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Big Red's Family Restaurant

80 Montague St, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia B0J 2C0, Canada
(902) 634-3554
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Ranked #22 of 37 restaurants in Lunenburg
Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Hamilton, Ontario
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

We had lunch on the patio. The staff were friendly enough but the food wasn't anything to write home about. Kids grill cheese was small and mangled, and kids burger was a bit charred. Appy scallops were good and was seafood chowder was average. A bit pricey too, but I guess you pay for location.

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Calgary, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

This place has a really nice little patio overlooking the marina. The vibe is very mom and pops and we liked that. The pizza was quite good (the house sauce is a but sweeter than normal) and came at an awesome deal - 2 for 1 for certain sizes.

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Edmonton, Alberta
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

The sauce is way too thin and sugary - like ketchup on dough. Service is good and view is great, but even my kid won't eat this pizza!

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Richmond Hill
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170 reviews 170 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

After spending a bit too long at a souvenir shop, we found ourselves running out of options for dinner on a Saturday. The "obvious" fish and chips places were closing already, and places that were open were mostly on the expensive side. We decided to have something "fishy" for dinner, and we picked "Momma's Chowder" and fish & chips. This... More

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Pleasantville, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

It's actually been a couple of years since we've eaten here because we were so disappointed on our last visit. We used to really like their fish and chips, but the last time we ordered them you could tell that the fish had been cooked at an earlier time and then put in the fryer again to reheat. The fish... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Don't expect much from the service or ambience, but the view is beautiful, and the pizza is delicious. You've never tasted a sauce like it, and it makes their pizza.

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Warwick, Rhode Island
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

I love the fact that this was an old jail! The view was beautiful but the windows were extremely dirty though. The staff was ok. Nice to us but they need to get it together. It was a slow day, not a lot of customer on top dining area. We were there for lunch...The young waitresses arguing about their paychecks... More

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Sydney, Australia
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226 reviews 226 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
141 helpful votes 141 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Eating in an old jail adds atmosphere to your experience and the view from the top floor is great. The food is good and so is the service. Good value!

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Quebec City, Canada
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64 reviews 64 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

A table by the window directly over the harbour. We ordered a pizza, it was very good. Did not have to wait too long, nice server, pleasant experience

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Saulnierville, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

What more can you want? A beautiful view while eating one of the best seafood platters ... the "Seafood Satisfier" really did satisfy and pretty good value for the buck, too.

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