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Salt Shaker Deli and Inn

Montague Street, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia B0J 2C0, Canada
+1 902-640-3434
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pizza” (143 reviews)
“chowder” (114 reviews)
“mussels” (122 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Canadian, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Montague Street, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia B0J 2C0, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I ended up in Lunenburg without our children spur of the moment and decided to grab a bite at Salt Shaker. The food was delicious. Our server was so sweet. She was very helpful when I was indecisive ordering. Great patio mind...More

Thank Vanessa B
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had to wait almost an hour to get in, but it was worth waiting. Everything was delicious. We had seafood chowder as a starter. It was a big bowl that we almost couldn't finish our main. The scallop pasta was the best!

Thank Lazynui
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Saturday night: place is packed, people are lined up to get in. The first thing you notice is the smell.....warm tomato sauce, hint of garlic, steaming mussels=yum. It's cozy and hoppin'. Service is good, quick, and friendly, but not rushed. Stools at the bar are...More

Thank Beverlee B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A recent visit to Lunenburg found us looking for a quick lunch. We stumbled on the Salt Shaker and were pleasantly surprised. We tried a Vietnamese Themed Pork Burger that was truly a taste treat. The potato wedges they served came with a delightful sriracha...More

Thank chutede
Reviewed 4 March 2018

have been here a few times, never disappointed, food is wonderful, small and quaint,, if you are lucky you get a window seat and over look the water.

Thank Melaniewds2014
Reviewed 20 February 2018

I have been to this restaurant for lunch often in the past few years. My last visit was a big disappointment and seems to indicate that their food quality is slipping. I think it is a familiar story for many restaurants--they attain success and great...More

Thank Danip07
Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

I admit to a certain fondness for the Salt Shaker. Intimate, modern and immaculately clean, it is an around-the-year best bet for a good lunch, a decent local beer and friendly service. In Lunenburg for a mid-winter visit with friends, we found ourselves at a...More

1  Thank Paul M
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Fabulous! Great food, service and a view you'll never forget! A World Heritage community, Lunenburg has much more than interesting places to eat!

Thank maureenh906
Reviewed 22 December 2017

Our family of 4 came here on our last night in Lunenburg! Although is was crowded in high season, we were seated quickly. Service was wonderful, they catered to allergies but you have to mention upfront. We had the mussels in wine, the clam and...More

Thank bcdsouza
Reviewed 21 December 2017

The Salt Shaker Deli is an incredible place to eat in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia. The food is always exceptional and the wait staff are very attentive. In the summer you can sit outside on the deck and enjoy the view of the ocean.

Thank Patricia W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Montague Street, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia B0J 2C0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Southwest Nova Scotia  >  Lunenburg
  • Phone Number: +1 902-640-3434
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The Salt Shaker Deli and Inn, (rooms which were once known as the Spinnaker Inn are now part of the Salt Shaker Deli) is one of Lunenburg's most beloved destinations for local residents and visitors alike. Award winning dishes prepared with fresh local ingredients from the Deli makes staying upstairs in the cozy four room Inn an easy choice. Newly renovated rooms with breathtaking views of the historic Lunenburg harbour.
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