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Encore @ Inn On The Lake

Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
Canadian, American, Bar, Pub, Soups, Gluten Free Options
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3009 Highway 2, Fall River, Nova Scotia B2T 1J5, Canada
+1 902-861-3480
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Lower Sackville, Canada
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited here as a family dinner out and everything about it was great. The food was delicious and the service was over the top.

Thank wrbarr
Toronto, Canada
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38 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you like a creamy rich chowder than this one is for you. I haven't had a bad one there. Very yummy. Mussels and smoked salmon is another favourite of mine. Separate seating section for small groups. Good location for a girls night out for dinner.

Thank Cindy2013_13
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45 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Fantastic low key restaurant. Located inside the Inn On the Lake hotel. You would not expect this place to be so great but it's very well furnished and the food is delicious and not too pricey. We were recently for business in Halifax area and ate dinner on both evenings. We were not disappointed on both days. Fresh and delicious... More 

Thank Marcin C
Lower Sackville, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 13 January 2017

Ate at the inn last night ordered the appetizer bacon wrapped scallops for 16.50 and was told it would be 6 scallops, but for the price you assume it would be a deep sea scallops from Digby NS with a half decent size. Didn't know I would be trying to find the scallop in the bacon wrap LOL. Not worth... More 

Thank pwebbe1
InnOnTheLakeHalifax, Owner at Encore @ Inn On The Lake, responded to this review

Dear pwebbe1, We’re disappointed to hear you did not enjoy your meal with us as that is certainly not the sentiment we want our customers to walk away with. I will be sharing your feedback regarding the small scallops and your preference for bread with our kitchen team so they can review. We hope you choose to dine with us... More 

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96 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Everything we ordered was absolutely decadent and the service was equally as wonderful. A must have is their seafood chowder. We have never tasted anything that delicious.

Thank Carol J
InnOnTheLakeHalifax, Owner at Encore @ Inn On The Lake, responded to this review

Dear Carol J, Thank you for posting your wonderful review. We are very well known for our seafood chowder and I`m happy to hear you enjoyed it! Ron Nelson InnKeeper More 

Kentville, Canada
Level Contributor
25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2016

I've now eaten at the Encore twice (once for lunch and once for supper). Both experiences have been great. The food was quick, and the quality high. It's a great place to grab a bite or take family for a little visit. (and If the weather is nice, the patio is a great place to enjoy the sunshine)

Thank Regan A
InnOnTheLakeHalifax, Owner at Encore @ Inn On The Lake, responded to this review

Hi Regan A, Thank you for taking the time to review our restaurant. We`re happy you enjoyed both dining experiences so far and look forward to welcoming you again soon. Ron Nelson InnKeeper More 

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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

We had the mussels. So tasty! Also had the haddock,salmon and beet salad. All done up very well. The seafood crepe is also supposed to be very good but we did not have it

Thank Karen R
InnOnTheLakeHalifax, Owner at Encore @ Inn On The Lake, responded to this review

Dear Karen R, Thank you for your kind words, you`ll have to stop by again to try the seafood crepe! Until next time, Ron Nelson InnKeeper More 

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130 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016

We went for dinner at Encore with our family because of the weather changing our plans for a nice evening in Halifax. Encore was able to accommodate us for a large table without any notice. The waitress (I do not recall her name but she was fantastic with all requests and extremely friendly) met all of all demands and did... More 

Thank Jane_Randy
InnOnTheLakeHalifax, Owner at Encore @ Inn On The Lake, responded to this review

Dear Jane_Randy, I`m happy to hear we were able to accommodate your family for a last minute dinner and you all enjoyed your meals. We look forward to welcoming you again the next time you are in the area. Sincerely, Ron Nelson InnKeeper More 

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422 reviews
289 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2016

This restaurant is located at the Inn on the Lake, so we ate here because we were staying at the Inn. We had a very engaging server who provided great service. However, my twice requested fruit cup failed to be delivered, well after the hot meals were served. She had to make up a fruit cup as she claimed that... More 

Thank GPaCalgary
InnOnTheLakeHalifax, Owner at Encore @ Inn On The Lake, responded to this review

Hi GPaCalgary, Thank you for your feedback. I'm glad you enjoyed the Traveller's breakfast, but I'm sorry there was a mix up with the fruit cup. I'll pass your comments on to our breakfast staff to ensure this doesn't happen again. Thanks again, Ron Nelson InnKeeper More 

Reading, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
43 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2016

I had dinner here and it was good the service good and food excellent. Was disappointed to fine it's not so easy to have coffee here :( or sit in just for drinks if you are non resident. The cost to sit in and have coffee if you are a non resident is extortionate, I travel to Canada from the... More 

Thank Unique66
InnOnTheLakeHalifax, Owner at Encore @ Inn On The Lake, responded to this review

Dear Unique66, While it seems you enjoyed your meal here, I do understand your disappointment with not being able to sit and enjoy a coffee. I hope you can appreciate that we are a restaurant and not a coffee shop, and although we may not be busy when you arrive we need to keep seats available should a large party... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Canadian, American, Bar, Pub, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3009 Highway 2, Fall River, Nova Scotia B2T 1J5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Region  >  Fall River
  • Phone Number: +1 902-861-3480
  • This restaurant is at Inn on the Lake

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?