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Governors Pub & Eatery

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Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
PRICE RANGE
US$10 - US$15
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
CUISINES
Bar, Seafood, Pub, Canadian, Gastropub
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Live Music, Waterfront
Reviews (1,293)
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All reviews lobster roll fish and chips chowder steak spinach salad potatoes live music overlooking the water second floor nova scotia stir fry great place to eat upstairs patio fireplace entertainment wrap
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Reviewed October 16, 2021 via mobile

The wait was short to get inside. Live music, great service and the food was very good. Would come back! We had the pasta and chicken Marsala.

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed October 8, 2021 via mobile

Nice variety on the menu. Good quality drinks, pricey if you get ‘market rate’ seafood. Amazing singer/entertainment upstairs on a Thursday night, great vibe

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed October 3, 2021 via mobile

Great food, great service and beautiful atmosphere. Definitely worth visiting. My GF had the Lobster Benedict and as a local, she affirmed him good the Lobster was.

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed October 3, 2021

Nothing spectacular here. The food was good, prices were reasonable and the service was satisfactory.

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed September 26, 2021 via mobile

Amazing food and interesting decor. Enjoyed the mussels, lobster roll and carrot cake. Enjoyed every morsel.

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed September 22, 2021 via mobile

Exactly what we were looking for this evening. Really good service. Friendly staff. Lots of options on the menu. Husband had fish and chips. Very light batter and homemade fries. I had the salmon wrap with soup. Soup was perfect — not salty, very tasty...and just the right amount. Wrap was yum. What totally pushed me over the edge was the best dessert I have ever had in my life: Salted caramel chocolate cheesecake with crème brûlée topping. Incredible. Highly recommend!More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed September 22, 2021 via mobile

What the restaurant has going for it is it’s location, and the limited restaurant options nearby. The food is okay, but just okay. The lobster roll is a weak excuse for a lobster roll if you’ve spent much time in the Maritimes and tried others....If you’ve never had a proper lobster roll then it’s probably fine. The service lacked any personality or “customer service” at all, it felt like maybe we were a nuisance to them by being there. The restaurant was practically empty but there was still a long line to get in, many just gave up and kept walking. Based on some of the reviews here, it just wasn’t what I was expecting or hoping for. Just an average experience at best.More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed August 29, 2021 via mobile

Very good and cheap steak. Friendly service and good ambiance. Free parking at the portside. Would have appreciated being able to reserve online.

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed August 26, 2021 via mobile

Absolutely fantastic!! We sat outside, and the view was beautiful. The service was fantastic and the food was incredible! Our server, Morgan, gave great recommendations.

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed August 23, 2021

The place was not very busy and we had to wait to be seated. Then it was another 30 minutes before anyone asked us if we would like drinks and then that happened because we asked for service. Even then it took a while for...service.More

Date of visit: August 2021
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771karenm
June 28, 2016|
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Response from Jean Marie S | Reviewed this property |
Sorry....I just got the question emailed to me from Trip Advisor tonight.....July 11th!!
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caperman55
September 20, 2015|
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Response from FJDriver | Reviewed this property |
When we went to the Governor's Pub and Eatery, it was our second attempt. The first night we went, it was obvious that they were REALLY busy, and we would have had to wait way too long. On our second attempt, we were able... More
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Darlene M
September 14, 2015|
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Response from Jean Marie S | Reviewed this property |
Hello. I called Governors for you. Oysters are a regular menu item. They are served raw with sea salt, pepper and lemon and cost $2.00 each. I have never had them (and never will, lol) so I can't review them for you... More
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Frequently Asked Questions about Governors Pub & Eatery

Yes, Governors Pub & Eatery offers takeaway services.

Yes, Governors Pub & Eatery is taking precautions against COVID-19. A full list is available within the "safety precautions" section of this page.

Governors Pub & Eatery is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4