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All 14 Chester Restaurants

The Kiwi Cafe

19 Pleasant St, Chester, Nova Scotia B0J 1J0, Canada
902.2751492
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Ranked #3 of 14 Restaurants in Chester
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $15
Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cuisines: International, Café, New Zealand
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations

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Deep Cove Nova Scotia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
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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3 restaurant reviews
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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13 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
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
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 via mobile

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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4 restaurant reviews
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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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Liverpool, NS
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27 reviews 27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 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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8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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31 reviews 31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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Additional Information about The Kiwi Cafe

Address: 19 Pleasant St, Chester, Nova Scotia B0J 1J0, Canada
Phone Number: 902.2751492
Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Southwest Nova Scotia  >  Chester
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
Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
Cuisine: International, Café, New Zealand

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