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Coastal Restaurant & Pub

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Seafood, Pub, Canadian
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36404 Cabot Trail, Ingonish, Nova Scotia B0C 1K0, Canada
902.285.2526
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations, Takeout

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    Very good
  • 31
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  • 13
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great Food

I ate here with four other people. Everyone loved their meal. The only negative was the service was very slow.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
tgw375
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Nova Scotia
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
  • Bar scene
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Nova Scotia
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

I ate here with four other people. Everyone loved their meal. The only negative was the service was very slow.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

#1 waited for years to get me my t-shirt, and finally have it. Took the trail counter clockwise. 2, ya gotta eat here. Whatever they do to that ringer burger. It works. Tastes great as bad as it may sound. 3, Service was greasy, friendly and easy on the eyes. It was packed but pleasant. 4, Live music was a... More 

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West Sussex, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

A very busy and noisy cafe/restaurant serving large portions of average food. Some live music is welcome.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

We came here for lunch while driving through the Cabot trail. I had the snow crab sandwich and my husband had the grilled chicken sandwich with the soup of the day. Both our sandwiches were really good! The service was decent. Do a stop here if you are driving through the Cabot Trail.

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Binbrook, Canada
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

We searched "you gotta eat here" restaurants an found this one in NS, I had a burger and hubby had the turkey sandwich, both were very good and large, we rode our Harley's and also picked up our souvenir t-shirts from this restaurant. The only place on the trail that you can find them, highly recommended.

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Guangzhou, China
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Pub with good food and good prices. Lovely home made soup. Was featured on the food network You Gotta Eat Here. My famous Ringer wasn't anything special but was tasty. Fries were a bit less than fresh but still good. My sister's Crab ciabatta was really good. Good spot.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Service sucked ! Sat for 15 minutes not even acknowledged ... Finally waved down a waitress and she rolled her eyes at me .... We got up and left !!!! Don't waste your time there !

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Middleton, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Getting the food took some time but it was worth the wait. The place was very busy (with good reason) and conveniently located on the trail, close to the park and nearby motels. I had a bbq chicken quesadilla that was made to perfection.

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Hamilton, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Have been here for breakfast and lunch so far this week. For breakfast had the Hangover platter. Just like the name suggests...piles of food. The apple pancakes were great. Lunch visit has the Coastal Ringer burger with poutine. I did not have to eat dinner that night. Good size burger with a plate full of poutine. Will probably end up... More 

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Dartmouth, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Just went in with our family of 5 and the rude male waiter pointed to the table for four. We went to the table and saw that it was to small for 5 so I asked if we could put two smaller tables together - the reply "no". I asked again and stated there are many empty tables as the... More 

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Additional Information about Coastal Restaurant & Pub

Address: 36404 Cabot Trail, Ingonish, Nova Scotia B0C 1K0, Canada
Phone Number: 902.285.2526
Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Cape Breton Island  >  Ingonish
Average Prices: USD 6 - 29
Cuisine: Seafood, Pub, Canadian

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 36404 Cabot Trail, Ingonish, Nova Scotia B0C 1K0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Cape Breton Island  >  Ingonish
  • Phone Number: 902.285.2526

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 6 - 29
  • Cuisine: Seafood, Pub, Canadian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children, Bar scene

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