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All 7 Fall River Restaurants

Encore @ Inn On The Lake

3009 Hwy 2, Fall River, Nova Scotia B2T 1J5, Canada
902-861-3480
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Ranked #2 of 7 Restaurants in Fall River
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night

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English first
Dartmouth, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Diner beware! What you order from the menu may not be what arrives at the table. Recently I ordered the Seafood casserole which is described as coming with a puff pastry crust. I have ordered this dish in the past and quite enjoyed it. On this occasion, however, the casserole arrived at the table without the crust. When asked about... More 

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susannelson, Owner at Encore @ Inn On The Lake, responded to this review

Dear Wendy M, Thank you for submitting a review on your recent dining experience with us at Encore at Inn on the Lake. We appreciate your feedback. We apologize that we missed the puff pastry on your seafood casserole. It’s nice to hear that you ordered the dish in the past and quite enjoyed it. Our kitchen and your server... More 

Plymouth, Massachusetts
Top Contributor
160 reviews 160 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
146 helpful votes 146 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

We met with four family members from the Halifax area for dinner at this location. We were thoughtfully given a quiet private dining room, which was greatly appreciated. Our waitress was a bit unpolished and casual, but nevertheless very friendly and attentive. The menu was suitably large and varied and offered a number of creative preparations. The wine list seemed... More 

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susannelson, Owner at Encore @ Inn On The Lake, responded to this review

Dear foodbuffs, Thank you for sharing your feedback on your dining experience with us. We’re happy to read that overall you were pleased with the food. We don’t normally have complaints on the seafood casserole, but it was brought to the chef’s attention. Sincerely, Ron Nelson Innkeeper More 

Calgary, Canada
Top Contributor
99 reviews 99 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Met a friend here for supper on a Sunday evening. Staff were helpful, service was great, and setting was beautiful. It is located just off the highway, surrounded by trees and on the shore of a lake - even more stunning in the Fall. Ordered the haddock and chips - and it was the worse haddock & chips i think... More 

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susannelson, Owner at Encore @ Inn On The Lake, responded to this review

Dear webster09, Thank you for taking time to let us know about your experience. We do hope that you let your server know so that she could rectify it immediately. It’s uncommon to get a complaint on our fish & chips but we have informed our chef and we hope you will consider this a one off and try again... More 

Halifax, Canada
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

I was looking for a good breakfast spot, near the Halifax Airport, to take friends who were travelling. I'm so pleased I happened on Encore at Inn on the Lake. First of all, it is fall in Nova ?Scotia so the Inn is ringed by red and gold maple trees. Inside the restaurant, you can choose a table that overlooks... More 

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susannelson, Owner at Encore @ Inn On The Lake, responded to this review

Dear Kaye007, Thank you for taking the time to write such a detailed review about your experience with us. We appreciate the nice comments and we look forward to having you as our guest again during the holidays. Sincerely, Ron Nelson Innkeeper More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

This is one of the places in NS that I like to go when I want a good meal with friends/family in an elegant setting. A truly nice restaurant with linen table cloths, subdued sound level, good food, and excellent service. The menu is broad without being ridiculously long--there is something for everyone. The food was served hot and tasty.... More 

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susannelson, Owner at Encore @ Inn On The Lake, responded to this review

Dear Don C, We were pleased to see such a nice review. Thank you for taking the time to write about our restaurant and giving us such great scores. We will surely share this with the rest of our team. We look forward to serving you again on your next visit to Encore. Sincerely, Ron Nelson Innkeeper More 

Lindsay, Canada
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

We were visiting Dartmouth and drove out to meet friends for breakfast here as they were staying at the Inn. We are really glad we did. The waitress was very friendly and up-beat. We all liked her right away. She was also a real pro as a waitress. The food was excellent. I had an omelet. You choose your ingredients... More 

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susannelson, Owner at Encore @ Inn On The Lake, responded to this review

Dear Canada_Reals, It is especially nice when someone takes time out of their day to write such kind remarks - Thank you for reviewing our restaurant. We are pleased to read that you enjoyed your breakfast and were pleased with the service. We look forward to having you as our guest again should you ever come out this way in... More 

Liverpool, Nova Scotia, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Best seafood chowder ever as a starter and then it just keeps going and going. Great main dishes and the desserts are to die for. If lived closer would definitely eat there more.

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susannelson, Owner at Encore @ Inn On The Lake, responded to this review

Dear Dawn R, We would like to thank you for also writing a review on our restaurant in addition to your hotel review. We truly appreciate you taking the time to write about your hotel and dining experience. We will pass along your compliments and we hope to have you as our guest again in the future. With Many Thanks,... More 

Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

A group of retirees recently met at Inn on the Lake for lunch. We had been there before and wanted to return, and we tend to be fussy about food. It was a partly cloudy day, but still a fovely day at the lake shore inn and restaurant. You can sit outside on the patio, inside at tables or in... More 

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susannelson, Owner at Encore @ Inn On The Lake, responded to this review

Dear Ronald C, We appreciate the time you took to let us know about your dining experience. Thank you for sharing your kind comments, we are delighted to know you had an enjoyable summer’s outing and we will be sure to pass your review along to the dining room and kitchen team. We hope to have the chance to serve... More 

Regina, Canada
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

I chose this restaurant based on reviews and it was our last meal in Nova Scotia as we moved toward the airport. It was a Sunday and the restaurant had just opened. I found the decor dark so we chose to sit outside although it wasn't really warm. I was disappointed with the menu, thought it would be more local... More 

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susannelson, Owner at Encore @ Inn On The Lake, responded to this review

Dear Kathie C, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback. I am sorry to read that we did not meet your dining expectations. I would appreciate your further assistance to address these issues: • When were you here and what time did you dine, • What did your party order, and • Do you recall who... More 

Ajax, Ontario, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

I would like to thank you for the incredible meals we had during our stay in August 2014. I would have to say, although hard to choose, the Seafood Chowder was my favorite this stay. I would have licked the bowl if I wasn't in public, my partner suggested it might not be a good idea at the time. :).... More 

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susannelson, Owner at Encore @ Inn On The Lake, responded to this review

Dear Dawn G, Thank you so much for the generous praise about our Seafood chowder! We appreciate your kind words and will pass them along to our team. In regards to your comment about the front desk attendant, please be assured we will remind our front desk team to be a little more courteous and friendly – we apologize for... More 

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Address: 3009 Hwy 2, Fall River, Nova Scotia B2T 1J5, Canada
Phone Number: 902-861-3480
Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Regional Municipality  >  Fall River

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