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Watch the sunset and experience a gourmet getaway by the sea on our main deck overlooking Lobster Bay.
We specialize in a chef-created, seasonal, locally inspired menu that changes regularly depending on what is fresh from our garden, local farms and sea. We grow most of our own herbs and produce onsite in our gardens and partner with local farmers and fisheries, all to provide you with the freshest and finest menu items possible.
Take in the pleasure of the spectacular sunsets behind the surrounding islands from our airy wrap-around veranda while enjoying your favourite beverage. Seaside lobster boils will be available on Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday nights, reservations required. Call our toll-free number to reserve.
Over 100 Years in the Making
After more than a century of helping connect people around the globe, Cable Wharf has returned to her roots and reimagined as Cable Wharf Kitchen & Patio, a bright and welcoming space for the local community and friends from far and wide.
Perched on Halifax's furthest reaching wharf, Cable Wharf Kitchen & Patio is accentuated by bright, natural light, hand crafted fixtures, and is surrounded by the calm and beauty of the Halifax Harbour. Just a few steps outside you'll be surrounded by Cable Wharf's showpiece, a stunning patio with 270º views of the bustling harbour.
The entire Cable Wharf team are eager to share their sophisticated new space, locally inspired menu, incredible seaside views, and warm hospitality with you. Please join us!
Church Brewing Company, housed in an old stone church on the Bay of Fundy, invites you to come congregate with us! Our carefully curated menu is sourced by using seasonal and local ingredients by the best of Annapolis Valley’s farmers and producers. Our fun and flavourful food is complemented by our high quality beer brewed with passion, personality and purpose. We focus on deep-rooted brewing traditions that are elevated for modern times- the proof is in the taste!
Enjoy your dining experience on our picturesque patio, inside our restaurant (our sanctuary) or drop by our beer market for beer and merch to go. Come for the food and beer, stay for the atmosphere! It’s the place to see and be seen in Wolfville!
We are an urban café and eatery based on locally sourced and supportive agriculture. Fresh and honest food prepared simply for dine in, take out or take home. Our goal is to be sustainable while supporting all our local connections. The farmers, fisherman and meat producers we work with, are our friends and part of our amazing community. Jason, Beatrice, Kyla and Amy want to welcome you to Cumin, a place to meet friends for coffee, have a meal or stop by and pick up food for work or home.
Churchill’s Dining Room & Lounge
Our culinary team, led by Chef Dale Nichols offers a creative menu, driven by a passion for locally-sourced, seasonally-inspired, Nova Scotia ingredients.
Dine on Digby Scallops and tempt your taste buds on old favourites with a new twist. The award-winning Smoked Haddock Chowder is a must try.
Serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner daily.
Overlooking the 18th green, the 19th Hole Clubhouse and Eatery features a maritime-inspired light and full-fare menu, complimented by a selection of refreshments, including local beer and cider.
Serving lunch and dinner
Check our website for updates throughout 2022.
Walking into legendary Halifax institution, Durty Nelly’s Authentic Irish Pub, has the warm, welcoming effect that feels like coming home. Whether it’s the smiling staff members who remember your name and drink, the perfectly poured pints of Guinness, or the traditionally decorated space, the atmosphere at Durty Nelly’s has the ability to make everyone feel good.
Located on the Dartmouth waterfront, Evan’s Seafood offers local Nova Scotia seafood, displayed fresh & frozen, and also offers delicious fare for take-out or eat in.
Evan’s kitchen is known for their gluten free fish and chips, lobster rolls, seafood chowder, fish burgers and fish tacos, to name a few. This family run business sources local, always.
Take a stroll on the Dartmouth-Halifax ferry, explore Downtown Dartmouth and grab a bite at Evan’s. A great spot for local dishes and friendly faces.
The 5 Fishermen is one of Atlantic Canada’s finest restaurants, with a storied history and reputation for premium food, wine and cocktails set in a relaxed environment.
