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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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Hours:
Wed - Fri 11:30 am - 7:30 am
Sat - Sun 9:00 am - 8:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 46
    Excellent
  • 46
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Excellent local fare near Peggy's Cove - without the pack of Tourists!

Our family scooted out of the Oceanstone Resort (we were staying there for a wedding) for the short drive to Hacketts Cove, for lunch at the Finer Diner. While so very close to the throngs of tourists at Peggy's Cove, it is 10 minutes further down the road and so not "reached" by as many... With... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 19, 2015
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Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

It's okay, but it's not fine dining. Actually I thought it was overpriced. We had lobster on caesar salad that was nothing to write home about and the chowder was watery and kinda bland.

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Roma, Italia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

We had breakfast here on the road to Peggy's Cove. The place is nice, it gives you a taste of Nova Scotia and the patio is big and well located. They have a vegetarian choice for breakfast with eggs and potatos only, everything was delicious, plus they serve you a little bottle of milk for the coffee, very cute!

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015 via mobile

Our family scooted out of the Oceanstone Resort (we were staying there for a wedding) for the short drive to Hacketts Cove, for lunch at the Finer Diner. While so very close to the throngs of tourists at Peggy's Cove, it is 10 minutes further down the road and so not "reached" by as many... With a delightful porch (with... More 

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Elmsdale, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Our third time here was just as good as the first two! Service is great, food is great, prices are great, and I love to support local business. We will always stop here when we get the chance.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Met friends for lunch...their suggestion after moving here from Toronto area...loved it!!! Very accommodating for my gluten free diet. Food was delicious, great price, big serving...fabulous location.

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Hamilton, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

We stopped in at the diner during a rain storm returning from Peggy's Cove for lunch and were pleasantly surprised by the quality of food and choices available. Our servers were young very pleasant girls who eagerly explained the menu and answered our questions. the food was just mediocre, but the friendly service and warm atmosphere made us feel very... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Service was friendly and fast but the food was very average and cold (the chowder and fish cakes were both cold). Definitely a 'meh'

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Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Had a great lunch after a morning spent visiting Peggy's Cove. Enough choice to keep all 3 people in our party happy from seafood to burgers. Service was fast and friendly and lunch delicious. Would recommend! Reasonable prices as well.

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New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

My wife and I were on our honeymoon and were recommended to stop here for a good "quick bite". If you blinked, you could drive by the diner. It has an old style mom and pop roadside burger stand feel as you enter. You could sit inside or outside on the deck with a view of a small inlet. The... More 

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Nova Scotia, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

Great little restaurant with a good menu and well cooked, fresh and local food. Superb curry day (Thursday). Good value and lovely staff too.

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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 have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?