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Mar 16, 2009 06:37 PM

best pub fish & chips around east village/stuytown?

just have a hankering...beer battered would be the best, and not too greasy, if possible...thanks in advance!

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  1. Haven't been there in a while, but i used to like the fish&chips at St.Dymphna's on St.Marks, near Ave.A

    in the avoid category: i recently had the fish and chips at the Half King on 23rd St...i remember liking the fish there in the past, but this time it was truly wretched: incredibly tough, like soggy breaded rawhide...

      1. Molly's on 2nd ave and 22nd st.

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        1. re: ESNY

          2nd Mollys. May be the best in the city.

          1. re: princeofpork

            3rd molly's just had their fish & chips last Thursday at the bar. Consistently great.

          2. re: ESNY

            Just a note, Molly's is on 3rd Avenue and 22nd.

            1. re: valerie

              good catch.... i need to start paying attention to what i type

          3. Puck Fair (fare?) does good fish, with meh chips

            1. sweet...thanks for the recs everyone...i hope to be hitting molly's today whoo hooo! happy st. paddy's to all...

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              1. re: unocal

                You're going to an Irish Pub today and expect to be able to get food!? Please report back. Molly's is fantastic and they pour a mean Guinness as well.

                1. re: KTinNYC

                  You cannot get food at Mollys today. In fact you cant get in the front door.

                  1. re: KTinNYC

                    yeah really what was i thinking lol...couldn't even get in the front door as princeofpork said...maybe if we had gone earlier. but i do know they were serving them, and i bet they were about $15. man, the prices of food get so jacked up, unless that's how much they normally are. i know shepherd's pie was almost $20! anyway, if you wanna laugh, my friend and i ended up at bbq down in the village, and it actually wasnt too bad. i had the shrimp platter, and it was decent for $10, w/ a decent serving of fries and a nice dos equis to wash it down (the cornbread was pretty unmemorable though). oh well, guess ill have to hit molly's another time!