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Ryer Lobsters

8494 Peggys Cove Rd, Indian Harbour, Nova Scotia B3Z 3P9, Canada
+1 902-823-1070
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good13%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“fresh lobster” (44 reviews)
“oysters” (29 reviews)
“live lobster” (15 reviews)
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Seafood, Gluten Free Options
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8494 Peggys Cove Rd, Indian Harbour, Nova Scotia B3Z 3P9, Canada
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great place to pick up fresh lobster for cooking at home. They were friendly and helpful in determining the order.

Thank LLMSOntario
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lobster and oysters at your beck and call. Snappy prices and friendly service.Been there multiple times and never disappointed.

1  Thank David M
Reviewed June 11, 2018 via mobile

Just recently, this place shut down their dine in option. You can only buy lobsters to go. They need better communication about this, either on their website and hopefully through more reviews. Can't comment on the quality of lobsters as I went to another place...More

1  Thank Sherman Q
Reviewed November 30, 2017

Whether you buy it to bring it home or you eat right on the spot, their lobsters are amazing. Although a bit windy on the day we visited, we sat outside and truly enjoyed our lobsters and mussels.

Thank Travelmax71
Reviewed September 14, 2017

Fresh clean quality plump selection of lobsters, oyster and mussels. Prices reasonable, friendly courteous service

1  Thank John W
Reviewed August 15, 2017

We have never had any problems with food or staff, and if you have I woud be suspect of your story. I think the govt of NS is clamping down in this establishment because of some jealous competitors. They should be allowed to still cook...More

3  Thank debi p
Reviewed August 13, 2017

Stopped by Ryers today with a carload of hungry people and also wanting to take away 10 premium lobsters. The lady in front was incredibly rude and when I asked the per pound price, she could barely exert the effort to gesture to the sign...More

7  Thank den r
Reviewed August 11, 2017

Three years ago my sweet heart and I visited Peggy's Cove. By chance we asked where we could get an authentic, fresh cooked lobster dinner. The attendant at the visitors/tourist kiosk suggested Ryer's Retail. Just a kilometre or so down the road from Peggy's Cove...More

Thank RoadWeary2011
Reviewed August 7, 2017

This is a hidden gem we found back in 2014 and we are now returning this September to eat more Lobster. The atmoshere is wonderful but the lobster is to die for at a great price. Can't wait!More

Thank Karrin B
Ryer R, Manager at Ryer Lobsters, responded to this reviewResponded August 8, 2017

Good afternoon Thank you for thinking about your experience at Ryer Lobster's Retail Store. As of 4 weeks ago we are not permitted to cook lobsters on site here at Ryer's. We have been told by the government of the Nova Scotia that we require...More

Reviewed August 3, 2017 via mobile

Heard raving reviews of Ryer's having the best lobster and was really looking for an authentic Nova Scotia experience but can up empty handed. My wife and I stopped for lunch to find out the lobster is take home only which is a problem seeing...More

2  Thank LindsayTom
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Questions & Answers
June 19, 2017|
Response from Shauna H | Reviewed this property |
No - just lobster or mussels. They are authentic Nova Scotian lobster wholesalers who steam their catch. Take your group to the Sou Westener at Peggy's Cove.
June 19, 2017|
Response from Crystal C | Reviewed this property |
Ryers is just a lobster distributor not even a restaurant but I do believe there is a small quaint café across the street from Ryers that serves more than lobster. Sorry don't know the name.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Restaurant features
Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
View, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8494 Peggys Cove Rd, Indian Harbour, Nova Scotia B3Z 3P9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Region  >  Indian Harbour
  • Phone Number: +1 902-823-1070
Ryer's Retail store is situated on the shore of St. Margaret's Bay. Offering fresh Live only Nova Scotia Lobsters, mussels and oysters.We are open daily from 10:00am until 5:00pm Closed on Wednesday's
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