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black spoon bistro
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320 commercial street, North Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
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320 commercial street, North Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
902-241-3300
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11:00 am - 8:00 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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  • 99
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  • 23
    Very good
  • 1
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  • 1
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  • 2
    Terrible
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
Awesome food in North Sydney

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 23, 2014
Robert L
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126 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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32 reviews 32 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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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18 reviews 18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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Sarasota, Florida, United States
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53 reviews 53 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Nice atmosphere, varied menu, excellent food, but a bit pricey. Walking distance from our hotel, which was a plus.

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New Bern, North Carolina
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24 reviews 24 reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We weren't expecting this kind of quality food in North Sydney. The food is fresh, delicious, fast and friendly service. Great vibe here with an upbeat atmosphere.

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Nova Scotia
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72 reviews 72 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

This lovely little bistro serves the best paninis ever! Their lunch specials are usually delicious. Half of a panini of the day (usually delicious) served with tasty and satisfying soup and a side of garden salad for $10. Can't go wrong. Recommended! The bistro is quite small, so get here a little before noon to beat the lunch time rush.

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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?