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Shaw's Landing

6958 Prospect Rd, West Dover, Nova Scotia B3Z 3S8, Canada
+1 902-823-1843
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“chowder” (42 reviews)
“homemade bread” (10 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 8:30 PMAll hours
Canadian, Seafood, Soups, American, Bar
$$ - $$$
6958 Prospect Rd, West Dover, Nova Scotia B3Z 3S8, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently took a mini vacation to Nova Scotia and went to Peggy's Cove. My niece suggested we stop here, she said it was not much from the outside but that the food was delicious. She was totally right. The outside of the building could...More

Thank Spudislanders
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My sister and I were staying at Peggy's Cove and stopped here for dinner. The parking lot was full, so we figured it was a good place to eat. We both chose the Caesar salad with chicken in order to save room for the warm...More

Thank RaGena M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped for lunch based on reviews on Trip advisor and was not disappointed. Ordered their seafood chowder with homemade bread. Full of seafood and fresh veggies, the chowder was among the best I've ever eaten. The waitress asked me if I was sure that I...More

Thank chrisperna1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I read the reviews that were good so this is why we went to this restaurant. The place was not full when we got there so we were a little skeptical. Well all I can say is that my husband had the best grilled haddock...More

Thank linny7272
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped for lunch on our way to Peggy's Cove and were not disappointed. We had the fish and chips, the lobster sandwich, a salad and seafood chowder. Everything was fresh and the bread was homemade and yummy! There were many people there and the...More

Thank 9sylvie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our first place to eat in our trip to NS. We went about 30 mins before closing on a Sunday night. Great view to watch the sunset. I ordered a salad - portion was very large. My partner ordered the lobster sandwich, which was delish....More

Thank Amy K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a very good meal of fish and chips that was simply outstanding and the service was excellent. We sat on the balcony overlooking the ocean enjoying the afternoon with family from Prospect Bay.

Thank John W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

While shopping in Peggy's Cove we were told of Shaw's Landing. The shopkeeper said that it's a great little restaurant. Well, she was right. First, we could have our dog sit with us on the patio which is important to us. Second, the view from...More

Thank 57RRoberts
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

Saw Shaw's Landing on our drive into Peggy's Cove and decided to stop here after lunch. This is outside of the main village so seemed less busy and chaotic. Beautiful patio overlooking the water was busy and full, but we got a table inside by...More

Thank Karman T
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Very good food .great local eatery recommended by many of the local people . Had the fish n chips and it was very good . Fast service hot food freshly made .our server very nice .great casual restaurant with a wonderful coastal feel .

Thank Dale W
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Questions & Answers
1 October 2015|
Response from jimh615 |
Spoke to a person at the restaurant, today 2 September 2016. Mr. Shaw no longer owns the restaurant and has returned home to Switzerland. The restaurant however is still there with his name and looking over the TripAdvisor... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Canadian, Seafood, Soups, American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Seating, Wine and Beer, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, View
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6958 Prospect Rd, West Dover, Nova Scotia B3Z 3S8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Region  >  West Dover
  • Phone Number: +1 902-823-1843
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