• Barb's fish & chips


If you have a craving for fish and chips, here’s some options: (In no particular order)

Barb’s Place – 1 Dallas Rd – at Fisherman’s Wharf

Barb’s Place is floating in Victoria BC’s Inner Harbour at the vibrant Fisherman’s Wharf. Enjoy watching all the activity – fishing, sail, charter and houseboats, seals playing in the harbor, sea planes taking off and landing – as you sit at open-air picnic tables eating Barb’s tender-crisp pieces of halibut or haddock and fries.

Hours:  Mid-March through October daily from 11:00 am till dark

Red Fish Blue Fish – 1006 Wharf St. (at the foot of Broughton on the pier below Wharf St.)

Red Fish Blue Fish is an outdoor waterfront eatery in an up-cycled cargo container on a wooden pier in Victoria’s Inner Harbour. It’s a unique, fresh, and sustainable approach to the old fish ‘n’ chip shop.

**Warning … lineups can be long!

Hours:  Daily 11-8

The Flying Otter Grill – 950 Wharf St. (next to the Harbour Air Seaplanes)

Opened in 2009, the Flying Otter Grill brings to Victoria’s beautiful Inner Harbour a one-of-a-kind dockside dining experience. The Flying Otter offers diners amazing west-coast food, a relaxed atmosphere and incredible views – all with an eye to customer value!

Hours:   Open at 11:00am 7 days a week

*Closing times vary by season, April-October 9:00-10:00pm, November-March 8:00-9:30.

4.  Fairfield Fish & Chips – 1277 Fairfield Rd.

Hours:  Tues – Sat 11:30-7:30
Haultain Fish & Chips – 1127 Haultain

Where can you find the best fish and chips in Victoria, BC? Look no further. Haultain Fish & Chips has been in business since 1924, and current owner Mary Schmidt makes sure that tourists and Victoria residents alike enjoy every bite! The restaurant serves a menu ranging from their signature halibut to cod, prawns, oysters, scallops, calamari. Fried or grilled? Take your choice and don’t forget the fries!

Hours:  Mon – Sat 11:30-7:30, Sunday – Closed

Salty’s Fish & Chips – 1008 Craigflower

Salty’s Fish & Chips has owned and operated family-run fish and chip restaurants for over 40 years.  Our fish and chips are made to order, from only the best halibut and seafood available on the market.

Hours:  Sunday & Monday 4-7, Tues – Sat 12-8

Finest at Sea Food Truck – 27 Erie St. (James Bay)

A seafood store as well as serving meals from the food truck!

Welcome to Finest At Sea Ocean Products Ltd.  We are the leading provider of the finest quality seafood on the West Coast of BC.  All of our products are 100% wild, and caught by our own fishermen through sustainable fishing practices.

Hours:  Mon – Wed 11:30-6, Thurs – Sun 11:30-7

Nautical Nellie’s – 1001 Wharf St.

Hours:  Sun – Thurs 11:30-9, Fri & Sat 11:30-10



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I've lived in Victoria over 30 years. I've travelled the world but I still believe that no other city beats Victoria for it's sheer beauty and variety of activities available year round. I sincerely want to help others explore and enjoy this great city - and hopefully make you want to come back again and again!

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