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Herring Choker Deli

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Bakery, Delicatessen, Café, Sandwiches
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10158 Hwy 105, Nyanza, Baddeck, Nova Scotia NS B0E 1B0, Canada
902-295-2275
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9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Description: The Herring Choker Deli is a bakery/cafe/deli located just outside of...
The Herring Choker Deli is a bakery/cafe/deli located just outside of Baddeck and minutes away from the start of the world famous Cabot Trail. We serve fresh homemade breads, sweets, soups, salads, sandwiches and wraps!!!
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Good for:
Families with children
Outdoor seating
Breakfast/Brunch

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  • 75
    Excellent
  • 29
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 2
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Lunch Stop

The Herring Choker has the best homemade bread you will find in Cape Breton...the sandwiches are by far top of the line...you will pay a little more for them but it is worth it. A must stop if you need a bite to eat. Keep in mind this is a seasonal restaurant and not open in the winter months.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 28, 2015
Bunna2010
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Cape Breton Island, Canada
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Outdoor seating
  • Breakfast/Brunch
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Cape Breton Island, Canada
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

The Herring Choker has the best homemade bread you will find in Cape Breton...the sandwiches are by far top of the line...you will pay a little more for them but it is worth it. A must stop if you need a bite to eat. Keep in mind this is a seasonal restaurant and not open in the winter months.

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Cheticamp, Nova Scotia, Canada
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

This seasonal restaurant is a very nice restaurant right on the side of the Trans Canada Highway which makes for easy access. They serve a terrific burger, sandwiches, baked goods, and a terrific cup of coffee. Their friendly servers are efficient, speedy, and helpful which really justifies their reasonable prices.

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Holland, Michigan
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Had read the reviews and was hoping for/looking forward to a nice lunch of chowder on our way back to Halifax. Immediately we were taken aback by the unfriendly gal at the counter and felt like we were unwelcome, to the point of almost leaving. The chowder was ok, but the biscuits that accompanied our meal were cold and heavy.... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Loved the coffee, the food, the service and the couches! We came here for lunch once while we were in the area and were hoping to return but ran out of time. Loved the soup, sandwich and coffee though and wish I would have had some room left for the dessert. We sat by the fire with our coffees for... More 

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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Great breakfast - good service and lovely views . Fresh ingredients put together well and served with a smile .

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Portsmouth, New Hampshire
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

The three of us had lunch at this deli several miles south of Baddeck. Attractive, interesting, slightly-quirky place. Great, big sandwiches and baked goods, and decent prices. BTW, the name is slang for someone from the province of New Brunswick. It does *not* refer to some sort of psychopathic obsession with small fish :-).

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Bowie, Maryland
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

We spent three nights in the Baddeck area and unashamedly ate two breakfasts at The Herring Choker (the third we had leftovers from dinner). The atmosphere is inviting, the staff gracious and welcoming, and the food is excellent. Everything is fresh and flavorful and very reasonably priced. Make sure, if you go, to check out the baked goods. The pastry... More 

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Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Food was excellent, staff were very professional and friendly. Would recommend for sure and would go again.

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Lower Sackville
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Service is very personal and staff remember your favourites. Great lunches, soups, and salads. They also make sugar free oatcakes for people watching their blood sugar. We try to stop in whenever we are in Cape Breton.

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Whycocomagh, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Awesome vibe and eats from sandwiches to baked goods. Linda & crew are awesome. We frequent the establishment on a regular basis. You cant go wrong !

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 10158 Hwy 105, Nyanza, Baddeck, Nova Scotia NS B0E 1B0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Cape Breton Island  >  Baddeck
  • Phone Number: 902-295-2275

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Bakery, Delicatessen, Café, Sandwiches

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Outdoor seating

Description

The Herring Choker Deli is a bakery/cafe/deli located just outside of Baddeck and minutes away from the start of the world famous Cabot Trail. We serve fresh homemade breads, sweets, soups, salads, sandwiches and wraps!!!
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 6:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?