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Alma Boathouse

$$ - $$$, Seafood,
8588 Main St, Alma, New Brunswick E4H 1N5, Canada
+1 506-887-1101
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good32%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (41 reviews)
“chowder” (50 reviews)
“lobster roll” (42 reviews)
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Bar, Seafood, Canadian, Soups
$$ - $$$
8588 Main St, Alma, New Brunswick E4H 1N5, Canada
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Reviewed 25 October 2017

We caught the last day of the opening at the flowerpots travelled on and had lunch in Alma. Alma`s Boathouse restaurant seemed like the only one open and not to mention the best. The server said they had the best chowder in the maritimes so...More

Thank Mariagrey
Reviewed 23 October 2017

After a hike in Fundy Park, we headed to Alma for a bite to eat. The service was fantastic and they were more than accommodating with gluten-free options...including dessert! Free wifi and friendly service. We would go back again for sure.

Thank 67_CanadianTraveller
Reviewed 11 October 2017

My wife and I decided to try this place after being rudely treated at the hotel restaurant across the street. We are glad we did and ended up eating here two nights in a row. First night we had the steamed mussels which were not...More

Thank UHCougar82
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

Manage expectations... food was bland and cold. Took at least 45 minutes to get the food. Waitress sat with friends instead of getting us drinks.

Thank NbMamaBear
Reviewed 10 October 2017

The restaurant is very informal but the lobster rolls are wonderful. Order the ones with the special grained buns...they are larger and have more lobster.

Thank anders59
Reviewed 9 October 2017

I realize an excellent review should not depend upon one item, but this seafood chowder wasn't just the best in my experience, it was perhaps the best bisque/soup/potage/chowder course in my decades as a serious foodie. No lobster bisque I can recall matched this combination...More

Thank SkykomishBob
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

We have yet to find a better seafood chowder. The broth is creamy and delicious 5/5. We also had fried clams for the first time today those were equally as good. Will return as we do every season.

Thank hddyn
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Arrived with my party of six for late lunch. Never greeted by staff, nor did anyone advise us on how long the wait would be. Tables were full both outside, and in. Another party of two arrived shortly after us--were greeted, rather abruptly- and "told"...More

Thank Carolyn M
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

We haven't seen any reviews but having looked at the other establishments we picked the Boathouse and are happy we did. It was mid-afternoon and the place was fairly full. Had to taste the local mussels in lobster broth (new variation to me) and was...More

Thank 11,542
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

Actually the chowder is as good as mine. We had the special: lobster roll, cup of chowder and it came was th a side of coleslaw. For $23 it was worth it. And fair for the quality and quantity. The cup of chowder was a...More

Thank Crashtester9
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Seafood, Canadian, Soups
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8588 Main St, Alma, New Brunswick E4H 1N5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  New Brunswick  >  Albert County  >  Alma
  • Phone Number: +1 506-887-1101
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