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The Kiwi Cafe

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19 Pleasant St, Chester, Nova Scotia B0J 1J0, Canada
+1 902-275-1492
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8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

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  • 64
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  • 30
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Lots to choose from: great coffee

With a robust menu, one can have a simple croissant or something as decadent as scrambled egg with lobster. Our party of two were unoriginal - we both had the breakfast sandwich... Thick English muffin, egg, bacon and cheese. Served to perfection, no grease visible (rare with anything featuring... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 19, 2015
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Toronto
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

With a robust menu, one can have a simple croissant or something as decadent as scrambled egg with lobster. Our party of two were unoriginal - we both had the breakfast sandwich... Thick English muffin, egg, bacon and cheese. Served to perfection, no grease visible (rare with anything featuring bacon and cheese). Coffee was superb. Took forever to pay, as... More 

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Boston, MA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Great local coffee! Great fruit plate! Best gluten free muffin! Friendly staff. Get there early...it gets busy. But if travelling a nice relaxed place to have a latte and get caught up on email with the free wi-fi

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Fall River, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

My husband, two children (13 and 14) and I had lunch at this lovely cafe and the food was delicious. The service was great and we all thoroughly enjoyed our meal. Great value for money. Highly recommend.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

Perfect bulletproof coffee and a great selection of breakfast options. This is the kind of place you only find by visiting small towns like Chester. Simply beautiful!

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Chester, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

I have been eating at Kiwi for the past 10 years. The service is unmatched, friendly, courteous and down home. Breakfast and or lunch are both delicious

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

My partner and I heard about this place from friends. We decided to check it out one weekend morning in July. After waiting at least 10 minutes inside, we found that no one would serve us. We changed seats at one point, but still no service. We felt invisible and ended up leaving. We found another cafe up the street.... More 

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Halifax, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 via mobile

their veggie burger is the best I've had anywhere in Nova Scotia, I order it every time we visit Chester. Would recommend reservations as it gets busy quickly.

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Visited here on a Saturday afternoon for dessert and tea. Beautiful experience. We are big tea drinkers and this cafe has tons of teas. Fabulous. The homemade blondies were fresh and tasty, with a little dollop of cream. The atmosphere was such we wanted to stay for hours (but didn't). Place has a very interesting story of a New Zealander... More 

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Foxboro, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

My fiance and I were in Chester for a wedding and popped in for breakfast one morning. The food was really good and the portions were large. I had eggs over easy, bacon, LaHave Bakery Toast and a side of home fries... if you get the home fries the plate is HUGE and there is no need for each person... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Loved the coffee and the nice girls serving it. You know a good place when you see the locals in there and the locals looked pretty good.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 19 Pleasant St, Chester, Nova Scotia B0J 1J0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Southwest Nova Scotia  >  Chester
  • Phone Number: +1 902-275-1492

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 11
  • Cuisine: Cafe, International, New Zealand
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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