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A Fish Shop Called Dory's

173 River St, Ballina, New South Wales 2478, Australia
+61 2 6686 6828
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good15%
  • Average5%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible0%
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Seafood, Fast Food, Australian
173 River St, Ballina, New South Wales 2478, Australia
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I was expecting very good food due to the other good reviews. The fish was quite good however the chips were very overcooked and dried out. Had to throw chips away. The sweet potato fritter was inedible. It had very small amount of sweet potato...More

Thank Bryan W
A fish shop cal... D, Owner at A Fish Shop Called Dory's, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi bryan, so sorry that you had bad experience. Our potato scallops are sometime small because they are homemade so thats why we give 2 rather than 1. And i would like to mention, if you have any problem with food we are more than...More

Reviewed September 19, 2017

food was delicious :-) clean shop with space to eat in or outside the shop. I prefer to walk across the road to the water...watch the day go by and enjoy the tranquillity of Ballina :-) be warned NO RED meat hamburgers or hamburgers with...More

Thank Michellesholidays
Reviewed August 5, 2017

We are locals and have their fish and chips every Sunday. Have tried others but dorys is the best by far. My son ordered the chicken burger, the schnitzel was huge and he enjoyed it.

Thank kkylie73
Reviewed June 2, 2017 via mobile

Having lived in Byron Bay for 10 years and not having been able to get good take-away fish and chips (not even from the well known gourmet fish and chip place near the Beach Hotel) for the past 3 years ... we.thought we'd give our...More

Thank Lucie D
Reviewed March 29, 2017

we tried their Hoki fish and chips and potato scallops. Really good and they have a few upmarket choices as well like Salmon and watercress spring rolls. I think this is the best fish and chips in Ballina

Thank DelPerthWA
Reviewed March 12, 2017

Dory's was recommended to us as the best place for fish and chips in Ballina and we were not disappointed. Prices are very reasonable and the meal was lovely.

Thank dyfpol
Reviewed February 2, 2017 via mobile

Had the crumbed hoki and chips and a sweet potato scallop. All were cooked well and tasted great. Service could have been a little friendlier though.

Thank KJD2506
Reviewed January 28, 2017

I absolutely love this place! The fish is amazing and the variety - battered or grilled served with fat chips!!! The only place that serves decent chips with their fish. The friendly service is amazing and value for money!

Thank Clemdausons
Reviewed January 19, 2017 via mobile

We went for takeaway and ordered a family pack. Oh wow! So much food! The fish bites were particularly tender and delicious! And unlike most fish and chip places, we were given so many sauces and lemon wedges! I would go back in a heartbeat!

Thank NTMontenegro
Reviewed January 1, 2017 via mobile

Popped in here this evening for dinner. It was a bit pricey, but the fish was fresh and the service was fast and friendly. Try the coconut prawns!

Thank Kate R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Seafood, Fast Food, Australian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 173 River St, Ballina, New South Wales 2478, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Ballina
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6686 6828
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Serving great fish and chips, daily grilled specials and fresh local fish when available Open Wed - Sun 11am - 7pm
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