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Encore @ Inn On The Lake

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3009 Highway 2, Fall River, Nova Scotia B2T 1J5, Canada
+1 902-861-3480
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Lower Sackville, Canada
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Ate at the inn last night ordered the appetizer bacon wrapped scallops for 16.50 and was told it would be 6 scallops, but for the price you assume it would be a deep sea scallops from Digby NS with a half decent size. Didn't know I would be trying to find the scallop in the bacon wrap LOL. Not worth... More 

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Thank pwebbe1
Ontario
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85 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Everything we ordered was absolutely decadent and the service was equally as wonderful. A must have is their seafood chowder. We have never tasted anything that delicious.

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Thank Carol J
InnOnTheLakeHalifax, Owner at Encore @ Inn On The Lake, responded to this review

Dear Carol J, Thank you for posting your wonderful review. We are very well known for our seafood chowder and I`m happy to hear you enjoyed it! Ron Nelson InnKeeper More 

Kentville, Canada
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

I've now eaten at the Encore twice (once for lunch and once for supper). Both experiences have been great. The food was quick, and the quality high. It's a great place to grab a bite or take family for a little visit. (and If the weather is nice, the patio is a great place to enjoy the sunshine)

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Thank Regan A
InnOnTheLakeHalifax, Owner at Encore @ Inn On The Lake, responded to this review

Hi Regan A, Thank you for taking the time to review our restaurant. We`re happy you enjoyed both dining experiences so far and look forward to welcoming you again soon. Ron Nelson InnKeeper More 

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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

We had the mussels. So tasty! Also had the haddock,salmon and beet salad. All done up very well. The seafood crepe is also supposed to be very good but we did not have it

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Thank Karen R
InnOnTheLakeHalifax, Owner at Encore @ Inn On The Lake, responded to this review

Dear Karen R, Thank you for your kind words, you`ll have to stop by again to try the seafood crepe! Until next time, Ron Nelson InnKeeper More 

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130 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

We went for dinner at Encore with our family because of the weather changing our plans for a nice evening in Halifax. Encore was able to accommodate us for a large table without any notice. The waitress (I do not recall her name but she was fantastic with all requests and extremely friendly) met all of all demands and did... More 

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Thank Jane_Randy
InnOnTheLakeHalifax, Owner at Encore @ Inn On The Lake, responded to this review

Dear Jane_Randy, I`m happy to hear we were able to accommodate your family for a last minute dinner and you all enjoyed your meals. We look forward to welcoming you again the next time you are in the area. Sincerely, Ron Nelson InnKeeper More 

Calgary
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353 reviews
242 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

This restaurant is located at the Inn on the Lake, so we ate here because we were staying at the Inn. We had a very engaging server who provided great service. However, my twice requested fruit cup failed to be delivered, well after the hot meals were served. She had to make up a fruit cup as she claimed that... More 

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Thank GPaCalgary
InnOnTheLakeHalifax, Owner at Encore @ Inn On The Lake, responded to this review

Hi GPaCalgary, Thank you for your feedback. I'm glad you enjoyed the Traveller's breakfast, but I'm sorry there was a mix up with the fruit cup. I'll pass your comments on to our breakfast staff to ensure this doesn't happen again. Thanks again, Ron Nelson InnKeeper More 

Reading, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

I had dinner here and it was good the service good and food excellent. Was disappointed to fine it's not so easy to have coffee here :( or sit in just for drinks if you are non resident. The cost to sit in and have coffee if you are a non resident is extortionate, I travel to Canada from the... More 

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Thank Unique66
InnOnTheLakeHalifax, Owner at Encore @ Inn On The Lake, responded to this review

Dear Unique66, While it seems you enjoyed your meal here, I do understand your disappointment with not being able to sit and enjoy a coffee. I hope you can appreciate that we are a restaurant and not a coffee shop, and although we may not be busy when you arrive we need to keep seats available should a large party... More 

Kendal, United Kingdom
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276 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

Had a really good meal at this restaurant. It is a lovely dining room with a great atmosphere. Everything came promptly and the serving staff were very friendly and efficient. The food was of a very good quality. Would certainly return.

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Thank lakelover908
Nova Scotia, Canada
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

The returns was busy and we were warned that it might be s bit slow which was fine ...it was slow but issues was more the waitress who kept forgetting things or we had long waits for things she offered but did not bring or by the time she brought them they were of no value as meal was eaten.... More 

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Thank debra902
Canada
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424 reviews
187 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 169 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

While staying at the inn we ate here a few times. The food and service were both very good. The dining out on the patio on a sunny afternoon can't be beat. About a 8 out of 10 would be happy to recommend to others.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Canadian, American, Bar, Pub, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3009 Highway 2, Fall River, Nova Scotia B2T 1J5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Region  >  Fall River
  • Phone Number: +1 902-861-3480
  • This restaurant is at Inn on the Lake

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?