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Sea Shell Restaurant

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Seafood, Canadian, American
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9 Ferry Wharf Rd, North Head, New Brunswick E5G 3A1, Canada
+1 506-662-8747
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Machias
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Nothing too bad to say, nothing good either. The food was very so-so, as was the menu and service. I will probably never go back.

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Thank Pablo M
jamaica
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

I can't believe how long it takes for you to get your meal!!! They cook one thing a a time, never bring drinks to your table and make you feel like you're putting them out by asking. On the up side the food is fantastic!! That's why I keep going back 😉

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Thank tobywJamaica
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34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2016

We were told by locals to check this place out if we were okay with seafood that has been battered and fried. We thought we'd give it a try. It is definitely greasy, but it was tasty. The serving size was pretty disappointing, though. We ordered a platter to share and it wasn't nearly enough for two. The price was... More 

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Thank Laura K
Edmonton, Canada
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Waitress drops our menus in front of us, rude the entire time, and once we order (the seafood chowder was not available) she never comes back to ask if we want water or coffee or anything. We wait for 45 minutes before checking to see how things were going - they hadn't even started cooking our food, but had already... More 

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Thank Chantel B
Largo, Florida
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 23 September 2016

walked in and no one waited on us, so we sat at the nearest table that was half clean. Still no one waited on us, another customer on her way out gave us menus. A waitress finally came out and started to clear off all of the empty tables but still did not acknowledge us!!!!!! Finally she asked if we... More 

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Thank trudy554
Fredericton, Canada
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31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2016

The worst waitress ever. She stayed in the back giggling most of the time with one of the cooks. The owner was there cooking apparently. I asked if we served ourselves if we wanted coffee and she said, "If you want." That was her reply also to a question about the menu. I think I asked if we can have... More 

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Thank A B
Woodstock, NB Canada
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Attempted to eat breakfast here but after waiting an hour we asked if they had started our meal, which they had not, so we decided to leave. Offered to pay for our coffee and the waitress replied with " just get out of here!"

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Thank SuzieQ29
Fredericton, Canada
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550 reviews
260 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 165 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2016

We had lunch at the Sea Shell while waiting for the ferry. It is quite a plain place, sort of like the dining room you'd go to at camp when you were a kid, but the waiter was very pleasant and the fish and chips were excellent. There were lots of locals enjoying it, it was clean and neat and... More 

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Thank CFofLL
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 September 2016

We stopped here an hour before the ferry departure wanting to get a quick bite before we left the island. The waitress was very rude when I asked for a menu ( she tossed it at me). Yes they do take out but an hour is not enough time??? This restaurant is located right across from the parking lot waiting... More 

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Thank Nancy R
Auburn, Maine
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75 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2016

Friends took me there for dinner. It is a very busy restaurant, especially with the locals. Great location near the ferry landing, They have a lot of choices on the menu. We had fried fish with a Caesar salad and it was very good.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Canadian, American
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Ferry Wharf Rd, North Head, New Brunswick E5G 3A1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  New Brunswick  >  Grand Manan  >  North Head
  • Phone Number: +1 506-662-8747

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