Battered, deep fried and oozing with cheese, served with salsa.
8 jumbo wings lightly breaded and served with Dave's hot sauce and Ranch on the side
Deep Fried and topped with a blend of mozza & cheddar, green onion and bacon. Served with sour cream
Muchachos, "burro" your way through this... a basket of tortilla chips covered with peppers, olives, salsa, green onions, diced tomato,a blend of melted cheddar & mozza, salsa and sour cream. Add homemade chili $3.00 or Guacamole $3.
Fresh Local Mussels: When available
One pound, fresh Indian Point mussels, steamed to perfection. Served with baquette.
Fresh calamari rolled in our special mixture, deep-fried and tossed in green onions, diced tomatoes, black olives & served with homemade spicy mayo
Dark and Tan Beer Battered Onion Rings
Just as it says.
Lightly coated chicken tenders served with our own B.B.Q. sauce.
Garlic Cheese Bread
Toasted garlic baguette topped with melted mozza & chaddar cheese.
Sweet Potato Fries
Crinkle cut & Served with Curry Mayo.
Not coated, Add Gravy $100
Real Quebec Cheese Curds served on fries and smothered in gravy.
Chrisp romaine tossed with fried capers, croutons and Asiago parmesan cheese, tossed in a rich creamy garlic dressing
Fresh field greens, seasonal vegatables tossed with seame Thai dressing.
Fresh romaine tossed with re onion, kalamata olives, cucumber, tomato & feta cheese in an olive oil oregano dressing.
A Mug specialty...local lobster, scallops, haddock, potato and celery simmered in butter and cream. Served with baguette.
Soup of the Day
Homemade, always good and hearty.
Certified Angus Beef burger grilled, topped with lettuce, tomato, mustard, relish and ketchup. Add Cheddar or Bacon for $1 each.
Certified Angus Beef burger grilled, topped with blue cheese and our homemade Jack Daniels Bourbon BBQ sauce.
Certified Angus Beef burger grilled topped with homemade pulled pork & straw onions.
Reuben Sandwich &Fries
Stacks of warm pastrami with sauerkraut, Swiss cheese & honey mustard on a ciabatta bun. Served with a dill pickle spear .
Chicken Club Sandwich & Fries
Our Mug club, bacon, chicken, tomato, & lettuce on a soft ciabatta bread with mayo.
Beef Dip and Fries
An extraordinary dish. A mound of beef between garlic toast and some au jus for dipping. This one also made it to the magazines (Coastal). Tender and juicy. Add onions or cheese or mushrooms for 1.00 each.
Fish Taco & Fries
Beer battered fish with home coleslaw, garlic mayo, served in two soft taco shells.
Mexican Chicken Wrap & Fries
Chicken seasoned with Tex-Mex spice with salsa, sour cream, lettuce & cheese served in a tomato basil wrap with fries. Guacamole opional
Skillet Rib Steak
A 10 oz Certified Angus Beef Rib Eye with mushrooms, onions, mashed potatoes or fries & house salad.
Mug and Anchor Meat Pie
Our Mug pie, Certified Angus Beef baked in our special seasoning, in a pie crust. Served with fries and gravy.
Steak and Ale Pie
A true rich flavoured steak pie with beef, potato, carrots, & turnip in a homemade gravy. Topped with puff pastry.
Bangers and Mashed
Three British bangers smothered in a rich gravy and served with homemade mashed potatos with the salad of the day.
A delicious homemade chili topped with cheddar & mozza cheese, served with garlic bread.
Tender pork ribs topped with our signature bbq sauce with a choice of wild rice, mashed potatoes or fries and a side of homemade coleslaw.
Half Chicken Dinner
Half 'slow' roast seasoned chicken served with mashed potatoes or fries and a side of homemade coleslaw.
Fish and Chips
A large Beer battered fresh haddock fillet Served with fries and lemon.
Two delicious crab cakes & salad served with Thai sauce.
