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“Hand Cut Fish & Chips”
Review of Stanley's Fish & Grill - CLOSED

Stanley's Fish & Grill
Cuisines: Seafood
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Description: http://www.canpages.ca/page/ON/cobourg/stanleys-fish-grill/8046094
Cobourg, Canada
Level 4 Contributor
25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Hand Cut Fish & Chips”
Reviewed September 18, 2012

Really yummy ~ In house cut fish really makes the difference. Fries are tasty (could be a little crisper but served English style)

Visited September 2012
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Thank Lisa H
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English first
Cobourg, Canada
Level 4 Contributor
31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Gosh all I need is this within walking distance!”
Reviewed September 13, 2012

I have been to Stanley's several times since they opened this summer. Opening jitters did reflect in orders taking too long to get to the table and some orders were incorrect. However when brought to the attention of the server the situation was corrected quickly.

The halibut and the haddock are lightly battered and not dry or greasy. Fries are just like the old days, lol. First time in my life I tried mushy peas too and they were surprisingly good.

Menu offers a pretty good selection of other sea food fare. Not a fish eater no problem they have the usual burgers and chicken meals. The chicken souvlaki dinner is quite tasty. Even if the Greek salad is a bit on the wet side.

One of the biggest Fish and Chip restaurants I have ever visited.

  • Visited August 2012
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1 Thank GalenOneFortyEight
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Cobourg, Ontario, Canada
Level 4 Contributor
38 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“amazing fish and chips”
Reviewed August 28, 2012

Okay the fish and chips are not the cheapest but they are delicious! The Haddock is my favourite. Dangerous I live nearby as this is turning into a Monday night ritual!

Visited August 2012
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1 Thank Sue G
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Ontario, Canada
Level 6 Contributor
84 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 178 helpful votes
“Highly recommended...”
Reviewed August 17, 2012

We have been coming here regularly since they opened up this summer and highly recommend Stanley's for a consistently great halibut fish dinner if you are in the area. The batter is light and very tasty, the halibut has never been dry, the fries are excellent, and the cole slaw is delicious. You can always tell a good fish and chip restaurant by how well they make their cole slaw! The service has consistently been fast & friendly, and the decor is above average. The portions are very generous - you won't leave hungry.....

  • Visited August 2012
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2 Thank ve3ikv/w6
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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
“Just horrible food and bad service”
Reviewed August 12, 2012

Maybe we went on a bad day - Sunday afternoon mid July.

We had to wait 40 minutes for our food to arrive, even though the servers knew we had 2 small children who were not happy with the lack of food. I had to get up and "chase" a server to get some fries and ask why the food was taking so long. They only had 3 servers for the whole place and they need double that. Service was very very slow, and when the food came it was the wrong order and items missing.

It was the worst $80 I have paid for food and service. Fish was dry inside and full of batter and grease. Not flavourful at all. We paid for fried batter and bad service.

And to top it all, they actually told us that their take out side takes priority than the restaurant, thus why the food was taking so long.

  • Visited July 2012
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Thank RamiroJRP
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