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Kay's Kozy Korner Restaurant & Pizza

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264 Townsend Street, Sydney, Nova Scotia B1P 5E9, Canada
902-567-1414
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12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Seating, Takeout

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
What a cool down to earth place

Its just a hole in the wall cafe with a small limited menu but its quaint, charming and the food is pretty darn good for Breakfast. We went and the place was packed with the locals. The staff were charming and attentive. If you want a decent breakfast with a little bit of old town charm, check... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 11, 2013
GaryWalters
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Edmonton, Canada
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Sydney, Canada
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

This has to be one of the oldest restaurants in Sydney and by far one of the top as it relates to food quality/quantity on your plate. I have been eating at "Kay's" for over 60 years and have never had a bad experience. If you are expecting a posh atmosphere and fancy names on your food this is not... More 

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Thank ronw683
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014 via mobile

We sat at a booth and the varnish was so cracked and heaved nothing sat properly on the table. I took forever for the girl to even acknowledge us as she gabbed about her weekend with other staff. Homemade turkey soup, mmm NOT! THERE WERE QUESTIONSBLE BUBBLES in my soup and a distinct tart smell, my son was sure it... More 

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Thank Shirley W
Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
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74 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

I really enjoy there food and quality home cooked Burgers and Fries, Great Gravy and friendly staff. Its is not the cheapest place but worth the money. I eat here usually takeout 2 to 3 times a month. Thanks for the Great Food.

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Thank CB-Travel-Guy78
Sydney
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

A nice little diner nestled of Townsend street, the breakfast are reasonably price with a great cup of coffee with friendly service. All homemade food. We ate lunch here and found the price pretty high for a poutine, hamburger, and pop was almost $20 that to me is expensive.

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Thank Caper42
Havelock, Quebec
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

I wrote an earlier review on the excellent breakfast and friendly, Kozy atmosphere. I just want to include a photo of my favourite breakfast,

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1 Thank PatDeCaen
Edmonton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

Its just a hole in the wall cafe with a small limited menu but its quaint, charming and the food is pretty darn good for Breakfast. We went and the place was packed with the locals. The staff were charming and attentive. If you want a decent breakfast with a little bit of old town charm, check this place out.... More 

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Thank GaryWalters
Havelock, Quebec
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

I heard about Kay's Kozy Korner from my son's friends, Riley, Johnny and Ethan and they said to make sure I came here for breakfast. I found this place warm, casual, inviting, friendly staff, talkative, enjoyable, and the regulars love talking to tourists. I had Kay's Big Breakfast and was delighted to have finally found a place that cooked breakfast... More 

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1 Thank PatDeCaen
Florida, USA
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109 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

The locals love this place. Me? Not so much. Bland, uninteresting menu hasn't changed in years ( maybe decades), the decor as well. OK, that's why the locals like it! If fried food is your thing, you've hit the mother load.If you are looking for a place to eat where the friendly waitresses know everyone by name... this is your... More 

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Thank CBYankee
Sydney
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2013

It's a Sydney Landmark! I have yet to be disappointed with anything that I've ordered. Down home atmosphere, friendly staff, great service and the food...yum!

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Thank Averil F
W. Pennsylvania
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46 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2012

I found out about this place accidentally when my car was being worked on. One of the mechanics suggested we try it and we had a great breakfast. As we walked up to it we noticed that a sheriff's car was parked outside, which is always a good sign. If I see local woking folks eating there, I figure the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 264 Townsend Street, Sydney, Nova Scotia B1P 5E9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Cape Breton Island  >  Sydney
  • Phone Number: 902-567-1414

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Pizza
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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