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The Kiwi Cafe

19 Pleasant St, Chester, Nova Scotia B0J 1J0, Canada
902.2751492
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Ranked #3 of 16 Restaurants in Chester
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $15
Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Cuisines: International, Café, New Zealand
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations

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English first
Summerside, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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Liverpool, NS
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26 reviews 26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

We have been stopping for lunch at the Kiwi for years. It is on our way from home to Halifax or vice-versa. Manage to try it out 2-3 times a summer for the past 4 years. Have never been disappointed. Great food , great sandwiches, great drinks, and wonderful atmosphere-inside or outside. Friendly and attentive staff. Yummy desserts and pastries.... More

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NS
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7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Was excited to try this cafe. The food was really very good but it took a very long time to be noticed and served. In fact we were passed several times by various servers before one paused and asked if we needed to order. It felt like it was a surprise we would be ordering anything. Once we got our... More

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Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

As a Kiwi travelling with my ex-pat Canadian partner, I was determined to visit this cafe. After the long haul flight across Canada to get there (on top of a flight from NZ to Canada having been only a few days before), we were feeling pretty jagged when we arrived in the beautiful Chester. And there it was - all... More

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

We went to the Kiwi Cafe a few times on our trip! They have great food/drinks and the service was great as well. Everyone working there was very nice! Food didn't take too long to come (average) and it as delicious!

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Sydney, Canada
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

The food was amazing ! The service was absolutely terrible !!! He worst I received in years ! I traveled for business for 20 yrs .

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Halifax, Canada
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

SO and I stopped here on our way home from Risser's Beach. He had the fish cakes and an Arnold Palmer, and I had a lemonade and a lobster roll. The food was lovely. The fish cakes were very light and fresh; the lobster roll was delicious; and the little salad they served with each main was very good (their... More

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Keflavik, Iceland
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61 reviews 61 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Great place to meet the people of Chester and those who are visiting. Enjoyed a very good fruit smootie and sunny side up eggs along with warm pancakes. Friendly service and really liked the design of the café.

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Halifax, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

We have stopped here before and always recommend it to everyone. Great local food, good service and the ambiance perfect for those of us who enjoy something a little more interesting.

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