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Island View Family Restaurant

Highway 3, Western Shore, Nova Scotia B0J 3M0, Canada
+1 902-627-2513
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good46%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“clams” (25 reviews)
“ice cream” (14 reviews)
“seafood” (12 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Canadian
$$ - $$$
Highway 3, Western Shore, Nova Scotia B0J 3M0, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A slightly out of the way restaurant, but if you're passing through the area you should definitely make a point of having lunch or dinner here. Service is fast and very friendly, meal portions are large as is typical for Nova Scotia restaurants - we...More

Thank AKLokiReviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This gem of a place has been around for decades. The dining area has a view of the bay, with all the boats skimming along on windy days! I’ve eaten here many times and seriously have never had a bad meal! The clams and chips...More

Thank Colleen H
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

We were in the area at lunch time looked interesting right on the water we both had fish and chips They really know how to do them the batter was very crispy and the fish was moist in side as far as I am concerned...More

Thank Doug P
Reviewed 25 September 2017

Always a good meal at this restaurant. The fish & chips, chowder and homemade specials are always tasty. Service is pleasant and prompt and the prices reasonable.

Thank JeanYHZ
Reviewed 20 September 2017

My sister and I went directly to Islandview from the airport to feed our love of clams. We were not disappointed. The clams, haddock and scallops were very, very good and you could easily tell they were fresh and not over battered. Our server was...More

Thank RedSprings91
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Have been here on many occasions and enjoy ythe restaurant and the take-home baked goods. Try the brown bread, and scones of any type... The cost is fair and the food is hot and fresh! You will really enjoy the view and sitting near a...More

Thank amdrella
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

This seaside casual restaurant has been here for years and offers a nice range of seafood and burgers made all the more enjoyable by the lovely view. Good food. Nothing fancy. Friendly and efficient service. Reasonable prices. Great place to stop for lunch. Also a...More

Thank foulaman
Reviewed 7 September 2017

My wife and I ate there twice this summer and were not disappointed. The service was good, the meals well presented and the food was delicious.

Thank RichardElder
Reviewed 27 August 2017

By the outside you might not think this restaurant will be all that special. But after you eat there you'll be very happy with your choice. I had a battered fish & chips and my husband the half-'n-half fried clams in scallops (breaded). The price...More

Thank PJinNH
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

Went today for a late lunch.My husband said he had not been in years and the fish and chips were great. The service was not great.We waited a while for the waitress to take our order and it was not busy.She did not smile and...More

Thank Glenda S
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2 September 2015|
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Response from Blair M | Reviewed this property |
There is no patio, but as someone else replied, I also think there are some picnic tables around, but I cannot be certain. They are so good in there, I would not hesitate to call and ask about the picnic tables.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Seafood, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Highway 3, Western Shore, Nova Scotia B0J 3M0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Southwest Nova Scotia  >  Western Shore
  • Phone Number: +1 902-627-2513
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