Pirate Chips

The proof is in the poutine

The best fish and chips on the island, plus poutine, deep fried chocolate goodies and so much more. Come down to Nanaimo's beautiful downtown and surrender the booty!

Welcome to Pirate Chips!

Got the early-midweek blues? We have the cure for what ails you!

Feeling energetic on the weekend? We can pick you up too!

  • Live music and singing on Fridays and Saturdays
Welcome aboard the new Chip ship!

Welcome aboard the new Chip ship!

Now open at our new Front Street location, Pirate Chips has grown up to offer:

  • full table service
  • large patio with ocean... breeze
  • a kid's play area
  • snappy take-away
  • locally roasted coffee from Gulf Island Roasting
  • all our traditional menu items with the addition of burgers and salads

Bring your appetite, or a hungry friend, and come visit us at the top of Nanaimo's beautiful downtown.

Where is Pirate Chips and when is it open? 
Frank overlooking the old shopfront

Frank overlooking the old shopfront

 Pirate Chips was founded in 2003 to serve Nanaimo's downtown. The restaurant thrived at the original #1 Commercial location for over ten years. Now at a bigger and better ship, we are pleased to offer the same theme in a superior package.