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Magnolia's Grill

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Chowder, Canadian
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128 Montague St, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia B0J 2C0, Canada
(902) 634-3287
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 24
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Quaint, intimate restaurant

We came back to Lunenburg late and found a lot of restaurants already closed and we're pleased to find there was still room for the four of us. We had a lovely meal and thoroughly enjoyed our visit.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
Lynn S
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St. Albans, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Dining on a budget
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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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56 reviews 56 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

We came back to Lunenburg late and found a lot of restaurants already closed and we're pleased to find there was still room for the four of us. We had a lovely meal and thoroughly enjoyed our visit.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Scallops and beet salad were great!!!! No deep fried food here !!!! Hubby had pan fried haddock with salad and he enjoyed it immensely

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Jonesboro, Georgia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We are at the Magnolia Grill on our first night in Lunenburg and found the food to be excellent. I found the fishcakes to be excellent and the rhubarb salsa added to the flavor. We highly recommend the Magnolia's Grill.

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Mahone Bay
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This is a nice '50's' style restaurant. There fish cakes are really good. I highly recommend it for lunch.

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London, Canada
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Fantastic service! Fresh and tasty! Fish cakes accompanied be the rhubarb chutney a must try. More of a cafe/bistro vs fine dining. Great for lunch and glass of wine!

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Regina, Canada
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44 reviews 44 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

This place was recommended to us because of it's recognition by the food network. We had the lobster linguine which was very tasty. It's a very small restaurant with limited seating but not fancy. The service was great and the atmosphere pleasant.

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Smithers, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Dined here on recommendation of a local. After a few not so great meals in rural New Brunswick and Nova Scotia, Magnolia's menu was a relief, listing many tasty options for soups, salads and seafoods in addition to the daily specials. For a Friday evening, the restaurant was quiet but completely booked when we returned the following night. When the... More 

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Pembroke, Canada
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Magnolia is so good we went back the next night. Don't be fooled by the casual outdoor exterior and in door diner look . This is an excellent casual great food experience. The music is fun, the service is exceptional and the food is delishhhhhious!! Scallops, steaks, seafood pasta, yummy salad and desserts as examples. Good wine selections and fairly... More 

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Medicine Hat, Canada
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101 reviews 101 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Travelling and adventure goes hand in hand. Getting outside of the big cities gives you an appreciation for local culture which wouldn't be complete without sampling the local food and drink. Stopping at Magnolias for lunch was a tasting adventure. The café is small and gives you that hometown feel, though the menu is not at all what you expect.... More 

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Cambridge, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Went to this restaurant based on rave reviews on You Gotta Eat Here. Ordered soup and sandwiches for lunch. The pear in the brie panini was not ripe and the avocado in the other sandwich was not ripe either. The service was mediocre even though the restaurant was not busy. Not impressed and felt quite let down by the hype... More 

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Address: 128 Montague St, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia B0J 2C0, Canada
Phone Number: (902) 634-3287
Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Southwest Nova Scotia  >  Lunenburg
Cuisine: Chowder, Canadian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 128 Montague St, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia B0J 2C0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Southwest Nova Scotia  >  Lunenburg
  • Phone Number: (902) 634-3287

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chowder, Canadian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget

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