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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
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good38%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“lobster tacos” (36 reviews)
“haddock” (55 reviews)
“chowder” (47 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 20:30 Hours
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 752 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had lunch and drinks here after the museum. It was a very hot day and the staff were understanding and made sure to put us in shade. It was excellent service and good timing for lunch to come out!

Thank amandajean90
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great lunch, maritime seafood wrap, yum, came back the next day and had it again. Neat old building right on the wharf, good service and wonderful unsweetened ice tea. I am from Canada and find you can’t get unsweetened ice tea in a restaurant, it...More

Thank karvin h
Reviewed 2 days ago

Went for supper with family and was the first time at the Old Fish Factory. Beautiful view of the Lunenburg Harbour but was very disappointed in the quality of the food for the price. Had the seafood chowder and it was so thick with white...More

Thank Heather M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The food was okay but not stellar. Really enjoyed the salad. Had to sit outdoors which is normally okay but the table we were seated had an umbrella that we were told didn’t work. Another waitress came by later and raised it! We had scallops...More

Thank Kathy N
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had lunch here It's right in the waterfront We did not make rez but by 1pm it fills up There is a paid parking lot right next door There isn't that much parking on the streets Best to walk around town and appreciate the architecture...More

Thank Tempusfugit2015
OldfishfactoryRestau, Manager at The Old Fish Factory Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your kind review!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We really like this place. On visits in previous years, we found the service a bit slow, but this seems to have been rectified. The food is consistently tasty and the wine and beer list always has something appropriate. Service is friendly. But best of...More

Thank KplusB
OldfishfactoryRestau, Manager at The Old Fish Factory Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your kind review. We have worked hard to rectify some of our timing issues if the past and it is good to hear that you've noticed! Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went last week with another couple. Very good food and service. Special was a maple glazed Haddock. Huge portion and great tasting. The chowder is a do not miss as well. The sea food platter was easily a meal for two. The wait staff are...More

Thank Bike R
OldfishfactoryRestau, Manager at The Old Fish Factory Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your great review! Nice to hear you recognized some of our servers from the Den! We are lucky to have them in the summer months! We look forward to seeing you again sometime.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

They specialise in sea food menu an the food items on the menu are decently priced. Their hospitality is good and they serve food on patio and inside the restaurant.

Thank Komal P
OldfishfactoryRestau, Manager at The Old Fish Factory Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind review!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I had great meals here. Chose to eat outside, later in the evening and it was just a bit cool, but we wanted the experience and are unapologetic people-watchers! The fish tacos and lobster roll were great, service was prompt and friendly...More

Thank dave19602015
OldfishfactoryRestau, Manager at The Old Fish Factory Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your great review! Glad to hear your enjoyed your meals and got to sit on our patio. It's the best view you can get! Come again sometime.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped here for lunch on a cruise to Halifax. We wanted seafood with views of the harbor. My husband had 6 large oysters and the seafood chowder. The oysters were excellent and he also loved the chowder saying that it was delicious. I was...More

Thank Michelle O
OldfishfactoryRestau, Manager at The Old Fish Factory Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your feedback and kind review. Hope you can make it back again sometime!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$46
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, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, View
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
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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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