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Royal Fish & Chips

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1231 E Main St, Ste 10, Meriden, CT 06450-4836
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
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All hours
Sun 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Mon - Tue 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Wed 11:00 am - 8:30 am
Thu 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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15 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

everything is tasty and nothing in the menu is healthy; it's a "deep friend everything" restaurant. Reasonable prices. I go occasionally for a "treat" My favorite is the fried broccoli with cheese. Their clam chowder is very good..

Thank Roberta D
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016

Looked forward to a fried cod sandwich, I got some kind of flat triangular fish-definitely not cod, no lettuce, tomato. They forgot my coleslaw and the hush puppies so over cooked. will never waste my money there again.

Thank peter m
Erie, Pennsylvania
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37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016

This is a little run down place, but the fish and chips I got was very good indeed, and reasonably priced. They even had real, good, haddock.

Thank Scotsfoodie2014
Meriden, Connecticut
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

We have been let down every time! GREASY and not fresh at all. Way overpriced for the quality. Get Gordons or Stoffers frozen dinners first. We actually felt sick after eating here.

Thank John L
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

This is a great Saturday meal when it's too hot to cook and you call up and order the family chicken meal!! It's more than enough for 4 or 5 people and you can get some sides to boot!!

Thank thw58
Newark, Delaware
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36 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

They have good fried food but the dining experience is lacking. I also think they are too pricey for what you get. We went once and didn't see any reason to return.

Thank DBurton1950
New Haven, Connecticut
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37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

Three years ago, I wrote a positive review of Royal. Since then, it seems the restaurant has changed hands and is not at all what it used to be. Hubby and I went this past week, looking forward to the fish and chips we have loved for several years. We were disappointed in not just the food, but the overall... More 

Thank SpinaciousB
Meriden, Connecticut
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Greasy and generally over cooked. Little taste. Will never go there again. Also generally unclean looking.

Thank Sydney H
Dexter, Maine
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76 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

This business has been around for years. I hadn't been in probably 20 or so myself. The woman at the counter was pleasant and efficient. The other person couldn't seem to tear himself off his cellphone<another sad statement of our times>. The food was ok but nothing to go out of the way for. It seemed like we were getting... More 

Thank Rick M
Meriden, Connecticut
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59 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Really greasy food. The fish was fried to the max and the fries were stale. I went once and no more. The shrimp was okay but not enough to come back.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 am
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1231 E Main St, Ste 10, Meriden, CT 06450-4836
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Meriden
  • Phone Number: 203-630-1730

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