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The Sea Dog Saloon

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Bar, Seafood, Pub, Canadian
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1 Dock St, Shelburne, Nova Scotia, Canada
+1 902-875-1131
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11:00 - 20:00
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Mon - Sat 11:00 - 20:00
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Mahone Bay, Nova Scotia, Canada
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

interesting setting,quite cozy no other customers wait staff friendly but meal was over priced and left a lot to be desired I had a hot hamburg ($14.00) which was not featured on the menu it was a two oz pattie served with the darkest gravy I ever seen,but the mashed potatoes were fine my wife had mini deep fried haddock... More 

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2 Thank Wayne R
London, United Kingdom
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141 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Old school and eccentric dockside tavern, great location and good for lunch. Weird décor and overhead lighting for music nights will not be to everyone's liking, but a large menu and good choice of draught beers will be,large platters all reasonably priced and friendly staff, lots of outdoor dining space and such a great spot. Loved the car fenders on... More 

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Thank Ian F
Ontario, Canada
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68 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

We were on a road trip along the South and South-west shore of Nova Scotia and we encouraged to go to Shelburne...Quite frankly, Shelburne itself was a disappointment, but we found this great restaurant/bar right on the water. Unfortunately it was not a great day weather wise, so we couldn't sit on the deck. But we had a window seat... More 

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Thank John S
Qualicum Bay
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

Pub fare on the waterfront. A water view from anywhere in the room as well as outdoor seating. Excellent food and authentic "salt cod" if you are up for it. Closes at (;00 pm

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Thank Linda O
Halifax, Canada
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113 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

At least every other year I take friends here to eat because the location and view is outstanding. The venue is old seaport style and charming. There is quite an extensive old style menu. There was agood selection of beers, and we found the Seafood chowder very good. We also order a fish cake (gigantic sized and mostly potato and... More 

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Thank NSfoodlover
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98 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

My husband and I went to this place as it is on the harbour and we wNted to sit in a pub and have a drink on the patio. Well turns out you can't sit anywhere but two tables tucked inside I the back corner to have just a drink. If you want to sit anywhere with a view you... More 

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1 Thank Kerry M
Dock_St, Owner at The Sea Dog Saloon, responded to this review

Dear customer, I know it is silly to blame the law for being stupid but that is the law. Our liquor laws make us choose between allowing families on the deck or making it drinking without food which means 19years of age and over. So for you to have your way I would have to ban families from eating on... More 

Brisbane, Australia
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

Eating choices in Shelburne are limited and the recommended restaurant was booked out. This pub served ok food and had a lovely view over the water.

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Thank Ian T
Muskoka Lakes, Canada
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Great location overlooking harbour, good service, great fish and chips. We were there at the Whirligig Festival. Nice deck outside.

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Thank Muskoka6161
Yarmouth, Canada
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

My husband and I ate here on a Friday night , the special was liver and onions , not a great special for a Friday night Imo, the waitress said there was only 2 peices of fish left if we were having that , I ordered the club I wasn't happy with grilled chicken it in used to real turkey... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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143 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 231 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

We went to this restaurant for an early dinner and were disappointed. It is in a lovely location overlooking the bay and you can dine outside or in. As it was a bit breezy, we chose to eat indoors. Our server came and took our orders. I had ordered a bowl of fish chowder which was supposed to come with... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, Seafood, Pub, Canadian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Kids
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 20:00
Thursday
11:00 - 20:00
Friday
11:00 - 20:00
Saturday
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Dock St, Shelburne, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Southwest Nova Scotia  >  Shelburne
  • Phone Number: +1 902-875-1131

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