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Saltscapes

Exit 13A Highway 102 | Truro Power Centre, Truro, Nova Scotia, Canada
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Ranked #44 of 80 Restaurants in Truro
Cuisines: Canadian
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Description: Just opened in June; had lunch there today; wonderful new restaurant; great food, service, atmosphere combined with reasonable price
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Description: Just opened in June; had lunch there today; wonderful new restaurant; great food, service, atmosphere combined with reasonable price
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English first
Dartmouth, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

None of us had ever come before, the first thing we noticed was how loud and echoey the dining room was. We had to shout to each other and somehow could hear people across the room better than ourselves. The waitress sat us, then sat two other tables, took their orders, and forgot us. When we were about to leave... More

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Halifax, Nova Scotia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

In our frequent travels between New Glasgow and Halifax, we often look for a reasonably-priced restaurant that's a quick in-and-out from the highway. Saltscapes certainly met the convenience test, so we tried it last night. The decor was nice, and we had no issues with the service, but otherwise there wasn't much else positive to say. The evening menu was... More

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Markham, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

I was underwhelmed by the seafood casserole, and the kids' fish and chips were very greasy. It was not a terrible experience, but perhaps my expectations were too high because of the comparison to Cracker Barrel, which we love. The menu is much less robust, the atmosphere is less authentic, and the "general store" was mostly cheap knock knacks and... More

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Barrie
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37 reviews 37 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Stopped in for lunch in the middle of a business trip. It was mid afternoon (2:00 pm) and really quiet. Had a booth to myself, had the chowder and sandwich. Chowder was good and the sandwich excellent. service was great and attentive, and they let me monopolize a booth for an hour and a half to complete a report and... More

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Truro, Canada
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Food was very good, the service was great, No complaints what so ever! I would go there regularly no problem.

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Halifax, Canada
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Don't bother eating here. My son and his wife had pan fried haddock which they said actually tasted like it was bad. The vegetables tasted like they were from a can. The people at the next table hardly touched their food before getting up and leaving.....terrible food and fairly expensive....by the looks of the other comments, I don't know how... More

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St. John's, Canada
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16 reviews 16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

I ate with a group of 6. I don't think there were any favourable comments. Myself and another lady had the lobster roll, both of us agreed that it was totally devoid of flavour, and both of us had slightly bad tummies the next day. The lobster roll that I had at Superstore for $5.99 was actually tastier, albeit less... More

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Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

My wife and I decided to go here because we had been to this place years ago, but we learned the hard way that it was now a completely different restaurant. They guy who greeted us when we first went in was very friendly, and our waitress was okay, although not very attentive. I completely enjoyed the decor, but that... More

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Collingwood, Canada
Top Contributor
134 reviews 134 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

The atmosphere is very nice! The concept is good it just seems to be lacking! They are trying to to be a Canadian Cracker Barrel, but the food is overpriced and average. As I have been in public service before I love to leave a good tip when it is warranted. I left a tip but only bare minimum. Our... More

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Halifax, Canada
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

We arrived mid-afternoon on a Sunday so the place was virtually empty. Our server was prompt and pleasant. I had a sundae and coffee while hubby enjoyed a burger with a side salad. He enjoyed both but commented that the side salad was excellent... fresh and full of color and variety. We will try it again for supper one day... More

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