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Salt Shaker Deli and Inn

€€ - €€€American, , Seafood
Montague Street, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia B0J 2C0, Canada
+1 902-640-3434
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (143 reviews)
“chowder” (114 reviews)
“mussels” (122 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00 Hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Canadian, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Montague Street, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia B0J 2C0, Canada
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I LOVE this place! I have been staying and eating at the Salt Shaker Deli and Inn for over 10 years and it truly always delivers! The rooms are very quaint and beautifully decorated and very clean and very comfortable. I love that there are...More

Thank KLMercer
Reviewed 6 days ago

Stopped for lunch after searching reviews for lobster rolls and choosing here. It was the perfect choice - quaint but not quite quirky fun atmosphere. Quick and friendly service, good choice of local and craft beers. And the lobster rolls certainly lived up to their...More

Thank 404HappyTraveller
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was in Sunday morning for brunch with a couple of friends. We had great food and excellent service from Dave and Danielle.

Thank eastc0ast84
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nova Scotia is small in population but is massive when it comes to hospitality, outstanding geography and phenomenal restaurants and this little, sensational place is but an example of an eatery with the whole package including great staff, great aesthetics, great views, an unique joke...More

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

With little open in Lunenburg at this time of year, the choices are extremely limited....the Salt Shaker was one of the few places open for dinner and it turned out to be lucky for us. One sister had the pan fried haddock and was very...More

Thank Twyla L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very good food, nice atmosphere and great staff. Relaxed place to have a lunch or supper. Atmosphere is more European than most around with small tables and close spacing but that adds to the experience. Interesting menu as well. Highly recommend the chowder.

Thank Bike R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We LOVE the Salt Shaker Deli - had excellent service and food was delicious. Reasonably priced and perfect portions. We will visit regularly when we stay in town on business!

Thank Kelly C
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

My husband and I ended up in Lunenburg without our children spur of the moment and decided to grab a bite at Salt Shaker. The food was delicious. Our server was so sweet. She was very helpful when I was indecisive ordering. Great patio mind...More

Thank Vanessa B
Reviewed 11 April 2018

We had to wait almost an hour to get in, but it was worth waiting. Everything was delicious. We had seafood chowder as a starter. It was a big bowl that we almost couldn't finish our main. The scallop pasta was the best!

Thank Lazynui
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

Saturday night: place is packed, people are lined up to get in. The first thing you notice is the smell.....warm tomato sauce, hint of garlic, steaming mussels=yum. It's cozy and hoppin'. Service is good, quick, and friendly, but not rushed. Stools at the bar are...More

Thank Beverlee B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Montague Street, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia B0J 2C0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Southwest Nova Scotia  >  Lunenburg
  • Phone Number: +1 902-640-3434
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The Salt Shaker Deli and Inn, (rooms which were once known as the Spinnaker Inn are now part of the Salt Shaker Deli) is one of Lunenburg's most beloved destinations for local residents and visitors alike. Award winning dishes prepared with fresh local ingredients from the Deli makes staying upstairs in the cozy four room Inn an easy choice. Newly renovated rooms with breathtaking views of the historic Lunenburg harbour.
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