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The Lobster Pound And Moore

161 Queen St, North Sydney, Nova Scotia B2A 1A9, Canada
+1 902-794-2992
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  • Excellent90%
  • Very good7%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lobster wontons” (29 reviews)
“lobster club” (17 reviews)
“fries” (37 reviews)
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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161 Queen St, North Sydney, Nova Scotia B2A 1A9, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

Love the atmosphere and use of the open concept of the kitchen. The chef is friendly by coming out and meeting the customers. Food is great, local and good portions.

Thank ljmercer57
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

During our stay on Cape Breton Island we found this place and had dinner there. We were very lucky to get a table without a reservation! The appetizers to share are great, we had the Lobster Spring Roll - fantastic! As a main course we...More

1  Thank MischaG40
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant is small but top quality. So, making reservations is a very good idea. The skillful chef and his crew are full of good advice as well as a snappy sense of humour.

Thank TheEmu1948
Reviewed 1 week ago

Since moving here we have tried to get into the Lobster Pound but our timing was always off. We finally made it there yesterday with great friends. First - the portions are large so you can definitely share. I started with the crab dip and...More

Thank Vickie_Bernie
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We re visiting friends who recently moved out here. They have tried to come to the restaurant with no luck, but we were lucky to get in today. I ordered the mussels and frites appy as we don’t get fresh mussels in Calgary, and the...More

1  Thank PY H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not only was the food amazing, but this was a vintage Cape Breton experience. All I can say is if you are in the area, I highly recommend you visit this restaurant. You will be greeted by genuine maritime hospitality, a casual but comfortable dining...More

Thank Sam P
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

Well we stopped at Seaview golf to get a tee time and asked about dinner. They raved about Rick & Lil’s place so we figured we’d go. MAKE SURE YOU CALL FOR RESERVATIONS. Very small and limited hours. That said.....BEST FOOD ...EVER!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! And we travel!!...More

Thank Rae Jean W
Reviewed 2 September 2018

Let me tell you, if you like seafood this is the place to visit. The menu looked so good that we could not decide what to get off of it. We were a party of 3 and ended up sharing appetizers: mussels and frites (comes...More

Thank JackQcCanada
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

We went for diner and loved it so much that we came back the next day for lunch. The food is fresh, the cooking delicious, the chef nice and fun and the whole team is lovely. A simple place that feels like home. Marion &...More

Thank marion r
Reviewed 29 August 2018

A Cape Breton treasure for sure, I have been several times and each time I'm even more impressed with the service & quality of food. Mussels & Frites are the best as well as everything else - too many to list!

Thank FellowTraveler365018
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Florence B
9 March 2018|
Response from Sylvia_10 | Reviewed this property |
I don't make reservations and I am not affiliated with the restaurant. I just submitted a review! You definitely have to make reservation if your gonna stop in and dine, especially 6 people. You won't regret it, the food is... More
14 July 2017|
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Response from chefrich66 | Property representative |
Call but arrive with a better attitude than jackie as she was one of our more rude customers. Also doesn't know how to ask for something nicely.
17 May 2017|
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Response from chefrich66 | Property representative |
The relish or aioli? I Will share how to make both with you
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 161 Queen St, North Sydney, Nova Scotia B2A 1A9, Canada (Formerly The Lobster Pound Restaurant)
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Cape Breton Island  >  North Sydney
  • Phone Number: +1 902-794-2992
Food made with love for those who love food.
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