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Lavena's Catch Cafe

) #1 of 4 Restaurants in Freeport $$ - $$$ Seafood, , Soups
15 Hwy 217, Freeport, Nova Scotia B0V 1B0, Canada
+1 902-839-2517
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good15%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“haddock” (35 reviews)
“chowder” (36 reviews)
“seafood” (20 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Canadian, Soups
$$ - $$$
15 Hwy 217, Freeport, Nova Scotia B0V 1B0, Canada
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We visited Lavena's after hearing about it at home in the Yukon. We stopped before whale watching and without a doubt it is the best seafood we've had in a month of touring the Maritimes and indulging in seafood. I had the scallop roll and...More

Thank Enzensberger
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My wife and I ate at Lavena's this evening. Tonight they just started serving supper for a few days of the week. We were fortunate to get a table, as we got a reservation for their last spot. The place is small, with only four...More

Thank barttstar
Reviewed 6 days ago

We stopped in for lunch and was blown away and impressed by the upscale atmosphere it was not what we were expecting... then instantly disappointed by the abrupt and cold staff who was very quick to tell us if we had no reservation we wouldn't...More

Thank AlwaysAskALocal
Reviewed 1 week ago

We thought we had time to kill waiting for the ferry so we went in for lunch. Right after ordering it came but we were told it would be back soon. The food is great here, the service was friendly and we learned alot about...More

Thank Barb L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food is amazing and Lavena is incredible hostess. Great selection of food and they are willing to make any adjustments.

Thank Mary S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to Brier Island and then on to Tiverton and wanted a bite to eat. We stopped here and were happy the food and service were great! My husband had the fish and chips and he said they were the best of all of...More

Thank imtkldpnk
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Great spot, great, place, great food all in a good price. Should return once back in Nova Scotia. Recommended

Thank Joao-Can
Reviewed 9 June 2017

We stopped here after a day exploring Digby Neck and had an amazing meal! I had a scallop roll which was wonderful and a spinach salad, my husband had scallops with the salad. This was one of the best meals we have had while on...More

Thank Julie D
Reviewed 7 April 2017

While staying on Brier Island, you can choose to walk on/off the ferry to this little restaurant, that serves up good food. Reservations are necessary as their reputation is widespread. Wonderful views of the ocean, of course!

Thank dragonfiles
Reviewed 3 November 2016

We rode the ferry over from Brier Island, luckily we were told by the Brier Island Whale & Seal Boat Tours about this restaurant because there was nothing other than the lodge on the island itself. We got reservations, learning that it was a very...More

Thank 321KMD
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Questions & Answers
15 October 2016|
Response from rapalaspouse | Reviewed this property |
That I have idea. But likely they are considering their location.
19 March 2016|
Response from Peggy G | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I do not know when they will open. I would recommend that you check Lavenas website. Generally places start to open in May.
5 February 2016|
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Response from 33Irish33 | Reviewed this property |
Hi There they hope to answer in early May usually open form 11 to 1 and 5 to 10 . Hope this helps
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Seafood, Canadian, Soups
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, View, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Hwy 217, Freeport, Nova Scotia B0V 1B0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Southwest Nova Scotia  >  Freeport
  • Phone Number: +1 902-839-2517
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