One of the best perks of living by New Bedford's working waterfront is the abundance of fresh fish at your fingertips, especially when it comes to fish and chips.

Is it me or is 2023 flying by? Lent has arrived and Catholics around the SouthCoast are preparing for no-meat Fridays.

Fish and chips will always be a popular choice in our neck of the woods and luckily, we're surrounded by dozens of restaurants with their own spin and homestyle recipes.

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There are two types of fish-and-chips people in the world: those who enjoy a thick and hearty beer batter and those who prefer a more English-style presentation, prepared with a lighter and crispy batter. I tend to lean more toward the English style, myself, but enjoy both.

Although the traditional fish of choice is haddock here on the SouthCoast, there are a good amount of restaurants that dabble with cod as well.

Whenever I'm looking for somewhere to grab some tasty fish and chips, my brain cramps up and I can never remember where I've been.

That's why we carefully chose some of the best in the area for you so there's less thinking and more eating.

When your mind is tired and your stomach is hungry, turn to this ultimate guide of SouthCoast restaurants ready to take your order.

Southcoast Restaurants Serving Fish and Chips

Fish and chips are a SouthCoast staple. Here is your ultimate guide to the crispiest, tastiest options around.

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