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The Lobster Pound And Moore

161 Queen St, North Sydney, Nova Scotia B2A 1A9, Canada
+1 902-794-2992
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  • Excellent89%
  • Very good8%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lobster wontons” (30 reviews)
“lobster club” (17 reviews)
“fries” (37 reviews)
Closes in 14 min
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Hours
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
161 Queen St, North Sydney, Nova Scotia B2A 1A9, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant is by far one of the best places I have ever dined in and I've traveled and been to a lot of very fine restaurants. The food was AMAZING, the waitress was excellent and the owner put his personal touch and made us...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Paulette F
Reviewed December 8, 2018 via mobile

Read the title of my review! Now Eat Here!!! Chef Ritchie doesn’t disappoint. The staff are amazing!! Atmosphere is entertaining at times— the food... you MUST eat here. My goal is to order everything on the menu!!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank I9222VRcraigt
Reviewed December 7, 2018 via mobile

Have eaten there so many times & love it so much, the food, the owner/ Chef Richard & Leslie & staff, wonderful!!!! Recently he started take out service too, & wow, my husband who doesn’t get to sit in & eat much got to enjoy...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank KimberlyDay
Reviewed November 28, 2018

Lunched here with friends (who are regular customers) on a cold, windy day while visiting Cape Breton. The place may not impress from the street -- but WOW...the food was exceptional, the service "just right," and the decor pleasant too. The seafood chowder was to...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank douetesvous
Reviewed November 1, 2018 via mobile

I had heard about the Lobster Pound from fellow hunting friends that travel through Nova Scotia in route to Newfoundland. The restaurant is very close to the ferry which makes it very convenient to get supper before boarding. Having said this, don’t go because it...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 1sawmiller
Reviewed October 30, 2018

We decided to have our last meal in Cape Breton at The Lobster Pound and Moore. We were not disappointed. The appetizers are for sharing and are very generous and there is a good selection. For the main course I had the tuna seared with...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Robin P
Reviewed October 29, 2018

We made reservations on one of their busiest nights and were glad we did. Good service and a varied menu focusing on fish. I had the ribs and was very happy with a large meaty slab and tasty bar-b-que sauce. A small portion of mixed...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank gjanie
Reviewed October 23, 2018

Great service...three giant pieces of fish with the fish and chips. Steak cooked beautifully. Staff is amazing!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Jennsteele
Reviewed October 14, 2018

Love the atmosphere and use of the open concept of the kitchen. The chef is friendly by coming out and meeting the customers. Food is great, local and good portions.

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank ljmercer57
Reviewed October 13, 2018 via mobile

During our stay on Cape Breton Island we found this place and had dinner there. We were very lucky to get a table without a reservation! The appetizers to share are great, we had the Lobster Spring Roll - fantastic! As a main course we...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Florence B
March 8, 2018|
Response from Sylvia_10 | Reviewed this property |
I don't make reservations and I am not affiliated with the restaurant. I just submitted a review! You definitely have to make reservation if your gonna stop in and dine, especially 6 people. You won't regret it, the food is... More
July 13, 2017|
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Response from chefrich66 | Property representative |
Call but arrive with a better attitude than jackie as she was one of our more rude customers. Also doesn't know how to ask for something nicely.
May 16, 2017|
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Response from lyndalou22 | Reviewed this property |
We didn't have the crab cakes. Sorry I can't answer your question.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Open Hours
4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 161 Queen St, North Sydney, Nova Scotia B2A 1A9, Canada (Formerly The Lobster Pound Restaurant)
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Cape Breton Island  >  North Sydney
  • Phone Number: +1 902-794-2992
Food made with love for those who love food.
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