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“Overrated”
Review of Shippey's - CLOSED

Shippey's
Cuisines: Seafood
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Issaquah, Washington
Level 5 Contributor
86 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
“Overrated”
Reviewed November 10, 2012

My wife and I had lunch here based on the positive TripAdvisor reviews. We ordered the Dory and Tarakihi fish, along with a double order of shoestring fries. Our first impression was: WOW the fries are salty! They were barely edible. Ask the cook to tone it down if you have high blood pressure. Then on to the fish, which was deep fried and average in flavor. The beer was also overpriced at $7.00/bottle. I'm not sure how this place received so many 5 star reviews. The food is average at best.

  • Visited October 2012
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1 Thank JD_Who6614
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
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English first
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Level 4 Contributor
29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Awesome restaurant”
Reviewed November 5, 2012 via mobile

Shippeys is a very cool restaurant. The atmosphere is fun and buzzing. Food is excellent. Portions are generous. Good value.

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Thank karen c
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“GO ON SUNDAY NIGHTS!”
Reviewed October 31, 2012

Fish and chips is the menu and it's done well!
The awesome thing about this place is on Sunday evenings the local musicians get togeather and have a jam session. The result is AWESOME! If you in town hit it especially on Sundays. It was a great surprise when we stumbled on this.

  • Visited October 2012
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1 Thank Kylie S
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Roanoke, Virginia
Level 3 Contributor
15 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Average food, not so great atmosphere”
Reviewed October 31, 2012

The food was fresh and well prepared at a reasonable price. The order of fries is enough for 2 people. Vinegar comes in tiny cups priced at $1.00 each which rather surprised me. There was live music downstairs and we enjoyed the sunset while eating. However, the place misses the mark in atmosphere (too bad given the potential) and really needs a little freshening up.

  • Visited October 2012
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Thank Godsgoodearth
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Brisbane, Australia
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“What a cool place....”
Reviewed October 30, 2012

A great location, delicious fresh (and cheap) food, great live music. A perfect place to stop afternoon an afternoon at the Waitangi Treaty Grounds.

Visited October 2012
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1 Thank Sue G
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