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The Bistro East

274 St. George Street, Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia, Canada
902-308-7992
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Cuisines: Eclectic
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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English first
Yarmouth, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

I have never been disappointed ever with my meals at Bistro East. I am not often in the area, but when I am, this is my restaurant of choice. They have no problems with ordering off the lunch menu at dinnertime and the food is fantastic. Make sure you safe room for dessert, because the chocolate mousse is to die... More

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Longwood, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

Good food and company for solo traveler. The chowder was very good. Pricey when you add wine and desert for a budget traveler.

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Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
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24 reviews 24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Tried it for dinner tonight. Ordered the steak sandwich and the portion size was minuscule. Needed a microscope to see it. The accompanying salad contained strawberries which was not a wise thing to include. Asked for a Caesar salad as a replacement. They charged three bucks extra. The Caesar was disappointing. One slice of burnt bacon on top, a piece... More

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Annapolis Royal, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Food on their menu never disappoints! Sometimes-when they are really, really busy- the wait can be a bit longer, but it's worth the wait, I promise! Fantastic staff, I love them all! I am local and this is my favorite place by far!

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Vancouver, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

This has been my go-to restaurant during my three month stay in Annapolis. The staff are very friendly and accommodating, and they are quite allergen-conscious. I have dined here many times this summer (2014) for both lunch and dinner and, despite my celiac disease, I have not taken ill once on their account.

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Halifax Regional Municipality, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

We stopped here on the weekend, had the Seafood Caesar Salad??? No self respecting restaurant in Nova Scotia would call this good seafood. Three Bay Scallops (very small scallops not tasty), lobster meat that looked like what's in the bottom of a frozen can, just mush really. For 20$ this was terrible. Would not recommend this one to anyone who... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Our host recommended us Bistro East. We ate there twice and while the food was delicious both times, we were really delighted by the Seafood Extreme:). This was possibly the best pasta we ever have eaten ...

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

My family and I enjoyed a nice lunch stop here. We were able to order from the lunch or dinner menus. The blackened fish (can't remember what type!) was excellent, with equally good vegetable selection (cooked perfectly) and PEI potatoes. My father-in-law was very pleased with his steak and cheese. The garlic fingers were delicious and the only complaint was... More

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Victoria, Canada
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48 reviews 48 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

We ate out only one night at the Bistro East, because the second time we tried the whole restaurant was booked. We had an enjoyable experience and found both the food and service very good. I think we both had specials, mine was a pasta with scallops and portabello mushrooms and my partner had a gluten free pasta with lobster... More

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Annapolis Royal, Canada
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Absolutely the best pizza and with Scallops to boot. Great service and nice location in Annapolis Royal. We frequent this restaurant often and we are always happy to return.

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