Our twist on "take-out": Everything tastes better when you eat it outside!

So go ahead—let nature design your dining space. Be dazzled by white sand beaches, turquoise water, the big blue sky and thousands of wildflowers—add yourself and bon appétit!

It's as easy as 1, 2, 3!

  1. Place your order with the restaurant

2. Pick up your lunch (with an optional souvenir Parks Canada picnic blanket available at Lane’s Privateer Inn and Restaurant)

3. Find your perfect picnic place in Kejimkujik Seaside National Park and enjoy!

Transport yourself to the tropics of Nova Scotia. Your eyes will feast as well as your taste buds! 

Picnics prepared from a choice of delectable local favourites:

Top 5 Perfect Picnic spots

Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site.

1. Picnic Shelter – take a short stroll to picnic tables with a seaside breeze.
2. Scenic Lookout – a great view of wildflowers and the seacoast. Benches available.
3. Harbour Rocks Beach – Granite headlands and views of basking seals.
4. Parks Canada Red Chairs – an idyllic spot! #sharethechair
5. St. Catherine's Beach - white sands and gorgeous turquoise water.

Download your own map of the Top 5 Perfect Picnic spots (PDF, 1.67 MB)

Picnic options

Be prepared! Mouth-watering deliciousness follows.
Please note that prices do not include HST.

Quaterdeck Beachside Villas and Grill
7499 Hwy 3, Summerville Centre, NS, B0T 1T0
www.quarterdeck.ca/ 
www.facebook.com/TheQuarterdeckBeachsideVillas

Details

To order:
Phone: 902-947-2050
Email: beachside@quarterdeck.ca

Availability: Offered daily, July 1 – October 31

  • Order must be placed before 8 am (same day)
  • Earliest pick-up time: 9:30am - available to Gone Crabbin' participants.
  • Order can be placed on site
  • Payment required at the time of order
  • Cancellation policy: a refund is possible with 24-hour notice
Menu

1) Traditional Lobster Roll
Price: $22

  • Nova Scotia lobster tossed with housemade mayonnaise 
  • Boulangerie la vendéenne brioche roll 
  • Fresh greens, lemon slice

Please note: Lobster roll will be packaged deconstructed. Guest will add simply have to add lobster to roll in order to maintain quality of product.
Reusable icepack will be included.
Plastic containers and ice pack are reusable/recyclable. 


2) Quarterdeck Lobster Salad
Price: $25

  • Nova Scotia lobster
  • Greeks Meats bacon lardons, parmesan cheese, housemade lavash crouton
  • Roasted garlic dressing 

Please note: Salad will be packaged deconstructed.
Guest will add simply have to add lobster and dressing to greens in to maintain quality of product.
Reusable icepack will be included.
Plastic containers and ice pack are reusable/recyclable. 
*grilled chicken breast may be substituted for lobster. 


3) J. Willy Krauch Smoked Salmon
Price: $14

A Nova Scotia tradition for more than 60 years:   

  • Pretzel bun with smoked salmon, dilled cream cheese, pickled onion, capers 
  • Fresh greens, lemon slice

Please note: Sandwich will be packaged deconstructed.
Guest will add simply have to add salmon to bun to maintain quality of product.
Reusable icepack will be included.
Plastic containers and ice pack are reusable/recyclable. 

4) Bread and Butter
Price: $5

  • Housemade Longspell Point Farms Acadia hard red wheat loaf 
  • Molasses butter 

5) South Shore Shortcake
Price: $10

  • Seasonal fruit, sweet biscuit, whip cream 

Please note: Shortcake will be packaged deconstructed.
Guest will add simply have to add fruit to biscuit and top with cream to maintain quality of product.
Reusable icepack will be included.
Plastic containers and ice pack are reusable/recyclable. 

White Point Beach Resort
75 White Point Beach Resort Rd, Hunts Point NS B0T 1G0
www.whitepoint.com

Details
To order:
Phone: 1-800-565-5068 ext. 0
Email: greatday@whitepoint.com

Availability: Offered daily, July 1 – October 31

  • Order must be placed before 10 am (same day)
  • Earliest pick-up time: 7:00am - available to Gone Crabbin' participants.
  • Order can be placed on site or by phone
  • Payment required at the time of order
  • Cancellation policy: a refund is possible with 24-hour notice

Park patrons are welcome to book their perfect picnic with the resort 24 hours in advance of pick up. Credit cards can be used at this time to purchase the meal, or alternatively can be charged to their room (if staying at the resort). Baskets can be picked up at the front desk of the main lodge.

