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Wild Caraway

3721 Highway 209., Advocate Harbour, Nova Scotia, Canada
902.392.2889
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Dessert
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Dessert
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  • English first
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  • Italian first
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English first
Vancouver
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30 reviews 30 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

I have eaten here many times over the last few years and it is a superb restaurant. The food is always fresh, mainly locally sourced (local halibut, scallops, home cured meats and so on). Andrew is a star chef, could work anywhere (indeed has worked in the top restaurants in Melbourne, Australia) but seems to love being able to present... More

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Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada
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34 reviews 34 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

We had purchased the culinary package at the Maple Inn in Parrsboro without realizing that this great restaurant was 50 km away. Had we known this, we may have decided against making that drive in the evening, In this case ignorance served us extremely well as we had one of the most enjoyable dining experience of this summer. The soups... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 NEW via mobile

My wife and I were overjoyed that this place completely lived up to its reputation. Living in Manhattan, we have high expectations for restaurants, and this place impressed us. Highly recommend the local seafood items, the desserts, the soups...ok, everything we tried we loved. Casual and comfortable atmosphere, with personable and attentive service. You might want to make a reservation,... More

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New York City, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 NEW

This restaurant, hailed by most guides and reviewers, has been an enormous disappointment for us. We drove several hours to reach its destination, as we often do during our culinary trips around the world, only to be received by a hasty and unfriendly waitress who neglected to tell us the specials of the day and, mid-dinner, asked us to move... More

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Halifax, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We enjoyed two meals at the Wild Caraway during our recent stay in the Advocate area. All meals were creative (e.g. Halibut with hodge podge) and delicious. I understand the menu changes frequently but they try to use local offerings. The food and drink selections are limited but varied enough to ensure you should find something to suit your taste.... More

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Vernon, Canada
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We stayed at the Wild Caraway for two nights, ate breakfast and dinner there, and enjoyed everything about it. The food was all delicious and expertly prepared. The best we had on our trip. Staff is friendly and the room was comfortable. Advocate Harbour has two parks nearby and kayak trips in the Bay of Fundy can be arranged. A... More

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Raamsdonksveer
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

We liked the atmosphere of this restaurant. Very laid back, with great tasting food. My husband had the fish and chips which were very fresh and home made. I had the seafood pasta with garlic, which was devine. Shared the blueberry crunchy dessert, an excellent choice. When you pass here, stop at this place, it is shorely worth a visit.

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Toronto, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

This was one of the best meals I've ever had! The place is very warm inside and the staff were very attentive. We had a delicious amuse bouche of cauliflower & truffle soup with a fresh roll, a surprise start to our meal. I started with a rhubarb tom collins, but the drink selection is inspiring and playful, so you... More

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Dartmouth, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

This restaurant totally lived up to our expectations, which were high, having read other reviews! The meal began with a delicious amuse bouche, followed by interesting and delicious appetizers . My friend chose to have a second appetizer as her main, but requested a salad as well. We have never seen a salad to match it in colour, variety of... More

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Halifax, Nova Scotia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

I recently ate twice at the Wild Caraway while exploring the area of Advocate Harbour and the island of Isle Haute. Let me tell you that this restaurant was quite the surprise for such a little fishing village. the appetizers were divine and the main entries are so fresh and everything they use for ingredients is either local to the... More

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