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

Check them all off your bucketlist!

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.

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1. The Press Gang // 5218 Prince Street

Halifax

Must-Try Dish: Raw featured oysters

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

Halifax

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

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3. The Five Fishermen // 1740 Argyle Street

Halifax

Must-Try Dish: The Fishermen’s Catch

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4. McKelvie’s // 1680 Lower Water Street

Halifax

Must-Try Dish: Nova Scotia Lobster

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5. Black Spoon Bistro // 320 Commercial Street

North Sydney

Must-Try Dish: Bacon Wrapped Scallops

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6. Baddeck Lobster Supper // 17 Ross Street

Baddeck

Must-Try Dish: Locally Fished Lobster (obviously)

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

Baddeck

Must-Try Dish: Famous Bluenose Chowder

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8. Cabot Links // 15933 Central Avenue

Inverness

Must-Try Dish: Nova Scotia Pan-Fried Haddock

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

Baddeck

Must-Try Dish: Maple Salmon Salad

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10. Shore Club // 250 Shore Club Road

Hubbards

Must-Try Dish: Classic Lobster Supper

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11. The Savvy Sailor // 100 Montague Street

Lunenburg

Must-Try Dish: Scallop Club Po’Boy

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

Lunenburg

Must-Try Dish: Pan Fried Haddock

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

Lunenburg

Must-Try Dish: Acadian Style Cajun Seafood Stew

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

Yarmouth

Must-Try Dish: Fisherman’s Platter

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

Glenwood

Must-Try Dish: Seafood Casserole

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

Glenwood

Must -Try Dish: Fresh Oysters

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

Peggy’s Cove

Must-Try Dish: Digby Scallops and Fries

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18. The Rhubarb // 8650 Peggys Cove Road

Indian Harbour

Must-Try Dish: Crispy Haddock

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19. Charlotte Lane Café // 13 Charlotte Lane

Shelburne

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

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