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Rudder's Seafood Restaurant and Brew Pub

96 Water St, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia B5A 4P9, Canada
+1 902-742-7311
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good34%
  • Average19%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“seafood” (105 reviews)
“scallops” (67 reviews)
“sampler” (11 reviews)
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Bar, Seafood, Pub, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
96 Water St, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia B5A 4P9, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

food very good, friendly and cozy atmosphere. Enjoy summer lunch on the balcony outside to breathe in the fresh air and coatline view of the ocean and well as soak in the warm sun.

Thank 743odettew
Reviewed 1 February 2018

Rustic restaurant with outdoor seating on the waterfront. Their seafood is excellent. They have a full menu to choose from, and also have specials. If your a fish lover, I highly recommend the haddock. Pan fried, deep fried, beer battered, the choices are endless. If...More

Thank Donna D
Reviewed 11 January 2018

Any time I gave to ask three times to pay a bill I should be allowed to walk out. I stood at the cash desk toooooo long had servers walk by me with no acknowledgement at all. I asked two servers if I could pay...More

Thank Lorelei M
Reviewed 10 January 2018

I had the seafood chowder for lunch and it was the traditional Nova Scotian chowder...very good. Service was fast and courteous..and love the atmosphere

Thank storm1999_64
Reviewed 19 December 2017

It was comfortable and staff knew local history. The food was great and and it was a fun place to be. Staff were helpful with menus choices and knowledgeable. I will go again next yeat

Thank johnenak
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

We got the seafood platter for two and it defeated us. So much food. So much sides. So much freshness. It's also opened late with a variety if craft beer and martinis. Mmm

Thank Rain2018
Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

For many years I have been travelling to Yarmouth on business and I’ve seen many restaurants come and go with the exception of Rudders which has stayed and consistently served good local cuisine. While its not as authentic as Ed’s dinner in Digby, it does...More

Thank Avery P
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Brought out of town visitors here for lunch. Our guests were very impressed with the food and the service. This is why we always bring our guests here.

Thank jrobert13
Reviewed 4 November 2017

My husband and I decided to take a little overnight visit to Yarmouth. I checked the reviews for Rudders and it sounded wonderful. I have to say it was probably the worse food we have ever been served in a restaurant.We ordered Nachos( they were...More

Thank DartmouthNsBrendamj
Reviewed 28 October 2017

Open when other spots are closed. A nice selection of brews at very reasonable prices. Service is courteous and friendly and food is not bad

Thank samsons4568
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Nancy F
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Response from gavelton | Reviewed this property |
It is less than a kilometer
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yes it is open year around
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, 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
Bar Scene, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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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