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The Old Fish Factory Restaurant

68 Bluenose Dr | 2nd Floor of Fisheries Museum, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia B0J 2C0, Canada
+1 902-634-3333
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Overview
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good40%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“lobster tacos” (39 reviews)
“fish” (91 reviews)
“chowder” (50 reviews)
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CUISINES
Seafood, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
68 Bluenose Dr | 2nd Floor of Fisheries Museum, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia B0J 2C0, Canada
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1 - 10 of 773 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While visiting the museum we discovered the in house restaurent and decided to have an late lunch.We were very pleasantly surprised in all respects by the atmosphere and the quality of the food and drinks.I had chowder and a beer and my wife crab cakes.We...More

Thank John G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although there was a bit of a wait on a busy Saturday night, the payoff was great seafood and a beautiful setting overlooking Lunenburg harbour. The service was speedy considering the heavy crowd, and the wait staff attentive. We had fish & chips, chowder, and...More

Thank 781edr
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here during a recent stop in Lunenberg. We sat outside and it was lovely to sit just a few feet from the water. It's a beautiful view. The restaurant is pretty big and is upstairs, although the patio seating is on the main...More

Thank Cyn D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice to sit on the dock and "people watch" while having good food. My seafood wrap was outstanding but hubby's fish tacos were only "good" (pieces of fish too big - like one huge piece each taco). But you can't beat the feel of sitting...More

Thank Bee778
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came to this little town on a last minute decision on our road trip. While touring around we figured might as well grab some dinner before another 3 hr drive (which ended up beong longer...you will see why). We came upon this place as...More

Thank bradr879
OldfishfactoryRestau, Manager at The Old Fish Factory Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your great review! We had a few power outages this year and they are always a bit of struggle to rearrange things, but we do our best to still feed everyone we can! Glad you were able to enjoy your meal. Come...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Located on the waterfront, we had the opportunity to sit outside and enjoy view of the water (and the 70 degree temps). Friendly service, reasonable prices, and generous portions. Since I wanted to try a little of everything, I ordered the Lunenburg Fish Fry (local...More

1  Thank jassy56
OldfishfactoryRestau, Manager at The Old Fish Factory Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your great review!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Quiet day with the smell of fall in the air and my wife and I were without children. Stopped by here for a bit of local food with a view of the Bluenose II. that’s where the joy ended. All of the shareable plates were...More

Thank Lord-Tubby
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had lunch here on their last day of the season. We were disappointed that they were out of nearly everything. Hope to come back someday and enjoy a lobster dinner.

Thank srgauger
OldfishfactoryRestau, Manager at The Old Fish Factory Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your great rating. It gets hard toward the end of our season as ideally we will run out of almost everything. We do hope you're able to come back again next year and enjoy a lobster dinner!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Service and view were excellent. We had the lobster tacos, wow, they were amazing and a real plate full. Probably the most memorable meal from our 3.5 week holiday, so tasty my mouth waters at the thought. Also had the Tidal bay wine taster which...More

Thank WYorkshiretraveller
OldfishfactoryRestau, Manager at The Old Fish Factory Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your great review!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed our meals, great selection of seafood. It is located in the same building as the Museum of Fisheries,

Thank palmercase
OldfishfactoryRestau, Manager at The Old Fish Factory Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your great rating!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$45
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 20:30
Monday
11:00 - 20:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 20:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 20:30
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 68 Bluenose Dr | 2nd Floor of Fisheries Museum, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia B0J 2C0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Southwest Nova Scotia  >  Lunenburg
  • Phone Number: +1 902-634-3333
  • E-mail
Description
The freshest Nova Scotia seafood, and a harbour view that will absolutely take your breath away, make The Old Fish Factory Restaurant a favourite dining destination for locals and travelers alike. Tempt your taste buds with our annual Summer Lobster and Seafood Festival, our world-famous seafood chowder, local deep sea scallops, fish and chips, sea-fresh haddock, steamed mussels or oysters. Whether you are coming to experience the salt air on our outdoor wharfside patio, a casual meal in the dining room or a drink in the Ice house Bar, our crew is committed to unforgettable seafood and great local Maritime hospitality.
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