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Nov 6, 2009 11:42 AM

Fish And Chip Franchises In GTA?

Years ago, I recall there was a Fish and Chip franchise in Toronto called H.Salt Fish and Chips. I thought they offered a nice menu of fish selections.
At the same time, in USA , I recall there were Fish and Chip franchises by the name of Arthur Treacher Fish and Chips and Long John Silver's Fish ansd Chips.

H.Salt Fish and Chips is long gone (perhaps 30 years).

Are there any Fish and Chip franchises still operating in the GTA?

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  1. Captain George's Fish and Chips springs to mind, I've seen quite a few scattered east and north of the GTA. Not sure how many locations exist because I can't seem to find a website....

    I've never been but have thought about checking out the Whitby location from time to time.

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    1. re: Dr Butcher

      They seem to have died.
      May they R.I.P.
      Great opportunity for someone obsessed with quality.
      Bad news, good fish is probably too expensive for a fast food application.

      1. re: sumdumgoy

        i've had the fish and chips at the bloor yorkville marriott restaurant matisse....the fish is halibut the batter is ok but the tartar sauce is homemade and divine....all about the tartar sauce and the 1pc is $14, the 2 pc $22...the tartar sauce..priceless

    2. Joey's Only from Western Canada has several franchises in Ontario, not necessarily in the GTA depending on how you define it.

      Long John Silver's still operates in the US and is horrible. As recently as 2006 they have tried test locations in the GTA that didn't last a year.

      1. Franchised F&C would almost certainly depend on portion controlled frozen fish. Not nearly as good as fresh cut Pacific halibut in a local shop.
        Maybe not as good as McD's filet 'o fish and fries, which is very good for the price.

        1. The only one I can think of is Caz's. I'm not sure whether they are franchises, but they do have multiple locations. The fish and chips at their Davenport location is actually pretty good.

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