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“Delicious - have the lobster dip !” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Main Street Cafe & Lounge

Main Street Cafe & Lounge
158 Main St. | at the Maritime Inn, Antigonish, Nova Scotia B2G 2B7, Canada
902.863.4001
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Ranked #8 of 40 Restaurants in Antigonish
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Oakville
1 review
“Delicious - have the lobster dip !”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2012

Authentic food - friendly service - an upscale dining room if you are looking to take someone for a special dinner

Visited October 2012
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English first
St. Stephen, Canada
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“It's a truck stop.”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2012

No, it's a restuarant thats not as good as a truck stop.
It's gross, and the menu is huge, and the service is haggard.

People are there in their pyjamas and the chicken parm is weird and wrong. The breakfast was likewise not good at all. It was creepy and a tragic family-run establishment.

Visited October 2012
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AntAdmin, General Manager at Main Street Cafe & Lounge, responded to this review, October 11, 2012
I would like to sincerely apologize for your experience at our restaurant, and I would like to thank you for your candid comments.

This type of experience is not typical of our service, and or quality of food. I would also like to apologize for guests, not wearing proper attire while dining at our establishment.

We as a company strive for a high standard of Customer Service, and food quality, and I am disappointed to here that you did not experience our best in this instance.

We appreciate all comments and reviews, as they only help to serve our customers better.

Again, please accept my apologies.

Sincerely,

Shawn Boudreau
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Asheville, North Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
“Great place to eat”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2012

Good food, good prices, great service. even on a very busy night, we were seated quickly, brought our beverages and menus. Very enjoyable

Visited September 2012
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Antigonish, Canada
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“YUMMY DESSERTS”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2012

Went in today to have dessert (bread pudding) which was delicious.....
The long time staff here are always wonderful - the new ones should watch and learn
We sat for about 10 mins before our water glasses were filled or we were even acknowledged after being seated. Being there so often I knew the server was new. This I would not mind if it was busy but there were only 4 tables with 3 servers..... Our dessert & coffee was finished and bill delivered without being offered more coffee or to check how everything was....... GREAT FOOD but service could improve .. or we could always ask for a veteran server and would be guaranteed great service,......

  • Visited September 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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AntAdmin, General Manager at Main Street Cafe & Lounge, responded to this review, October 11, 2012
First I would like to thank you for your gracious review of our restaurant.
Our long time staff are really great at what they do, and we appreciate them for that.
I will be happy to pass along your comments to them.

I apologize that the service, given by some of our newer staff, was not satisfactory, this is not typical of our establishment, and is duly noted.
We aim for a high standard of service and constantly remind ourselves, why superb customer service is extremely important.

On another note, I am glad to here that, you enjoy our Bread Pudding, it is a favorite of mine as well. I would like to offer the invitation to return, and try our other delicious desserts we have to offer.

If you listen to the local radio station, you will be surprised to hear a new dessert promotion. But only for a limited time!


Again, I thank you for your comments, they are greatly appreciated.

Sincerely,

Shawn Boudreau
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Antigonish, Canada
Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 22 cities Reviews in 22 cities
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
“Excellent food!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2012

The lobster dip is a must:calamarie with their special sauce is great.
Seafood pasta is great.
Dessert was a toss up. We had one of the best bread puddings ever but our grandson claims that the double choc brownie with vanilla ice cream and choc sauce was equally as good.

  • Visited September 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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