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342 Main Street, Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada
863-4682
Sunday
Closed
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Outdoor Seating

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  • 30
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  • 21
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 2
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Nice place for coffee and a bite to eat

We always like to find a local place for coffee and pastries that is not part of a chain. This is the place in Antigonish. Great cappuccinos and a darn good german cake that reminded me of homemade from 50 years ago. It turned out that the young woman running the place had lived in Winnipeg a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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Winnipeg
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

We always like to find a local place for coffee and pastries that is not part of a chain. This is the place in Antigonish. Great cappuccinos and a darn good german cake that reminded me of homemade from 50 years ago. It turned out that the young woman running the place had lived in Winnipeg a few years back... More 

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Halifax, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Lovely spot for lunch. I had the turkey sandwich and the pesto and cucumbers gave it a light and fresh taste. The bread stated like it was baked fresh that morning. My date had the pulled pork bun. He really enjoyed it. It was local food at it's best. We also had a chai latte and the iced pumpkin cookie... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

I love stopping in here for lunch - my favourite picks are the Greek sandwich, lentil walnut burger, and East Indian wrap. The coffee here is the best in town, and the baked goods they have are awesome. It gets very busy at lunch time here, so don't go if you're in a rush. Friendly staff and a very welcoming... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

I try to eat here every chance I get. Great place to relax and have lunch. Very clean and the menu is wonderful with lots of variety for everyone. The food is worth every dollar you spend. Do highly recommend the turkey pesto.

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Antigonish, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

great food at a fair price. I love their coffees, and smoothies and they have awsome sandwiches. The only bad thing is the service on anything other than drinks, it takes forever and it is busy at lunch so i don't have time to wait. So if you want a quick lunch go somewhere else. It's worth the wait most... More 

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Antigonish, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

the coffee prep table is somewhat cramped, room for one person at a time.the coffee is so amazing there & the fresh baked goodies...as well, amazing.

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Antigonish, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Superb atmosphere, funky yet healthy food! A perfect location serving a diverse clientele in this beautiful university town. Love the coffee!

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St. John's, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

The line up at the counter is an ode to the popularity of this restaurant and the fact that your food is being freshly prepared. The menu is healthy and full of options for different soups and sandwiches.

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Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

This restaurant had vegan options, which is a plus in small town Nova Scotia. The vegan option sandwiches were pretty standard, hummus and veggies on whole wheat. The soup was vegan and was very good.

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Antigonish, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

This is a small organic coffee house--lovely homemade bread and vegetarian foods, organic, fair trade. Not big, but homey--feeels like being in friend's house. Lots of local artwork on display. Reasonable prices. Very much enjoyed my meal there.

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Additional Information about The Tall and Small Cafe

Address: 342 Main Street, Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada
Phone Number: 863-4682
Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Antigonish
Open Hours:
Monday 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cuisine: Vegetarian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 342 Main Street, Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Antigonish
  • Phone Number: 863-4682

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Vegetarian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?