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Salt Shaker Deli and Inn

Montague Street, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia B0J 2C0, Canada
+1 902-640-3434
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (154 reviews)
“chowder” (115 reviews)
“mussels” (119 reviews)
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11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Hours
American, Bar, Pizza, Seafood, Canadian, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Montague Street, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia B0J 2C0, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Because of Deli in the name, we didn't know how much beyond "deli" this restaurant has to offer until we stopped in on our last night in Lunenburg. Of all of the places we dined, this was by far the best. Great food and a...More

Thank Jim K
Reviewed 3 days ago

We stayed in one of the newly updated rooms above the Salt Shaker Deli. The room was well-appointed and in a very convenient location in Lunenburg. The Deli is really a fabulous restaurant open from 11:00am-9:00pm. The food is amazing!

Thank DocandFran
Reviewed 3 days ago

The friendly doorman said we'd have a 20 minute wait, took our name and we returned to be seated immediately. Our order was taken promptly, the food arrived quickly, especially as the place continued to be packed. We deemed the Lobster Rolls to be the...More

Thank Terry S
Reviewed 4 days ago

We picked up a pizza at the Salt Shaker Deli to take back to our room. We had about 1/2 hour wait while it was prepared so enjoyed a beverage at the bar. Staff were very friendly in a super-busy environment. When we got back...More

Thank Donald M
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We so thoroughly enjoyed our fantastic lunch!! The service was impeccable! And the weather cooperated beautifully for outside dining!!

Thank Lorraine A
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Well, I wanted the homemade chicken liver pate and ordered the Luckett (Wolfville NS vineyard) red in anticipation...wish we’d been told there was no pate upfront. I had the smoked salmon appetizer instead and it was very tasty.... but not why I went to Salt...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had lunch there, salads and noodles. Good portions, but mostly great view from the deck overlooking the bay. Very friendly staff.

Thank urban67
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wandering around Lunenburg - wife shopping - my looking for a beer. Wandered by the Salt Shaker and saw the special Pint of Beer and Pound of Mussels - SOLD. We went there for dinner - wife had Thai Salad and I had the special....More

Thank John J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The setting and customer service is first class - nothing is too much trouble My wife had the haddock which she thoroughly enjoyed, I had the pizza, which was a bit over done, but so huge I could not finish it - a shame because...More

Thank HSeeingtheworld
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We made the Salt Shaker our official dinner hangout during our recent stay in Lunenburg. The food was delicious (we really enjoyed the mussels!) and the service was great. I have a lot of food allergies and the team there made me feel welcome and...More

1  Thank smarrke
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Paul D
August 27, 2018|
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Sorry for the late reply, the restaurant is not air conditioned
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Montague Street, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia B0J 2C0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Southwest Nova Scotia  >  Lunenburg
  • Phone Number: +1 902-640-3434
  • E-mail
The Salt Shaker Deli and Inn, (rooms which were once known as the Spinnaker Inn are now part of the Salt Shaker Deli) is one of Lunenburg's most beloved destinations for local residents and visitors alike. Award winning dishes prepared with fresh local ingredients from the Deli makes staying upstairs in the cozy four room Inn an easy choice. Newly renovated rooms with breathtaking views of the historic Lunenburg harbour.
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