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5401 St. Margaret's Bay Road | Tantallon, Nova Scotia, Canada
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English first
Jacksonville, Florida
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294 reviews 294 reviews
252 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Stopped on way to Peggie's Cove with guests. Limited tables and seating. Tried the Peanut soup which was excellent and the Brie sandwich. The service was friendly and efficient. They even had unsweetened home made Tea which I haven't had since leaving the USA south. It isn't fine dinning but is a good cafe.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

What a great little place, muffins to die for! We used this cafe a few times on our two week stay in Nova Scotia, such a welcome oasis on the dusty trail to rest after a long cycle or even a short drive!! Hired bikes from here too, great service. Would highly recommend.

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West Chester, Pennsylvania
17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

This is the trifecta for my family. Good coffee, bike rentals and free internet. This spot sits along the rails to trails trail way. Lovely way to spend a part of your day!

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Halifax, Canada
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37 reviews 37 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

I admired the French Village train station building for years and was delighted to discover that a creative group of people converted one half into a really cool coffee shop with great and fresh light meals, and in the other a bike shop (they RENT OUT BIKES) - so appropriate, for the St. Margaret's Bay section of the Rails to... More 

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Beaver Bank, N.S.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Grab a coffee, drink or sandwich before/after your ride. Located on the St. Margaret's Bay rails-to-trail. The shop also offers a small bike shop with a few items. The espresso is very good. Great spot to start your ride.

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Nanaimo, Canada
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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013 via mobile

We we're cycling along the trail to Halifax today and saw this little cafe. Fairly busy place. Service was great and friendly. The paninis we're quite tasty too! Prices were reasonable. I would stop by again.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2012

The bikes were GREAT! We wanted to bike the trails for agile, and ended up going to Queensland to our a surfside Ann, for a swim in the ocean and biking back...almost 40 km. It was a great day. the bikes were super comfortable. the trails were quite wide and bike able. A few bridges, great iews and little ups... More 

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Halifax, Canada
17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2011

Cafe and bike shop housed in old train station. What a great idea! Such a neat old building and right next to the popular bike trail. Good stop for a coffee and perhaps a baked goodie however lunch was very disappointing. We took friends along and frankly, the outing having been my suggestion, I was personally embarassed by the food... More 

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Address: 5401 St. Margaret's Bay Road | Tantallon, Nova Scotia, Canada
Phone Number: 902.820.3400
Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Regional Municipality

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