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The Sea Dog Saloon

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1 Dock St, Shelburne, Nova Scotia, Canada
(902) 875-1131
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night

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  • 23
    Excellent
  • 17
    Very good
  • 18
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 12
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
typical pub

Allen is the owner, manager,, friendly , recently renovated, great harbour views,both from the outside patio to the rooms upstairs. hotel rates apply. brand new and beautiful. the food is typical pub but really nice fresh seafood on offer, VLTs as well . staff seem to talk alot about other... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 20, 2015
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bridgewater
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Toronto, Ohio
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

My first pouting...creamed lobster over cheese curds over French fries.....thank you thank you...new favorite food...they have 12 ways to eat lobster...make sure you wander around the wharf too. Well worth the stop.

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Wolfville, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

We have been to the seadog a few times and never leave hungry or unhappy, the service is great the food is great and the atmosphere is terrific This time Sarah was our chef and server she did a great job at both lots of smiles We were expecting Wanda she is great but her evening off... she has waited... More 

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bridgewater
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6 reviews 6 reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Allen is the owner, manager,, friendly , recently renovated, great harbour views,both from the outside patio to the rooms upstairs. hotel rates apply. brand new and beautiful. the food is typical pub but really nice fresh seafood on offer, VLTs as well . staff seem to talk alot about other people as a habit, gossippy so tight lips eh.

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Fort Saint John, British Columbia, Canada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Went here for lunch, beautiful view but thats about the only great thing I can say personally. While the others enjoyed their meal for the most part, pub food just isn't for me…everyone else received their meal and they somehow missed my order, by the time I got it our entire group was done… I only ordered chicken tenders which... More 

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Dock_St, Owner at The Sea Dog Saloon, responded to this review

I can only say that this guy is an amazing reviewer since he already decided he didn't like the food before he walked into my establishment. Why did he bother to write this review? It is very hard to satisfy a customer that does not want to be satisfied. At least he was kind enough to mention how much everyone... More 

Nova Scotia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

If you want to enjoy an exceptional view of beautiful Shelburne while eating in a cosy, comfortable environment that brings you back into an atmosphere of pubs of yesteryear, then the Seadog Saloon is the place to go to, however, if you want to enjoy a good, tastefully prepared down home meal while enjoying the view, you will be sadly... More 

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Dock_St, Owner at The Sea Dog Saloon, responded to this review

If this Irish descendant had of brought his concerns about his meal to the attention of his server we certainly could have addresses his concerns. This review was the first I had heard of this descendant's disappointment. No opportunity was presented to address his concerns so why complain to the internet where nothing can be done to make this customer... More 

Halifax Region, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

The food was good and the service was also good. Lovely view of the water and boats. Would go back again

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Toronto
Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

My daughters and I ate outside for dinner in late August. It was still very sunny as the sun was dropping down in the sky, across the water. I had fish and chips and they had hamburgers and fries. The waitress was friendly and efficient. We eavesdropped on the conversations at the next table (it was hard not to -... More 

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Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Coming from a coastal community in NB, I know my seafood. Had the 1 piece fish and chips, fish was well made but did lack that fresh fish taste. As indicated, the venue would be perfect for a stop in the summer months for sure!!

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Edmonton, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Very friendly and a comfortable atmosphere with amazing viewpoints out into one of the deepest harours in North America. A great place to spend a couple of hours having a beer (choose one from local brew house) Friday nights looks like it would be a fun time at this local / tourist hangout. Maybe next time when I am out... More 

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Shelburne, Canada
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

The Sea Dog has the best view of all the restaurants in Shelburne. With a harbourside patio, the view is second-to-none. Overall the food tends to be average, but there are some recent lobster-oriented additions to the menu which are excellent. Hubby had the beef-and-barley soup, I had the lobster quiche and Caesar salad, and we quite enjoyed them along... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1 Dock St, Shelburne, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Southwest Nova Scotia  >  Shelburne
  • Phone Number: (902) 875-1131

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Pub, Canadian
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?