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434 Main Street, Wolfville, Nova Scotia B4P 1E2, Canada
902-542-3033
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9:00 am - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Wed 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Thu - Sat 9:00 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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  • 21
    Excellent
  • 40
    Very good
  • 26
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
decent pub food

Had a pleasant meal here. Was the usual pub type restaurant in a university town. Decent selection of beer. Very diverse menu that could cater to most people's choices.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 30, 2015
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Ottawa, Canada
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
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Halifax, Nova Scotia
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117 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

$13 for over cooked tasteless wings that pretty much sums up this place. $17 for a sub par burger and fries? The fish and chips were just OK, even the fries were old and cold. Service was quick but not very friendly. The washrooms were dirty and dimly lit, I've seen better facilities at a roadside bar in Peru.

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Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Had a pleasant meal here. Was the usual pub type restaurant in a university town. Decent selection of beer. Very diverse menu that could cater to most people's choices.

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Charlottetown, Canada
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5 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

Ended up here for dinner, mainly due to lack of other options. Sat out on the front deck - quite noisy with the traffic. Service was quick and friendly and the food was very much what you'd expect in a place like this - large portions and reasonable value for money but lacking in finesse. The large pizza was huge... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

The service and atmosphere here were good, but that's where the positives end. The food was distinctly average (which still seems flattering) and blatantly not cooked on site; as such no adjustments can be made to the meals. This may be overly ambitious, but we expected more from a 'food emporium'.

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Woodstock, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Based on the recommendation of a friend we ate there twice in the past week. The food was very good...we had the scallops and fish and chips. The service was accommodating--polite and fast. The prices are very reasonable! Highly recommend and would definitely eat there again!

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Yarmouth, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

My family and I are on our summer vacation and while in wolfville we stopped into this restaurant for lunch today. We've heard good things about this place as my sister lives in wolfville. First when we got out food my daughters chicken Caesar wrap did not have the chicken in it. She also did not get the fries that... More 

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Halifax, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Nostalgic lunch at an old Acadia University haunt...food is average. Service was very good - friendly and prompt. Portion sizes were fine and the menu has enough variety for everyone. The draw for us is the Scotts Skins - Joe's specialty that I have not been able to find at any other restaurant.

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Halifax, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

I found this restaurant from yelp and haven't looked back. The food is awesome and if you haven't tried the scott skins then you need to come here & try them. The best potato & cheese things ever!!! Service is good and love that they have a patio for the summer so you can watch the movement of the little... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

I stopped in for a breakfast at around 10:00 am and was the only one in the restaurant. Ordered bacon and eggs and it was on the table very quickly. The potatoes were hard and looked like they had been cooked a few times and when I asked about them, the server and bartender said that's how they come.. No... More 

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Cambria, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

Don't even bother to eat there unless you are friends with the server. I never got to taste the food because I walked out. I had a problem with their service. After being told to sit anywhere, I waited longer than 10 minutes to be acknowledged or get a menu. It didn't happen, the server was too busy chatting with... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 434 Main Street, Wolfville, Nova Scotia B4P 1E2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Southwest Nova Scotia  >  Wolfville
  • Phone Number: 902-542-3033

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mediterranean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Doing business, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
9:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday
9:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
9:00 am - 2:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?