Let our team curate your evening as part of a social experience. Great food is the centerpiece of your evening. Be delighted by some of our great shareables, signature seafood offerings and premium quality items from the grill. Complete your night with selections from our extensive wine list or enjoy a curated cocktail.
Whether having a seat at the bar, enjoying an evening with friends or having an event in our private dining room, we are the choice for a great social dining experience.
The ideal rendezvous after a thrilling morning on the water or on the shooting range or for a light snack before tackling the back nine, settle into the Willard’s cozy bar area or spacious outdoor terrace for succulent burgers, our famous seafood chowder and extensive bar spirits and local craft beers.
Nestled in Nova Scotia’s Highland heart, we invite you to savour the cuisine of Chef Mark Gabrieau. Drop by for lunch or an evening of gourmet dining. Enjoy a glass of wine with our salads, appetizers or sushi. Choose an entrée featuring local meat or seafood and finish your meal with a dessert creation.
Our menus feature local produce, including produce from our farm. Recognized 21 years in Where to Eat in Canada – Award of Excellence Wine Spectator. Taste of Nova Scotia Prestige Award 2013 Restaurant of the Year – Chef Inspired Fine Dining.
Cradled in the picturesque hills of the Mabou Highlands, our unsurpassed view is perfect for gourmet cuisine.
Savour the freshest of Nova Scotia and international cuisine in our pub and dining room, featured in Where to Eat in Canada. Celtic music and a dram of Canadian single malt whisky, Glen Breton Rare, lay the groundwork for your unique Cape Breton experience.
Glenora Inn features nine rooms and six highland chalets. You can also enjoy a guided tour of the distillery and private tastings.
Join the crew of The Grand Banker, located harbourside in historic downtown Lunenburg. Our fresh, local menu, large selection of local wines and craft brews on tap, and stunning waterfront view ensures a true Nova Scotian experience.
Favourite classics such as fish cakes, scallops, lobster, mussels, haddock, burgers & sandwiches, chowder & stew, are given a creative twist, using only the best our land and sea have to offer. Our commitment to local artisans, farmers and fishermen results in a unique and special experience.
The casual and relaxed atmosphere, along with friendly, personable maritime hospitality, makes The Grand Banker an ideal port of call for lunch and dinner.
Harbour City Bar & Grill embodies what it means to dine like a true East Coaster. Our culinary team, led by Executive Chef Andy Camm, works with local farmers and fishermen each season to create the freshest regional dishes, served alongside warm, impeccable, maritime hospitality.
Our bar is stocked with Nova Scotia-made craft beer, wine, and spirits, and we are pleased to offer no corkage fee when you bring a bottle of Nova Scotia wine to compliment your dining experience.
Whether it’s a seat at our black granite bar, enjoying a craft cocktail, or a cozy booth in our dining room, indulging in local fare and award-winning desserts, we invite you to find out why Haligonians are making us a favourite culinary destination.
We at Inverary Resort are very proud to place fresh, local ingredients front and center during our menu designs.
Our newly renovated Lakeside Restaurant has chefs who feature our bountiful Nova Scotia seafood – including lobster! Enjoy a casual and refined atmosphere, lakeside patio, local craft beer, wine and spirits and watch the sparkling waters of the Bras d’Or Lakes!
Also enjoy paddle boards, kayaks, pontoon boat, a roaring bonfire and oatcake s’mores at our neighbouring Lakeside Adventure Centre!
We look forward to having you!
Traditional Mi’kmaq Inspired Menu
The word “Kiju” when translated, means mother. Traditionally, our mothers were the fire keepers who prepared the food that nourished our families. In serving these meals to you, we share our connection to generations past.
Located in Membertou, NS, Kiju’s is committed to fresh ingredients, local offerings, and friendly service. We realize the importance of supporting local products. This is why we source food and beverage products from more than 25 local suppliers, and why we are a proud member of Taste of Nova Scotia.
Upon entering La Cuisine Robicheau you get a true at-home feeling, just like going to grandma’s house. We specialize in fresh local seafood, home-cooked meals, and traditional Acadian dishes. Our dining room offers a spectacular view of the beautiful St. Mary’s Bay.
