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Rudder's Seafood Restaurant and Brew Pub

$$ - $$$, Seafood,
96 Water St, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia B5A 4P9, Canada
+1 902-742-7311
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good34%
  • Average20%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (96 reviews)
“scallops” (63 reviews)
“fries” (53 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
Bar, Seafood, Pub, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
96 Water St, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia B5A 4P9, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

We find Rudders noisy when crowded so we went for an early dinner mid-afternoon and had a delicious seafood meal. (They brew their own beer but we don't drink it, so can't comment on that front.) I had a delicious fresh Greek salad and my...More

Thank Alison L S
Reviewed 1 week ago

I really like going to this restaurant, I like the atmosphere.very good food and desserts , I especially like wing night here on Wednesday nights ,the wings are big and not a bad price . Lots of seafood options . I would recommend Rudders !

Thank lindabrady
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to eat early and only just managed to get a table. Service was quick but not overly fast just enough time to rest between courses the chowder was a little different to other places I have eaten it but was quite nice I had...More

Thank Westononthemove
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was an excellent venue for our large group of 10. They took a reservation, were very friendly. There is a great view of the harbor, live music on some nights, and the food was excellent! Mmmmm FRESH oysters! Whole Lobster. everyone's selection what delicious!

Thank Lisa J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped here for dinner with a work buddy. Had some live music going on which was good. Great atmosphere and the food was enjoyable. I had some chowder which was excellent and the Fishermans platter or dinner - scallops, haddock and clams - I enjoyed...More

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very busy place. Kind of a pup atmosphere. We sat at the bar waiting for a table. We were finally take to the far end of the restaurant, kind of a back room. Service was pretty good considering where we sat. The food arrive timely,...More

Thank WillyTRock
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have aver been disappointed when I go to Rudder's, for a meal, with with family or for special banquet type of occasion. The food is always good and is always hot. They do everything....surf & turf, pasta, just about anything you can want. The...More

Thank Flint C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly staff, good service and quality meal sums up every eating experience here. This restaurant boasts a pub style dining with a bit of finer quality. Placed on the Yarmouth waterfront this restaurant is the perfect place to enjoy the beauty the waterfront has to...More

Thank Becky C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

For $76 we got a fresh whole lobster, 15-20 large scallops, loads of clams, pan fried fish, 1/2 pound of mussels, and lightly battered shrimp. Buy a 16oz local craft beer for only $4.99 also. The waitress we had was amazing also. 5-Stars all the...More

Thank Doug M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The staff was friendly and busy trying to get all the orders out. I found the the food to be OK. I've had worst and I've had better.

Thank Tracey C
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Nancy F
14 June 2016|
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Response from gavelton | Reviewed this property |
It is less than a kilometer
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14 October 2015|
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Response from Gilles D | Reviewed this property |
yes it is open year around
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 96 Water St, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia B5A 4P9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Southwest Nova Scotia  >  Yarmouth
  • Phone Number: +1 902-742-7311
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