The Fish Counter

Date Visited: November 22 2014
Address: 3825 Main St Vancouver, BC
Website: http://www.thefishcounter.com/
Type of Restaurant: Seafood, soup, sandwiches
Price Range: $$$
Recommended: Oyster Po’ Boy
Overall: 7.5/10
(1-4: will never come back, 5: pass (I’m okay with a tinier morsel), 6: acceptable, 7: okay, 8: good, 9: Wow! Please enlarge my morsel. 10: Perfection. I could eat a morsel of this every day!)
Will come back? Maybe
What I ate:
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Oyster Po’ Boy – Sawmill Bay Oysters, arugula, spicy cabbage, chive and dill sauce with fries
  • 8/10
  • The bread accompanied the oysters well
  • The oysters weren’t too thickly breaded and luckily weren’t overcooked, could still taste the oysters flavours
  • The spicy cabbage wasn’t that spicy, kind of reminded me of kimchi but without the spice
  • Added a nice textural and sour component
  • The chive and dill sauce went very well with the sandwich
  • The fries were definitely over cooked
  • Very big crunch very little fluffy potato goodness on the inside
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Dairy-free clam chowder
  • 7/10
  • The clam chowder was on the saltier side, kind of like the sea was in there
  • A good amount of clams
  • I prefer dairy full clam chowders with creaminess
Things to Improve on: Hold back on the salt for the clam chowder, frying the fries
Summary: Oyster Po’ Boy was a good size and had some great flavours. Nice place for a chilled out lunch or snack but not a lot of seating.
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