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Argyll Fish and Chip Restaurant

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212 Kearny Ave, Kearny, NJ 07032-2440
+1 201-991-3900
Sun 2:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Pequannock, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 30, 2017 via mobile

Went during the Robert Burns birthday celebration week and had a great time. Bag pipers, Scottish dancers, a tribute to Bobby Burns and the Haggis. Sample the haggis. It's great! Fish and chips are a must. Been going here for like 35 years.

Thank Rich H
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

Didn't like the fish and chips Was heavy in grease. Not for us. Parking requires street meter, if you can found spot.

Thank Josephine B
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

I had recently returned from Ireland and I was craving fish and chips. New Jersey is not a hotbed for authentic tasting fish and chips but research led me to the Argyll Restaurant in Kearney. I was greeted by a lovely waitress, who gave me the history of the restaurant. She also explained all of the goodies that were on... More 

Thank Veronica H
Kearny, New Jersey
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224 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 7, 2016

Kearny is down to it's last Fish and Chips restaurant and it's a good one. Anyone desiring good tasting fish and chips in the Scottish style, look no further. There is a diversified menu of other sea food but, I like fish and chips. There is New England sea food chowder on Friday and Saturday only and Manhattan all week.... More 

Thank fheagle
Oakland, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 19, 2016

Each year this resteraunt has a great dinner and show for Robby Burn's Birthday. He is a Scotish Poet and his poem "an ode to Haggis" is recited and celebrated with bagpipers, highland dancers, and ends with everyone singing "auld lang seigh".. The food here is excellent even if you do not get the traditional Fish & Chips. We had... More 

1 Thank Joyce M
Staten Island, New York
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102 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2016

I heard about this restaurant being talked about on the radio. I couldn't wait to go up there and try it . I consider myself a fish and chips expert. I have had fish and chips from all over the world. So far, the best I have found were in St.Johns Newfoundland and Niagara Falls Ontario. The worst have been... More 

1 Thank Mikeyups
Cranford, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 11, 2016

Best Fish and Chips you can get outside of the the UK. Cod is cooked to perfection and the chips are crispy and hot. Make a reservation for one of the Robbie Burns Suppers in January. Its a great time

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 15, 2015

We decided to try Argyle's last Saturday afternoon. There were four other tables besides ours and one waitress. It took 30 minutes for her to come to our table to take our order after I had to go get her and tell her that we have been waiting for her to come. Two people at my table ordered fish and... More 

1 Thank Angela P
North Arlington, New Jersey
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77 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 19, 2015

We went with a party of 14 for Burns supper on a Saturday night. We have been coming here for years. The food is good and prices are reasonable. There is a limited menu for the Burns Supper night. They have to do that due to the crowds (it is always packed). There is a little entertainment with the Scottish/Irish... More 

1 Thank Angela G
Kearny, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 9, 2015

Argyle is as good as it gets in the US for fish & chips. The interior is modestly furnished and decorated wit the obligatory picture of the Scottish Bard Robert Burns. The service is friendly and good and the fish & chips is very tasty. They have many other items on the menu but, I've always ordered the fish &... More 

Thank fheagle

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood, British
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
2:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 212 Kearny Ave, Kearny, NJ 07032-2440
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Kearny
  • Phone Number: +1 201-991-3900

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