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The Half Shell Oysters & Seafood

108 Montague Street, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada
+1 902-634-8503
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Overview
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“oysters” (28 reviews)
“paella” (5 reviews)
Closes in 10 min
12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Hours
CUISINES
Seafood, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
108 Montague Street, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada
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1 - 10 of 81 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This popular eatery was full most times we passed it, but we finally managed to snag a table on the large deck on our second evening. I suspect the place’s popularity is as much down to the setting (overlooking Lunenburg and its picturesque harbour) as...More

Thank wucie
Reviewed October 1, 2018 via mobile

We ordered the fish tacos. Three tacos about 3" in diameter came each with a thumb-size piece of deep fried haddock. They were pretty tasty but the size was underwhelming. Why not serve one taco with a decent sized piece of fish?

Thank lfs552017
Reviewed September 24, 2018

Outdoor casual dining with a lovely water view, local oysters, good beer and service. We just had a snack and the oysters were great.

Thank Nerdian
Reviewed September 20, 2018

Service really nice Food even better...especially the sea food plate View... priceless For everything else there is MasterCard ...haha You have to go there !

Thank felix_anton
Reviewed September 16, 2018

We ate hereon the recommendation of our B&B hostess. We had fish tacos (I asked that the fish be grilled which it was) and a scallop dish. The food was fine, but I wouldn't consider it anything special. However, our waitress was a charmer (she...More

Thank Jon S
Reviewed September 12, 2018 via mobile

Brian had Raw oysters and claims they were world famous. Fish chowder was terrific. Great views. I would highly recommend this quaint bistro

Thank Larry H
Reviewed September 6, 2018 via mobile

The food was delicious and our server was very efficient, it was a beautiful day and had a great view of the harbour. The sun was very hot it would have been nice to have a umbrella to get a little shade.

Thank GlendaSmith42
Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed our meal greatly (seafood paella) / just glad I wasn’t real hungry as the portions are small. No scallops in mine and only one clam! A larger portion served with some bread would have been perfect and rated higher. Red wine choices need to...More

Thank tlw1037
Reviewed September 1, 2018

Beer and oysters aren't my favorite thing, but they had very good cider on tap and I enjoyed the oysters Rockefeller. My husband was delighted with his oyster selection and beer. Service was good and view was stunning.

Thank Barbara O
Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

We were fortunate to come across this little gem! Loved the bar seating. Staff were very friendly and knowledgeable. Food was fantastic! If you are in Lunenburg...make it a must stop!!!

Thank IslandCouple44
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Monday
12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Tuesday
12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Wednesday
12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Thursday
12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Friday
12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Saturday
12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 108 Montague Street, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Southwest Nova Scotia  >  Lunenburg
  • Phone Number: +1 902-634-8503
Description
**We are opening June 1st for the 2018 season** Outdoor restaurant in the heart of Lunenburg, Nova Scotia. Serving up the freshest local seafood you can find for lunch, dinner and late night. #eatyourview
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