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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
19028634001
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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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Maitland, Ontario
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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

THE Main Street Cafe & Lounge had a friendly staff and provided good service. The room was clean with fairly new furniture but noisy when you moved the chairs. The meals were average with a good selection. This is a typical family restaurant.

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

Thank you Vice for taking the time to complete our review. We are pleased you had the opportunity to also enjoy the Main Street Cafe during your recent stay. More 

Lithia, Florida
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133 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After a long day of travel it was nice to sit and have a meal on a real plate. Our service was excellent. The food was good. My only complaint is that the fish was very thin, tasty but no more than 2-3 ounces and the chicken was equally small. Our meals were very good but more like a tapas... More 

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Thank RNSAILOR2
Megan A, Room Revenue Manager at Main Street Cafe & Lounge, responded to this review

RNSAILOR2, we thank you for your review as we appreciate all guest feedback. We look forward to having you return in the future. More 

Halifax, Nova Scotia
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22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Party of 15 or so ate in the Family Room. Our waitress was provided prompt, friendly and attentive service. Overpriced chowder cup @ $7.50 lacked seafood...only 1 lonely shrimp! My lobster roll was dry and tasteless....not as per menu description at all. Dessert sampler plate was delicious. The salt fish cakes appeared to be the best $$ value. Portions were... More 

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Thank rambler54
Megan A, Room Revenue Manager at Main Street Cafe & Lounge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to complete our review rambler 54. We appreciate all guest feedback as we strive to meet and exceed guests expectations. More 

Mosman, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped here for a quick lunch on the way to Cape Breton and had seafood chowder (amazingly tasty!) We couldn't resist having a 3 course dinner here when we stayed the night on the way back to Halifax. Definitely a place worth stopping at for food.

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Thank AKP0987
Megan A, Room Revenue Manager at Main Street Cafe & Lounge, responded to this review

We are so pleased you stopped twice during your recent Nova Scotia adventure AKP0987! Our menu provides a wide variety to satisfy all of our guests. When travelling in the Maritimes, we highly recommend the seafood options. We look forward to having you return in the future! More 

Gravenhurst, Canada
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19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

My husband and I stopped in for breakfast yesterday morning. We were seated promptly by the hostess who gave us our menus and also took our beverage order. Those arrived in a timely manner. The restaurant is not large, it was not full and I counted 4 servers in addition to the hostess. We checked the menu, decided what we'd... More 

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

MuskokaSteph, Please accept our apologies for failing to follow through on our regular service standards. We do our best to provide a quality product and service standard and fell far short of that in this instance. We hope that if in the area you might try our restaurant another time. More 

Fredericton, Canada
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

Most delicious seafood chowder I have ever tasted. Also, excellent breakfast. Awesome prices as well. Can't wait for our next trip to Antigonish!

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Thank Michelle S
Chantelle P, Marketing Coordinator at Main Street Cafe & Lounge, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing the Main Street Cafe, countryclyde, and taking the time to write a glowing review! We pride ourselves on our seafood chowder, and are so happy you enjoyed it! Looking forward to seeing you on your next trip to Antigonish! More 

Oshawa, Canada
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85 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016 via mobile

What a great restaurant! The chowder had plentiful amounts of different seafood, the salt cod cakes are home made and the fish and chips had a great batter! Wanted dessert (homemade Carrot Cake, but was too full :( ) Will definitely be back!

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

helicrazed, we are delighted you enjoyed your experience with us. Our seafood options are really a nice Maritime treat. Next time, you will have to start with the dessert to ensure you don't miss out! Thanks so much for your review. Look forward to having you return. More 

PDG
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68 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

Dropped in on a Friday for lunch. No reservation so had a short wait. Staff was friendly and efficient. Decor was nice and place was clean including the restroom. Food was tasty for all in the party. with the exception of Broccoli creamed soup was full of tough stringy pulp like things, but the wait staff quickly removed it from... More 

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

Thank you dewolfpack for taking the time to complete a review, we are so pleased you enjoyed your experience with us in the Main Street Cafe. We take pride in ensuring our facility is well kept with modern decor. We look forward to having you return in the future. More 

Antigonish, Canada
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016

Love this place, great food, great Atmosphere quiet, we had a table by the window . We were not rushed we enjoyed a drink before we ordered. The food was great and the portion size was perfect. Very friendly service.

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Thank macpherson57
Megan A, Room Revenue Manager at Main Street Cafe & Lounge, responded to this review

macpherson57, we are so pleased that you enjoyed your dining room experience at the Main Street Cafe. Our cafe provides a comfortable dining atmosphere. Thank you for taking the time to complete this review. Look forward to you joining us again in the future! More 

Port Hawkesbury, Canada
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016 via mobile

Awesome! Starters make you want keep coming back, best Calamari in ages cooked to perfection ! The Lobster and Crab dip were another favorite but the star of the day was Lobster Mac'n cheese, it is on the starer menu but makes a meal ! The service was great and the prices very reasonable... We will be back.

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

Cara M, we are pleased that you enjoyed your experience at the Main Street Café. We take pride in our menu, particularly our seafood menu options as they continue to be crowd pleasers. We look forward to having you return in the future. Thank you for your review. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $21
Cuisine
American, Canadian, Bar, Seafood
Meals
Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children
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: 19028634001
  • 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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