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The Lobster Shack Restaurant and Takeout

3733 Highway 3, Barrington, Nova Scotia B0W 1E0, Canada
+1 902-637-1788
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lobster chowder” (10 reviews)
“fish cakes” (4 reviews)
“guinness cake” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Canadian
$$ - $$$
3733 Highway 3, Barrington, Nova Scotia B0W 1E0, Canada
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Reviewed 9 July 2018

The Shack is a great spot for seafood lovers! They also have a great selection of sandwiches & burgers.

Thank jasmine14thomas
Reviewed 19 June 2018

The boys are BIG fans of herefor fish and chips - generous hot tasty portions. I like the chicken in maple and cranberry sauce . Getthe GUINESS chocolate cake its fabulous

Thank philandrita
Reviewed 22 May 2018

I tried the veggie stir fry. It was awesome. Good dressing. I had take out and I was really hungry and I ate the food really quick. I will be going into the place to eat next time. Looking forward to the dinning experience.

Thank Luke M
Reviewed 2 April 2018

Oh my heavens I had the best lobster bun I have ever had. It was packed with beautiful chunks of lobster on the most perfect bun. It was simply delicious. We also had a cup of lobster chowder which was very nice. But the lobster...More

Thank mamalowe
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

You will no longer find this restaurant in Barrington... at least not by this name. It closed and then a few months later it opened again as Capt. Kat’s Lobster Shack. Amazing food, great service... only drawback is that it is so popular that you...More

Thank AprilRiley
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Visited last year enjoyed a lobster chowder and bought a lobster. This years experience was most disappointing. Lobster chowder arrived with a thick coagulated skin over it and tasted and had the consistancy of evaporated milk. A lobster if they'd had one was $45 for...More

Thank 6,491
Reviewed 30 August 2017

This is my favorite restaurant of all of the restaurants I've been to , in Barrington,Shelburne and Yarmouth.(I have been to most.)The service is excellent, they have draft beer from a local brewery and they offer generous pours of Nova Scotia wines.

Thank Baccarro1973
Reviewed 11 July 2017

If you like seafood this is the place to go.They also offer chicken & beef.The portions are generous and desserts huge.

Thank Blair R
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

If you happen to enjoy traditional "fish cakes " - potato patties mixed with fish and herbs .. AND you also enjoy "creamed lobster " -lobster pieces cooked in a cream sauce .... WELL HOWS ABOUT ONE ON TOP THE OTHER! . An awesome Treasure...More

Thank Tim L
Reviewed 28 April 2017

The Lobster Shack is a great restaurant. Clean, great decor and friendly staff ensure you will be comfortable inside. The Food is Amazing. I come from a Seafood Family and I am manager of our Seafood Business, and this is one place I will freely...More

Thank Nathan B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Seafood, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3733 Highway 3, Barrington, Nova Scotia B0W 1E0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Southwest Nova Scotia  >  Barrington
  • Phone Number: +1 902-637-1788
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