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Roadside Willies Smokehouse & Bar

) #9 of 76 Restaurants in Truro $$ - $$$ , American,
27 Jennifer Drive, Truro, Nova Scotia B2N 6M5, Canada
+1 902-843-3486
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good36%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“ribs” (13 reviews)
“pasta” (9 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 am - 8:00 pmAll hours
Pub, American, Bar, International, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
27 Jennifer Drive, Truro, Nova Scotia B2N 6M5, Canada
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Reviewed May 4, 2014

My husband and I are VIP members and thoroughly enjoy the Monday Madness night. We have been going to Roadside Willies for the past two plus years and have not had a bad meal yet. The service is also top notch. The fish and chips...More

Thank Jean T
Reviewed April 29, 2014

We have ate at Roadside Willies several times, we love the staff and the food!! Never had a bad experience and we are going back time after time and receiving the same great food and service they always have to offer. Love the fish and...More

Thank kimdog1
Reviewed April 29, 2014

Roadside Willies is one of my favorite restaurants! The food is second to none, from the ribs, to the steak to the fish. You can tell it is not pre packaged foods, like some of the casual fair franchises in Halifax. To top it off,...More

Thank Barry H
Reviewed April 29, 2014

We invited 3 of our friends to join us for Willie's Monday Madness special - fish and chips for $5. a plate. Our membership card entitled us to enjoy a dessert for an additonal $2. per person and lowered our corking fee to $5. per...More

Thank Allan W
Reviewed April 29, 2014

It is always a treat to eat out at Roadside Willies. The staff is always friendly and accommodating. My husband and I have dined both at lunch and dinner and found all meals to be tasty and served hot. We have never had any problems...More

Thank Brenda M
Reviewed April 29, 2014

We have been to this restaurant many times , always with excellent food and service. The fish and chips are outstanding but their other menu items are also very tasty. You can get in and out quickly ,if required, or relax and enjoy the surroundings....More

Thank Scott S
Reviewed April 20, 2014

I have eaten at this place many times and have always had great good and service. The east coast manner of he staff is great and it just feels right to be there. I really enjoy the atmosphere and the prices accommodate the portion sizes...More

1  Thank Burgermaster1
Reviewed April 15, 2014

Have been to Roadside Willies many times. The food is always good (especially fish and chips) The staff has always been friendly and helpful. Only on one occasion did I find the service could have been better but some of the staff were off sick...More

1  Thank pickieeater802
Reviewed April 6, 2014

Regrettably we had a very disengaged waitress with no attention to detail or effort to make our meal enjoyable. The smoked meat burger and alfredo were good, the onion rings were very greasy and horrible. There was no salt 'n pepper on the table, no...More

1  Thank John B
Buck667, Owner at Roadside Willies Smokehouse & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded April 14, 2014

Yikes, that doesn't sound like our service. Thanks for taking the time to provide your feedback so I can look into the situation. Please drop an email to manager@roadsidewillies.ca with the date and time of your visit, the number of people in your party and...More

Reviewed March 4, 2014

We have been to Roadside Willies several times, both for lunch and dinner. We have never had a bad meal, the prices are reasonable, the staff is friendly. Great lunch specials, and the fish and chips are the best in town!!!

Thank Judy R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27 Jennifer Drive, Truro, Nova Scotia B2N 6M5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Truro
  • Phone Number: +1 902-843-3486
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Independently owned and operated, Roadside Willies offers its valued patrons casual dining with a touch of class. Whether stopping by to unwind with your favorite beverage, or savoring a full course meal with family and friends, Roadside Willies offers up something for everyone. Our extensive menu features tastes from around the world. Enjoy incredible salads, appetizers, sandwiches, seafood, smokehouse favorites, pastas, gourmet pizza, desserts and more. We smoke our ribs and chicken in-house, over real hickory wood. Willie's philosophy is simple. Dining out should be an enjoyable and unrushed experience, in a cozy and intimate setting. Candle lit tables, a warm décor, tasteful music and friendly people create an inviting yet casual ambiance at Roadside Willies. Great people. Great atmosphere. Great food. Period. See you soon!
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