Thursday, 8 November 2007

Fries & Co.

Where: Fries & Co., 2603 Connolly Street, Halifax
When: Friday, September 28th 2007

What: Two piece fish & chips (medium), $8.10+tax

Fries & Co. in west end Halifax is known to be one of the best, if not the best, fish and chips place in town. They have won The Coasts Best of Food category for best fish and chips six years in a row. The fries have also been runner up in many years. Fries & Co. has been in business for 28 years and the most often recommended place when people tell me what to check out next. After living in Halifax for 6 years, I finally had the opportunity as Fries & Co. is conveniently located just around the corner from my new apartment.

All wrapped up
All wrapped up.

I have to say, I wan't overly impressed with the fish or the chips. The pieces of fish were small and mooshy on the bottom. I also prefer my fries in long pieces, not all cut up in small bits.

For the price you pay and the amount of food you get, it's not really that great. I'm sure they have a lot of great items on their menu and it might be a better experience to eat in, but I'm not sure I'd get their fish and chips for take out again unless I was really hungry, lazy, and specifically wanted fish and chips.

Fish and chips inspector.

Fries & Co.
Eat in or take out.

The service was fast and friendly though, and I probably will return since it's in the neighbourhood. I guess I have certain things I look for in a good fish and chips place, and Fries & Co. just doesn't have it.

I give Fries &6 Co. 3.5 little fishies out of 5.


Anonymous said...

Fries & Co is highly overrated.

Melissa A. said...

I highly agree!

Anonymous said...

I had the opportunity of visiting Fries & Co for the first time in a few years. The last few responders must have been having a bad day because the food I had was great, if not better than I remember it being. Fresh fish, crispy fries and delicious batter. You definitely get what you pay for, and for under $10 for Fish & Chips, it seems like a bargain to me. I guess the others are used to eating at McDonalds?? Overall a great place to eat and definitely the best Fish & Chips in the city, hands down.