We are best known for our signature seafood lasagna and haddock with creamed lobster.
During the summer months, our kitchen parties, featuring local musicians, are a must see. Please join us for a truly enjoyable evening for all.
Built in 1798, this converted privateer mansion had been operated by the Lane family for 57 years. The restaurant, pub, and stone patio overlook the Mersey River. In the summer, the lobster boils and planked salmon supper on the lawn gives visitors a true Taste of Nova Scotia experience.
Lane’s Privateer Inn specializes in seafood, chowder, sandwiches on freshly baked breads, steaks and desserts, accompanied by an extensive wine and cocktail list and ten NS craft beers on tap. Try a flight of NS appellation wine, Tidal Bay. As well, visit Snug Harbour Books and café with on-site bakery and espresso bar.
The Lane’s experience features 23 guestrooms with local artwork, live Irish music every other Friday, patio parties with live music throughout the summer, wine tastings, and trivia events.
Le Caveau Restaurant is situated at Domaine de Grand Pré, Nova Scotia’s premier winery. Named one of the 20 World’s Best Winery Restaurants in 2011, the family-owned-and-operated property offers a charming dining room, inviting grapevine-covered patio overlooking the well manicured vineyards.
Chef Jason Lynch specializes in global cuisine with emphasis on fresh and locally farmed ingredients. As you enjoy a glass of wine from our extensive local and international wine list, beer, cider or a cocktail, you will experience a relaxing, old-world-style atmosphere.
Join us for lunch, dinner or a drink on the patio, live music under the vines on Thursday nights during July and August, or a romantic dinner followed by a stroll through the vineyards, overlooking the Grand Pré UNESCO site and Minas Basin. Complete your visit with an overnight stay at our newly opened Inn at the Winery.
Enjoy the relaxed atmosphere of our 120-seat dining room or lounge, where traditional meals with that special homemade flavours are prepared for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The best seats in the house are by the windows, where you can share dinner with the birds and small animals who feast at the feeders on the river’s bank, just outside.
The casual dining menu features a wide variety of fresh-from-the-wharf Maritime seafood and the house specialty, planked salmon, which is prepared the traditional way – slowly cooked outdoors, in full view of waiting diners.
The menu also features local produce and how can we forget the freshly baked pies and desserts?
Here, Luckett Vineyards captures the magic of Nova Scotia’s distinctive character through wines that truly are worth phoning home about. We’re open seasonally from May into the fall and it’s never too early to start planning your visit. Stop in and try our exciting line up of wines and have an unforgettable dining experience in our Crush Pad Bistro!
Lupin Dining offers guests a farm-to-table dining experience featuring the very best local ingredients. Just 50 minutes from Halifax in Musquodoboit Harbour, our seasonal tasting menus bring the inspired flavours of Nova Scotia to your plate with chef-picked produce right from our restaurant garden and the highest quality locally-sourced ingredients.
Masstown Market is a national award- winning, family owned business celebrating over 50 years of excellence in specialty food, gift, and garden retailing.
The Market has built its reputation around great service and fresh, local foods, including fruits and vegetables, baked goods, delicatessen and gourmet products, a café and dairy bar, an NSLC boutique, unique giftware, and a fully stocked garden centre.
Visit the Lighthouse Interpretive Centre and Fresh Fish Market. Enjoy delicious gluten-free fish & chips on the wharf from May to October, or take home a ready-to-bake Atlantic seafood pie.
Masstown Market: Close to home, far from ordinary.
Mateus Bistro delivers tasty foods made home-style and simple. Charcoal smoked meats, fresh seafoods and local produce help bring seasonal menus to the tables. Chef Matthew Krizan has grown this bistro to focus on an appreciation for food and where it comes from.
The Bistro is right in the heart of Mahone Bay, and in the summer, Friday is a grill menu where everything is charcoal grilled to order right on the patio. To compliment the food they boast a drink menu with dozens of Nova Scotian wines, beers, ciders and spirits.
