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gottacruz March 29th, 2010 01:08 AM

Off the beaten path for lobster
 
Hi guys, will be heading to Canada/New England in Oct for a 9 day cruise on the Explorer ots, out of New Jersey with stops in Bar Harbor, Portland Maine, Boston, Halifax and St Johns NewBrunswick. Does anybody know of the best places off the beaten path that has lobster for lunch? Would like to know what is served on the menu. Have never cruised in this area before, and will also be taking lots of pictures.

thanks,
Virginia

ARVNSTL April 21st, 2010 07:14 PM

Halifax..Hands down ..Boondocks in Fishermans Cove... 250 year old fishing village ..only 20 minutes from Downtown Halifax...Lobster is off the boats ..in the pots ..on the plate..... Best thing is No Buses and crowds ..Awesome view...Walk right in ...sit right down... Pass the Bib and the BUTTER....Oh.. yea...Dont forget the ALEXANDER..KEITHS..... Alexander Keith's - Hold True .. Welcome to Fisherman's Cove - Eastern Passage, Nova Scotia, Canada ...

Trip May 6th, 2010 07:06 PM

The famous Union Oyster House in Boston is famous for seafood..not off the beaten path, and close to the ship.. a lunch here would be historic, as I think it's the oldest restaurant in the U.S.

Off the beaten path is good, as you sail north...

Haze60 June 16th, 2010 01:15 PM

Also great lobster in the restaurant at Peggy's Cove. WOnderful setting and view. You would need a shore exclursion to Peggy's Cove from Halifax.
Well worth the trip.

Lakers Fan June 16th, 2010 02:35 PM

I second the Peggy Cove's recommendation

DeepSpace August 17th, 2010 01:28 AM

Thanks for the info on the good lobster restaurants, we will try as many as we can.


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