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Waterside Restaurant

293 Commercial Street, North Sydney, Nova Scotia B2A 1B9, Canada
(902) 794-1700
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Ranked #3 of 22 Restaurants in North Sydney
Cuisines: International
Dining options: Reservations
Most recent review
- Aug 31, 2014
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Dining options: Reservations
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Wilmington, DE
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69 reviews 69 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

We needed a place to catch a quick lunch while waiting for the ferry to NL and we decided to give the Waterside a try. It is located, appropriately enough, on the waterside and has a nice view of the harbour. The decorating in inside is nothing fancy, but appropriate. Service was decent, food was decent. It's not a go-out-of-your-way... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 via mobile

I went for lunch at the Waterside Restaurant almost a week ago with my best friend, and was amazed at how wonderful the food and staff were. Firstly, the food was fantastic! Delicious!! But the customer service i got was even better. Our waitress, was over the top, she catered to us and smiled and laughed with us, her name... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 via mobile

After seeing line ups at other establishments in town, we decided to wait it out at the Waterside Restaurant. None of the staff even acknowledged our presence for 20 minutes, at which point we were seated, but never actually greeted. The rest of the evening followed the same trend. Our server avoided eye contact when passing our table and forgot... More

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Weaverville, North Carolina
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91 reviews 91 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

This place wasn't bad, but has nothing to recommend it. It is a typical waterfront seafood restaurant with a totally predictable menu.

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

We had a nice evening meal here and very much enjoyed getting to watch the semitrailers loading onto the Newfoundland Ferry. Fish & chips were good, seafood chowder excellent, service quite good as well. Maybe Black Spoon has trendier or better food but they don't have the view!

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Parry Sound, Canada
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50 reviews 50 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

great staff, good service, food good and we got to see the ferry come in from Newfoundland. good washrooms as well.

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Warsaw, Indiana
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52 reviews 52 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

The Waterside is very convenient to the Marine Atlantic Ferry dock. Maybe 200 yards at best. It appeared to be a coffee shop from the outside. Inside the booths and tables were crowded into one rather noisy main room and that reinforced our first opinion. Once our orders were delivered that was all forgotten. But, our dinners were excellent. Seafood... More

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Hudsonville, Michigan
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Food was great. View was great. Too cool to sit outside the night we were there but the atmosphere inside was really nice!

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Brantford
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014 via mobile

The food was great and the staff were very friendly. We ate there while waiting for the ferry and you could not ask for a better spot with a better view. We will be going there the next time we are in North Sydney.

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Oakville, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Good location, good food, good service. Nice view of the water and the Ferry. Sat inside and watched the sea gulls pick food off plates on the patio.

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