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Alma Boathouse

$$ - $$$, Seafood,
8588 Main St, Alma, New Brunswick E4H 1N5, Canada
+1 506-887-1101
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good32%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (42 reviews)
“chowder” (45 reviews)
“lobster roll” (30 reviews)
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Bar, Seafood, Canadian, Soups
$$ - $$$
8588 Main St, Alma, New Brunswick E4H 1N5, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I decided to try this place after being rudely treated at the hotel restaurant across the street. We are glad we did and ended up eating here two nights in a row. First night we had the steamed mussels which were not...More

Thank UHCougar82
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Manage expectations... food was bland and cold. Took at least 45 minutes to get the food. Waitress sat with friends instead of getting us drinks.

Thank NbMamaBear
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant is very informal but the lobster rolls are wonderful. Order the ones with the special grained buns...they are larger and have more lobster.

Thank anders59
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I realize an excellent review should not depend upon one item, but this seafood chowder wasn't just the best in my experience, it was perhaps the best bisque/soup/potage/chowder course in my decades as a serious foodie. No lobster bisque I can recall matched this combination...More

Thank SkykomishBob
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have yet to find a better seafood chowder. The broth is creamy and delicious 5/5. We also had fried clams for the first time today those were equally as good. Will return as we do every season.

Thank hddyn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Arrived with my party of six for late lunch. Never greeted by staff, nor did anyone advise us on how long the wait would be. Tables were full both outside, and in. Another party of two arrived shortly after us--were greeted, rather abruptly- and "told"...More

Thank Carolyn M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We haven't seen any reviews but having looked at the other establishments we picked the Boathouse and are happy we did. It was mid-afternoon and the place was fairly full. Had to taste the local mussels in lobster broth (new variation to me) and was...More

Thank 11,542
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Actually the chowder is as good as mine. We had the special: lobster roll, cup of chowder and it came was th a side of coleslaw. For $23 it was worth it. And fair for the quality and quantity. The cup of chowder was a...More

Thank Crashtester9
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had stuffed mushrooms, lobster roll, fish and chips and bread pudding for dessert! The food was amazing ! The atmosphere is authentic. The Service was a slow, but the place was busy for the two waitresses working.

Thank CassCurr
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had the Mussels as an appetizer - would highly recc as nice juicy and plump mussels. Lobster roll was good but Seafood chowder was the highlight of the meal. Fish and chips - was like any other fish and chips - good but nothing...More

Thank A S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Seafood, Canadian, Soups
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8588 Main St, Alma, New Brunswick E4H 1N5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  New Brunswick  >  Albert County  >  Alma
  • Phone Number: +1 506-887-1101
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