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19 Seafood Restaurants Every True Nova Scotian Needs To Try At Least Once

Check them all off your bucketlist!
19 Seafood Restaurants Every True Nova Scotian Needs To Try At Least Once

Tourists from all over the world flock to Nova Scotia all year round for the beautiful scenery, lively music scene, but most importantly to try the internationally acclaimed seafood.  Restaurants all over the province are known for serving up the freshest catch, the best chowder, delicious lobster and outstanding fried fish.

In no particular order, we’ve listed all the best seafood spots throughout Nova Scotia that you have to visit ASAP!  Make a road trip out of it, and check these must-try dishes off your culinary bucket list.

1. The Press Gang // 5218 Prince Street


Must-Try Dish: Raw featured oysters

2. Fredie’s Fantastic Fishhouse // 8 Oland Crescent


Must-Try Dish: Fredie’s Classic Fish & Chips

3. The Five Fishermen // 1740 Argyle Street


Must-Try Dish: The Fishermen’s Catch

4. McKelvie’s // 1680 Lower Water Street


Must-Try Dish: Nova Scotia Lobster

5. Black Spoon Bistro // 320 Commercial Street

North Sydney

Must-Try Dish: Bacon Wrapped Scallops

6. Baddeck Lobster Supper // 17 Ross Street


Must-Try Dish: Locally Fished Lobster (obviously)

7. Bell Buoy Restaurant & Supper House // 536 Chebucto Street


Must-Try Dish: Famous Bluenose Chowder

8. Cabot Links // 15933 Central Avenue


Must-Try Dish: Nova Scotia Pan-Fried Haddock

9. McCurdy's Dining Room // 257 Shore Road


Must-Try Dish: Maple Salmon Salad

10. Shore Club // 250 Shore Club Road


Must-Try Dish: Classic Lobster Supper

11. The Savvy Sailor // 100 Montague Street


Must-Try Dish: Scallop Club Po’Boy

12. Rum Runner Restaurant & Lounge // 66 Montague Street


Must-Try Dish: Pan Fried Haddock

13. Grand Banker Bar & Grill // 82 Montague Street


Must-Try Dish: Acadian Style Cajun Seafood Stew

14. Rudder’s Seafood Restaurant & Brew Pub // 96 Water Street


Must-Try Dish: Fisherman’s Platter

15. Ye Olde Argyler Lodge // 52 Ye Old Argyle Road


Must-Try Dish: Seafood Casserole

16. Eel Lake Oyster Farm // 6590 Nova Scotia Trunk 3


Must -Try Dish: Fresh Oysters

17. The Sou’Wester // 178 Peggys Point Road

Peggy’s Cove

Must-Try Dish: Digby Scallops and Fries

18. The Rhubarb // 8650 Peggys Cove Road

Indian Harbour

Must-Try Dish: Crispy Haddock

19. Charlotte Lane Café // 13 Charlotte Lane


Must-Try Dish: “Back To The Land” Salmon Filet

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