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Garrison House Inn

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350 St George St, Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia B0S 1A0, Canada
+1 902-532-5750
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256 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2016

A very friendly welcome. You may think the room is a bit squashed but they get full so need to fit in as best they can. Our waitress was superb. The specials were delicious. The wine choice good. We were in town 3 days and having tried somewhere else the next night returned here. Only slight disappointment was they repeat... More 

Thank ColchesterSleeper
Granville Ferry, Canada
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2016

My wife and I had cause for celebration and decided to make a reservation for dinner at the Garrison House. From the time we walked through the door (restaurant Manager Brad greeted us) to the ordering our meal and walking out the door, the most positive experience. Tabatha, our waitress, has got to be one of the most gracious and... More 

Thank nova1957
Morris County, New Jersey
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2016

We had dinner at the Garrison House and the food was good and presented nicely. My Dean Martin lobster salad was served in a martini glass and had a lot of fresh lobster. My shrimp and scallop curry was also very nice. Service was a little slow.

Thank bettebluemoon
Calgary, Canada
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94 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

We went to the Garrison House for dinner on the recommendation of our B & B hosts. Given their previous great experiences and the positive things we heard from others, we had high hopes for a wonderful meal. IT SO WASN'T. When we arrived, we noticed a large group celebrating a birthday had already been seated, but they had begun... More 

Thank debbie29n
Patrick R, Owner at Garrison House Inn, responded to this review

We are sorry you did not enjoy your dinners at the Garrison House Inn. All of us try very hard to create a pleasant experience for our guests and we have been doing that for a long time. We are fortunate that as a result, the majority of people appreciate our efforts both in online reviews and our overflowing Comments... More 

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434 reviews
302 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016

We went here for dinner because it was one of the spots recommended to us by the B and B at which we were staying. My wife and sister each had the whole lobster, which at 1.5 lbs for only $30 was a great deal. I had the haddock which was nicely seasoned. My brother in law had the salmon.... More 

Thank GPaCalgary
Halifax, Canada
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 September 2016

When locals were asked, prior to our meal, what restaurant they would recommend, this was always the first. The following day, when expressing our disappointment, they frequently 'fessed up to having had (or heard) disappointments there in the recent past. Our dinner was bland, vegetables were overcooked and mushy, my wine was forgotten ("We were very busy"). The serving staff... More 

Thank mjsc0t
Halifax, Canada
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016

we ate here on the recommendation of our hosts at the Hillsdale House Inn. I initially was going to eat at Bistro East probably should have. We started with the cold smoked salmon which was delicious. I ordered the red thai curry with scallops and shrimp, the rice was cooked to the consistency of mush, the curry sauce was really... More 

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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 18 September 2016

My friend and I had dinner there one evening. She had the salmon, which she said was wonderful. I had a lobster dish, which was delicious. We ate on the enclosed porch, as it was very warm out. The service was very good and the prices were very reasonable. I would definitely go there again, when in the area.

Thank Carol R
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35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2016

Within walking distance of the Hillsdale House Inn where we were staying in Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia, our host made special arrangements for us to dine though it was busy evening. We were seated on the enclosed terrace, but were served promptly and with courtesy. We would recommend having lunch or dinner here, as the menu offers regional favorites with... More 

1 Thank RimRat
Galveston, Indiana
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2016

Our group of (7) decided to have dinner at the Garrison House on Sunday, September 4th after our B&B owners highly recommended the place. We were greeted warmly by the hostess and seated promptly. Our waitress was very friendly and spent a fair amount of time describing several of the menu items and taking our order for drinks, appetizers, and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Seafood, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 350 St George St, Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia B0S 1A0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Southwest Nova Scotia  >  Annapolis Royal
  • Phone Number: +1 902-532-5750

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