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The Sea Dog

) #5 of 11 Restaurants in Shelburne $$ - $$$ , Seafood,
1 Dock St, Shelburne, Nova Scotia B0T 1W0, Canada
+1 902-875-1131
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good26%
  • Average21%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible11%
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Bar, Seafood, Pub, Canadian
$$ - $$$
1 Dock St, Shelburne, Nova Scotia B0T 1W0, Canada
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1 - 10 of 173 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want to eat outside, this is the place to go! The deck is RIGHT on the water, with a nice view. I had the fish and chips, with a side of gravy. The gravy was good and fish was ok (but I've had...More

Thank Jacinta R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed a delicious lunch here. The portions were huge! The fish cakes were enormous and served with homemade baked beans and chow. The veggie stir fry was also very generous and the chowder, delicious! There are several types of Poutine available also. The prices...More

Thank JeanYHZ
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were there in the off season. Good food, great service and fantastic view. Too bad lobster was not available. Would have loved to have some.

Thank Suz P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were ending the night at Cooper's Inn just down the road so this place was within walking distance, and as it was early in the season there weren't that many places open. We had a nice table overlooking the water, and it was a...More

Thank grankan
Dock_St, Owner at The Sea Dog, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

So, glad you enjoyed your visit. Thank you. Allan

Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

In a great setting on Dock street in the Historic district of fascinating Shelburne - a cozy oasis on a blustery day with a warm welcome and great harbour views. Wide selection of craft and local beers and good filling food with homely service and...More

Thank osmium2046
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Food was poor and the service was very poor seem like the workers didn't want to be there and were very cranky! I would recommend this place once just to see how bad it is

2  Thank hungryman202
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Had a good lunch at the sea dog saloon.Had a good talk with Alan too. It was nice and sunny that day.we had a visit with Robert too.The last time I was there was Gene's 50th birthday party.

Thank cathyhayden658
Reviewed 11 January 2017

The seadog was a turning point for my solo bike trip. I had spent several days on my bike, camping wherever I could find a spot big enough along the N.S rails to trails system. This was the first cycling trip ive done, and by...More

Thank Robyn111111
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Salty Seadog sits right on the harbour, you can watch the sunset and night lights of the harbour .Food was very good,seafood patties were enormous!Apple crumble served in a tall glass was creative and yummy!Service by our waitress was very friendly and entertaining with local...More

Thank Patcol55
Reviewed 2 November 2016

interesting setting,quite cozy no other customers wait staff friendly but meal was over priced and left a lot to be desired I had a hot hamburg ($14.00) which was not featured on the menu it was a two oz pattie served with the darkest gravy...More

2  Thank Wayne R
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
What qualifications do your staff have....are the cooks trained chefs with culinary expertise or have any training in anything to do with restaurants such as customer service?
26 September 2016|
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Response from Dock_St | Property representative |
Hello, I have 18 staff members whos qualifications have quite a range from no previous experience to over 40 years experience, in their field. We obviously bring a lot of new staff on for summer and are reduced to a core... More
what is the price?
31 July 2015|
Response from Dock_St | Property representative |
Not sure what you are asking the price of? Allan
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Seafood, Pub, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, View, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Dock St, Shelburne, Nova Scotia B0T 1W0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Southwest Nova Scotia  >  Shelburne
  • Phone Number: +1 902-875-1131
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