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Engine Room

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166 Esplanade St., Truro, Nova Scotia B2N 2K3, Canada
902.895.5151
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Engine Room

Food is really good and reasonably priced. The owners are wonderful, very friendly. There are some really neat props to see there and also has a little dance floor.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 19, 2015
Faye K
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Truro, Nova Scotia, Canada
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English first
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31 reviews 31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

I will never support this resteraunt again after witnessing the physical and verbal abuse the bouncers dished out to an individual. I brought it to the owners attention she simply laughed and said he must of deserved it.. wow.

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Truro, Nova Scotia, Canada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Food is really good and reasonably priced. The owners are wonderful, very friendly. There are some really neat props to see there and also has a little dance floor.

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Truro, Canada
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23 reviews 23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This is the Real Deal, The food is great, fast service, quality food, and the tax is included in the prices you see. A real bargain!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Time frame: 4:45 to 6:30 December 2014 STAFF: The number was appropriate for the size of the restaurant. The staff were friendly, professional, knowledgeable about the menu, and service was very prompt.Their attire was appropriate to the nature of the restaurant. Our waitress returned to see if we needed anything and to check to see if the food was to... More 

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Canada
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58 reviews 58 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

I went with friends to the Engine Room for lunch and had the chicken wings with potato skins. The wings were crispy and delicious (I chose not to have them covered in sauce but has some on the side:) and the skins were covered in bacon, green onion and cheese. Fabulous!! My friends had pizza and fish and chips and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

I dined at the engine room for the first time this evening. I've never wrote a review before but I felt like this time was necessary. I've never witnessed a more miserable unwelcoming waitress in my life. I'm unsure of the women's name. She was wearing a unprofessional purple sweater this one evening. She rushed away from our table everytime.... More 

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Pictou, Canada
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57 reviews 57 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

The Engine Room has a great atmosphere to sit and enjoy the best food in Truro.the lasagna is better than you would make at home.To top your visit off the price is so cheap and the menu has something for everyone.This is a hidden little gem in our wonderful Nova Scotia.

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Windsor, Canada
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302 reviews 302 reviews
208 restaurant reviews
168 helpful votes 168 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

The place has a great location with lots of parking and it offers plenty of seating. The room is large but still comfortable. The staff is generally friendly but was not present enough to deal with issues in a timely manner. The food is average for pub food but it has a good atmosphere and mood to the place. It's... More 

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Nova Scotia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

We had the steak and shrimp special, good value for the low price paid, $10.95. Would eat here again .

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Truro, Nova Scotia, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

I love the food at this restaurant. I love their burgers, potatoe skins are delish, Nachos are loaded..I have never had anything to eat here that I have not liked. Been eating here for 24 years and it is still the best to me.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 166 Esplanade St., Truro, Nova Scotia B2N 2K3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Truro
  • Phone Number: 902.895.5151

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Pub

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