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84 Montague, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia B0J 2C0, Canada
902-634-3005
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 19
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  • 25
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Quite enjoyable.

Other restaurants were closed as it not tourist season yet. So decided to try this place. Very good food. Great service. Lovely view.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 12, 2015
Mishka01
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  • Local cuisine
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Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Other restaurants were closed as it not tourist season yet. So decided to try this place. Very good food. Great service. Lovely view.

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Kittery, Maine
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

We came expecting good quality, fresh seafood. We had some misgivings once we entered the dining room. If you can get a seat outside or near a window the view is lovely. The tables and chairs are very cheap and look like they came secondhand from a hotel conference room. The service was good, we didn't have to wait long.... More 

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Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

We enjoy breakfast every weekend at the Dockside Restaurant. Sometimes we drop in for an evening meal through the week. The food is always fresh. MMM! Those Adams and Knickle scallops are the best. Staff are helpful and friendly. You really must try it.

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Dartmouth, Canada
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59 reviews 59 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

This spot has a diner feel when you enter and the price range is about that as well. Fresh baked rolls with a bowl full of chowder (that has quite a bit of seafood in it) was lovely.

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Halifax, Nova Scotia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

I am a big fan of Trip Advisor for reliable reviews in deciding where to eat, however, this was a last minute decision and I didn't take the time to check. Lunenburg is a lovely tourist town and maybe this restaurant is better prepared to handle a table of nine in season... but not so much in early November. Just... More 

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River Falls, Wisconsin
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254 reviews 254 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Lunenburg is a lovely and quaint town with victorian homes and a beautiful harbor. We came here to see the Bluenose II, after we found out that it would not be in Halifax and was in Lunenburg for rudder repairs. Anyway, we enjoyed the Bluenose II then saw this restaurant with a 2nd floor dining patio overlooking the harbor. It... More 

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Walkertown, North Carolina
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Nice quiet restaurant, had the haddock and fried clams, exceptional! Great, friendly staff. Prices are about average for a tourist type place, but not too bad. Would definitely eat here again.

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Mahone Bay, Canada
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34 reviews 34 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

We had the view over Lunenburg Harbour and that's all we had, I would not waste my time going there again

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Tavernier, Florida
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301 reviews 301 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
120 helpful votes 120 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

We visited Lunenburg for 4 days and ate here 3 times. Lunch and dinners were prepared to order and were delicious. Beward LARGE portions. Service was great and seats outside on patio viewed the beautiful harbor and Bluenose II.

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Toronto, Canada
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014 via mobile

Very disappointing. The fresh lobster didn't seem fresh. It was tough and stuck to the shell. We were anticipating eating this delight but were very disappointed in what this place put down in front of us. Yes, it was late in the season but the prices were still in full season mode. We wouldn't return and encourage others not to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 84 Montague, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia B0J 2C0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Southwest Nova Scotia  >  Lunenburg
  • Phone Number: 902-634-3005

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?