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black spoon bistro

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320 commercial street, North Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
902-241-3300
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations
Description: This has a variety of food and we ate there once while in town. The food...
This has a variety of food and we ate there once while in town. The food is good and the service great.
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Wonderful yet again

I think I had the same as I did last year. However it was great... Chicken and spinach wrap with lots of stuff in it. Melted to perfection or was delightful... Wish I could go more often but usually don't work over that area. Had to wait a few minutes as it is busy at dinner but turnover was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 14, 2015
Christopher E
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Glace Bay, Nova Scotia, Canada
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English first
Glace Bay, Nova Scotia, Canada
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

I think I had the same as I did last year. However it was great... Chicken and spinach wrap with lots of stuff in it. Melted to perfection or was delightful... Wish I could go more often but usually don't work over that area. Had to wait a few minutes as it is busy at dinner but turnover was good.... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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44 reviews 44 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Great little spot in North Sydney. Staff was very friendly and fast service Food presentation was great and the it also tasted very well. Next time I will try the dinner menu

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014 via mobile

Arrived in North Sydney to board ferry to Newfoundland on New Years Eve. Not looking forward to the cuisine at the terminal or on the boat, I checked Trip Advisor on the local restaurants. The Black Spoon was recommended but I given it was NYE, I doubted I would get in. As I suspected, it was booked up for a... More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Our B&B host recommended that we try the Black Spoon Bistro for dinner after arriving in North Sydney. As soon as we arrived, we knew that it would be good. The tiny restaurant was packed, with people waiting in line. It was a quick wait, and worth it. The servers were excellent, very friendly, and made excellent recommendations to help... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014 via mobile

Amazing service outstanding food the stuffed mushrooms are a must try for anyone absolutely delectible

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North Bay, Canada
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40 reviews 40 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

We all enjoyed an excellent meal. The bread at the start of the meal was very nice. From the ribs to the grilled vegetable salad with a side of shrimp everything was great. The staff with is very knowledgable with menu which is needed when you have dietary restrictions. The deserts that were being served at the next table looked... More 

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Regina, Sask.
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Great Food, Great Service Good Value It's a little small so if you are not early prepare for a wait, but well worth it!

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Waxhaw, North Carolina
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

quaint, cozy and delicious! This is a tiny restaurant and I heard they run out to the favorites so good idea to make reservations!

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Truro, Canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

While in North Sydney for one of the Celtic Colours concerts, we had an early dinner (4:30 p.m.) at the Black Spoon. I understand that this restaurant does not take reservations so, with the 7:30 p.m. concert & the need to get a close-by parking place, an early dinner was the best option. Glad we did get seated easily at... More 

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Boulder, Colorado
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Unexpected quality next to a Subway sandwich place and the Salvation Army thrift store. My scallops were great and the pavlova dessert was wonderful. We stayed 2 hours and never felt rushed, yet they seem to do 4 or more seatings a night. Best of luck to them; they deserve to prosper.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 320 commercial street, North Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Cape Breton Island  >  North Sydney
  • Phone Number: 902-241-3300

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Canadian

Description

This has a variety of food and we ate there once while in town. The food is good and the service great.
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?