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Encore @ Inn On The Lake

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$$ - $$$
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3009 Highway 2, Fall River, Nova Scotia B2T 1J5, Canada
+1 902-861-3480
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85 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Everything we ordered was absolutely decadent and the service was equally as wonderful. A must have is their seafood chowder. We have never tasted anything that delicious.

Thank Carol J
Kentville, Canada
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

I've now eaten at the Encore twice (once for lunch and once for supper). Both experiences have been great. The food was quick, and the quality high. It's a great place to grab a bite or take family for a little visit. (and If the weather is nice, the patio is a great place to enjoy the sunshine)

Thank Regan A
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

We had the mussels. So tasty! Also had the haddock,salmon and beet salad. All done up very well. The seafood crepe is also supposed to be very good but we did not have it

Thank Karen R
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130 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

We went for dinner at Encore with our family because of the weather changing our plans for a nice evening in Halifax. Encore was able to accommodate us for a large table without any notice. The waitress (I do not recall her name but she was fantastic with all requests and extremely friendly) met all of all demands and did... More 

Thank Jane_Randy
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349 reviews
239 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

This restaurant is located at the Inn on the Lake, so we ate here because we were staying at the Inn. We had a very engaging server who provided great service. However, my twice requested fruit cup failed to be delivered, well after the hot meals were served. She had to make up a fruit cup as she claimed that... More 

Thank GPaCalgary
Reading, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

I had dinner here and it was good the service good and food excellent. Was disappointed to fine it's not so easy to have coffee here :( or sit in just for drinks if you are non resident. The cost to sit in and have coffee if you are a non resident is extortionate, I travel to Canada from the... More 

Thank Unique66
Kendal, United Kingdom
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276 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

Had a really good meal at this restaurant. It is a lovely dining room with a great atmosphere. Everything came promptly and the serving staff were very friendly and efficient. The food was of a very good quality. Would certainly return.

Thank lakelover908
Nova Scotia, Canada
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

The returns was busy and we were warned that it might be s bit slow which was fine ...it was slow but issues was more the waitress who kept forgetting things or we had long waits for things she offered but did not bring or by the time she brought them they were of no value as meal was eaten.... More 

Thank debra902
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

While staying at the inn we ate here a few times. The food and service were both very good. The dining out on the patio on a sunny afternoon can't be beat. About a 8 out of 10 would be happy to recommend to others.

Thank JDTravelCanada
Halifax, Canada
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6 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

I'm a huge fan of this restaurant. It used to be a hidden gem that provided exceptional food. However, my wife and I brought a friend to eat here two nights ago and I was really, truly, disappointed. The apps were good. Heather shared a beet salad and there was more than enough for two. I had the escargot and... More 

Thank TDBrodie
susannelson, Owner at Encore @ Inn On The Lake, responded to this review

Dear TDBrodie, We are very sorry to hear your recent dining experience with us was not up to your expectations. We do have some new staff in the kitchen so I have passed your comments on to our Chef to ensure the sausages are cooked properly in future. Unfortunately, many storms took their toll on our patio tents and we... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Canadian, Bar, Pub, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3009 Highway 2, Fall River, Nova Scotia B2T 1J5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Region  >  Fall River
  • Phone Number: +1 902-861-3480
  • This restaurant is at Inn on the Lake

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?