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The Tall and Small Cafe

342 Main Street, Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada
863-4682
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Ranked #9 of 40 restaurants in Antigonish
Cuisines: Vegetarian
Good for: Families with children, Outdoor seating
Most recent review
- Aug 16, 2014
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Outdoor seating
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English first
Top Contributor
67 reviews 67 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 NEW

Good local place. Best muffins and coffee in town!! Went every morning that I was visiting and looked forward to the homemade muffins and baked goods. But if you get more then a few people the service is so slow...... Did not go back for any lunch as heard the service was even slower at lunch time. But liked the... More

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Titusville, Florida
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31 reviews 31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Several locals really liked this place so we went in with high anticipation. Food is so-so, and they wouldn't take any credit card but a local debit card. Had a pesto turkey sandwich which was a little dry. Won't return.

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Antigonish, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

I have been going to this restaurant for 5+ years. I usually get the southwest chicken wrap, which comes with a delicious always fresh side salad. It usual cost less then $10 bucks unless I get one of their awesome "make-it-your-way" smoothies. The lentil walnut burger inspired the title of this review, its simply does not make sense that it... More

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Trim, Ireland
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21 reviews 21 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

My husband and I were holidaying in Nova Scotia for a couple of weeks and we stopped in here for breakfast one morning. They have by far the best coffee in town and an interesting selection of salads, sandwiches and soups. They also have amazing baked treats, such as the cinnamon rolls and incredible pumpkin cookies. The place is airy... More

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Montreal, Canada
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3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Huge selection of smoothies, coffees and organic treats. Environmentally friendly place. Generous portions.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

This place was essential to me surviving my undergraduate degree at StFX.. such great food at such great prices! Every time I visit Antigonish after moving away I make sure I visit this place. The lentil walnut burger and east Indian wrap are my favourites.. and veggie chilli Fridays! Their cookies are also to die for. Thank you Tall and... More

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14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

I have to say, i have been reluctant to go into the Tall and Small, because my hipster cred is really low, but was convinced to give it a shot by a friend of mine for lunch the other day. The anti hipster in me was screaming run, but the foodie in me was blown away by all the great... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

I have visited the Tall and Small on several occasions and never have been disappointed. The walls are teeming with local art and the tables always humming with friendly conversation.The food is always fresh and delightful and the staff are pleasant. The Tall and Small is a great place for a meet and greet with friends or coworkers but also... More

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Antigonish, Canada
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10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

The coffee and muffins have always been great here . However the last time I was there the waitress had a lot of coins on the counter she was counting. She took my order and prepared same and did not even wash her hands beforehand. What other unsanitary practices are we not seeing at this establishment. I have not returned.

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Antigonish, Canada
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26 reviews 26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

great healthy food all locally made. sandwiches are great, as are soups, baking and especially the veggie chili. often a long wait as it is so popular

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