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Roadside Willies Smokehouse & Bar

Jennifer Drive, Truro, Nova Scotia B2N 6M5, Canada
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Ranked #8 of 80 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
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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
Regina, Canada
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

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
129 reviews 129 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 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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Vaudreuil-Dorion, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Based on the reviews on tripadvisor, I decided to go there with my parents. Mom had the best fish and chips. I had the shrimp fettuccini Alfredo. OMG, the shrimps were awesome. My dad had the huge hamburger (forgot the name...sorry,!) and the meat was fresh. The desserts were very good. The restaurant is located a bit far and was... More

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Buxton, England, United Kingdom
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49 reviews 49 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Great food with very generous proportions. There's a good selection of beers on tap and the food menu is extensive. The smoked ribs are highly recommended. The restaurant is spacious, well decorated and has good ambient music and lighting. The service was top dollar. I will definitely return.

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Truro, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Have been going to Willies for 7-8 years and have always left satisfied. Good value for money - a great little neighborhood restaurant. Try the fish and chips, it is great.

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Thunder Bay, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

What a wonderful experience! Had a great time from the moment we walked in until we departed. The atmosphere is very welcoming & relaxing. Our food tasted absolutely delicious; the servings were generous & very nicely presented. Our hostess/waitress was pleasant & accommodating. We were fortunate to meet the proprietor & had a very enjoyable chat & visit with him...... More

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Collingwood, Canada
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137 reviews 137 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

I still get emails from Roadside Willies and my biggest regret is that I never ate here. All my NS friends love it and I never got the chance. It will be first on my list when I am back for a visit!!!

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London, England, United Kingdom
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104 reviews 104 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Ate here at recommendation of local BB, good food, pleasant atmosphere and prompt friendly service. Pork ribs tasty sauce, well covered with meat and no gristle. Jacket potato and butter on request also well cooked.

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Halifax, Canada
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59 reviews 59 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

My family enjoys dining out at a wide variety of restaurants. When we're looking for tasty, high quality food and decent service we always return to Roadside Willies. We love the ribs and smoked specialties but this time around we filled up on their incredible fish and chips. A yummy crispy coating without being greasy at all. The price is... More

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