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Engine Room

Bar, Pub, Canadian
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166 Esplanade St., Truro, Nova Scotia B2N 2K3, Canada
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Halifax, Canada
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had the pleasure of being here with a group of friends, as such I had the opportunity to witness multiple dishes from their menu. Everything I witnessed culinary wise certainly promotes great value for the $$$, fresh Digby Clams, a generous portion, fresh seafood chowder, 2 piece fish and chips, skins & chicken fingers, club house sandwhich, chicken wings,... More 

Thank 874rickyh
Windsor, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2016 via mobile

We had a great meal at the engine room last night. The service was great, the wings were exactly like wings should be and the steak special was cheap. It tasted and was cooked perfect. One of the last true great pubs left. Nightlife is also great. They are opening up a new section as an extension to the dancefloor.

Thank bradley3434
Truro, Canada
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2016

We have been going to the Engine Room for years as the food is so good. Last evening we ordered their pizza and I swear it is the best pizza on the planet! The prices are excellent (12.95 for a medium with the works) The beer was icy cold and the service was great! The place could use some updating... More 

Thank Valerie H
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2016

I am from Truro area and came home for a visit. In this time I hit alot of my old stomping grounds, The Engine Room being one. I will never go back, lets put it this way. I waited over ten minutes for drinks. Not once or twice. Never cleared off the table and the food was so so. I... More 

Thank shelley m
Moncton, Canada
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

Made the mistake of going in here one evening with friend from out of town. Made the bar from the movie roadhouse look tame. Too many drunk and purveyors of modern chemistry

Thank Ken T
Canning, Canada
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

Great atmosphere at this place. I ordered the taco salad and it was awesome. Crisp nacho chips and seasoned beef on a bed of crisp lettuce and spinach topped off with salsa and sour cream. Ahhh... my taste buds are tingling just thinking about it.

Thank AlMerber
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28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

this place is always busy and it because of the great food! speedy service and friendly staff. you wont be disappointed!!

Thank Mike H
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25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

There are a few Pubs around this town (Truro) that have good food! This is one of them! The pizza is Awesome ! The wing are Awesome! and my favorite Battered Mushrooms !!! and good Poutine too ! and the Beers are always Cold!!

Thank Basil K
Orlando, Florida
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18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

I had a hot hamburger sandwich with fries. A huge serving that was piping hot on the table. My friend had a lobster roll and fries, and we both enjoyed our meals. The server was great, and friendly. The prices were very reasonable. Everyone in the place seemed to be in a good mood.

Thank Colin A
Truro , Nova Scotia
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 via mobile

The food was good but the service was barely average . The place needs a really good cleaning . The dust on the rafters is a inch thick and over all not clean .

Thank DarHiggz

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Bar, Pub, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Seating
Good for
Bar scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 166 Esplanade St., Truro, Nova Scotia B2N 2K3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Truro
  • Phone Number: 902.895.5151

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?