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Roadside Willies Smokehouse & Bar

Jennifer Drive, Truro, Nova Scotia B2N 6M5, Canada
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Ranked #7 of 81 Restaurants in Truro
Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Wed 11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Thu - Sat 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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  • English first
  • French first
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English first
Dartmouth, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 NEW

Once again our Family of 11, met for Our Annual Christmas Family Feast, on the first Saturday of December at Roadside Willies, our NOW favorite restaurant in Truro. Every year we travel to Truro from Dartmouth, because the food, atmosphere and service is worth the trec. Huge healthy portions, a diverse menu for even the pickest of us, from appetizers... More 

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Wainwright, Alberta, Canada
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Was not impressed, I have travelled across the world and have to say this was not a good experience not a bad one but have to say if I wanted a walmart steak I would of went to walmart and get a 7 year old to cook it for me. I felt bad for the waitress who I have to... More 

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Buck667, Owner at Roadside Willies Smokehouse & Bar, responded to this review

I sincerely apologize that the kitchen failed to cook your steak correctly. As you noted, your server tried everything possible to correct the situation. However, one thing is for sure. I will stand up for my staff when someone hurls unnecessary insults their way. Constructive criticism is welcomed. Demeaning and disrespectful statements are not. Your anonymous words have a stereotypical... More 

Halifax
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The food is always plentiful, good, priced well so all in all represents good value. It is not an outstanding dining experience but a good place to go for a casual good meal. The menu has lots to offer with everything from pub grub to smokehouse fair with pasta and fish thrown in. If you are looking for a casual... More 

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Halifax, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

We decided to go here for our anniversary. We walked in and the restaurant was busy. There was no sign saying please wait to be seated or the opposite, please seat yourselves. Lots of employees rushing by us but no hostess to come great us. It felt like we were standing in the way. After waiting a few minutes and... More 

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Oak Bluffs, Massachusetts
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

average food and portions, noisy (it is a bar!). Traveling companion asked for a top shelf gin which they did not carry. Service slow but we were not in a rush...

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Truro, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

At a family farewell party, the restaurant was very accommodation with a constant change in numbers for the reservation. Server was very nice and very understanding with the changing situation.

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Truro
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We have been visiting Roadside Willie's for lunch several times a year for the past several years. We used to think that the fish and chips were the best we had ever had in Truro, despite a claim to that effect from another local restaurant. However, the last two visits have been disappointing. Perhaps a new cook? The second last... More 

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Buck667, Manager at Roadside Willies Smokehouse & Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave your feedback. I do apologize that we failed to meet your expectations during your last visit. I would kindly ask that you provide me with more details so I can properly investigate your complaint. We have never offered a BBQ chicken breast meal, either on the menu or through a special, so... More 

Regina, Canada
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

We had the fish and chips which was really good. The waitress was very helpful and friendly. The restaurant was nice and close the B&B that were staying at.

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Truro, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

This huge piece of fish is lightly breaded, crisp and delish! You can have a side salad if you don't feel like filling up on French fries,

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Vancouver, Canada
Top Contributor
134 reviews 134 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

If one is being honest, Roadside Willies really doesn't look like a bar, smokehouse or restaurant. Situated as part of the local bowling alley, it really doesn't look like much from the road and signage isn't great. The ambiance inside isn't much better with small windows, dark interior and tables, no booths, but we decided to stay anyways given that... More 

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Additional Information about Roadside Willies Smokehouse & Bar

Address: Jennifer Drive, Truro, Nova Scotia B2N 6M5, Canada
Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Truro
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm

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