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Big Red's Family Restaurant

American, Pizza, Canadian
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80 Montague St, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia B0J 2C0, Canada
(902) 634-3554
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Whitby, Canada
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91 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped in for lunch during our visit at the Fisheries Museum across the street. The menu was decent, with a good range of foods that appeased my picky children (and in-laws!). While the restaurant could probably stand a bit of an update, the food was served quickly and we received friendly and fast service. The location was perfect, and... More 

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Thank j28chan
Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stopped here for dinner and I ordered a large pepperoni pizza for 3. I took a bite of the pizza and spit it out in disgust - it was sweet, loaded with sugar. When I asked the waitress about the odd testing slice she proudly acclaimed - this is a sweet and tangy house sauce without offering any recourse.... More 

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Thank Adrian I
Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada
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124 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped in here for lunch during our recent visit to Lunenburg. This is one of those very warm, easy-going places where you can just kick back, enjoy some great food and get some excellent service. I ordered their donair, which I loved. My wife got a personal pizza, which was also great. Our waitress was very sweet, and the prices... More 

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Thank Gary F
Peterborough, Canada
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Pizza was great and they offer gluten free crust which is hard to find, very busy all of the time, service was good and you can look over the bay while you eat.

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Thank Kirk C
Nova Scotia, Canada
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went to Big Red's today for lunch and especially for their famous pizza sauce. This establishment has been a long time favorite of mine for many years..It's all in the sauce, and of course the amazing view of Lunenburg harbor isn't anything to disregard. I was served with love, as always, and very much enjoyed my early lunch. Service... More 

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Thank Cherie S
Moncton, Canada
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My bf and I were in Lunenburg for the afternoon and stopped in to Big Red's for lunch. The view was beautiful and we were greater promptly and that was probably the only good parts. When the waitress came to take our drink order, he was advised that because we were only ordering appetizer to share, he couldn't get a... More 

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Thank Francine B
Montreal, Canada
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366 reviews
217 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My granson wanted pizza , so after reading all the menus he chose this restaurant. His pizza was delicious. I had the combination scallop plate. I was disappointed. The onion rings were underfried, the chicken nuggets amongst the cheapest on the market ( gosh nothing compared to those at McDonald's) and the scallop dough was overfried ! This said if... More 

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Thank Shou1
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3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fish tasted like it was frozen. Batter cooked on outside doughy on inside. Donair was tasteless. Could hardly taste garlic. Donair sauce was very watery.

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Thank Lisa H
Nova Scotia, Canada
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11 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we live in a province with bountiful good seafoods available, we ordered mussels, they were mediocre, soup was okay, fish and chips, totally sad, tiny little piece of fish, batter cooked on outside, doughy inside, scallops were bigger than golf ball, but all batter and so over cooked. Was embarrassed to have had my friends from another province have a... More 

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Holmes Beach, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Paid $8 Canadian for a cup (small bowl) of clam chowder that was really short on clams, potatoes and anything else (homade bread was excellent.). So check your chowder before eating! Nice view of waterfront and good service

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Pizza, Canadian
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Scenic view, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 80 Montague St, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia B0J 2C0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Southwest Nova Scotia  >  Lunenburg
  • Phone Number: (902) 634-3554

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?