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Stone Soup Cafe

) #3 of 24 Restaurants in Pictou $$ - $$$ Cafe, , Soups
41 Water St, Pictou, Nova Scotia B0K 1H0, Canada
+1 902-485-4949
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good33%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (3 reviews)
“stone soup” (21 reviews)
“soups” (9 reviews)
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Cafe, Canadian, Soups, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
41 Water St, Pictou, Nova Scotia B0K 1H0, Canada
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11 - 20 of 103 reviews

Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

Great choice for any meal. Small menu but carefully prepared choices. Well crafted and friendly. Go.

Thank DennisPreston
Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

It was a very busy lunch time at this small cafe. There was a line up to get in --- always a good sign that the food is delicious. I had the seafood chowder and it didn't disappoint. It was piping hot, and VERY tasty!...More

Thank JeanYHZ
Reviewed October 3, 2016 via mobile

Found this tiny little gem purely by accident driving down the Main Street of Pictou. It is no mistake this restaurant is rated #2 on TripAdvisor. I had a cup of the seafood chowder, wow, it was hot and fresh and actually tasted like the...More

Thank Aquatamer
Reviewed September 24, 2016 via mobile

Stopped for an early breakfast, great little cafe. Excellent food and good service and friendly staff. Reasonable prices as well

Thank Blair S
Reviewed September 19, 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed the grilled cheese (local) with lobster and wonderful sweet potato fries. My ha and said his turkey sandwich was great- the seafood chowder was good too.

Thank Path276
Reviewed September 15, 2016

Good range of reasonably priced food, cooked fresh and their soups are superb, well worth a visit. Service is good and very friendly

Thank stourjohn
Reviewed September 14, 2016

We were fortunate to have a sunny day and a chance to dine on the patio. Albeit it lovely, one should know that most of the seating on the patio is picnic tables making it a little of a challenge to get seated in a...More

1  Thank LoriK555428
Reviewed August 31, 2016 via mobile

This is a small cafe with a patio. Service was excellent and the food was great. I had the lobster Kaiser which was tasty and my husband really enjoyed his seafood chowder. They are only open for breakfast and lunch.

Thank oneyeartraveller
Reviewed August 25, 2016

This was a cute little restaurant in an unique building. We ate there with our family of 6, in general we enjoyed our lunch. The guys had seafood chowder, lobster chowder, club house sandwich and a beef burger, only complaint was that the burger was...More

1  Thank Jo-Anne L
randlebarry, Owner at Stone Soup Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded August 27, 2016

We are happy you enjoyed our chowders and sandwiches. Very sorry about the overcooked burger. We use local products and try to highlight their quality and that certainly did not happen that day. We really wish you had let us know, we definitely would have...More

Reviewed August 17, 2016

I cannot recommend this place highly enough. We first tried it on our way through Pictou and ended up choosing them to cater our wedding. Camille was incredibly helpful, kind, and thorough throughout the process. On the wedding day her staff were prompt and so...More

Thank Alex D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$4 - $11
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41 Water St, Pictou, Nova Scotia B0K 1H0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Pictou
  • Phone Number: +1 902-485-4949
  • E-mail
We are a small, licensed, family run cafe. We try to use local products whenever possible, and are open for breakfast and lunch year round. We carry gluten free products and all our soups, chowders and dressings are homemade and gluten free. Because we start from scratch, we can accommodate special dietary needs.
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