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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 #25 of 36 Restaurants in Lunenburg
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations

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Florida
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354 reviews 354 reviews
204 restaurant reviews
175 helpful votes 175 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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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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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33 reviews 33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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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Baltimore, Maryland
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21 reviews 21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

We got pizza and salad to go. Everything was ready when we arrived to pick it up. And, the pizza was hot. However the tomato sauce on both pizzas was very sweet by US standards. In fact, we wondered if barbecue sauce had been mixed in with the tomato sauce. Maybe it's how pizza is supposed to taste in NS... More

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Bridgewater, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

if you want to enjoy a laid back Big Reds is it! The staff was very friendly and the food A-1..Plus a view of the harbor ,,couldn't ask for better!

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Hamilton, Ontario
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 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
6 helpful votes 6 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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