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Sou-Wester Gift & Restaurant

178 Peggys Point Rd, Peggy's Cove, Nova Scotia B3Z 3S2, Canada
+1 902-823-2561
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good43%
  • Average20%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“chowder” (67 reviews)
“lobster” (104 reviews)
“fish and chips” (58 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 AM - 7:00 PMAll hours
American, Seafood, Canadian, Soups, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
178 Peggys Point Rd, Peggy's Cove, Nova Scotia B3Z 3S2, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

The place seemed jammed when thirty or something of us arrived, ordered off the menu, and were served and happy and out of there in well under and hour's time. Our tour bus guide had reserved tables for us, so we immediately had places to...More

Thank SkykomishBob
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Restaurant became quite crowded and there was a wait as we were leaving. We arrived at noon sharply and no wait. Menu ok but much to pricy for my liking. Captive market I suppose. Served quickly.

Thank Bhoff4273
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Service was fast and pleasant. But for a busy touristic stop, it's expensive because it can be while there's no other option within the area. Food was good but not spectacular... doesn't match the price point. However, The scenery is beautiful.

Thank Shawnna L
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here for an afternoon meal. The service was quick and the food just fine. In fact, better than I expected for the business of the place.

Thank Kevin032452
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had lunch while touring Peggy's Cove. The service was fast and very friendly. Food was good as well.

Thank Vicki1962
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were on a shore excursion from our cruise ship in Halifax, with one hour to check out the area. Since it was raining we chose to eat at the Sou-Western. While it was crowded, we got a table fairly quickly. Our server was just...More

Thank AnitaS484
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sou-Wester Gift & Restaurant has been here for 50 years and that alone says something. It's located right next to Peggys Cove lighthouse, a very popular tourist destination. Tour buses deliver tourists all day long into the evening and it's a good bet a lot...More

Thank James E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came on a tour bus out of Halifax wondering how on earth they could handle a group of out size? Well we arrive to find several busses in cue. Went in and immediately shown our table where we proceeded to enjoy a steamed lobster...More

Thank Neil_Davy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a breakfast there, the service was awfull (she let fall the spoon without giving aa new one and was not able to give more milk) and the coffee made us sick, an expresso tasting like battery acid and very expensive. DO NOT STOP...More

Thank Romain D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had a meal at this restaurent with my family it was great. I had a lobster roll and a piece of ginger cake and ice cream way to finish the first day in Nova Scotia. The service was very fast, great friendly staff.

Thank Evelyne A
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Questions & Answers
21 August 2017|
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Response from Edwin F | Reviewed this property |
Best restaurant in Halifax for a lobster roll is the Esquire restaurant on the Bedford Highway.
13 December 2015|
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Response from Ken K | Reviewed this property |
I would say yes but may I suggest you simply contact them directly to find out.r
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$23
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 178 Peggys Point Rd, Peggy's Cove, Nova Scotia B3Z 3S2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Region  >  Peggy's Cove
  • Phone Number: +1 902-823-2561
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