Cape Breton’s neighbourhood restaurant. Adjoining Maritime Inn, Miller’s and the Church Street patio offer a casual, relaxed atmosphere.
Our menu features a variety of local flavours. Start with one of our delicious seafood appetizers, such as our homemade seafood chowder. We have many entrees to choose from, from BBQ ribs and steaks to seafood and pastas, or opt for our nightly feature, carefully chosen and prepared by our culinary team.
Port Hawkesbury is a perfect base from which to start your Cape Breton vacation, and Miller’s offers meals for every taste, along with professional, friendly service you will come to expect in Nova Scotia. Reservations are welcome.
With Truro’s largest patio, live entertainment, 25 beer on tap, including Truro’s own Salty Dog Brewing Company, Nook and Cranny is the place to eat, drink and enjoy local! Offering a selection of local craft beer including the summer’s most popular Salty Dog Blueberry Wheat, made using local blueberry juice.
The diverse menu showcases local producers and popular dishes such as our Blueberry Fish and Chips, House-made BBQ Bacon Burger, Cauliflower Tacos, and many more seasonally insprired dishes by our Red Seal Chefs’.
Nook and Cranny has also just expanded next door and opened Truro’s first wood- fired pizza place called Sauced Wood – Fired Pizza. Authentic Italian wood-fired pizzas with craft beer and cocktails!
Join us for a great dining and social experience this summer at our new location on the water in Pictou.
Try our carefully crafted food and cocktails while enjoying live entertainment and an extensive tap list featuring beer & cider from all over Nova Scotia.
Our menu features fresh, house-made, seasonal dishes, and weekly specials.
Eat, drink and enjoy local! An incredible menu focused on local producers and maritime craft beer.
On the beautiful South Shore, discover a culinary treasure at Oak Island Resort &Conference Centre. Whether dining in the Three Sheets Bar or Oak & Oar Eatery, enjoy spectacular views of Oak Island and the surrounding Bay. Combined with seasonally inspired menus featuring fresh local seafood, hand-made pasta, and in-house sausages. Relax and wrap up your evening with a glass of wine from our extensive wine list, surely to please whatever your palate desires.
Take in the fresh air and sea breezes from our large outdoor oceanfront patio and watch the fabulous Nova Scotia sunrise and sunset. Dedicated professionals are at your service for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
An iconic Lunenburg landmark with a stunning wharf side ocean view in the heart of all the action on our historic waterfront. The Old Fish Factory is a favourite destination for locals and travellers alike for a truly Nova Scotian culinary experience with a twist; paired to perfection with an extensive selection of local wines, spirits, and craft beers; including our own award-winning Shipwright Brewing Company onsite.
Our commitment to local farmers, fishermen, and artisans creates a unique and memorable experience with new story behind every plate and pint to be told. Our crew can’t wait to welcome you on your next escape to savour Lunenburg!
We are a brewery, cidery, Irish pub and family restaurant! We have been brewing all natural ales and lagers since 1995, using the traditional methods and ingredients. Our team of craft brewers are passionate about showcasing a variety of beers and cold lagered local cider, and we focus on freshness. Beer and cider available to-go!Our culinary team offers a delicious selection of the sea's bounty. Our rich chowder features lobster, haddock, scallop and shrimp; we offer fresh live lobster cooked to order (seasonally available); and a lot of other seafood options. All pair great with one of our fresh craft brews or our locally made cider!
Watch the sunset, or see an eagle soar over the vineyard from the ten foot windows of our tasting room. Enjoy the picturesque pastoral views of the Wellington Dyke farmland that extends to the North Mountain, Cape Blomidon and the Minas Basin at high tide.
Wheelchair accessible space with standing capacity of 70 guests and seating capacity for approximately 35 guests.
Opportunities for team building exercises include vineyard & barrel cellar tours, portfolio tastings, wine and food pairings, or other educational seminars.
