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The Sea Dog Saloon

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1 Dock St, Shelburne, Nova Scotia, Canada
(902) 875-1131
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11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 32
    Excellent
  • 24
    Very good
  • 25
    Average
  • 12
    Poor
  • 15
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Always a great evening out. Love the atmosphere here and the staff are always so accommodating. Food is good, service is guick and I especially like sitting outside by the water in the summer, or inside by the fire in the winter. Everything you need for a great dining experience.

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 4, 2016
voodoochile67
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Shelburne, Canada
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Shelburne, Canada
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

Always a great evening out. Love the atmosphere here and the staff are always so accommodating. Food is good, service is guick and I especially like sitting outside by the water in the summer, or inside by the fire in the winter. Everything you need for a great dining experience.

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Thank voodoochile67
Toronto, Canada
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

The staff was very friendly, the restaurant is right on the water and has a beautiful view! The food was delicious, and the atmosphere very welcoming.

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Thank andreahski
Halifax, Canada
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

lots of options and fresh seafood. The service is always great and it's right on the water so a great spot especially in the summer

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Thank Heidi T
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

We went to The Sea Dog 3 or 4 times this trip....the same as every other trip we take to the area. It's location is absolutely second to none along the South Shore....right on the beautiful harbour with sail boats gliding by (we watched the yacht club's race one night) and the sun glinting off the ocean. You truly can't... More 

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Thank David E
Waterloo, Canada
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27 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015

While staying at The Cooper's Inn for 3 nights in Shelburne, we could easily walk to the Sea Dogs along the shore road. Nanda our server was great, and the vegetarian food was good. We decided to eat inside as it was cool on the patio.

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Thank WajaDoin
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

We stopped here on our way through town. We were hoping for a good seafood lunch to take a break from our long drive. When we sat down it was about half full. We ordered our food and the waitress told us the food would take about 20-25 minutes so we ordered an appetizer of mozzarella sticks. It was over... More 

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1 Thank leslie15393
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

Went three times to this restaurant. Harbour view seating and outside deck available Menu varied. Good lasagna on special. Excellent club sandwich! Friends were very disappointed with the seafood chowder which was thin and overloaded with potatoes. Staff was friendly and the service was good. Atmosphere typical of a bar located near a Harbour in Nova Scotia.

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Thank Suzanne L
Pelham, New York
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015 via mobile

Our harbor side table was comfortable & our waitress KAthy was Efficient & welcoming everything ordered was perfect not to mention Keith's brew delicious a must go to

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1 Thank onniebonnet
Alberta
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79 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

Stopped in for lunch & sat on the patio overlooking the harbour. Two tables had umbrellas & the rest did not. We were told they had "run out" of umbrellas when we asked for one for our table. We intended to order some seafood & our loud, abrasive & unfriendly waitress chastised us for not knowing the restaurant gets their... More 

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Dock_St, Owner at The Sea Dog Saloon, responded to this review

We sell nothing but fresh haddock, never frozen. Not sure what restaurant this guy was at but it wasn't the sea dog. Allan More 

Bedford
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 via mobile

We try to stop in at the sea dog every time we're in the area. It has a fantastic quaint deck located right above the water with wonderful views. You can watch the boats in the harbour and hear the waves lapping at your feet. Nature is at your fingertips and on a sunny day this setting is perfect. Our... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1 Dock St, Shelburne, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Southwest Nova Scotia  >  Shelburne
  • Phone Number: (902) 875-1131

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Pub, Canadian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Scenic view
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?