Chart your course to visit one of the world’s most spectacular coastlines.
Waterfront parking is where downtown begins.
Here are some additional ways to access our waterfront.
A bustling seaside playground where people of all ages and backgrounds come to explore and experience the best of Nova Scotia.
A seaside destination for the entire family.
Where cultural and seafaring experiences meet a new ocean economy.
A UNESCO World Heritage Site where Nova Scotia’s seafaring history comes to life.
See what’s happening on the waterfront.
Four unique waterfronts filled with experiences for all ages.
A waterfront view makes everything taste better.
Take advantage of free Wi-Fi.
Learn more about recent waterfront developments.
Our open space Master Plan is in-progress.
Harnessing the potential of our waterfronts.
Learn more about Nova Scotia’s waterfronts.
News from the water’s edge.
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Learn more about the mix of projects and events on the waterfronts.
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Together, we are building waterfronts that are experiential and economic hubs for all Nova Scotians.
Building on the greatness of the ocean since 1976.
Meet the Waterfront Development team.
Meet our Board of Directors.
Become a steward of a rising tide.
Dining along or near the Lunenburg waterfront offers a chance to enjoy delicious meals— including the freshest seafood—while taking in the magnificent view.
This award winning restaurant features, a casual, but elegant dining room, garden patio, and a bar where guests can enjoy a cocktail prior to sitting down to dinner. It’s no surprise that fresh, local seafood plays a leading role on the menu here.
Specializing in fresh seafood purchased and prepared daily to perfection. An innovative seasonal menu showcases the best of local flavors with local and international wines and a breathtaking view of the harbour.
With year round service you are sure to find the very best in regular and specialty coffees, Nova Scotia beer and wines, and local food with a unique flare. Overlooking the waterfront, the menu offers something for everyone.
With spectacular views of Lunenburg harbour and a carefully crafted menu created by award-winning chef, Martin Ruiz Salvadorto, this spot pleases a variety of tastes. A must stop on your next trip to Nova Scotia’s South Shore.
A family run business offering quality food at great prices. Eat in or take out and enjoy the nice weather from their outdoor balcony.
The cozy neighborhood restaurant offers a comfortable place to relax, have fun, and enjoy friendly conversation. The menu is all about quality, focusing on fresh, local ingredients.
Strategically situated harbour-side, “The Dockside” provides an unobstructed view of Luneburg’s famous Fisheries Museum, the colourful waterfront and one of Lunenburg’s most historic districts.
Established in 1977 after the Swinemar family decided it was time to combine their business expertise with delicious, unique family recipes for pizza, subs, and donairs and foray into the fast food restaurant industry. Enjoy water views from every seat.
What would Lunenburg be without Magnolia’s Grill? This restaurant has a fun atmosphere, wonderful staff, great music, the best fish cakes AND a key lime pie that is to die for.
Come experience the outstanding view of Lunenburg’s harbour from our dining room, bar, or wharf-side patio. Committed to serving locals and travelers a hearty meal in an inviting and hospitable atmosphere.
Located in the heart of historic Lunenburg, it features a simple menu of seaside favourites, sourced locally, and classically prepared. Dishes are designed to let the fresh seafood shine while you enjoy stunning harbour views from either of their patios.