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Looking for great fish & chips in Philadelphia.

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Banaan Oct 25, 2009 05:02 PM

I will be in Philly for Halloween weekend and I am looking for some tasty fish and chips. So far, I have heard Fergie's Pub is good but I would like to have some options. I am looking for places in Center City, Old City and South Street. Thanks!

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    Philly Ray Oct 25, 2009 07:11 PM

    I had the fish and chips at Union Trust steakhouse for lunch last week and really enjoyed them. They were made with halibut and served with ramekins of tartar sauce, malt vinegar, and ketchup.

    My only quibble was the "chips". They were shoestring fries and I think I would have preferred something thicker cut. But they were tasty nonetheless.

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      rocknroll52 Oct 26, 2009 06:55 AM

      Check this thread from a recent visitor who raved about the fish n chips at Tavern 17

      http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/660681

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        lawgirl3278 Oct 26, 2009 09:08 AM

        In no order:

        Triumph Brewery -Old City
        The Swift Half - N. Liberties
        St. Stephen's Green - Fairmount section

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          urbanfabric Oct 26, 2009 10:39 AM

          If they are still on the menu, I enjoyed the fish & chips (& mushy peas) at Pub & Kitchen, 20th and Lombard. Also, just a good all-around pub menu.

          1. Tonyjlive Oct 26, 2009 01:22 PM

            Second St Stephen's Green, also had a pretty solid fish and chips at Dark Horse at Head House Square. Pub and Kitchen is good, a little pricey but good.

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              gakski Oct 31, 2009 08:02 AM

              I second the Swift Half!

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              barryg Oct 31, 2009 08:35 AM

              I've never had the F&C at Fergie's but their food in general is mediocre and price is not in line with quality. Try these other suggestions first.

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                mikerichi Nov 25, 2009 12:11 AM

                I liked the Fish and Chips at the Bards.

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