Scallops and Chips
Fresh local pan seared scallops. Served with fries and tarter.
Three homemade fish cakes served with salad . A mug specialty.
Beer-battered haddock, fresh mussels, homemade fish cake served
Boneless salmon loin blackened in our cajun blend, served on a
bed of wild rice with a side salad.
Kids Fish and Chips
Its famous, its delicious, its the Mug and Anchor bread pudding. Covered with orange sauce and whipped topping, it will hold you for about a week.
Double Chocolate Fudge Brownie
Nuts, fudge, chocolate sauce and whipped topping.
Cheesecake De Jour
Rich enough to share! Ask your server!!
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The food was very poor and we waited for ever to get it then it was terrible and the beer is over priced compared to every where else on the southshore. all the staff smelled of smoking which was very off putting all in all a very bad experience and will never visit again
I've visited Mug and Anchor 6 times in the last 3 years. The location and atmosphere are excellent. But the food is remarkably bad. Each and every time the food is worse than the last visit. Recently, we arrived there, a party of nine, and every plate was terrible: extremely greasy, overcooked, rubbery and very bad tasting. What's more the portions were very small and the price high. The plates were grilled cheese, cheese burgers, fries, wings, nachos and they were all horrible. The clubhouse was okay, but the fries were an absolutley weird texture, just couldn't figure out what they cooked them in. How can such simplistic food be so ill-prepared? Never have I seen anything so bad. Absolutely shameful! The micro-beers they sell are unfortunately very poorly cared for and served whether stale, bottom of the keg, warm etc. I firmly believe the off-scour foam from each and every beer is collected in a jug then poured into new orders. The beer is great at times and horrible now and then - take your chances. But the food …? Avoid it at all cost because it's always complete rubbish and a total waste of money. --Greg
In general, the food was mediocre. The kids had the “nachos” plate, which had been micro-waved. The cheese glued itself to the wax paper underneath. This left the nice checkered pattern on the paper embedded into the cheese. YUCK! To be fair, they didn’t charge us for the nachos.
My fiance and I decided to stop in here for dinner while on our engagement weekend- it was a bad choice! Keep in mind, during the entire visit they *were not* filled to capacity, the staff was unorganized, and spent more time talking then serving customers. After getting a seat inside the sweltering pub, our drinks were ordered.....20 mins went by, no drinks. We were then moved to the deck on request, our drink order was forgotten and reordered again (by another server). Another 20 mins passed , we finally got our drinks. A few minutes later someone came to get our meal order, great! - not so much. She returned 10 minutes later after forgetting what we wanted....the tip is dropping per minute! After waiting 45 minutes and hearing other customers complain about the wait/service the food shows up, mine was received incorrectly and was anything but spectacular quality. The waitress said 'There you go!' and I replied with 'Great, only took an hour' She then proceeded to argue with me telling me I 'wasn't there an hour' ! I was shocked, I work in customer service and if I employed her she would be out on the street. The reason why it looked to her like we weren't there an hour was because we were moved, forgotten about, and the slack staff wasn't paying attention- to anyone. After we both told her we had been she informed us 'thats what we get for going to a pub in Mahone Bay on a Sunday' This simply shocked me more, considering many places in Halifax seem to operate fine with a few people in the restaurant- on a Sunday- on the waterfront, something tells me their are more people on the Halifax waterfront then in a small town. Perhaps they may want to join the real world in customer service. She received a 0 dollar tip for her attitude, and we both will never give Mug & Anchor Pub another cent. Theirs lots of other places we can spend money at!
This is one of my favourite pubs in Nova Scotia. The spectacular view of Mahone Bay from the patio never fails to brighten my day. Gaze at the majestic, and well photographed, "3 Churches on the Ocean" and the sailboats floating by. I've been here at least 20 times over the last 20 years and the Mug & Anchor never fails to impress. The atmosphere is good old down home Nova Scotian. The staff are always great and the food is consistently excellent and good value.
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