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“Great little spot”
Review of Seaside Shanty

Seaside Shanty
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed 4 September 2013

Best small restaurant in the Chester area. Terrific chowders, good service, nice setting.

Adri is a super waitress

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Reviewed 30 August 2013

How can I possibly describe the wonderful service, great location and outstanding chowder? We were seated right away at a table overlooking the harbour. The wine arrived within minutes and then the best chowder we EVER had was in front of us. Add the friendly staff and a fun atmosphere: what else would you want? Well, kick-in very reasonable prices! I would recommend the Seaside to everyone. Approx. 50-60 minutes and 70 km from Halifax, which is well worth the drive. Take the 103, since St. Margarets Bay Rd. is under construction.

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Thank Robert F
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Reviewed 30 August 2013

Stopped here for lunch on our way to Lunenburg from Halifax. I ordered their seafood chowder and my wife had scallop burger. I can't say I have eaten a lot of chowder before but it was great nevertheless. Definitely the best chowder I had duing our trip. Scallop burger was very tasty, too. The host was very friendly and you get a nice view of the bay if you from their screened patio.

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Thank ClumsyDaddy
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Reviewed 22 August 2013

Ordered the lobster chowder, best chowder in Halifax . The lobster was piled high you got a spoonful of lobster with every bite. Reservations are recommended ,we managed to get in without one but were just lucky. The view of the bay is outstanding . Definitely recommend you stop ,but remember its easy to just drive by ,it's just a small quaint place easy to just pass it and not notice it. Be sure to stop glad we did!

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Thank linwinterpeg
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Reviewed 20 August 2013

Our B&B hosts recommended this little spot at the bend of Chester Basin and they were right. the chowder was chock full of seafood and not a potato in sight! a small cup of chowder came with a lovely lobster roll - great value and great quality,

Thank KarenFredBen
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