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The Lobster Pound And Moore

) #2 of 19 Restaurants in North Sydney $$ - $$$ Seafood, ,
161 Queen St, North Sydney, Nova Scotia B2A 1A9, Canada
+1 902-794-2992
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  • Excellent89%
  • Very good8%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Canadian, Grill, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
161 Queen St, North Sydney, Nova Scotia B2A 1A9, Canada
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11 - 20 of 295 reviews

Reviewed December 26, 2016

Went here to taste the food after hearing a lot of people say it had lobster, ended up having a under cooked steak, and a lobster that was rubbery and didn't taste fresh.

1  Thank mradziwilko
Reviewed December 21, 2016

Yes , the food was amazing .Every bite was to be savoured .The service was friendly and was focussed on the whole dining experience.If your on the Island .YOU HAVE TO EAT HERE !

Thank Debbie F
Reviewed December 11, 2016 via mobile

We were told about this restaurant so had to give it a try. Wow. The food is outstanding as is the service. The chef is so friendly and has a great sense of humour. Great variety of food on the menu. We had an amazing...More

Thank pip502
Reviewed December 5, 2016

The food and service was outstanding in every way. We had lots of extras from a passionate chef who would grace any of the finest restaurants in the world. I bet Rick Stein would dine here twice a week

Thank Brendan F
Reviewed December 3, 2016 via mobile

This has to be the best place to eat I think I've ever been. Chef was eccentric came and chatted and we had a laugh. Gave us some little extras for free. Superb

Thank Stuart T
Reviewed November 23, 2016 via mobile

The restaurant was recommended by our host and it did not disappoint. The owners and the staff were warm and welcoming, the food was superb, and the service was unparalleled. If I lived in Cape Breton this would be my go to restaurant. The seafood...More

Thank K E
Reviewed November 15, 2016

The food was ok, nothing great, the place was dark and it's small. There is a sign on the front door which is always there and says that's it is full. They also complained about noise that a child made there which really sucked....not impressed...More

Thank Ruth M
Reviewed November 2, 2016 via mobile

As usual the food is amazing here and plenty to eat. Rich and Leslie are the best. Keep up the hard work

Thank Dale S
Reviewed October 28, 2016 via mobile

Wow, wow, wow!! What an incredible restaurant! They say that success is never a how or a what, it's always a "who." Owner and chef, Richard, and his wife have created a place that not only serves incredible food, but delivers an amazing dining experience!!...More

Thank dancinggeek
Reviewed October 21, 2016

This little space is a hidden gem....the building is very unassuming to the point if your eye doesn't catch the sign you will miss it _ it doesn't look like much from the outside. There are not enough wonderful words to describe the food here....More

Thank dmr246
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I would love to know what is in the dip for the crab cake? Don't blame you if you don't want share.
May 16, 2017|
Response from lyndalou22 | Reviewed this property |
We didn't have the crab cakes. Sorry I can't answer your question.
OH.............PLEASE open on Tuesday.....we, also, would like to dine there on September 12th!!! Bet we could pack the house !!!!!!!!!!! Your reputation is soooooooooooo goooooooooood !!!!
May 4, 2017|
Response from chefrich66 | Property representative |
No thanks. As a chef and owner at the end of a busy summer, i cherishe my days off. If you send me your number and name i can see what i can arrange. I will need contact info, number in party. I have your date and time... More
If you are open on Tuesday, September 12, as I very much hope, I would like to make a dinner reservation for two. Looking forward to your response. Sue
April 29, 2017|
Response from chefrich66 | Property representative |
Sorry but closed monday tuesday.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Seafood, Canadian, Grill, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Reservations, Seating, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 161 Queen St, North Sydney, Nova Scotia B2A 1A9, Canada (Formerly The Lobster Pound Restaurant)
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Cape Breton Island  >  North Sydney
  • Phone Number: +1 902-794-2992
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