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The Sea Dog

) #5 of 11 Restaurants in Shelburne $$ - $$$ , Seafood,
1 Dock St, Shelburne, Nova Scotia B0T 1W0, Canada
+1 902-875-1131
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good26%
  • Average22%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible11%
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Bar, Seafood, Pub, Canadian
$$ - $$$
1 Dock St, Shelburne, Nova Scotia B0T 1W0, Canada
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Went to this restaurant, there was 6 of us. Went to sit at table and they said we couldn't as it was a staff table. So we get seated at another table that had more chairs than we needed, and they gave the other table...More

1  Thank Hdellosa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Waited, waited and waited and our order did not arrive. No apologies, no explanations, no food. Finally just left - unfed!

1  Thank Elizabeth B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I tried Seafood Chowders along the coast as far north as Halifax and and down and around the coast as far as Yarmouth, including an award-winning chowder in Lunenburg. I plan my vacations around food and can confidently say that I had the best Seafood...More

Thank Jessika R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are few dinner options in Shelburne at night and this bar/restaurant has reasonably good food and drink but the service is terrible and the wait for food way too long. We ate here twice and it never got better.

1  Thank Stan S
Reviewed 14 July 2017

We arrived late for lunch and sat outside, great deck and view. A young lady got our drink order and then other lady came and got our order. I think she forgot to turn it in because we had to ask what the hold up...More

Thank Barb L
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Shelburne was recommended as a town with options, but the time of day we arrived was after breakfast places closed and before dinner places opened. Lucky us the Sea Dog doesn't close in the between time!! My partner had the shrimp & scallop bake -...More

Thank Irishlazz
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

The service is friendly and decent. The tables outside are in need of paint but the scenery, and sounds of the ocean makeup for it. The food is good not great, kind of homespun, the portions generous and the prices OK. There is lots of...More

Thank JDA60
Reviewed 16 June 2017

If you want to eat outside, this is the place to go! The deck is RIGHT on the water, with a nice view. I had the fish and chips, with a side of gravy. The gravy was good and fish was ok (but I've had...More

Thank Jacinta R
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed a delicious lunch here. The portions were huge! The fish cakes were enormous and served with homemade baked beans and chow. The veggie stir fry was also very generous and the chowder, delicious! There are several types of Poutine available also. The prices...More

Thank JeanYHZ
Reviewed 3 June 2017

We were there in the off season. Good food, great service and fantastic view. Too bad lobster was not available. Would have loved to have some.

Thank Suz P
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Questions & Answers
27 September 2016|
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Response from Dock_St | Property representative |
Hello, I have 18 staff members whos qualifications have quite a range from no previous experience to over 40 years experience, in their field. We obviously bring a lot of new staff on for summer and are reduced to a core... More
31 July 2015|
Response from Dock_St | Property representative |
Not sure what you are asking the price of? Allan
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Seafood, Pub, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Dock St, Shelburne, Nova Scotia B0T 1W0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Southwest Nova Scotia  >  Shelburne
  • Phone Number: +1 902-875-1131
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