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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 #20 of 36 restaurants in Lunenburg
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English first
Pleasantville, Canada
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

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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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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
135 helpful votes 135 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
21 helpful votes 21 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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Lunenburg, Canada
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38 reviews 38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

our family ate at this restaurant. Seating overlooking Lunenburg Harbour. Very good food. we had pizza. Staff very friendly and accommodating. Prices reasonable. Would recommend this restaurant to others local or visiting Lunenburg.

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Halifax, Canada
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30 reviews 30 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

This has to be the saddest restaurant in town. My 11 year old daughter and 11 year old friend went to have lunch here and were told they weren't allowed to have kids meals because they weren't accompanied by an adult. They were short money and had to call us to come and pay for 2 11 year olds to... More

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Waterloo, Canada
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407 reviews 407 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
167 helpful votes 167 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

Good service and good food, with a great little patio that overlooks Lunenburg's beautiful harbour. Free ice cream with the children's meal. I would return.

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St. Catharines, Canada
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

Do not eat here! It was our mistake....please don't make it! Claims bread is made fresh daily....not... buns on our "burgers" were ice cold and stale....probably just out of the freezer...hamburger looked grey and like it was boiled....scallop burger had 3 small scallops that were deep fried in a thick uncooked batter .... lobster...where is it...hidden in a mass of... More

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