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Bell-Buoy Restaurant

536 Chebucto St., Baddeck, Nova Scotia B0E 1B0, Canada
902.295.2581
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Ranked #11 of 27 Restaurants in Baddeck
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert

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English first
Scituate, Massachusetts
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014 NEW

Enjoyed the quiet seating, extensive menu, reasonable pricing and good food. Nice downtown location too!

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Huntly, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014 NEW

We have not eaten in the Bell Buoy for several years but were happy to find that the quality of food was good as ever and the portion size increased. Service was quick, professional and friendly. One of the best restaurants of many good restaurants in Cape Breton and our favourite in Baddeck. Prices are fair and diners are never... More

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Greenville, South Carolina
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014 NEW

Had lunch at this restaurant last week. It was really good. Both my husband & I ordered the lobster sandwich & bluenose Chowder. Both were delicious! The sandwich was served on homemade oatmeal loaf bread & I prefer a French or Italian roll, but it was still good. Lovely view & great service.

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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59 reviews 59 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014 NEW

Stopped off the afternoon of our arrival for something light. I had the lobster roll and chowder and my wife had the crab cake appetizer. The staff was helpful in selecting a beer to try and adjusting the items ordered. The food was good. While I would probably go back and try other menu items we didn't during our week... More

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Evanston, Illinois
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25 reviews 25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

We had two enjoyable meals at this family owned and operated restaurant along the Bras d'Or Lake in Baddeck - food was very good, service perfect. Good place for a nice dinner or quick lunch.

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Halifax, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

We were referred to this restaurant by our B&B and I'm glad we went. The fish chowder was very good and the complimentary rolls are the best I've ever had. The dessert was amazing, it was incredibly hard to choose but I ordered the gingerbread sundae (with homemade ice cream). It is very sweet but well worth every bite.

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Sarasota, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 via mobile

We stopped here after a long driving day, wanting something simple after too many huge meals. Our hostess seated us at a lovely window table and the server arrived immediately with a drinks menu and wine list. She was delightful--chatty, knew the menu, explained a few items we asked about. I ordered the pan fried halibut, somewhat dubious that it... More

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Started with excellent crab cakes and then the best halibut I've ever had, pan fried to perfection. Followed up with a wild blueberry pie. The food is relatively plain but very well cooked. The atmosphere was smart but friendly and there was a good wine list. Service was friendly and attentive.

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Atlanta, Georgia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 via mobile

very nice restaurant, gorgeous view. Very friendly service and they even returned promptly my wife's jacket, which we had forgotten in the restaurant.

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Dansville, New York
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34 reviews 34 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

We ate here several times during our stay in Baddeck. Each time we had a good meal with very good service, and a view of the wharf. My one tip would be to save room for dessert. The brownie deluxe with a scoop pf their ice cream is one of the best desserts ever. You can count on having a... More

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