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The Half Shell Oysters & Seafood

108 Montague Street, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada
+1 902-634-8503
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“oysters” (28 reviews)
“paella” (5 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 21:00 Hours
Seafood, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
108 Montague Street, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada
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Reviewed 30 October 2018

This popular eatery was full most times we passed it, but we finally managed to snag a table on the large deck on our second evening. I suspect the place’s popularity is as much down to the setting (overlooking Lunenburg and its picturesque harbour) as...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank wucie
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

We ordered the fish tacos. Three tacos about 3" in diameter came each with a thumb-size piece of deep fried haddock. They were pretty tasty but the size was underwhelming. Why not serve one taco with a decent sized piece of fish?

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank lfs552017
Reviewed 24 September 2018

Outdoor casual dining with a lovely water view, local oysters, good beer and service. We just had a snack and the oysters were great.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Nerdian
Reviewed 20 September 2018

Service really nice Food even better...especially the sea food plate View... priceless For everything else there is MasterCard ...haha You have to go there !

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank felix_anton
Reviewed 16 September 2018

We ate hereon the recommendation of our B&B hostess. We had fish tacos (I asked that the fish be grilled which it was) and a scallop dish. The food was fine, but I wouldn't consider it anything special. However, our waitress was a charmer (she...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Jon S
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

Brian had Raw oysters and claims they were world famous. Fish chowder was terrific. Great views. I would highly recommend this quaint bistro

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Larry H
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

The food was delicious and our server was very efficient, it was a beautiful day and had a great view of the harbour. The sun was very hot it would have been nice to have a umbrella to get a little shade.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank GlendaSmith42
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed our meal greatly (seafood paella) / just glad I wasn’t real hungry as the portions are small. No scallops in mine and only one clam! A larger portion served with some bread would have been perfect and rated higher. Red wine choices need to...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank tlw1037
Reviewed 1 September 2018

Beer and oysters aren't my favorite thing, but they had very good cider on tap and I enjoyed the oysters Rockefeller. My husband was delighted with his oyster selection and beer. Service was good and view was stunning.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Barbara O
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

We were fortunate to come across this little gem! Loved the bar seating. Staff were very friendly and knowledgeable. Food was fantastic! If you are in Lunenburg...make it a must stop!!!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank IslandCouple44
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 108 Montague Street, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Southwest Nova Scotia  >  Lunenburg
  • Phone Number: +1 902-634-8503
**We are opening June 1st for the 2018 season** Outdoor restaurant in the heart of Lunenburg, Nova Scotia. Serving up the freshest local seafood you can find for lunch, dinner and late night. #eatyourview
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