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Best of the City: Penny Palen, owner of Trollers Fish and Chips floating restaurant, has claimed Best of the City bragging rights again. The eatery has won first place in the Best Fish and Chips category every year since 2012. It's also this year's winner for Best Seafood. Congratulations! ... See MoreSee Less

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Congratulations and rightfully rewarded: enjoy your winter Penny and look forward to seeing you in the spring 💕

Congrats Penny and team, my favourite place to eat

Congrats Penny- well deserved 🙂

Well of course!! No where else on the island is as good as here! Congratulations guys!

It is the BEST!! Congratulations !!



Wow! Congratulations Penny! 🥳🎉

The floating❤️ restaurant in the harbour.


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Thanks again to our amazing staff for making a splash in 2020! ... See MoreSee Less

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We are now closed for the season.

We are now closed!
Thanks for a making the summer of 2020 both memorable and successful.
We expect to re-open April 1st 2021.

Merry Fish-mas!





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#10 Wharf Street,  Troller's Fish & Chips is located down on the Dock of Float F, in Nanaimo’s Waterfront Marina. Down the ramp closest to the Wharfinger’s office.
Click the map for a customized tour of the waterfront. For more info see 'Explore the Waterfront'


Pioneer Plaza Parkade on Front Street is closest to the marina.

The Port Theatre has a parkade located at the corner of Wharf and Front Street.

Port Place mall has parking located on Front Street across from the marina.


Join Troller’s Fish & Chips for the finest and freshest seafood Vancouver Island has to offer!

Our downtown Nanaimo floating restaurant serves up fresh, local and wild-caught seafood. Whether you choose ling cod, sockeye salmon or the delectable fresh halibut, you’re in for a real treat!

There’s a lot to love around here! Our unique harbour location offers incredible ocean front views. If the west coast clouds bring a few showers, relax and sit back in our indoor sections.

We use compostable cutlery, accept credit and debit cards, provide take-out for the perfect seafront picnic and welcome phone-in orders.