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Finer Diner

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Seafood, Canadian
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9976 Peggy's Cove Rd | 9976 Peggys Cove Road, Hacketts Cove, Nova Scotia b3z3j3, Canada
902-821-3434
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11:30 am - 7:30 am
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Hours:
Wed - Fri 11:30 am - 7:30 am
Sat - Sun 9:00 am - 8:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

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  • 37
    Excellent
  • 30
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great stop for lunch

Stopped in on our ride along the coast, very clean and bright, staff was awesome. We ordered the fish and chips, and a cup of Seafood chowder with a salad. Great flavors. The chowder was very good, and the fish is fresh! You have to substitute regular chips for the sweet potato fries, they are... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 24, 2015
Merrichris
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Providence, Rhode Island
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Providence, Rhode Island
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43 reviews 43 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

Stopped in on our ride along the coast, very clean and bright, staff was awesome. We ordered the fish and chips, and a cup of Seafood chowder with a salad. Great flavors. The chowder was very good, and the fish is fresh! You have to substitute regular chips for the sweet potato fries, they are fantastic, and come with a... More 

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Marblehead, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

We stopped at the Finer Diner after an afternoon at Peggy's Cove. We were the only patrons inside, and the food was most delicious. We started with the dahl appetizer...amazing! Followed by the lobster club which was yummy. We were hoping to have room for the homemade coconut cream pie, but unfortunately were too full...we'll just have to come back.... More 

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Deep Cove Nova Scotia
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72 reviews 72 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

I go here for lunch several time a year, and enjoy the food. The owners are friendly and the food is fresh and home made. Menu varies - fish is always good - price is reasonible.

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Alexandria, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Came upon this restaurant and decided to try it. Wow! Very fresh, great flavors and the best coconut cream pie we've ever had. Obviously someone in the kitchen enjoys what they do & puts much love into each dish. Thank you for the fabulous meal.

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Halifax, Canada
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Food was tasty and well priced. Quaint atmosphere and lovely view. Service was good. We were there for a late breakfast.

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Felton, California
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176 helpful votes 176 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Nice older diner down the road from Peggy's Cove and Tantallon. Nice supper and friendly folks. Average food with smallish portions. Quiet & reasonable.

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Nipomo, California
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133 helpful votes 133 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

We were a group of six and we stopped here for lunch during our day tour of the area. We had the lobster rolls and mushrooms, and both were good. We had good service and enjoyed our lunch.

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Cape Girardeau, Missouri
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86 reviews 86 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

We stopped at Finer Diner with our tour guide Les, and enjoyed a good lunch. The server was very nice and attentive. The views of the cove were beautiful and I have lots of pictures! The fish fillets my husband had were worth bragging about to our fellow cruise passengers. I had a lobster roll and it was good. I... More 

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Nova Scotia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

...when you walk through the doors of the Finer Diner it just plain old fashioned FEELS GOOD! It's not JUST the FINER FOOD the attentive service or even the ultra caring and community engaging owners, Sarah and Peter... although all of these points are certainly worth a great big hip hip hooray! It's the attention to detail, the never miss... More 

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Nova Scotia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Had the Chicken Penne, which was the special of the day. Fantastic, with a light garlic, creamy sauce and REAL chicken. Garlic bread was included. Excellent lemon meringue pie for desert. prompt and pleasant service. Excellent burger as well. Limited menu.A few more choices would be welcome.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 9976 Peggy's Cove Rd | 9976 Peggys Cove Road, Hacketts Cove, Nova Scotia b3z3j3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Region  >  Hacketts Cove
  • Phone Number: 902-821-3434

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood, Canadian
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 7:30 am
Thursday
11:30 am - 7:30 am
Friday
11:30 am - 7:30 am
Saturday
9:00 am - 8:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?