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Big Red's Family Restaurant

€€ - €€€Pizza, Seafood,
80 Montague St, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia B0J 2C0, Canada
+1 902-634-3554
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good35%
  • Average22%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible13%
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“pizza” (61 reviews)
“seafood” (12 reviews)
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Pizza, Seafood, Canadian
€€ - €€€
80 Montague St, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia B0J 2C0, Canada
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The fried scallop was definitely tasty. The chowder was a little salty but you get used to it. Food filled my belly and left me smiling. Service was super attentive

Thank Rain2018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped for supper at Big Red's, The ONLY good things there the view & the hot tea at the end of a very poor meal. The fish chowder had more potatoes than fish. I had the Fish & Chips & the batter was way...More

Thank caperleaf
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were in the lovely village of Lunenburg and stopped in for a quick supper at Big Red's. This restaurant is located in an old jail, so the atmosphere is very interesting, the view of the harbour is spectacular, the wait staff great! The food...More

Thank Ruth-Anne M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had been eating seafood of all discriptions for about 10 days and needed something different. My wife and I went to Red's looking for pasta and we both chose the lasagna. The kitchen also prepared some garlic toast for us. The tomato sauce was...More

Thank Caddyshacks
Reviewed 15 September 2017

I take a lunch on the outside terrace and I have a nice view on the sea, the harbour and the blue nose. The lunch was good and I took a smoothie made on place. It was very good.

Thank robertsherbrooke
Reviewed 31 August 2017

The seafood chowder was runny. Mussels were ok. Poutine was ok. Limited beverage choices. Ice cream was great

Thank George N
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

We stopped at this restaurant for a quick bite to eat on the way to Yarmouth. We were nearing the end of our two week trip to the east coast so we'd eaten a lot of great food up until this point. The service was...More

Thank Fraley21
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

We were seated immediately, service was friendly and attentive. Food was good: lobster roll, seafood sampler, seafood chowder. Chowder was definitely the best but don't upgrade for "extra lobster"

Thank Consumer14
Reviewed 19 August 2017

Stopped into Big Red's for dinner on our last night in Lunenburg. Very average restaurant that is housed in Lunenburg's jail (once upon a time). They still have the bars from the jail leading down to the bathrooms. Ask for more information if you're interested...More

Thank Rachel S
Reviewed 18 August 2017

We chose this place out of many at the same location because it advertised a daily special with Lobster Roll and Fries for $18.99, which is quite expensive. So I thought that it would be a good-sized portion for that price. However, the dish was...More

Thank arrobarriba
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Pizza, Seafood, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 80 Montague St, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia B0J 2C0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Southwest Nova Scotia  >  Lunenburg
  • Phone Number: +1 902-634-3554
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