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80 Montague St, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia B0J 2C0, Canada
(902) 634-3554
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Good set down fast food restaurant

Restaurant provides excellent fast food. The menu consists of a variety of deep fried seafood, burgers and pizza. Staff is friendly and the view is awesome.

3 of 5 starsReviewed January 1, 2015
Bob O
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Halifax, Canada
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
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Halifax, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Restaurant provides excellent fast food. The menu consists of a variety of deep fried seafood, burgers and pizza. Staff is friendly and the view is awesome.

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Hamilton, Canada
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363 reviews 363 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
225 helpful votes 225 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

This restaurant provides a nice view of the harbour - the Bluenose II was in port when we were there. The food is good, but nothing out of the ordinary. The menu is varied and there is something for everyone. There is a wide variety of seafood (good fish and chips) on the menu as well as pizza, burgers and... More 

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Millbrook, New Brunswick, Canada
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

My wife had soup and coconut cream pie. I had a sandwich, made with homemade bread. All were simple, but delicious. Our waitress was pleasant and helpful.

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Mahone Bay, Canada
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26 reviews 26 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

You might say OK who has the second and third best pizza in Maritime Canada Vidito's in Saint John New Brunswick 2nd Pizza Shack Bathurst new Brunswick But big reds taste great at the restaurant and if there is any left take it home its just as good the next day

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Italy Cross, Nova Scotia, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

I eat here a lot. Sometimes it's good, sometimes it undercooked and old. I love their food but am taking a break from visiting since last time I was in there I ordered fish and chips...the fish was over done, my fries tasted kinda stale and my coleslaw was warm and smelled like compost (also confirmed by my date)

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Florida
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261 restaurant reviews
240 helpful votes 240 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

We arrived five minutes before the noon breakfast cut-off, and by the time we were seated the kitchen was already transitioning to lunch. But we really wanted some eggs. Our hostess said she'd handle the situation and, sure enough, we were able to order from the breakfast menu. There isn't much selection because the restaurant doesn't open till ten a.m.... More 

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Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Went here for lunch the other day. Not fantastic. I ordered the scallops and onion rings, and my uncle ordered the fish & chips.... scallops were unavailable without being breaded... so that was a turn off, and my uncles fish and chips were crunchy they were so over cooked. Service was decent, not a licensed venue, but I was expecting... More 

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Lunenburg, Canada
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

So, I am not sure why I look at the menu when I go to Big Red's, If you are looking for something different try their Pizza Donair. It is always a great choice.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

I just ate one of your pizzas, ordered from the Lunenburg location through takeout. I have to tell you that I am so disappointed by the pizza. For a 12"pizza with 2 toppings, mushroom and hot peppers (probably the two cheapest toppings no less) and extra cheese, a total of $21.10 is way too much. The quality of the ingredients... More 

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Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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39 reviews 39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

We always enjoy eating at Big Red's. This is casual dining, and while lots of people order pizza, we nearly always have fish, either fish and chips or baked fish with rice or baked potatoes.

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 80 Montague St, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia B0J 2C0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Southwest Nova Scotia  >  Lunenburg
  • Phone Number: (902) 634-3554

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