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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%
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“pizza” (148 reviews)
“chowder” (118 reviews)
“mussels” (124 reviews)
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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 yesterday via mobile

Worth the wait! We came on a busy day and we've waited as it is a sign of good food and service, my expectation was met with grace, crew are awesome, nice, service is impeccable and so with food, dark & stormy is my new...More

Thank Rmie R
Reviewed 2 days ago

As it was very busy we had to wait about 5 minutes, not bad in peak tourist season. The seafood chowder was excellent and the rest of the food was good. It was a bit noisy but all in all it was a good lunch.

Thank Mary B
Reviewed 4 days ago

We loved everything about the Salt Shaker Deli. The food was amazing . . . we ate there three times, tried lots of different dishes. The staff was great, very helpful and friendly. We ate at a table the first time, on the deck the...More

Thank Kimtheartist
Reviewed 6 days ago

We went to the Salt Shaker Deli for breakfast from the recommendation from another visitor to Lunenburg. May I say that the food was delicious! It came out in a very timely matter. It was hot and very tasty. The service was wonderful as well....More

Thank Tish C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had lunch there last week, we found the food to be very good, not amazing. . BUT ... but but but -- the service was good, the food nicely prepared, a varied menu, nice decor and a outside deck for nicer days. Hard working staff,...More

Thank david M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I’ve had a lot of burgers from a lot of places and the burger I had here is easily in my top 5. It’s not huge in size but it’s huge in flavour. The house sauce and fresh ingredients perfectly complimented the greasy and delicious...More

Thank Doug7483
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been going to the Salt Shaker regularly for five years and we have never been disappointed. The scallops and linguini is a standout and so is the pizza, which has a pleasing thin crust. It can get crowded this time of year but...More

Thank americanexile2018
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a lovely lunch here while visiting Lunenburg. The pizza was thin crust, crispy, and delicious and there was a nice selection of beers. We sat inside but the balcony looked over the water and had umbrellas to keep off the sun, so it...More

Thank JennLax22
Reviewed 1 week ago

The pizza is very good. I would definitely recommend it as alternative to all the seafood that abounds in this region. The patio is small so we sat inside. The restaurant was warm and didn't seem to be air-conditioned, although the breeze was blowing in...More

Thank Jennifer C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went early to get a place on the patio. We were the first arrived so I choose the table to get the best view of the wharf. Food was excellent, my banh mi burger was tasty with homemade fries side and Sriracha mayo. My...More

Thank Stephane M
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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
View, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
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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