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Windlass Restaurant

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Lunch, Dinner
Seafood, Canadian
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
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All reviews seafood chowder haddock fresh clams service was great great seafood enjoyed a lovely dinner nova scotia rappie pie lighthouse portions washroom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have made the Windlass a regular stop for fish and chips. Service is prompt and friendly. Fish is fresh and done in a light crispy batter. Out of the back is a view over Kelly's Cove and the Yarmouth Lighthouse that is always changing....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank David S
Reviewed September 1, 2018

We return when we are in the area because of the great seafood, view and the fact that it is more accessible than many places in the area. But tried the washrooms this time and they are not accessible. The place is large enough to...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank llinel
Reviewed August 19, 2018

Stopped for an early dinner. Ordered some old favorites (chicken wings, seafood chowder), some specials (pan fried halibut), and some new things (lobster poutine, Windlass seafood platter). Without exception, everything was absolutely fresh & delicious. We all totally cleaned our plates of the ample portions....More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Alison L S
Reviewed July 25, 2018

friendly service prompt great view of lighthouse and sea very basic decor but food is great will go back

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Paul R
Reviewed July 1, 2018 via mobile

This little gem off the road has a great view of the ocean and surroundings. Its a bit pricey but the service was great. The food was delish!!! I had scallops and haddock and my boyfriend had clams and scallops. The only complaint is they...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Sheena C
Reviewed June 8, 2018

Wonderful local restaurant. Fish is always fresh, fresh, fresh and well-prepared. Both fish and seafood chowders are delicious. Interestingly (learned through our teen-age son), their chicken wings are "the best in the world." Service can sometimes be a litle slow, b/c it's a real mom-and-pop...More

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank Sam S
Reviewed April 29, 2018

We enjoyed a lovely Dinner Date last evening at the Windlass Restaurant. The Service was great...very friendly and prompt...food was delicious...very fresh haddock.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Cindy P
Reviewed October 13, 2017

When you first arrive you're not impressed by the building. Ask to be seated in the back room with the view. The first day I arrived in Yarmouth I couldn't wait to have some fresh clams and scallops. I was not disappointed. My mother brought...More

Date of visit: September 2017
1  Thank anythingtropical
Reviewed September 10, 2017

We were there today and it was very busy! Considering there was one waitress it wasn't bad. My husband has fish and chips (which he does not have often) he loved it. Said it was really flakey and very good. I had the seafood chowder...More

Date of visit: September 2017
1  Thank Nancy M
Reviewed September 3, 2017

The place is accessible- no step to climb over; easy to get a walker or wheelchair around between tables. Tables instead of booths. Didn't try the washroom so not sure about that. But loved the ease of getting around the restaurant. Large and roomy. Excellent...More

Date of visit: September 2017
1  Thank llinel
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