Established in the 1930s, the Quarterdeck is truly one of Nova Scotia’s hidden treasures! From its origins as a roadside canteen serving hot dogs to earning the reputation as the South Shore’s foremost destination for authentic maritime hospitality and fresh, inspired Nova Scotian cuisine. As a Taste of Nova Scotia member, our Grill is focused on serving up traditional flavours and new favorites with an eye on sustainability and local sourcing. Centrally located on Nova Scotia’s South Shore, the Quarterdeck is just 1.5 hours from Halifax, Yarmouth and Annapolis Royal.
Dine in the quaint atmosphere of Restaurant de la Marine. Surrounded by period-inspired architecture and hand-crafted reproduction furniture, you’ll feel like you are eating in the 18th Century. Your servers are “residents” of the town, complete with period costume, and will invite you to taste the past.
Our chowder is prepared daily using fresh local Nova Scotia seafood. Baked lobster shells are the base for our stock with the finest haddock, shrimp, and clams as our main ingredients for this creamy chowder. Top it off with a garnishment of local mussels and a lobster claw. Your fresh chowder is accompanied with the Fortress of Louisbourg’s very own King’s bread, made fresh daily in the 18th Century-inspired stone ovens on-site.
Rose & Rooster is a small café in the heart of Grand Desert on the picturesque Eastern Shore, just 10 minutes from Lawrencetown Beach. We are a favourite with locals and visitors alike for breakfast & lunch through the week and an incredible brunch on weekends (burritos & benny!). Our coffee and espresso are roasted in Nova Scotia and we source as much as we can from local growers and suppliers. We bake our bread and sweet treats in house and make whatever we can from scratch: from fishcakes & burritos to brownies & lemon tarts; even the pickles on the side of your plate! Every meal is a delectable surprise worth waiting for. With a front & back patio you’re guaranteed a sunny spot all day long
Visit our website for up-to-date information and to check our full menu.
Good times, great food and hand-crafted ales are served up daily at Rudder's Seafood Restaurant & Brew Pub. Our unique ten barrel gravity flow brewery located on site, is the only microbrewery restaurant on the South Shore of Nova Scotia. We pride ourselves in brewing handcrafted full bodied craft ales, in the English tradition, using only quality fresh malted barley, hops, spring water and top fermenting yeast. Our high quality ales are served unfiltered, naturally carbonated and contain no adjuncts or preservatives. We're recognized as the social hub of the waterfront.
Celebrating the best of salt-in-your-hair and sand-in-your-toes surf culture, Salt + Ash Beach House is a welcoming waterfront retreat that combines familiar coastal fare and live-fire cooking under one roof. Relaxed enough for a round of pizza and beers yet special enough for a celebratory steak dinner, our bright and airy dining room is both inviting and laid-back, offering a cozy escape from the daily grind.
We pride ourselves on using quality, local ingredients to deliver simply prepared dishes that showcase the best of Nova Scotia. Chef Kayla Nelson’s approachable menu of comforting, rustic, and hearty dishes with a touch of coastal flair offers something for everyone, from wood-fired pizzas and an impressive array of grilled and smoked meat and seafood, to unique brunch dishes and late-night snacks. At Salt + Ash, there’s no greater joy than sinking your teeth into a lip-smacking burger, succulent piece of fried chicken, a perfectly-charred pepperoni pie or crispy fish and chips made fresh to order. Joining with friends? Our selection of shareable kitchen party platters—including a good ol’ fashioned lobster boil—can’t be missed.
The ideal complement to a crackling fire, delicious food and good company, our selection of local craft beers and ciders, new and old world wines, and imaginative cocktails offers plenty of easy breezy options for the post-surf and post-work crowd alike. If that wasn’t enough, our picturesque seaside setting and uninterrupted harbour views might just be the cherry on top.
Come see for yourself… we’ll save you a spot.
With spectacular views of Lunenburg Harbour and a carefully crafted menu to please a variety of tastes, the Salt Shaker Deli and Inn is a must stop on your next trip to Nova Scotia’s South Shore.
