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Fish on Fifth

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Seafood, Canadian
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9812 Fifth St, Sidney, British Columbia, Canada
+1 250-656-4022
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11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Victoria
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 30, 2015

One of the best fish and chip restaurants on the island! Cosy, homestyle atmosphere in Sidney by the Sea.

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Thank willowlost
Sequim, Washington
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41 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 25, 2015

What a great place to eat..., with good food and good service. My Dad and my brother had the fish and I had a burger, and it was all very good.

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Thank Frank C
Vancouver
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 22, 2015

Locals knew about it, very easy to find and once we found it we came back twice during our trip to Victoria.. delicious and fresh HALIBUT! for 13$ i couldn't believe it- taste and sweet customer service, very attentive, smilie.. just a refreshing place.. We need more restaurants like this-!

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Thank Puppetish
Calgary
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44 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 17, 2015

One of our must stop places when we visit Sidney is Fish on Fifth. This time was no exception. I ordered the GF fish, and it was well prepared and tasty. The portions were a good size, and our server was friendly and attentive. IMO, this is a good fish and chippery.

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Santa Monica
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 5, 2015 via mobile

Went there with family in the first week of June 2015. Was an amazing meal, great staff and funky decor. Would have never known if was there except for the recommendation of a friend of the family and am soooooooooo glad that we learned of the little shop in a great little town. Would go back in a heartbeat and... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 29, 2015

we have been going to fish on fifth for years. the only place i have ever been where the fish is never overcooked. the place is super busy - kind have to chill and take on the west coast small town attitude but it is worth the wait. love the grilled fish burger with salad as a change for the... More 

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Thank AME125
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52 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 20, 2015 via mobile

If you ask most people were to eat really good fish and chips, this place and two others will come up. We were headed to see the aquarium in Sydney so we stopped here for lunch. We had the two peice cod, one peice halibut, the Slammin Salmlon Salad and the mac and cheese kids meal. All of our fish... More 

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Alberta
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99 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 10, 2015 via mobile

Yes, a wagon wheel...and yes deep fried it was actually really great! One of those things you have to try/share once. We both also had the halibut and chips, fish was great, fries were a bit bland but still ok. Lots of great choices of other menu items, looking around the room many were being consumed, and many empty plates... More 

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Gibsons, Canada
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43 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 21, 2015

Simple fare, funky decor but great food. Lovely staff and good service at the time we were there. Earlier than the rush.

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Thank marmist454
Abbotsford BC
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126 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 3, 2015

My partner and I stopped at Fish on Fifth on the way to the ferry last week, and were glad we did. Although this day (Friday) it was busy, the wait was short. Once seated, menu's were provided and the wait staff got to us in relatively good time to take our orders. My partner ordered Halibut, I had the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Canadian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9812 Fifth St, Sidney, British Columbia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Victoria Capital Regional District  >  Sidney
  • Phone Number: +1 250-656-4022

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