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Finer Diner

9976 Peggys Cove Rd | 9976 Peggys Cove Road, Hacketts Cove, Nova Scotia B3Z 3J3, Canada
+1 902-821-3434
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
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“lobster club” (14 reviews)
“chowder” (22 reviews)
“fish cakes” (15 reviews)
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Seafood, Diner, Canadian, Soups
$$ - $$$
9976 Peggys Cove Rd | 9976 Peggys Cove Road, Hacketts Cove, Nova Scotia B3Z 3J3, Canada
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

After an afternoon spent hiking my friend and I were very hungry and opted to stop here on our way back to the city. We were pleasantly greeted at the door and quickly helped. Not only did the food come quickly, but it may have...More

Thank StephMiloMack
Reviewed 1 week ago

The service is very very slow. An hour and half wait for breakfast of bacon and eggs. It used to be much better. Price is reasonable.

Thank Ken R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here on the way back to Halifax from Peggy's Cove for an early dinner. Big mistake. The dinning room environment was worse than a school cafeteria, the server had a bad attitude, it was quite cold inside and the 2 meals we ordered...More

Thank Kraminator888
Reviewed April 16, 2017

We were the only diners in the restaurant early in the afternoon on Easter Sunday, so the service was excellent. My wife had the Lobster Club Sandwich, which she said was delicious. It came with a generous portion of fries too. I had the Caesar...More

Thank johnyoung22222
Reviewed March 5, 2017

My first visit since the ownership changed hands. The waiter did not bother to greet my friends as they arrived. He didn't tell us about the specials. The fish and chips were served on a tiny plate, such that food kept falling off. The Caesar...More

Thank Trudie R
Reviewed March 4, 2017

Awesome location! was nice to eat breakfast with a nice view on small lobster fishing boats. Breakfast was really good too. service was great, would liked to have tried the lobster but it was off season and restaurant was closed at night most of the...More

Thank Bill J
Reviewed December 12, 2016

The property has been in this scenic little fishing village under different names for decades. The chef is now a Russian and since I had just returned from Moscow I thought I would give it a try. It was lunch time so a large meal...More

Thank Agent424
Reviewed November 4, 2016 via mobile

The atmosphere was warm , the music of guitar made this evening special. As usual the shef served us with fantastic food. Thank you for incredible evening.

Thank Katia B
Reviewed November 3, 2016

I was looking for some place to eat in the middle of the afternoon on the way back to Halifax from Peggy's Cove and spotted The Finer Diner. Looked okay so I stopped. Menu was more varied than expected but I settled for the Seafood...More

Thank Woof928394956
Reviewed October 26, 2016

Our tour guide recommended this locals restaurant to us as we wanted to get out of the cold after our visit to Peggy's Cove. There were few people when we arrived and were able to sit in the back/side room where we had a nice...More

Thank J A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$2 - $16
Seafood, Diner, Canadian, Soups
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
Scenic view, Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine, Large groups
Open Hours
9:00 am - 7:30 pm
11:30 am - 7:30 pm
11:30 am - 7:30 pm
11:30 am - 7:30 pm
11:30 am - 7:30 pm
9:00 am - 7:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9976 Peggys Cove Rd | 9976 Peggys Cove Road, Hacketts Cove, Nova Scotia B3Z 3J3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Region  >  Hacketts Cove
  • Phone Number: +1 902-821-3434
  • E-mail
Nestled between highway 333 and St Margaret’s Bay, The Finer Diner is a popular stop all year long. This quaint eatery is a welcoming licensed restaurant featuring classic diner fare, Nova Scotian favorites, and playful daily specials. You will find interesting Fine Art painting and sculpture in an old fashioned setting with incredible views of the historic fishing inlet called Boutilier’s Cove. Guests can enjoy a sunset meal on our covered patio, or a slice of our homemade pie in a cozy booth. The diner is a renovated general store and has been the heartbeat of Hackett’s Cove for over 100 years. We look forward to serving you.