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Lobster Kettle Restaurant

$$ - $$$
Seafood, Canadian, Soups
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41 Commercial St, Louisbourg, Nova Scotia B1C 1B5, Canada
+1 902-733-2723
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 8:00 pm
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Calgary, Canada
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed August 3, 2015 via mobile

Nice little place down at the dock! The staff was really nice and the crab legs were delicious! Great for lunch or dinner!

Thank 08SS0611
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed July 29, 2015 via mobile

We had a great crab dinner at the Lobster Kettle and had a fun night out. Our waitress was so friendly that she made our day. Try the peanut butter pie. It's to die for

1 Thank Dave S
Witney, United Kingdom
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182 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed July 24, 2015 via mobile

We ate here twice whilst staying locally The food was good, although my preference would be for a lighter batter on the fish, but recognise this is a personal preference. Halibut was excellent. Servers were all friendly. Can be very busy, especially with people who want to be at the Playhouse for a 8pm event.

Thank Selhurst300
Toronto, Canada
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36 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed July 20, 2015 via mobile

Caution: The menu in TripAdvisor is out of date. For instance the half bowl of chowder is more than double the price now and some items have changed. The fish and chips were very good, the chowder was okay but we've had much better (it's creamy style by the way). My kids said the chicken strips were very good and... More 

1 Thank G R
Toronto, Ontario
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56 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed July 20, 2015

Came in for a light dinner. Wife and I both had seafood chowder, she also had a caesar salad.My "large" bowl of chowder was very tasty, but for the price ($12.99) I expected at least 25% more.My wife had the small bowl at 8.99 and it was quite small...but, very tasty, among the best chowder we have had after 9... More 

1 Thank TheShredBaron
Lindsay, Canada
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110 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed July 19, 2015

While this restaurant has good views of the water, it is really more like a roadside cafe. It is one large open room with simple tables and chairs. We were here for lunch and had the caesar salad. We asked the waitress if it was homemade dressing, and if it was garlicky. She said yes on both counts. Well....for $8.95... More 

2 Thank swillshaw
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed July 19, 2015 via mobile

The patio at this restaurant has a beautiful view of the fortress and water! Crab was delicious! All of the food was so fresh and tasty. Kids loved the kids menu. Fries were yummy too!!

Thank Sandy M
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed July 15, 2015

We went to this restaurant for a meal today. It is one big room with lots of large windows so you can see the water. It also has a balcony on the water. The food was good and the staff was very friendly. A lot of Gluten free items on the menu. Not a fancy restaurant , very plain, but... More 

Thank Joanjoan2011
Toronto, Canada
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56 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed July 9, 2015

Great service, excellent view, terrific food! The lobster poutine was particularly good, as were the shrimp wontons! Not fancy but quality ingredients and an enjoyable experience.

1 Thank Travellerer15
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed July 9, 2015 via mobile

Went on a grey raining day and was pleasantly surprised with the bright cheery restaurant. Friendly service, excellent lobster sand which on garlic toast!

Thank tincow

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Canadian, Soups
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Scenic view, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41 Commercial St, Louisbourg, Nova Scotia B1C 1B5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Cape Breton Island  >  Louisbourg
  • Phone Number: +1 902-733-2723

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