, 2017 via mobile

So if you are coming to St Johns. Everyone will tell you to eat here. There are several locations. I stopped for lunch and had fish and chips. It was very fresh, did not leave any greasy residue and was not "fishy" at all. Everyone...More

Thank Camden426
Reviewed September 12, 2017 via mobile

Went to Ches's Fish and Chips ...what can I say it was $5.00 Tuesday unknown to us but it was a really good deal for 1 piece of fish and fries ...we had Caesars ...mimosas and beer ..it was all good ...the fish was crisp...More

Thank milliemccabe
Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

Ches's have been in business for over 50 years.Serving up all the good things the sea has to offer!Any one who visits here always gets a feed of ches's it's a favorite of the locals as well.Be sure to have dressing and gravy on it...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Seafood, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Delivery, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 2:00 AM
9:00 AM - 2:00 AM
9:00 AM - 2:00 AM
9:00 AM - 2:00 AM
9:00 AM - 3:00 AM
9:00 AM - 3:00 AM
9:00 AM - 3:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Freshwater Rd, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 2N1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Newfoundland and Labrador  >  Newfoundland  >  St. John's
  • Phone Number: 722 4083
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Newfoundland's famous Fish & Chips. Celebrating 60 years in business, and is still run by the 2nd & 3rd generations of Barbours. All fresh products (except for the off fishing season) Ches's prides itself on having the best quality food that can be found. (example they hand select their "chip" potato from 6-7 samples each week for color, texture and taste)We hope to see you soon.
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