We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Le Gabriel Restaurant & Lounge

Certificate of Excellence
Improve this listing
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Get directions
15424 Cabot Trail, Cheticamp, Nova Scotia B0E 1H0, Canada
(902) 224-3685
Website
Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Open now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Good for:
Families with children
Large groups
Local cuisine
Dining on a budget

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 225 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 71
    Excellent
  • 79
    Very good
  • 51
    Average
  • 17
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great food, friendly service

My wife and I really enjoyed our meals at Le Gabriel. We had the Steak wrap with poutine, and the Seafood platter. The food was very good and the service was friendly.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
BoscUlrich
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
  • Dining on a budget
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Late Night
Add Photo Write a Review

225 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Service, food, cleanliness and views were all amazing with a great price too. Also, lots of Acadian meal choices with friendly recommendations from waitress for those looking for the real French Settlers' experience.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Top Contributor
135 reviews 135 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

My wife and I really enjoyed our meals at Le Gabriel. We had the Steak wrap with poutine, and the Seafood platter. The food was very good and the service was friendly.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Moscow, Russia
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

We had a dinner here and a lunch next day. The seafood is excellent, we got more than we expected. Clam chowder is great!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Dresser, Wisconsin
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Four of us ate at Le Gabriel and had great seafood dinners...but that's only part of the allure. There was an outstanding musical group playing and several couples dancing to Cape Breton music (bone up on your French, by the way). And these guys knew everyone by name...certainly the local hang out. They kept playing such wonderful folk music...and we... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
St.Paul, Minnesota
Top Contributor
509 reviews 509 reviews
300 restaurant reviews
270 helpful votes 270 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

We liked this place, attracted by Trip Advisor and number of cars in lot. Chowder was terrific. Other seafood very good. Scallops were GREAT. Very friendly, good service. When traveling, we try to order what restaurants see as they specialties. I think seafood is their speciality and they do it very well.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Toronto, Canada
Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 via mobile

We stopped in at this restaurant on our way through town. There were lots of cars parked outside, which we thought was a good sign. I had a penne pasta since I don't like seafood, and it was good enough that I wanted to order a second dish, though I was full. My wife ordered the scallops and I think... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Windsor, Canada
Top Contributor
252 reviews 252 reviews
173 restaurant reviews
162 helpful votes 162 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

It was nice. Quaint but rustic. A little too much on the "Old" atmosphere with the unstable tables and chairs that don't sit flat. The food was better than average and appears to be home cooked. The service was a little on the inattentive side considering it wasn't all that busy. Great location sitting ion the heart of a beautiful... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Ingonish, Canada
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Had steak there a while back and everything was overlooked. Very bar like and home style food. Service was so so. Atmosphere was bar like and a lot of people playing darts.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Nova Scotia
Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Enjoyed a late evening meal while staying a night in Cheticamp. The food was tasty and portions were average.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Sydney, Australia
Top Contributor
135 reviews 135 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

A busy place probably because there is not much choice in Septenber in Cheticamp. Standard fare and OK for lunch.

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Le Gabriel Restaurant & Lounge also viewed

Cheticamp, Cape Breton Island
Cheticamp, Cape Breton Island
 
Cheticamp, Cape Breton Island
Cheticamp, Cape Breton Island
 

Been to Le Gabriel Restaurant & Lounge? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 15424 Cabot Trail, Cheticamp, Nova Scotia B0E 1H0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Cape Breton Island  >  Cheticamp
  • Phone Number: (902) 224-3685

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Le Gabriel Restaurant & Lounge staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?