Our menu, created by award-winning chef, Martin Ruiz Salvador, pays special attention to showcasing our region’s fresh seafood, locally-grown produce and artisanal products. The Salt Shaker’s customer favourites include our smoked seafood chowder, fishcakes and our hand-rolled thin crust pizzas. In addition to our delicious menu we also offer a range of local wines and craft beers on tap.
Our 4 room inn nestled right above the restaurant gives customers an extra reason to experience the Salt Shaker. Fresh and cozy spaces with everything you need to make your South Shore stay a memorable one. Enter through the restaurant to pick up your key and head upstairs for a unique seaside stay.
Come on in, have a seat and leave the rest to us. We look forward to seeing you soon.
Located in the beautiful university town of Antigonish, Snow Queen has been serving locals and visitors alike since 1962. Home of the all-day breakfast!
We offer the affordability and downhome food that is sometimes missing when you’re on the road. We feature old favourites such as traditional seafood chowder, lightly battered fish and chips, fresh mouth-watering burgers, fish cakes and pan fried haddock as well as daily specials.
The Sou’Wester Gift Shop and Restaurant overlooks the famous lighthouse at Peggy’s Cove and specializes in homestyle meals. We feature our very special seafood chowder, fish and chips, haddock dinners, and fresh-cooked lobster. Dessert specialties include homemade gingerbread and apple crisp.
During our off-season, we welcome you to try our hot cider — just the thing on a blustery winter’s day! Or join us for breakfast, hot off the grill, until noon each day.
Come have a tasty dinner and enjoy Nova Scotia beauty at its very best.
The Canteen on Portland is a sixty seat restaurant located in a space once occupied by the Sun Sun Café - a family-run restaurant on Portland Street in Downtown Dartmouth for more than 40 years.
Our restaurants offers a bright, cheerful space to enjoy a special occasion, a hand-crafted cocktail with friends, or a business lunch with colleagues.
We have created the restaurant to feel like a home away from home. With a large window looking into our kitchen, you can watch the culinary team working hard on our many dishes, while being taken care of by an experienced front of house team.
The Chowder House sits on the edge of the beautiful Atlantic ocean with water as far as the eye can see. You can sit outside on a picnic table while enjoying a delicious meal and do some whale watching at the same time. The local fisherman catch the lobster you are enjoying just on the shore of where you sit. This small friendly restaurant is off the Cabot Trail and is worth the stop. We serve all local seafood and many other options for everyone in your family.
Located in the heart of downtown Halifax, The Press Gang inhabits one of the city’s oldest historic stone structures, dating back to 1759.
Visit our famous Oyster Bar for a selection of Maritime oysters, succulent appetizers and an extensive list of fine wines, scotch and world-class cocktails. Enjoy Halifax’s finest musicians every Friday and Saturday night.
A hearty helping of Maritime hospitality
A classic East Coast experience is on tap at the Waterfront Warehouse.
Our oyster selection showcases the briny bounty of the Maritimes, and our tank is full of lobster and crab waiting for you to make your seafood selection. Settle in around our stone fireplace and sample our eclectic wine list or local craft beer on our large patio. For those whose tastes lie a little more land bound, choose from a variety of pasta or our USDA Prime steak.
In days gone by, oceangoing tugboats were repaired in this historic space and launched from the wharf outside. Today, authentic nautical décor evokes the energy and excitement of the seafaring age, a warm, welcoming atmosphere, perfect for digging in to an Ocean Wise-certified seafood feast with friends and family. Don’t miss our patio in the summer where you can enjoy two favourite Halifax pastimes—pints and people-watching.
Local Maritime flavours meet incredible sea views at our onsite restaurant and lounge. Get a taste of the bounty of fresh seasonal produce, world-famous seafood, and unique local beer, wine, and spirits we’re so lucky to enjoy in Nova Scotia.
For events large and small, we’ve got catering solutions to curb those mid-meeting cravings, wow wedding guests, and feed the whole family that landed for your reunion.