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158 Main St. | at the Maritime Inn, Antigonish, Nova Scotia B2G 2B7, Canada
902.863.4001
This restaurant is at Maritime Inn Antigonish
Today
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat - Sun 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 25
    Excellent
  • 29
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Darn good lunch!

We had a very nice meal today, friendly staff with a clean and well maintained dining room. I ordered a starter spinach salad with fish and chips both were excellent and very fresh!! My wife had a western sandwich with fries and it was big enough that she took 1/2 home. Our experience was great... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 8, 2015
MarkMac69
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Antigonish, Canada
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Antigonish, Canada
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112 reviews 112 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

We had a very nice meal today, friendly staff with a clean and well maintained dining room. I ordered a starter spinach salad with fish and chips both were excellent and very fresh!! My wife had a western sandwich with fries and it was big enough that she took 1/2 home. Our experience was great from start to finish no... More 

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atlantic canada
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122 reviews 122 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

I like this restaurant mainly for the booths. It is the only restaurant in town where you can sit at a private plush booth. The decor is tasteful. It is a little quiet for me but sometimes that is what you need. The food is fine. I've had some hits and misses. I had the asian soup the other day.... More 

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Ontario, Canada
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100 reviews 100 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

great seafood chowder!!! we loved some of the old charm of this city Antigonish...lots of road construction

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Halifax, Canada
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

I had the seafood chowder for supper and it was very nice. For breakfast, I had the french toast and found it lacking in flavor. Once I add the maple syrup it was fine.

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Ottawa, Canada
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42 reviews 42 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 via mobile

We were guests of the hotel so we got to sample the wonderful seafood chowder more than once. It was worth reviewing -- delicious and creamy and chock full of tender seafood, cooked just right. We have eaten a lot of seafood chowder over the years. This one is delightful. We also ate breakfast here. It was good, nothing extraordinary,... More 

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Halifax, Canada
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

We found ourselves staying in Antigonish on a Sunday night and a few of the restaurants we would have chosen were unfortunately closed. However, the receptionist at our motel recommended this place so we thought we'd give it a try. The décor was fine, the service as well. Note that the bar area table have hard wooden chairs and the... More 

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Lunenburg
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

The fish cakes were disappointing.......more like flattened mashed potatoes and quite salty. Salad was good. Service was very good and waitress pleasant.

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Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Across from our B& B was this gem ! The service was beyond exceptional (great help planning our Cabot Trail trip for the next day; the food was WOW fantastic - fish for one Prime Rib for the other = mouth-watering stunningly excellent. The actual surroundings were very up scale & the price = very good. Overall you cannot find... More 

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Thousand Oaks, California
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106 reviews 106 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Quality food...gourmet chef...enjoyed our dinner. We had the fish plate which was well prepared and tasted excellent.

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Somerset, England
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413 reviews 413 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
288 helpful votes 288 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Our motel was on the outskirts of town and the receptionists told us of several places to eat in the main street. I had read of good reports of this place so we decided to visit. Although the restaurant was full we were lucky to find just one table about to leave - the seafood stuffed haddock was delicious. The... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 158 Main St. | at the Maritime Inn, Antigonish, Nova Scotia B2G 2B7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Antigonish
  • Phone Number: 902.863.4001
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm

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