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Mug & Anchor Pub

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643 Main St, Mahone Bay, Nova Scotia B0J 2E0, Canada
+1 902-624-6378
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good38%
  • Average17%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible8%
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11:00 - 22:00All hours
Bar, Seafood, Pub, Canadian
$$ - $$$
643 Main St, Mahone Bay, Nova Scotia B0J 2E0, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Upstairs pub lunch on the water in Mahone Bay. Authentic NS pub experience. Friendly efficient service from an engaging waitress. The crab cakes were very good and my three buddies also enjoyed their food. Plenty of beer choices, both craft and mainstream. I would go...More

Thank Reg2654
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

If there's room, you have to sit on the patio and appreciate the view of the bay. We had local beers that were really good. I read reviews of the burgers here that made them sound like they were amazing. I got the burger and...More

Thank ashball
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place has a really authentic centre-of-the-community vibe about it. Great selection of beer (more than 20 on tap), tasty food, wonderful views out over the bay from the outdoor seating area, darts, really friendly and welcoming staff, the list goes on.... We stayed in...More

Thank magnoose123
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed dining at The Mug & Anchor so much we went back for a second dinner. The seafood, setting on Mahoney Bay and service were just outstanding!!

Thank emichaeli
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was warm and tasty, with several craft beers available. Service was a little slow, but friendly and sincere. park in the back, no street parking.

Thank Steelromance
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Summer brings a crowds of visitors to the small seaside town of Mahone Bay and makes dining out a challenge with long waits or out of stock menu items. The Mug and Anchor location is excellent with a waterfront deck and inside and outside seating....More

Thank Ceeley
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped by here as we were exploring Nova Scotia one day on our vacation. We actually sought it out due to the TV show Curse of Oak Island, as on the show from time to time The Laginas appear to be there. We did...More

Thank Brian F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had suggested this Restaurent because my guest from away wanted to have Fish and Chips. So I took them to the Mug and Anchor Pub. We had asked to be close to the window facing the water. The waitress put us as far away...More

1  Thank Karl D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was looking for comfort food after so much traveling and I found several choices here. Lively atmosphere which is what we needed on such a rainy day. Tables were sticky; was glad for the paper placemat. quick service and good beer choice.

Thank cheri222017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went for dinner last night. I'm on holiday from England and was eager to try local mussels. I was not disappointed, they were freshly caught and delicious, could have eaten another plateful. The owner was very friendly and welcoming also the waitress that served us....More

Thank mmills12
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21 June 2017|
Response from robwaring067 | Reviewed this property |
Normally I would suspect they can handle about 50 but in the summer when the patio/Deck is open that rises to about 75
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Seafood, Pub, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 643 Main St, Mahone Bay, Nova Scotia B0J 2E0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Southwest Nova Scotia  >  Mahone Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 902-624-6378
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