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Bella's Cafe & Bistro

117 Victoria St, Amherst, Nova Scotia, Canada
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Ranked #1 of 29 Restaurants in Amherst
Hours:
Mon - Tue 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wed - Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Cuisines: Canadian
Description: 902-660-3090 - must add this to the list, a choice for people who do not want fast food nor pub food nor ok chinese. Huge surprise to find this delightful restaurant in this town. Lovely watercolors by local artist, guitar player - excellent food - went back twice in 24 hours - supper was beautiful haddock, rice and veg $12. Went back for lunch - yummy panini $8 , chowder $6 and salads $8. Very reasonable
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Description: 902-660-3090 - must add this to the list, a choice for people who do not want fast food nor pub food nor ok chinese. Huge surprise to find this delightful restaurant in this town. Lovely watercolors by local artist, guitar player - excellent food - went back twice in 24 hours - supper was beautiful haddock, rice and veg $12. Went back for lunch - yummy panini $8 , chowder $6 and salads $8. Very reasonable
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Salem, Oregon
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

Thanks to Trip Advisor, my friend and I found Bella's Cafe and Bistro on a recent trip to Amherst, Nova Scotia. Bella's is a charming little spot in downtown Amherst. The food and service were great! I ordered only a salad and an appetizer rather than a full dinner, thus the four stars. The lasagne I saw on another diner's... More

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Weyburn, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This sweet little spot always delivers wonderful food, service, atmosphere & the wish to return as soon as possible.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 via mobile

We were in amherst overnight and there's not much choice in this town. But Bella's came through with great friendly service and a nice straightforward meal. I had the seafood chowder which was yummy. Hubby had the haddock, which was fresh and tasty. They close early but we're not rushing us.

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Crystal Beach, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

We stopped in today at Bella's Cafe & Bistro on the drive from Lunenburg, NS to the Inn at Bay Fortune in PEI. It was a pleasant surprise. The food was home made and very, very good. I have likely the best chicken salad sandwich of my life thus far! One recommendation though, if you can make a reservation. When... More

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Hastings, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Plus: Lovely restaurant with a good, varied menu at very reasonable prices. Minus: They are not open every day, and they seem to close early - last orders at 7.30 pm for an 8 pm close.. .

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Daytona Beach
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51 reviews 51 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Our last night in Nova Scotia, we wanted to have something really delicious, and stumbled into this charming place in the old downtown. Don't let the neighborhood fool you, this is well worth the visit. Our seafood chowder was the best we had in the Maritimes, and was loaded with real, big chunks of all kinds of delicious goodness. Don't... More

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161 restaurant reviews
169 helpful votes 169 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Stopped in Amherst a lovely market was taking place! Cafe Bella drew our attention so in we popped! What a lovely, unique place! Thoroughly enjoyed our lunch! Well presented and tasty, and such a nice atmosphere! A really lovely find while touring!

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Canada
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86 restaurant reviews
514 helpful votes 514 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014 via mobile

We stopped in here on our way to PEI and found this restaurant to be delightful. It feels like a cozy tea room. The waitresses are friendly and warm. I had their seafood chowder and a grilled cheese sandwich and both were excellent. It made us want to come back and try their dinner menu.

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Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Pat and Rick provided a wonderful home-cooked meal for our choir touring group. As this was a Tuesday evening, they are normally closed and we had the place to ourselves. We had contacted them before we left home and they were happy to feed 25 of us at once without any difficulty. This is a lovely little restaurant in the... More

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toronto
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95 reviews 95 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

Based on reviews, popped in for supper and wasnt disappointed. Very friendly service,. Fish was done in a unique way and they gladly adjusted that I didnt wnat certain items it came with. The carrot cake wasnt the greatest, but oh well. Suggestion: put in a fan, the air is very stuffy and I smelled like cooking when I left.... More

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