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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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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good43%
  • Average12%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“clams” (29 reviews)
“ice cream” (15 reviews)
“seafood” (12 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Canadian
$$ - $$$
Highway 3, Western Shore, Nova Scotia B0J 3M0, Canada
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Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

My sister and I went to this restaurant last week and it was great.I had the lobster sand which which was delicious! I also got the brownie Icecream.......oh my God! Huge,huge 4 people could share this no problem The brownie was huge and had icing...More

Thank keasterp
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

We dropped in one evening for a feed of clams n chips because they are the best around fresh clams deep fried to perfection and just can't beat amazing service with a smile everytime. They also have the twist soft ice cream which is so...More

Thank SouthRockers
Reviewed 7 July 2016

We've eaten here a few times over the years when we're in the area. We continue to return because the food is always very good and the servers super friendly! The restaurant is right on the ocean and offers a very nice view. Island View...More

Thank TandTNovaScotia
Reviewed 4 July 2016

It was our return visit. It is not the Island View restaurant's fault. because the food and service was good. The problem is that on the east coast I would expect much less use of deep fryer. Those, much too generous portions would be superb...More

Thank Tom W
Reviewed 29 June 2016

Stopped here for lunch and the food was out of this world. Was fresh and made right there and then. The clams were amazing and the service was great too. Wonderful place to stop off for lunch whilst driving the coastline. Great parking and great...More

Thank kris1062
Reviewed 29 June 2016

We went as a family of 7 to celebrate my fathers birthday. looking at the menu I saw there was a lobster club. Being a fisherman's daughter I always ask if it is real or from a can. I asked and was told it was...More

Thank bikeguy6500
Reviewed 18 June 2016

My wife and I were exploring the area and it was late in the evening and we were hungry. We passed a few seemingly empty diners on the way south and not knowing any better, I judge how good a restaurant is by how many...More

Thank RosscoInOshawa
Reviewed 30 May 2016

The place was just about full with arpoximately 25 diners and filled up totally on a mid Friday afternoon. We went for the chowder with home made brown bread rolls....OMG. So delishious. The crab poppers with red pepper dip was our appetizer and was as...More

Thank Dorinda M
Reviewed 28 April 2016

The fish was greasy, the clams had an off taste and the salad was skimpy. Really disappointed with this one.

Thank Michele B
Reviewed 9 February 2016

Any place where you can enjoy fresh seafood combined with a beautiful ocean view is perfect for me. This is a busy restaurant, very popular with the locals as well as tourists. There are picnic tables provided so you can dine outside as well as...More

Thank 112erc
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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, Highchairs Available
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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