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“Awesome Every Time”
Review of John's Lunch

John's Lunch
Ranked #2 of 281 Restaurants in Dartmouth
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $6 - $14
Cuisines: Diner, Seafood
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Delivery
Description: We are a small family-run diner specializing in fresh deep-fried seafood, diner meals and pizza. Our fish has won "Best In Canada" by Canadian Living Magazine, 'Gold Awards' from The Coast Halifax for Best Seafood, Best Fish and Best Diner as well as multiple tripadvisor "Certificate of Excellence" awards. Come visit the one and only "JOHN'S LUNCH" and be a part of our family!
Reviewed March 2, 2013

This is the best claims in metro. You want deep fried seafood, this is your place. Not fancy but the best food.

Thank dialitout
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Reviewed February 16, 2013

You will not be disappointed but you need to recognize this is a small run family restaurant (ie hole in the wall) that is not about the décor but about the high quality of seafood and freshness. Great prices, large portions, you will not be disappointed. The fries are frozen but everything else is so amazing, that you can just order "no fries" w/ your dish and they'll just add on more seafood. We always order: seafood platter w/ no fries and an extra piece of fish, haddock tips only (ie no fries) and a small ceasar salad. Love John's Lunch. Always.

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1  Thank joanna k
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Reviewed February 9, 2013

It's not health food, that's for sure. Grab the clams and chips to go, or eat outside at one of the picnic tables. Reliably tasty food.

Thank kmacalpi
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Reviewed February 4, 2013

We did not stay to eat. The smell of old/rancid cooking fat was disgusting.
We had heard good comments about this place so it was with some disappointment that the smell was so unpleasant.

1  Thank JoyceHarasemchuk
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Reviewed February 1, 2013

I love Fish & Chips but John's Lunch is average at best. Fish would get a 8 out of 10, the fries however would be a 5 of 10. You can't be a FIsh & Chip shop and serve Frozen Fries! I have F&C at least once a week, and live near John's Lunch but haven't been there in at least a year!!!

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2  Thank MrUg
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