Best fish and chips in Calgary you should try at least once

Apr 1 2021, 10:24 am

There’s nothing better than taking a bite out of a crunchy, deep-fried, golden batter filled with the most tender and juicy fish.

Whether you want that fish to be haddock, cod or salmon, there’s a restaurant in Calgary that’ll serve it to you along with fries, or chips as the purists call it.

This English dish has become so popular over the years that it has made its way over to Canada. Restaurants are now putting their own twists on the classic from the batter to the fries and we’re as excited as you to give them all a try.

Here the ten of the best joints in Calgary serving up fantastic fish and chips.

The British Chippy

The British Chippy recently won Calgary’s Best Fish and Chips contest serving traditional, British-style fish and chips. They use wild-caught fish and organic potatoes for their fries. Their fish and chips retail for $18.75 with the option for cod or haddock. For an additional $2, you can also substitute the batter being used for a gluten-friendly one.

Address: 2335 162 Avenue SW, Calgary
Phone: 403-256-1156

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Y93 Sushi Crave Japanese Cafe

If you’re looking for something a bit different, Y93 Sushi Crave Japanese Cafe created a¬†Japanese-inspired fish and chips that led them to win “Calgary’s Best Fish n’ Chip 2021” in the contemporary category. Their fish and chips consist of a perfectly composed selection of fish fried in a crispy-crumb seasoned coating. The dish also comes with tartar sauce with red roe to dip the deep-fried goodness in.

Address: 22 Midlake Boulevard SE Suite 336, Calgary
Phone: 403-457-2822

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Joey’s Seafood Restaurants

 

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Joey’s Seafood Restaurants is probably a resto you’ve seen or heard of before. If you’ve never tried their fish and chips, you’re missing out. With multiple locations around Calgary, this eatery serving¬†crisp, flaky, white, sweet fish and crisp french fries will surely satisfy your cravings. If that’s not enough for you, Joey’s also offers an all-you-can-eat every Tuesday.

Address: 9250 Macleod Trail SE, Calgary
Phone: 403-252-7060

Address: 2120 Crowchild Trail NW, Calgary
Phone: 403-284-4968

Address: 3545, 350 32 Avenue NE #350, Calgary
Phone: 403-291-5595

Address: 3220 17 Avenue SW, Calgary
Phone: 403-249-4445

Address: 20 Crowfoot Crescent NW #620, Calgary
Phone: 403-241-8877

Address:808 Edmonton Trail, Calgary
Phone: 403-475-3645

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Twotwo’s Fish and Chips

Twotwo’s Fish and Chips is a joint you can find at the Calgary Farmers’ Market. They coat their battered wild¬†North Atlantic fish in breadcrumbs to ensure extra crispiness with every bite. So¬†if you like your fish and chips extra crispy, you have to check them out.

Address:¬†Calgary Farmers’ Market, 510 77 Ave SE, Calgary
Phone: 403-880-6924

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Pelican Pier – Seafood Restaurant & Fish Market

 

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The Pelican Pier is a restaurant serving lightly battered fish, fresh-cut fries, homemade chowder, sauces and desserts. Their fish choices include pollock, haddock, cod, halibut and salmon. The price for two pieces of fish with chips is $15.75 and $16.75 for three. While you’re here, you can also purchase a variety of fresh and frozen fish.

Address: 4404 14 Street NW, Calgary
Phone: 403-289-6100

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The Halibut House

If you’re looking for a place that’s a little more budget-friendly, the Halibut House offers fish and chips at a reasonable price. They have a variety of choices for fish including halibut, cod, haddock, and salmon all come lightly battered and served with a large portion of thick cut fries.

Address: 336 9 Avenue NE, Calgary
Phone: 403-230-9021

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Mulligan’s at Valley Ridge

Mulligan’s, located in Valley Ridge Golf Club, was given the title of “Highly Recommend Authentic Fish & Chips in YYC” by Culinaire Magazine. Their beer battered Haddock with house-made tartar sauce & creamy slaw retails for $20 for a full order and $15 for a half order.

Address:11618 Valley Ridge Park NW, Calgary
Phone: 403-221-9682

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Big Fish & Open Range

Big Fish & Open Range is an intimate eatery & oyster bar serving a variety of classic seafood dishes including fish and chips. Their wild rose ale fish and chips, served with lemon caper mayo, retails for $22. You can make a reservation online to dine in. They also offer takeout and delivery options.

Address: 1112 Edmonton Trail, Calgary
Phone: 403-277-3403

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Trawler’s Seafood Kitchen

 

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Trawler’s Seafood Kitchen is known for its generous portions of Alaskan Halibut fillets. However, they also have other fish options including Alaskan pollock, Atlantic cod, and Atlantic Haddock. Prices range from $12.95 to $27.95 and every Tuesday after 4pm, your second order of fish and chips will only be $10.95.

Address: 1515c 14 Street SW, Calgary
Phone: 403-245-6311

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Sea Fish N Chips

 

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Sea Fish n’ Chips is a little restaurant located in Mckenzie Towne serving homemade, British-style fish and chips. They have different fish options, including haddock, cod, salmon and halibut. Prices range from $10.95 all the way to $39.95 depending on the number of pieces you get and which type of fish you’re in the mood for.

Address: 45 High Street SE, Calgary
Phone: 403-452-3474

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