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The Sea Dog

$$ - $$$, Seafood,
1 Dock St, Shelburne, Nova Scotia B0T 1W0, Canada
+1 902-875-1131
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good25%
  • Average22%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible11%
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“fish and chips” (21 reviews)
“chowder” (12 reviews)
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Bar, Seafood, Canadian, Pub
$$ - $$$
1 Dock St, Shelburne, Nova Scotia B0T 1W0, Canada
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Reviewed May 10, 2018

We stopped for supper on our way back from our annual kayak weekend trip. Enjoyed an excellent meal served up by a friendly waitress with a sharp wit. All in all a great meal (fish cakes and salt cod recommended as is the Boxing Rock...More

Thank Barbara M
Reviewed March 25, 2018

This restaurant should have been great. The location is wonderful being right on the dock front. However, the service was slow, and the food was just dull and tired. This place deserves much better, and there are better restaurants in the area. Knowing Shelburne as...More

1  Thank dave_b15
Reviewed January 29, 2018

The restaurant decorations are very tacky, totally random and dusty. Took us a while to get menus and have our order taken. We seemed to be an inconvenience to the waitress. Two of us shared two different meals so we could try some different things...More

1  Thank Winfield06
Reviewed December 11, 2017

Nice nautical place with lots of nooks and granies to enjoy lunch. A beautiful outside deck, in warmer times with a great view of the Harbour. Service was good with very pleasant local people serving good food including local fresh clams. I was also interested...More

Thank Ian C
Reviewed October 21, 2017

We stopped in Shelburne to walk through the huge Arts and Crafts Fair going on in the Park. There was a fairly large crowd an we elected to eat at the Sea Dog Saloon rather than at the vendor's booths. We were seated on the...More

Thank Bergbahnn
Reviewed October 16, 2017

Was not sure what to order when looking at the menu, then the server advised me to try the fish. Told her i didnt like a lot of batter and she said could be done. Excellent choice loved it!!!

Thank bummerscat4
Reviewed October 11, 2017 via mobile

The food is spot on especially the seafood . Greatest view along the waterfront in this small town . Well worth the stop .

Thank demings65
Reviewed October 4, 2017 via mobile

The veggie nachos were excellent and a huge portion. Good local beers on tap-enjoyed the Temptation Red

Thank Irene O
Reviewed September 28, 2017

The place is difficult to go into if using a walker. Is the only restaurant where I have eaten fish and chips that I didn't get a little coleslaw with it.The piece of fish was nicely cooked but small.

1  Thank needsclean2017
Reviewed September 14, 2017

My husband and I ordered fish and chips. Mine came with a big black long hair on it....ugh just my luck. Come to find out that the cook doesn't wear a hair net. She just puts her hair in a ponytail. UNACCEPATABLE! I told the...More

4  Thank Cindy F
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September 26, 2016|
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Response from Dock_St | Property representative |
Hello, I have 18 staff members whos qualifications have quite a range from no previous experience to over 40 years experience, in their field. We obviously bring a lot of new staff on for summer and are reduced to a core... More
July 31, 2015|
Response from Dock_St | Property representative |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Seafood, Canadian, Pub
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene, Scenic view, Kids, Local cuisine, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Dock St, Shelburne, Nova Scotia B0T 1W0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Southwest Nova Scotia  >  Shelburne
  • Phone Number: +1 902-875-1131
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