The interesting history and legend of Len Duckworth’s Fish & Chips is quite compelling and at times humourous. Jack and Edith Duckworth started the fish & chip shop in September 1929, yet the sign that hangs outside of the restaurant declares, established in 1930. Upon retiring in the early 1950’s they passed the torch on to Len Duckworth, who continued the tradition for many decades.
Did you know not a word of a lie, that Edith Duckworth's maiden name was Fysh? (pronounced Fish)
Introduced to the restaurant by his father "William Warren" more than 50 years ago, our website designers surname is Coleman and the street behind the restaurant is called Coleman Avenue ... the legend continues
With Grandparents, Parents, Children and their children declaring that Len Duckworth Fish & Chips are the best anywhere – We certainly aren’t going to argue … The Duckworth Family is proud to hold a special place in the hearts of many of their customers and have been doing so since 1929. A "Toronto Tradition for nearly a Century"
There is much more to tell, but for now we would like to say that everyone here at Len Duckworth Fish & Chips hope to see you soon. We thank all of our customers for their valued patronage and for those of you who have never experienced our way of cooking – We would love to meet you and hope you will become new friends and an important part of our continuing family tradition …