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Address: 615 Queen St | 659 queen street, Fredericton, New Brunswick E3B 1C3, Canada
Phone Number:
+1 506-460-2939
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour

Ice cream stand with beer garden and viewing deck of Saint John River....

Ice cream stand with beer garden and viewing deck of Saint John River.

Opens in Early June closes Labour Day weekend.

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Nice views and wholesome meals

Cannot beat having nice views while having you coffee or lunch. Ideal in the summer when it is open with outdoor seating. Closed during the winter

Reviewed 11 March 2017
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Fredericton, Canada
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152 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Really not much to see at "The Lighthouse". Yes, you can get ice cream near by and if you climb the stairs you have an ok view, but there really isn't anything else around. I guess its ok if you need to kill 15 minutes on a nice summer's day.

Thank rogerl251
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376 reviews
278 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017

Cannot beat having nice views while having you coffee or lunch. Ideal in the summer when it is open with outdoor seating. Closed during the winter

Thank Hello T
Punta Gorda, Florida
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318 reviews
99 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 176 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Walked over to the lighthouse, stairs were boarded off, closed, no chance to ascend to the deck and view the river. Maybe it is better in the summer.

Thank Hobomonty
King City, Canada
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76 reviews
53 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016

I'd have to say that I expected less, but got a cheap thrill for my $2! I thought I'd be up and down in 1 minute but in fact my wife and I were in there about over half hour. Fredericton is not packed with things to do, so we added this and it was worth it. The lighthouse is... More 

1 Thank Marco A
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57 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Setting nice on a deck overlooking the water. Waitress Rachael lovely. The food was horrible. I had the burger and fries. The burger was a dried out ball of tasteless dry meat. The fries were similar to what u would get in a fast food restaurant thin and not really hot. The pulled pork sandwich was swamped in sauce with... More 

2 Thank Annapearl
Ottawa, Canada
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24 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2016

We stayed at a hotel nearby so on the morning that we left Fredericton, we decided to walk over to the lighthouse. It was a real working lighthouse at one time, but it no longer is. There is an ice cream counter in the bottom of the building and a $2 charge to go up to the top. The money... More 

Thank Satisfied49
Fredericton, Canada
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15 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2016

went to the lighthouse on Sunday to do some urban sketching! The place is beautiful and inspiring to draw! Nice area to sit and order food and get ice cream. It is only $2 to go up to the top for spectacular views! Public toilettes available!

Thank Lynn C
Fredericton, Canada
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265 reviews
118 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2016

We usually stop for an ice cream or a drink after walking or biking on the trail. The Lighthouse has a great deck with a wonderful view of the St John River and the boat club. For $2 you can walk up to the top deck to get a better view and a little history on the way up. The... More 

1 Thank Astrid1511
Perth, Australia
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39 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

This place is really just a BBQ burger / hot dog restaurant plus beer and ice cream. Very nice patio to sit on overlooking the river. Burger was great. Great choice of craft beer, cider and mead. We didn't go up the top of the lighthouse as the view from the deck is very similar.

Thank pandili
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 July 2016

After having a poor first experience here a month ago, I decided to give it another try. It wasn't busy, but after 40 minutes of waiting for our hamburgers to cook we had to return to work without lunch.

1 Thank Meghann B

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