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Big Red's Family Restaurant

$$ - $$$
American, Pizza, Seafood, Canadian
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80 Montague St, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia B0J 2C0, Canada
+1 902-634-3554
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Halifax, Canada
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70 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enjoyed a nice bowl of seafood chowder with great view of the harbour and wharf. Staff friendly and attentive. Only drawback was no wine or beer. Would have liked to have had a glass of white wine to go with the chowder.

Thank KennO555
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20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

We heard lots about Big Red's pizza and it was good, their homemade bread is amazing. The restaurant has a nice view of the downtown Lunenburg area and the waterfront.

Thank Heidi O
Alberta, Canada
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

I had the seafood chowder and sandwich which was very good. You sit inside but it overlooks the harbour which is a great view. The homemade coconut cream pie was delicious!! Highly recommend. The server was very friendly.

Thank ss014
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5 reviews
Reviewed 30 September 2016

We had milkshakes that were amazing, and homemade pizza the sauce on the pizza is a secret sauce and it was amazing. The view overlooking the wharf was great. Access for handicapped people was good too.

Thank Colleen B
Moncton, Canada
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2016

We were out and about on day 2 of our visit to Lunenburg and were looking for something local and 'family style'. They 'specialize' in pizza apparently and maybe that's what we should have had. My wife had a small donair and I had a 'Battleship' sub. The sub had 3 thin pieces of deli meat, a smattering of shredded... More 

Thank Trippy66
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016

My husband and I visited this restaurant on two different occasions and both times we impressed. The first visit we enjoyed the fish and scallops served with coleslaw, homefries done to perfection and a slice of homemade bread that was sooooo good. We topped that off with a slice of homemade coconut cream pie that was to die for. The... More 

Thank Nanna5Tennecape_N_S_
Cleveland Heights, Ohio
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42 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

If you want to soak in the view and be in the perfect tourist spot, this is a good place. As a bonus, it used to be the town's jail, so it is fun and interesting. If you are looking for good food, perhaps you may want to go somewhere else. I chose to go with pizza, which is their... More 

Thank Catalina W
Cleveland, Tennessee
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137 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016

My husband and I are fairly picky eaters, so we tried to find a place that had a variety of items. We are glad we chose Big Red's!! They have everything from seafood to pizza. My husband doesn't eat seafood and I don't like mayo but we both loved the lobster roll! it was just amazing! I had the fried... More 

Thank Daniel K
Kennebunk, Maine
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275 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2016

We were looking for a light lunch and wandered into Big Red's and ordered the mussels. The servings were very large, unadorned and served with garlic butter. Exactly what we wanted. Servers were very friendly and the price was right.

Thank AlohaTravelerOahu
Kentville, Canada
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

The special was buy one get the second 16" for half price!! Excellent Pizza and fresh homemade bread!

Thank kellywesthaver2016

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Pizza, Seafood, Canadian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
View, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 80 Montague St, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia B0J 2C0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Southwest Nova Scotia  >  Lunenburg
  • Phone Number: +1 902-634-3554

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