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Exit 13A Highway 102 | Truro Power Centre, Truro, Nova Scotia, Canada
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11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Wed - Sun 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Description: Just opened in June; had lunch there today; wonderful new restaurant...
Just opened in June; had lunch there today; wonderful new restaurant; great food, service, atmosphere combined with reasonable price
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Visitor rating
  • 15
    Excellent
  • 23
    Very good
  • 24
    Average
  • 19
    Poor
  • 13
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Dinner with friends

This place came recommended by a few friends . The night we were there there was only one other table being served . The food was adequate and not worth the dollar amount . The atmosphere was interesting .

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
GeanineGirl
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Truro, Canada
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English first
Truro, Canada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This place came recommended by a few friends . The night we were there there was only one other table being served . The food was adequate and not worth the dollar amount . The atmosphere was interesting .

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Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
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50 reviews 50 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

This is not a review but a heads up that Saltscape Restaurant closed in October 2014 as I understand it as a result of an inability to attract adequate trained staff. Folksplanning a visit should check their website, or phone, for any update on plans to re-open.

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Toronto, Canada
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Small local owned and operated restaurant. Enjoyed the seafood linguine in a garlic, dill and lemon cream sauce.. definitely homemade and plentiful. Enough for 2 meals. The baked seafood platter and the fish and chips were also enjoyable. While generous with the seafood, the baked seafood casserole need a more flavourful and robust sauce. Would not recommend their version of... More 

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Dartmouth, Canada
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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
15 helpful votes 15 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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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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45 reviews 45 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 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
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19 reviews 19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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19 reviews 19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Exit 13A Highway 102 | Truro Power Centre, Truro, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Truro

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Canadian

Description

Just opened in June; had lunch there today; wonderful new restaurant; great food, service, atmosphere combined with reasonable price
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm

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