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Murphy's Fish & Chips

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Seafood, Canadian, Pub
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88 Esplanade St, Truro, Nova Scotia B2N 2K3, Canada
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Fri 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sat - Thu 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Crowsnest Pass, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

After hearing how great the fish and chips were, we were disappointed that the fries were not fresh-cut. The fish was pretty good, had better at the seafood shack on the wharf in Halifax though. Had to ask for lemon which should be automatic.

Thank sgf352
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7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I had the seafood platter and was very impressed with the haddock, scallops, clams, and shrimp. My wife and brother in law each had the fish and chips and we all agreed the haddock was the best we had on our trip throughout Nova Scotia and New England. The mussels appetizer was great and the coconut cream pie was the... More 

Thank Hedotwo
Colorado Springs, Colorado
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Has to be the best fish + chips I've had since I left England!!!! Excellent !!!!!!! service was good, atmosphere was great.

Thank geng001
Durham, North Carolina
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101 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I don't have fish and chips very often, since I don't typically eat fried foods.. In fact the last time I had fish and chips in Canada was 1974. And it's been a while since I had them in the States. Nonetheless, this was great lunch. The fish was perfect, flaky. The breading was just right. Cole slaw as good.... More 

Thank David E
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just stopped to Murphys for the fish and chips that was described as the best . The service was good .staff friendly . After eating and now heading to the airport, currently feeling like I have a tub of crisco in my belly . The fish was greasy ,the poutine was not cheese curds , the scallops were good but... More 

Thank tarpman54
Gulf Coast Fla
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106 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We found this place on TripAdvisor and a guide book, so we had to try it. It was definitely the right choice. The seafood was fresh, we'll prepared and plentiful. Service was also excellent and the kitchen was fast. Glad we bear the crowds that piled in afterwards.

Thank kleektours
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food at Murphy's Restaurant is great. If you're looking for large servings you will definitely get it here. Dessert looks good as well, but couldn't eat any as couldn't finish my meal. This restaurant also has an awesome staff. Our server was Lisa and she is AWESOME. Thanks to everyone who works here.

Thank Linda J
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We are on our honeymoon and were told we needed to eat here. For it being my first ever fish & chips it was awesome! Not greasy and melted in my mouth goodness. Fish pieces were big! They close early and are busy so make sure to get there early so you don't miss out.

Thank Deliciakiss
Kenansville, North Carolina
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51 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I am from North Carolina, visiting a friend. Murphy's was suggested for fish. Great choice. We were promptly seated by super friendly staff. Food was not far behind. We had fried haddock and fresh whole clams. The batter is lighter and more puffy than would be found in NC. The food was fresh and delicious. Also enjoyed a slice of... More 

Thank Marshall Q
Halifax, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

they have the best fish chips I've tasted. the batter is so light and crispy. the staff are very friendly. I've haven't eaten there is a year but definitely will return.

Thank debbiee129

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Seafood, Canadian, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 88 Esplanade St, Truro, Nova Scotia B2N 2K3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Truro
  • Phone Number: 902-895-1275

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?