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The Sea Dog

€€ - €€€, Seafood,
1 Dock St, Shelburne, Nova Scotia B0T 1W0, Canada
+1 902-875-1131
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good26%
  • Average23%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (21 reviews)
“lobster” (13 reviews)
“chowder” (13 reviews)
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Bar, Seafood, Pub, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
1 Dock St, Shelburne, Nova Scotia B0T 1W0, Canada
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Reviewed 4 October 2018

Nice lunch on the deck at the Sea Dog. Service was great. Nice spot on the water. I wouldn't miss it.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Petergwy
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

On a rainy day with no plans, my husband and I stopped in to The Sea Dog for a late lunch (mid-week). There was a sign in the door that stated they'd be closing early for a staff function. We ordered and the food was...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Holly W
Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

Quaint restaurant/bar on the water. Really friendly staff with great seafood. We had clams, scallops and fish, and a really good seafood. Nice patio overlooking the ocean

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank kapusty
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Dinner on a Monday evening. Indoor and deck seating with umbrellas. We sat inside as no protection from the low horizon sun. Still a little too warm inside; no air conditioning. Very friendly, quick attention by our server. One of us had seafood chowder with...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank 937jimp
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

Arrived at 11:30 a.m lovely lady served us. I told her I was allergic to all shellfish and she noticed my epipens on the side of my purse. We discussed menu options. I had a delicious Cesar salad and garlic toast. My husband had hand...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank matteybrendalee
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

Average food average service. Nothing special about this restaurant. This restaurant seems to cater to a noisy clientele that drinks a lot. The food was very salty.

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank gendp1
Reviewed 20 August 2018

My family ate there's this evening. The atmosphere, initial greeting and service were good. When our food arrived, I only received about 1/2 of my meal. My child ordered a side order of scallops and we were charged $19.00. This is the price of an...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Jennifer M
Reviewed 9 August 2018

14 people expecting to have a lovely air conditioned dinner to get away from the 40 degree weather outside....NO AC...the deck was not an option due to the temp outside and the setting sun.....waitress was completely drenched and exhausted from these outrageous working conditions.......we were...More

Date of visit: August 2018
2  Thank SHARON B
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Nice spot to stop in Shelburne, for lunch or dinner. Lots of menu choices, friendly staff, and great view of the harbour.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Donna S
Reviewed 6 August 2018

You can't get a better location , sitting on the deck of the Sea Dog enjoying the views and fresh air, warm sun of the 3 Rd largest natural harbour in the workd. Staff are friendly, the food is pub food , and it's a...More

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank philandrita
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27 September 2016|
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Response from Dock_St | Property representative |
Hello, I have 18 staff members whos qualifications have quite a range from no previous experience to over 40 years experience, in their field. We obviously bring a lot of new staff on for summer and are reduced to a core... More
31 July 2015|
Response from Dock_St | Property representative |
Not sure what you are asking the price of? Allan
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Seafood, Pub, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Dock St, Shelburne, Nova Scotia B0T 1W0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Southwest Nova Scotia  >  Shelburne
  • Phone Number: +1 902-875-1131
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