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Rudder's Seafood Restaurant and Brew Pub

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96 Water St, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia B5A 4P9, Canada
+1 902-742-7311
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good34%
  • Average20%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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Bar, Seafood, Pub, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
96 Water St, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia B5A 4P9, Canada
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Good tasty food. Friendly staff. Great local raspberry beer. Easy parking. Could recommend the lobster routine.

Thank Heatherandian
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We started wirh calamari and were ever it is served we try and only 1 place has compared to Australia and that was in Toronto. Well there calamari was top notch bravo. I had the seafood casserole and it was good but expected more seafood...More

1  Thank Mariane Y
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had to try the Nova Scotia lobster and Rudder's came highly recommended. This place was fabulous from the excellent service by the brewmaster himself, to the taste of the seafood chowder and juicy lobsters (Yes, I had two with the second one coming in at...More

Thank JohnvanHoudt
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Always good food here and ample servings.I had my annual clam burger,like I say wish it were closer to me.Had the French onion next trip in, fav for sure.Love the raspberry beer especially on a hot summer day.Entertainment on Saturday always call for reservations in...More

Thank Barry W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoyed a lovely lunch with the Girls...beautiful setting with lovely view of Yarmouth Harbour...excellent staff and service...delicious food. A real treat!

Thank Cindy P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Friendly staff and excellent beer. I can't get enough of the raspberry blonde. Delicious desserts, good chicken wings on Wednesdays and also happy hour, and everything is affordable. I love Rudders!

Thank Rebecca M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I am a frequent patron at Rudders as I travel to Yarmouth for business on a regular schedule. Rudders is my main destination for lunch . I love the menu and the daily specials. My favourites are the Creamed Lobster Roll with Fries and the...More

Thank Stephen B
Reviewed April 9, 2018 via mobile

Went for dinner with family members for first time at Rudders I ordered seafood chowder and haddock cakes. Chowder tasted like someone added pieces of fish and chopped potato to a bowl of milk broth. Bland! The haddock cakes all potato and very little haddock...More

Thank Mona C
Reviewed April 9, 2018

A perfect location buy lacking in food quality and service. Wants to be great but the place needs a good clean and the wait staff need a refresher course on customer service. The food is very average. Lots of fried stuff on the menu, which...More

Thank acedaddy
Reviewed March 29, 2018

This restaurant has a great location, right down by the water. The interior is charming, and the service was good. The food, however, was only average. If you want seafood, the choices are many. I chose the reuben panini. The focacia bread was really good,...More

Thank Dona D
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It is less than a kilometer
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yes it is open year around
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 96 Water St, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia B5A 4P9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Southwest Nova Scotia  >  Yarmouth
  • Phone Number: +1 902-742-7311
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