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The Half Shell Oysters & Seafood

€€ - €€€Seafood,
108 Montague Street, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada
+1 902-634-8503
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Overview
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good21%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“oysters” (25 reviews)
“lobster club” (3 reviews)
“paella” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Seafood, Canadian
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€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
108 Montague Street, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

We had a light dinner here, emphasis on light. As the menu is limited to “small plates” probably not someplace to go if you are really hungry. We ordered the fish tacos, “paella” and linguini with scallops. The linguini was a hit, a good quantity...More

Thank Mark V
Reviewed yesterday

Great oysters, knowledgeable staff, and the best chowder I had in Nova Scotia! Get there early, because it fills up quick.

Thank Wendy T
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Visited today and while one of our party had fish& chips from the next door Fish Shack which was excellent great portions done well. Our experience was wanting, the server was fantastic and pleasant. My Paella was far from what was expected, mussels and scallops...More

Thank Derek W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It’s not good for group people. No indoor seat and outside seat also very limited. We order seafood tower. The raw scallops were best. Raw clam also clean well and was tasty.

Thank Lydia P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really disappointed in the service here. Was greeted well but when the server was given different information from coworkers her attitude changed dramatically. Really inappropriate for the customer service to be so negatively effected by the inner workings of the restaurant. Then waited about 20min...More

Thank Alexandra C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in for lunch while travelling through Lunenburg. Great view. Started with oysters, followed by a bowl of chowder. On the pricey side but Seafood was tasty and fresh and well paired with some local beer. Service was friendly and attentive. Great spot.

Thank Carol Y
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had to choose a restaurant today to take our 4 friends from out of province to for lunch in the afternoon. Absolutely perfect choice with a great view of the harbour, incredible seafood, and the service was spot on. We had the Tower (seafood...More

Thank Kim C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good selection of food and good atmosphere. Servers are also prompt and courteous. All around good experience. Been here a few times and same each time.

Thank keithbeneteau
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lunenberg is a terrific waterfront town, and definitely worth the drive from Halifax. Several restaurants other than Half Shell were recommended to us, but we chose it because of the menu which we previewed before we arrived. We sat at the outdoor bar which we...More

Thank beeperVancouver
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been here a few times and it's now one of our fave places in Lunenburg. Casual, with excellent food and drinks and genuinely kind service. True Maritime hospitality.

Thank Sonia T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Cuisine
Seafood, Canadian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:00
Monday
12:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 21:00
Thursday
12:00 - 21:00
Friday
12:00 - 21:00
Saturday
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
Description
**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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