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Lobster Kettle Restaurant

41 Commercial St, Louisbourg, Nova Scotia B1C 1B5, Canada
+1 902-733-2723
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good45%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“lobster” (103 reviews)
“snow crab” (28 reviews)
“fish and chips” (34 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM Hours
Seafood, Canadian, Soups, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
41 Commercial St, Louisbourg, Nova Scotia B1C 1B5, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great location, great service- lacklustre food & presentation. Crab cakes had no love- lobster roll just ok

Thank inthepeg2004
Reviewed 18 April 2018

It was just after the season, but they still had lobsters on hand for the the wanton tourist. Come hungry because the portions are big and the food is delicious!!!

Thank ramcleod
Reviewed 10 April 2018

We stopped here one day after the Crabfest ended. It was only one of two restaurants that were open. Despite it being a wet and blustery day, the view from the restaurant was nice. Service was very good and friendly. The food...fish cakes for me...More

Thank huronhawk
Reviewed 9 March 2018

The restaurant was in its last days of the season she we went for dinner. It is on the ocean with views and interesting facts on the walls. I had an excellent lobster dinner and my husband enjoyed the hamburger steak. I would recommend the...More

Thank Wanda K
Reviewed 16 January 2018

We ate at the Lobster Kettle twice during our visit to Louisbourg, once for lunch and once for dinner. The lobster and crab combo is a terrific value, and absolutely delicious. Parking was easy, and it was also very convenient to our B&B. Nice being...More

Thank ToshiMom
Reviewed 15 January 2018

The food here is absolutely delicious! As great as the food is, the people who work here make this restaurant a place that we visit every time we travel to Louisbourg. We look forward to the friendly greetings each time! When you are eating on...More

Thank VivianScott2015
Reviewed 20 December 2017

Not many choices in Louisburg, but this is probably the best. It is on the water as well with a deck when nice weather. Basic but good homecooked food.

Thank SunapeeTraveler
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

As the title says you have to visit a restaurant that serves lobster. I found though, traveling through Nova Scotia most of the restaurants were not fine dining but were more home cooking. This restaurant was no exception, it was good home cooking. They have...More

Thank Rob S
Reviewed 26 October 2017

After visiting the fortress my wife and I went for lunch to the Lobster Kettle. We had mussels and lobster, and it was all delicious! The views are nice, the premises very clean and the staff was just amazing. Recommended.

Thank El-Pescador007
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

We were on their last night for the season so a few things weren't available from the menu. However, the chowder was amazing. So good. Full of seafood. The baked haddock was pretty good - very moist. The seafood pasta was very good - again...More

Thank wloo_andrew
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26 March 2017|
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Response from Traveler1775 | Reviewed this property |
google lobsterkettle louisbourg. Choose link to their website. Then pick menu to see what they have. Regards
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41 Commercial St, Louisbourg, Nova Scotia B1C 1B5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Cape Breton Island  >  Louisbourg
  • Phone Number: +1 902-733-2723
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