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

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  • 25
    Excellent
  • 28
    Very good
  • 10
    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
Most recent review
visited also around Antigonish

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

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 26, 2015
Gaëtane T
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Ontario, Canada
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  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
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67 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Ontario, Canada
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75 reviews 75 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

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
9 helpful votes 9 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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103 reviews 103 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 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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410 reviews 410 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
284 helpful votes 284 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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Cleveland, Ohio
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Food was delicious, well presented and service was excellent. We both had different salmon entrees. It is unusual to have a choice of salmon.

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Antigonish, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

It's worth noting right off the top I have dined at this restaurant at least 50 times over the last 10 years of my life. I am not sure how but consistency is maintained here better then most restaurants I have come across. My favourite meal as indicated by the title is the battered fish and Caesar, the batter is... 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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