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The Kiwi Cafe

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Coffee Shop, International, New Zealand
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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: Dessert, Breakfast, Lunch, Coffee & Tea, 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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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Perfect shade of green

Neat interior. Tasty sweets. Loved the quotes and clocks with different time zones. Very impressive menu. Food we all love but made better/fancier. I drink from the mug that I got from there with fond memories

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 18, 2015
Brigette R
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Halifax, Canada
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Halifax, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

Neat interior. Tasty sweets. Loved the quotes and clocks with different time zones. Very impressive menu. Food we all love but made better/fancier. I drink from the mug that I got from there with fond memories

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Chester, Canada
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6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Had an enjoyable early morning breakfast,nice variety of tea,coffee and choice of hot buttered toast . Choice of eggs any style with bacon or ham cooked to order and promptly.Busy spot but quality service.

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Toronto
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Fabulous bowl of chowder with fresh chunks of delicious lobster and a light creamy broth. Grilled cheese was buttery and crispy on the outside. Arnold Palmer lemonade ice tea is refreshing and home made. Finished off with outstanding peanut butter pie!

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Deep Cove Nova Scotia
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49 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Love the kiwi great place to go for breakfast with a great menu, and some upscale choices. Lunch is great, with choice of many sandwiches soups, salads..Don't miss the desert!

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Hantsport, Nova Scotia, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

I like the relaxed atmosphere of this cafe.....you can grab a magazine to look at or go outside and sit on the deck. The coffee is ok----I prefer stronger coffee. My family are gluten free and really enjoyed the options for desserts to have with our coffee. Although we did not have lunch when we were there, the menu had... More 

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Wanted a quick lunch. Had the veggie burger. Fresh and delicious. Service was also friendly and fast. The smoothie was a great beverage to have with the burger.

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Toronto
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Met friends here for a lunch in September. The day was cool but sunny so we chose to eat on the deck. The service was good and the food was very tasty. Wish I had saved room for the dessert options baked onsite. Great spot for a coffee or lunch!

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Victoria, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Went into Chester to visit friends and stopped for breakfast on a warm September day. Sat on the deck and ordered what I thought would be a homecooked breakfast. A little pricey but it's Chester! Server got two things wrong on our simple order and delivered 2 fried eggs and 2 greasy sausages (bread was good) but no jam offered... More 

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Summerside, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

The Kiwi Café is a wonderful café; located in the heart of Chester. The menu has a good selection of gluten free options; chowders, sandwiches, muffins etc. I ate there 3 times and although not completely sure of cross contamination issues in the kitchen, I did ok. The first time we ate there the service (server) was excellent - the... More 

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Halifax, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I don't know how many times I've been just outright ripped off by someone selling me Nova Scotia seafood chowder. One place tried to sell me chowder straight out of a can. In fact I got to the point where I gave up trying. My wife convinced me to try the lobster and haddock chowder. Wow! That's all I can... More 

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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 - 12
  • Cuisine: Coffee Shop, 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?