“Check your diet at the door” and enjoy “fabulous”, “authentic” fish ’n’ chips “fresh out of the fryer” at this “family-run” Midtown “tradition”; the decor may have “barely changed” since its 1950 debut, but “competitive prices”, “pleasant service” and, most of all, “old-fashioned” fare “done right” leave fans “loving the whole dining experience”; P.S. closes by 7 PM most nights.
So what if it's deep-fried and bad for you? It's hard to care when you're diving into a big plate o' fish and chips at Penrose's (Mt. Pleasant, south of Eglinton), one of the oldest fish & chip shops in Toronto.Jeff and I are not the only ones in search of artery-clogging goodness; inevitably there's a line-up whenever we visit. If we want our fish & chips to go, they'll sprinkle it with malt... more
I was looking forward to trying this F&C shop for some time before I went, so you can imagine my disappointment when you read about all the problems with this restaurant.
First impressions mean a lot and I should have done a u-turn at the door when I saw how grotty and tatty the place was. The owners have absolutely... more
There’s nothing fancy about this Mount Pleasant stalwart, but you can’t go wrong with their fish and chips. A vat of bubbling oil turns out chunks of meaty-sweet halibut encased in deep golden, crunchy batter. Rough, hand-cut chips are exactly as they should be, the floury potatoes soft inside, well browned and only slightly greasy. Eat in or have it to go — the meal plopped onto white paper,... more
Nothing fancy here, just some of the best fish and chips you'll find this side of the pond. Fresh fried halibut and hand-cut fries are the staple, but the chowder and homemade pies are fantastic as well. There are a few tables inside, but most folks opt for take-out.©10Best.com
At Penrose Fish & Chips, your craving for some authentic fish & chips will be well looked after. The place is extremely popular and has been known for serving some of the best fish and chips in Toronto. Everything from the fresh fish to the chunky chips is delicious and a treat to your taste buds. You can even delve into some of their mouth-watering home-made desserts like the popular blueberry... more