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Main Street Cafe & Lounge

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$$ - $$$
American, Canadian, Bar, Seafood
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158 Main St | at the Maritime Inn, Antigonish, Nova Scotia B2G 2B7, Canada
+1 902-863-4001
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7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Highly recommend ordering seafood from Main Street Cafe! We ordered mussels and salmon this time and it was great. The chowder is another amazing dish that is a "must" on their menu.

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Thank Meg0011
Megan A, Room Revenue Manager at Main Street Cafe & Lounge, responded to this review

Meg0011, we are so pleased that you have enjoyed our menu selection, particularly our seafood options. We thank you for your support! More 

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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have lived in Antigonish for over 15 years and this is consistently my favourite restaurant in town, breakfast, lunch or dinner you always get a great meal from friendly staff!

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Thank Tanya M
Megan A, Room Revenue Manager at Main Street Cafe & Lounge, responded to this review

Tanya, we thank you for taking the time to complete our review. Your local support is greatly appreciated. We take pride in providing a memorable dining room experience. More 

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51 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

We were referred to this pub as the best place in town to eat by staff at a local motel, which reinforced our previous research. She recommended going early (before 6:00 pm) on Sunday because the "pick up group" of musicians who play to support the local food bank always draws a crowd. She was so right on both counts.... More 

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Thank Thomas L
Megan A, Room Revenue Manager at Main Street Cafe & Lounge, responded to this review

Thomas L, we apologize but you may have mistaken us for another restaurant in town as we unfortunately do not have music entertainment in our dining room. We are pleased that you had the opportunity to visit another local restaurant during your recent visit in Antigonish. More 

Digby, Canada
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

The decor and atmospere was excellent. Modern, clean and spacious . Food was excellent value and truly delicious. Both our meals was hot, and reasonable portioned. Staff was friendly and efficient. Very pleased. Only mark was that seemed you to be rushed out after finishing.

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Thank LighthouseLady902
Megan A, Room Revenue Manager at Main Street Cafe & Lounge, responded to this review

LighthouseLady902, your time and consideration in completing our review is very much appreciated. Your kind words and feedback are an asset, thank you! More 

Edmonton, Canada
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant not only has delicious food, their staff are amazing. Haven't met anybody who hasn't shown perfect hospitality . Prices are quite reasonable as well. Try them out ...you won't be disappointed 😆

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Thank Robbie K
Megan A, Room Revenue Manager at Main Street Cafe & Lounge, responded to this review

We thank you for your glowing review Robbie K. We strive to ensure our guests enjoy a memorable experience. More 

Akron, Ohio, USA
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016

On a weekday evening, this place was full. Our experience had the chance for five stars but not quite there. There were three in party. We shared a nice Pinot Gris wine to start. Two of us tried the stuffed Haddock special with a spinach salad side which was all very pleasant. The haddock was wonderful. The salad was a... More 

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Thank Arborvitaes
Megan A, Room Revenue Manager at Main Street Cafe & Lounge, responded to this review

Arborvitaes, we thank you for taking the time to complete our review. Your feedback is very helpful as we strive to exceed our guest expectations. We hope you will join us again during your next local visit. More 

Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
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85 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016 via mobile

Super friendly staff who were kind to grab us a table on a busy night. Not much of a wine selection, but food was very tasty. I had the local fish, which was very good. A nice place to pop in for a yummy meal.

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Thank sisterpv
Megan A, Manager at Main Street Cafe & Lounge, responded to this review

sisterpv, we thank you for choosing the Main Street Cafe for your recent dining experience. We are delighted that you have enjoyed your experience. All the best! More 

Augusta, Maine
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48 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2016

We ate dinner & breakfast here September 20 & 21, 2016. We ate dinner at Maine Street Café, part of Maritime Inn, in 2013. At the time the food we got was just ok & the service was bad. What a change, this time the service was outstanding & the food was very good! For the dinner meal, we both... More 

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Thank SrMainer
Megan A, Manager at Main Street Cafe & Lounge, responded to this review

SrMainer, it was so nice to have you return to see us again. We are thrilled that you have enjoyed such a memorable experience. Many thanks for your review. Looking forward to your future return. More 

Columbus, Ohio
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171 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016

Lunch stop on the way to Cape Breton. This place looked good from the adds so we decided to try it. It is located in the middle of town so not really easy to get to from the main highway. However the food was really good and the service was also excellent. They had a few different things like coconut... More 

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Thank Jon H
Megan A, Room Revenue Manager at Main Street Cafe & Lounge, responded to this review

Jon H, we are pleased you had the opportunity to visit with us during your recent Nova Scotia tour. We look forward to your future return. More 

Wingham, Canada
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205 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2016

Stopped here for lunch, friendly service. I had chowder which was good, and blueberry buckle for dessert, also good.

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Thank Barbara d
Megan A, Room Revenue Manager at Main Street Cafe & Lounge, responded to this review

Thank you Barbara d. for your review. Our seafood and dessert options are very popular. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $20
Cuisine
American, Canadian, Bar, Seafood
Meals
Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Kids, Large groups, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 158 Main St | at the Maritime Inn, Antigonish, Nova Scotia B2G 2B7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Antigonish
  • Phone Number: +1 902-863-4001
  • This restaurant is at Maritime Inn Antigonish
Description
Enjoy one of the best dining experiences in Antigonish, offering fantastic Taste of Nova Scotia cuisine. Our menus feature unique seasonal recipes and flavours that make our restaurant the popular choice for locals and a highlight for many of our returning guests. Casual dining with a professional touch.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?