South Shore restaurants

Top Choice Canadian in Lunenburg

Lincoln Street Food

This newcomer on the Lunenburg restaurant scene is turning heads with its market-inspired fresh food that includes vegan, vegetarian and sustainable fish and meat options. The meals are complemented by a preservativ…
Top Choice Canadian in Mahone Bay

Mateus Bistro

Tucked into a little gallery with an outdoor patio, this place may not have the sea views, but once you hit the cocktails, wine and food, you'll likely not care. The European-inspired menu changes with what's fresh …
Top Choice Canadian in Shelburne

Charlotte Lane

People drive from Halifax to eat here, and rave about it; evening reservations are highly recommended. Swiss chef Roland Glauser is constantly revising an extensive, annotated wine list to accompany his ever-changin…
French in Lunenburg

Fleur de Sel

On sabbatical in 2016 after 12 years knocking the socks off diners from far and wide, owners Martin and Sylvie promise to return to the helm of this, their elegant establishment serving French-inspired seafood, meat…
Deli in Lunenburg

Salt Shaker Deli

With a clean-cut modern atmosphere, a waterfront deck and amazing food, it's no wonder this deli-restaurant is always packed. Try the thin-crust pizzas or a pound of mussels cooked in the style of your choosing.
Cafe in Mahone Bay

Biscuit Eater

Dine on fabulous all-organic meals from soups to salads and sandwiches while surrounded by immaculately presented books. Or just stop for a fair-trade coffee and to Skype the folks back home.
Deli in Mahone Bay

LaHave Bakery

This bakery is famous for its hearty bread. Sandwiches are made on thick slabs of it.
Fast Food in Lunenburg

Nellie's Takeout

Near the frequently overlooked chunk of the Berlin Wall (yes, it's legit), Nellie's food truck is a local favorite that not too many tourists have yet discovered. That could all be about to change. We're talking fis…
Cafe in Chester

Kiwi Café

A New Zealand chef prepares excellent soups, salads, sandwiches and baked goods that you can eat in or take away in recyclable containers. The walls are painted kiwi green and there's beer, wine and a relaxed atmosp…
Cafe in Shelburne

Bean Dock

Grab a wooden table overlooking the bay for coffee, grilled sandwiches and light mains, from fish cakes to sun-dried tomato pasta salad. The giant Adirondack chair out front is worth chatting about.