Menu
1) Gr8Day Picnic
Price: $15
  • Grilled chicken wraps with avocado, peppers, Monterey Jack cheese, lettuce and poblano mayo;
    or planked salmon salad with cucumber on freshly baked breads
  • Freshly baked cookies
  • Nova Scotian apples
  • Bottled water

2) GR8est Picnic
Price: $29 (with water)

  • Homegrown greens with Valley cider vinaigrette, dried cranberries and feta
  • Nova Scotian lobster roll with tarragon aioli
  • Sparkling bottled water
  • Apple crisp tarts

Lane’s Privateer Inn
27 Bristol Ave., Liverpool, NS B0T 1K0
lanesprivateerinn.wordpress.com/
www.facebook.com/lanesprivateerinn/

Details
To order:
Phone: 902-354-3456

Availability: Offered daily, July 1 – October 31

  • Order must be placed before 10 am (same day)
  • Earliest pick-up time: 8:30am - available to Gone Crabbin' participants.
  • Order can be placed on site or by phone
  • Payment required at the time of order
  • Cancellation policy: a refund is possible the same day if cancelled before 9 am
Menu

1)   Perfect Lobster Lunch for 2
Price: $55

  • Two lobster rolls: chunks of tender, fresh lobster tossed in a tangy horseradish mayonnaise with a spritz of lemon, celery, green onion and arugula served on a soft brioche roll
  • Summer berry salad: mixed greens with blueberries and strawberries, green onion, radish and blueberry vinaigrette
  • Snug Harbour Bakery treat: apple, blueberry or rhubarb tart or chocolate pepito pastry
  • Van Dyk’s blueberry lemonade

2) Perfect Picnic for 2
Price: $40

  • Choice of 2 of following sandwiches on your choice of Lane’s famous brown bread or artisanal breads from Boulangerie La Vendeenne 
    - Roast turkey with Terra Beata cranberry mayo
    - Meadowbrook ham and cheddar 
    - Caprese sandwich with local buffalo mozzarella, pesto, and tomato 
    - Tuna Niscoise with black olives, red onion and sharp cheddar 
    - Roast turkey with brie, peaches and arugula 
    - Roast turkey club with Meadowbrook bacon, tomato and arugula 
    Summer berry salad: mixed greens with blueberries and strawberries, green onion, radish and blueberry vinaigrette
    Snug Harbour Bakery treat: apple, blueberry or rhubarb tart or chocolate pepito pastry
    VanDyk’s blueberry lemonade 

Lane’s Privateer Inn is also able to offer children’s portions as well as options for pricing should one of the participants prefer lobster and the other a sandwich from option #2.

 

Finest Kind Food / Boxing Rock
78 Ohio Road, Shelburne, NS, B0T 1W0
Facebook.com/finestkindfood

Details
To order:
Phone/text: 902- 874-2145
Email/message: Facebook.com/finestkindfood

Availability: Wednesday to Sunday, 11 am – 7 pm, July 1 – September 29

  • 48-hour notice is needed to place an order
  • Earliest pick-up time: 11:00am
  • Payment required at the time of order
  • Cancellation policy: a refund is possible with 24-hour notice
Menu

1) The Local Picnic – 100% Nova Scotia products
Price: $15

A “nibble and make your own” Nova Scotian picnic platter featuring:

  • Yarmouth Smoked fish
  • Greenfield Smoked sausage
  • Valley cheeses
  • Homemade baguette
  • Boxing Rock beer mustard
  • NS Sea salt, dulse, and honey roasted nuts
  • Hand squeezed homemade lemonade (or water) 

Option to add NS-proud slaw for an additional $3. 

2) The Local Soft Taco - 100% Nova Scotia products
Price: $15

  • "NS proud" slaw (Nova Scotia roasted beets, kale, NS feta, NS dried cranberries)
    or New Brunswick Covered Bridge chips
  • Hand-squeezed homemade lemonade or water.
  • 3 different options of taco:
    a. Homemade spent grain soft taco wrap with smoked sausage and cheese 
    b. Homemade spent grain soft taco wrap with crispy local kale, tomatoes and cheese 
    c. Homemade spent grain soft taco wrap with NS smoked fish and cheese