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Rum Runner Restaurant & Lounge

66 Montague, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia B0J 2C0, Canada
+1 902-634-8778
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“sushi” (112 reviews)
“masala” (49 reviews)
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Seafood, International, Bar, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
66 Montague, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia B0J 2C0, Canada
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Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Given this was the top rated restaurant Lunenberg, I guess I was expecting more. It is fine but nothing spectacular. The view is beautiful and the service is friendly.

Thank leea8888
Reviewed 11 July 2017

While I am sure the seafood was excellent, sadly the burger was overcooked and dry with very limited toppings. Not their specialty, so I cannot really fault them, but not a great option for non-seafood patrons.

Thank 13Maureen13
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Several years we had a great experience at The Rum Runner so we decided to return. The chowder was as good as we remembered it. The garden salad was, however, nothing special and definitely could have used more dressing. The service was slow eventhough the...More

Thank travelgolly
Reviewed 10 July 2017

I thoroughly enjoyed the gluten free fish and chips! Surprised to find GF fish & chips here. A little pricey, but delicious!

Thank GiEdm123
Reviewed 8 July 2017

My husband and I had the pleasure I dining at the Rumrunner on the Canada Day Weekend. My husband said his seafood chowder was the best he had ever had and he had been trying the chowder everywhere we went. I really enjoyed the seafood...More

1  Thank lin153
Reviewed 4 July 2017

My boyfriend and I were visiting Lunenburg this past weekend and stopped at the Rum Runner for supper. Our server, Caleb, was so helpful and professional. He was attentive and even brought out a blanket for me as we were sitting outside and it was...More

Thank Terry M
Tim L, Owner at Rum Runner Restaurant & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2017

Thank you for your kind words, and for taking the time to review us. We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your meals with us. Good food is not just what we do, it's who we are. All our dishes are prepared with...More

Reviewed 3 July 2017

We ended our visit to Lunenburg with dinner at The Rum Runner. My wife and I both had a Bacon/Cheese Burger & Fries - simple, tasty, and just what we wanted. We could relax on the deck and watch the world go by. Our waiter...More

Thank Stephen P
Reviewed 1 July 2017

So many choices when I eat here, and am never disappointed with my choice. Just tried the seafood crepe and now I have another favourite. Large portions of seafood with an amazing sauce. I can't wait to be back and have it again.

Thank Judy P
Reviewed 27 June 2017

We traveled to Lunenburg primarily because we wanted to eat at this restaurant which had been rated so highly by other TripAdvisor contributors. My wife's fish and chips did not arrive hot and she did not care for the breading on the fish. My lobster...More

Thank lawprof3
Tim L, Owner at Rum Runner Restaurant & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 2 July 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review us, and for your feedback. We are exceptionally gracious that people on Tripadvisor enjoy our food, and many will make the journey to visit us, time and time again. We do our absolute best to maintain a...More

Reviewed 25 June 2017

The waitress was superb one of the best I have ever come across, so chatty and personable. I had muscles which were superb

Thank Ross B
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2 September 2016|
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Response from kelley54 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the Rum Runner will be open April, 2017 but don't miss out on patio season ( July-Sept.)!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$31
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Street Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
5:00 AM - 5:15 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 66 Montague, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia B0J 2C0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Southwest Nova Scotia  >  Lunenburg
  • Phone Number: +1 902-634-8778
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Overlooking the Lunenburg waterfront, the Rum Runner Restaurant & Lounge specializes in fresh Lunenburg seafood, purchased locally and prepared to order. Our menu also offers multiple signature dishes that are gluten-free - even our renowned Fish & Chips and Seafood Crepe are available gluten free! We also have a traditional Indian chef, once again trained in India, who grinds his spices fresh in-house, resulting in mouth-watering masalas! Perfection is our motto!!
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