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Boondocks Dining Room & Lounge

200 Government Wharf Rd. Eastern Passage | Fisherman's Cove, Eastern Passage, Nova Scotia, Canada
+1 902-465-3474
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good32%
  • Average16%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“fish seafood” (2 reviews)
“scallops” (10 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
200 Government Wharf Rd. Eastern Passage | Fisherman's Cove, Eastern Passage, Nova Scotia, Canada
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1 - 10 of 173 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family had a wonderful dinner here back in September where we were seated with a view of the water. The service that we received was fantastic from the manager and the server. The food was delicious and served hot. We were staying in the...More

Thank missa019
Reviewed 6 September 2017

We went in for supper on a Friday night, during the winter months. It was a slow night, however, the staff was good and the food was good. Has been along time since we were there last, this was a so much better than the...More

1  Thank Donna E
Reviewed 30 August 2017

We were delighted with this restaurant in Dartmouth where we enjoyed local seafood, fresh and tasty. The outside tables were in a picturesque setting and the view was very pretty sitting in the sun and enjoying the ambience.

1  Thank Rosemary H
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Excellent view of the water front from the large outdoor patio. The fish cakes and fish tacos were very good. Service was friendly and fast. Great place to rest and enjoy the weather while having lunch.

1  Thank RockyMountainKid
Reviewed 18 August 2017

Had our monthly lunch with group of friends here yesterday. Everyone was happy with there meals & our server was lovely. This will be on our list for return visit.

1  Thank lynnsurette
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Boondocks has a mainly fish/seafood menu, although they also have hamburgers. We ordered a bit of everything in our party (including kids' menus), and everyone was extremely satisfied with their meals. Those who had fish & chips found it very good, albeit very greasy. The...More

Thank igal27
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

This is a gem of a restaurant - great food, generous potions & lovely view from the patio. My favourite is the fish cakes with molasses beans.

Thank Mscoachbeth
Reviewed 2 August 2017

Awesome food. Great service and great atmosphere. Best Nachos anywhere. Would highly recommend this Restaurant

Thank Ronnie R
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

Came for lunch on a Tuesday and sat on the patio. Jasmine, our efficient and attentive server, helped us navigate the gluten free options. Ordered the blackened haddock with mashed potatoes, veggies and side salad. Fish was seasoned perfectly and the ample portions provided for...More

Thank Brian O
Reviewed 18 July 2017

We didn't eat here but stopped by to have a couple of drinks. The setting is great with a nice view of the water. It's a huge patio and from what we saw the food looked really good. We will be back to eat during...More

Thank takenereasy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$24
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 200 Government Wharf Rd. Eastern Passage | Fisherman's Cove, Eastern Passage, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Region  >  Eastern Passage
  • Phone Number: +1 902-465-3474
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Beautifully situated on the water in Eastern Passage, NS. Boondocks has (of Jan 2013) changed owners, chef and menu and will be open 11am - 9pm daily from early March 2013.
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