From Sea to Shining Seaside Shanty

Want great seafood – we’ve got it.  The Atlantic Provinces have every kind of fabulous restaurant, from fast food to fine dining – and most will capitalize on that strength wherever possible.

Halifax Residents David & Kay Richardson (left) along with their friends Erna & Eric Pullam from Estevan, Saskatchewan – all enjoying their annual Seaside Shanty get together. This year they timed it for opening day - notice Erna & Eric have ordered the Lobster Seafood’s worth the flight...indeed!

And so it goes that a staple on many a menu is chowder.’ll find your fish chowders and your clam chowders and your seafood chowders and your lobster chowders and yes permutations and combinations of all ‘em and beyond – but you’ll be hard pressed to find one that ‘out-chowders’ the Lobster Seafood Chowder at The Seaside Shanty in Chester Basin, NS.  It’s legendary, it’s world renowned and it’s so secret that the recipe was sold with the restaurant.  Many a tourist has happened upon the Shanty (previously unassuming, until recently gussied up – love the new paint job) – situated right on the Lighthouse Route (aka Hwy 3) it sits on the water’s edge and provides the perfect picturesque pit stop for a casual lunch or dinner.  But consider yourself warned however – you’ll forever return to taste that celebrated soup...that cheered for chowder...that bounty in a bowl with a biscuit on the side. Yum! SABS

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  1. Easily one of the best places to eat in our area!!! The staff is awesome and you never walk away hungry! The seafood crepes are my favorite! The blueberry grunt is to die for!!!

    Comment by Jayne — April 11, 2012 @ 11:59 am

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