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High Wheeler Cafe

Baddeck, Nova Scotia, Canada
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Ranked #3 of 28 Restaurants in Baddeck
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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English first
Royal Oak
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101 reviews 101 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

They make all their own baked goods, which are delicious and quite large. They also have gluten-free bread, muffins and cookies available. If you're in Baddeck and need breakfast or lunch or a picnic, this is the place to go.

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Calgary, AB, Canada
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35 reviews 35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 NEW

Great sandwiches but be aware it is very popular so there will be a line. Ingredients are fresh and it's well prepared. It isn't special...it is a sandwich and a drink but it's as good as you'll find locally if this is what you are looking for. Tasty breakfast too.

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Brooklyn
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37 reviews 37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Had breakfast here before heading out for a long travel day. They have many tasty and healthy options including gluten free. We ate outside on the deck, very nice. They made me a special breakfast sandwich with gluten free bead, spinach, eggs, tomato. I was happy. The beverages were served in great ceramic cups.

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Toronto
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55 reviews 55 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 via mobile

We spent one night in Baddeck and bought breakfast here in the morning. A simmonelli espresso machine meant a decent coffee. We had ours along with breakfast bagels loaded with bacon and eggs. A great stop. They had a nice selection of pâté rides and scones which were not tasted. They will also do packed lunches for the road.

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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54 reviews 54 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

We had breakfast here one morning. Everything appeared to be fresh and made to order. Food and coffee were excellent, and we bought some oat cakes to take with us on our way, which were delicious.

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Dedham, Massachusetts
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Wonderful small cafe with a bit of everything. We ordered box lunches to take with us on the Cabot Trail. The High Wheeler bakes their own bread. The sandwiches are made on thick slices of this yummy bread. We had porridge bread, which is similar to oatmeal. Also included were large homemade cookies, a piece of fruit and a drink.... More

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Cornwall, PEI Canada
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44 reviews 44 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

What a great little cafe, scones to die for, breads and other goodies to tempt anyone. Cinamin rolls so large they are a meal. Great regular breakfasts (eggs, toast, sausage/ham) for a good price. Highly recommend you drop by.

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South Burlington, Vermont
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20 reviews 20 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Our family had breakfast here and loved the food so much, we went back the next day! Everything is fresh and very tasty. The people who work there are very kind and caring and great at what they do!

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London, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Absolutely best sandwich so far! Beautiful baked goods all made on site. The shortbread cookies, blueberry/raspberry scone and molasses buns all delicious. We stopped in for lunch and returned next day for a repeat! Lovely little patio to enjoy your lunch and watch the folks go by!

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Burlington, Vermont
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57 reviews 57 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Had breakfast here 2 days at 7:00am. Family run business. Friendly hardworking folks, good coffee, excellent pastries and other baked goods plus good breakfast sandwiches. You won't be disappointed.

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