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Island Sunset Lobster Pound Bistro

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19 Beach Cove Lane Belle Cote, Inverness, Nova Scotia B0E-1C0, Canada
+1 902-235-2614
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good22%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
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“fresh lobster” (3 reviews)
“live lobster” (2 reviews)
“cole slaw” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Canadian, Soups
$$ - $$$
19 Beach Cove Lane Belle Cote, Inverness, Nova Scotia B0E-1C0, Canada
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Reviewed 21 August 2017

We went there purposefully at the end of our drive along the Cabot Trail, arrived there at 4:50pm. A woman said "we close at 6pm; but I stop cooking at 5pm. I am still cooking for some customers. If you want fresh lobster, I can...More

Thank sun20
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Spent a week in the area and this was the best meal of all! We had the salmon and scallops which were fresh and just melted in our mouths. We had the most delicious creme brulee after our meal. service was excellent and the view...More

1  Thank Kaccey
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

The view is spectacular! The food is good. I definitely recommend this restaurant although their children's meals are not very impressive. The mac and cheese looks like KD. The crème in the crème brûlée was dry and not very creamy. I had the half-and-half and...More

Thank aerync
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Great lobster rolls and chowder served from the lobster pound on the deck overlooking the inlet. Good food and great scenery; could you ask for more?

Thank Margaret S
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

OMG OMG OMG. The Hilton of lobsters shacks. We passed by here out of chance when we saw the sign on the street, so glad we went there. 13.99 per lb of cooked lobster. And you get to pick the live lobster from the tank...More

Thank Tony C
Reviewed 7 September 2016

charming family restaurant with an extensive menu. the lobster was ok (should have asked if it is frozen or fresh) but save room for the strawberry shortcake!

Thank Mary Frances S
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

We stumbled in to this by mistake, and glad we did. Nicely laid out with views for every one. We had the salmon special, and it was fantastic at a resin able price. The only fault is they ran out of blueberry pie. I will...More

Thank Glen P
Reviewed 4 September 2016

we stopped here to pick up lobster for our cottage and jhad the greatest time. we blanched the lobster and finished the cooking at our cottage after following the expert advice of the lady behind the counter. we came back on our trip out of...More

Thank Monique M
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

For four New England guys on a golf Mecca traveling from Inverness (Cabot Links) to Ingonish (Highland links) the Island Sunset appeared as the perfect midday stopover on our travel along the Cabot Trail. Upon arrival we discovered the fresh boiled lobster would take about...More

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 16 August 2016

Here you can stop to buy lobster rolls, or take home cooked in the shell or uncooked lobster and it is all delicious. Friendly staff, prices similar for lobster all over cape Breton

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Chris H
17 July 2016|
Response from Michael C |
From their website: Open Daily from mid June to mid September: 11:00am - 6:00pm
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Restaurant Details

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Seafood, Canadian, Soups
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Serves Alcohol
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 Beach Cove Lane Belle Cote, Inverness, Nova Scotia B0E-1C0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Cape Breton Island  >  Inverness
  • Phone Number: +1 902-235-2614
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