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Rudder's Seafood Restaurant and Brew Pub

$$ - $$$, Seafood,
96 Water St, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia B5A 4P9, Canada
+1 902-742-7311
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good34%
  • Average20%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“seafood” (103 reviews)
“scallops” (66 reviews)
“sampler” (11 reviews)
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Bar, Seafood, Pub, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
96 Water St, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia B5A 4P9, Canada
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Had a lobster and local beer...both very good. The ambiance of the place is very nice.. service is excellent

Thank Jan D
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My husband and I stopped here for supper. Right on the waterfront and also has a large outside patio for summertime dining. We enjoyed a starter basket with mozzarella sticks,homemade potato chips, deep fried mushrooms,and blonde ale battered onion rings. It was very good. My...More

Thank SouthRockers
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were there on a Sunday night and the place was fairly busy. Our waiter was on hand quickly, but when I asked him to describe the “special” drink advertised on the blackboard, he had no idea what was in it. It took a while...More

Thank ambermom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good place for lunch and a beer. Good decor and service. Couldn't find anything to complain about or praise. Would go back again.

Thank 6,491
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our B&B hostess referred us to Rudders and she was right, the food was great, I had the Lobster Dinner and it was the best I had during my whole stay in Yarmouth. After dinner, we sat at the bar for cocktails and listened to...More

Thank Cmramage
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Salads served with dinner are very good; my spouse had the fried seafood basket & the clams were very, very tender. The patio has a great view of the bay. The seating on the patio is picnic tables. If eating after 6:00, make a reservation.

Thank Hola4876
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped here our first night in NS. Very close to the ferry landing. Beer and drinks were ok. Food was decent - I had seafood chowder followed by pan fried scallops and haddock, hubby had haddock. Hubby would recommend broiled or deep fried instead of...More

Thank JoannaF1224
Reviewed 1 week ago

Four of us had dinner here during a brief stay in Yarmouth and each of us was delighted with our meal. The service was good, and the waitress helped us select interesting beers and ciders, and helped me select something that was gluten-free. It's more...More

Thank Deborah K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Sit outside weather permitting. Service and atmosphere was great. I highly recommend this restaurant.

Thank Marina H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate here as we stayed overnight to board the ferry the next day. Our beer took for ever to be delivered outside on the deck as well as in the restaurant. The waitress mixed up the order and served others around us that had...More

Thank LynnKB
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Nancy F
14 June 2016|
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Response from gavelton | Reviewed this property |
It is less than a kilometer
Christopher W
14 October 2015|
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Response from Gilles D | Reviewed this property |
yes it is open year around
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 96 Water St, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia B5A 4P9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Southwest Nova Scotia  >  Yarmouth
  • Phone Number: +1 902-742-7311
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