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The Strand Restaurant

836A Main St | Rte 176, Blacks Harbour, New Brunswick E5H 1E6, Canada
+1 506-456-3663
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (4 reviews)
“scallops” (3 reviews)
“fries” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Canadian, American
$$ - $$$
836A Main St | Rte 176, Blacks Harbour, New Brunswick E5H 1E6, Canada
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Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Stopped here because of other trip advisor reviews, but we were hesitant...don't be! Seafood is fresh and delicious. (Gluten free options! ) Service was amazing. Totally recommend!

Thank Laura K
Reviewed 19 September 2016

We went there for lunch and ordered a chicken sandwith with fries. My husband and I shared the meal and there was plenty. The fries were homemade and delicious. My husband had a piece of there freshg coconut cream pie and he said it was...More

Thank Lorraine S
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Stopped by for a pleasant lunch on our way through town and had their Maritime dinner which was ham & scallops with potatoes. My wife had their Scallops only meal both were good and reasonably priced. It is not fine dining, but the food is...More

Thank Glidr
Reviewed 23 August 2016

We recently took the ferry from Blacks Harbour to Grand Manan Island - and were shocked to see all of the people flocking to the snack bar on the ferry to eat. Why didn't they enjoy a great lunch like we did at the Strand...More

Thank Willie3181
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

We had a delicious fish fry lunch here on Main St. The batter was very good, not greasy at all. And the pile of fries was huge, I couldn't finish them all. Would definitely recommend this home style eatery. Also visit the Freshmart grocery to...More

1  Thank CloggerSC
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Was so not disappointed... Absolutely, hands down, the BEST fisherman's platter we ever ate. The batter clams were amazing! The scallops melted in our mouths! The fish was perfect... And those French fries!! Incredible! A most perfect meal... But wait... The pie!! Homemade coconut cream...scrumptious!!...More

Thank Troy W
Reviewed 5 August 2016

Visited twice and the food was excellent both times. On my second visit the service was quite slow because there seemed to be only one person working the dining room. In spite of this I would go back but not if I had a short...More

Thank wpohley
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

We were driving to St. John when we started looking for a place to eat. The Strand was the only restaurant we could find, so we went in with some trepidation, as the facade is old and slightly run down. Inside, the room was clean...More

Thank Louvrelover
fishnchipguy, Owner at The Strand Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2016

Thanks for your kind words, we appreciate you stopping in and dining with us. We are a small family business in our community. Glad you enjoyed.

Reviewed 3 June 2016

In the menu it makes a big flourish about it NOT being PROCESSED CHEESE. But it was. It was not melted cheese. It was a disgusting piece of barely warmed up processed cheese. When I challenged the waitress she looked me in the face and...More

fishnchipguy, Owner at The Strand Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2016

Thanks for your comment. Although we regret your sandwich didn't meet your expectations, indeed your server was correct as we use only 100 percent real cheddar cheese regardless of your slanderous opinion. The beauty of reviewing is that anyone can say and alledge anything they...More

Reviewed 16 January 2016

My dad and I always loved this place! Seafood and service is first class. Not sure how many tourists stop here, as it is exactly 2 minutes from my house, but if not then they are missing out.

1  Thank Reba S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 22
Seafood, Canadian, American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 836A Main St | Rte 176, Blacks Harbour, New Brunswick E5H 1E6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  New Brunswick  >  Blacks Harbour
  • Phone Number: +1 506-456-3663
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The strand is located centrally on the Main Street in blacks harbour. Dining room seats forty persons and is licensed serving beer, wine and spirits. A broad menu is offered with something for everyone. From sandwiches and salads, Turkey and pork chop dinners , to our famous fried scallops, haddock and clams, our food is prepared in our home style kitchen. Friday's the strand serves home made fishcakes, and steaks. Saturday evenings you can dine on baked beans and ham, as well daily specials are offered. Our atmosphere is friendly and our staff are eager to make your stop at the strand one to remember and one of your better yet affordable dining experiences. The strand is owned by the chase family, and often the family old and young are working, cooking, serving and or clearing tables. Come visit us and partake in our Atlantic Canadian down home hospitality.
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