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black spoon bistro

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320 Commercial St, North Sydney, Nova Scotia B2A 1C2, Canada
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Closed now
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Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Granada, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

After the Lobster pound we were looking for a similar experience and were not disappointed. Although not as personal the food was spot on, delicious, hot, tasty and served by lovely friendly people.

Thank Brendan F
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This a great Littld bistro. Good service great food. Would definitely go again if in the area. Just walked in off the street and was accommodating

Thank Stuart T
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The meal we had at the Black Spoon is going to live in my dreams for a long long time. I had the maple curry chicken over penne pasta with julienned vegetables, and it blew my socks off. Small place, seating is pretty cramped, but the food is fabulous. If you find yourself in North Sydney, don't miss it!

Thank parrotheadnica
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed the friendly staff and the fact that they were open for dinner late in the evening.

Thank Kevin J
Sudbury, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Followed the TripAdvisor reviews and we were not disappointed. Location was very good, quick service, attentive waiting staff. Food was very good, 15min wait, we loved the bacon scallops and Cajun seafood. Chowder was good but not spectacular. Same with the blackend seafood madely. Overall a good dining experience. Would go back again.

Thank Michael110382
North Sydney, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We are very lucky to have such a great restaurant in North Sydney.My wife and I had a very enjoyable meal at Black Spoon last week .We ordered the Cajun pasta with scallops and shrimp.Very delicious , plentiful of seafood included. Make a reservation, if only two try to get the seats adjacent to the restaurant front window, this will... More 

Thank Donnie C
Calgary, Canada
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016 via mobile

Our group of 5 ate here the other night as this restaurant came highly recommended. The food was tasty and the portions were generous. Service was good and overall we had a great experience here.

Thank dancinggeek
North Sydney, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016

This is our favorite restaurant in Cape Breton. Menu is varied, food is always excellent and service is great.

Thank Robert J
Palm Harbor, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

Very enjoyable dining, good food, good service. Small place and they don't take reservations but will let you know the wait time and you can wander around the streets till your table is ready.

Thank csfischl
Prince George, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016

Recommended by our B&B host and he was right, the best Appys and chowder. Very popular spot, fills up quick, good selection of beers and wine and delicious meals

Thank eandi2016

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Canadian, Soups, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 320 Commercial St, North Sydney, Nova Scotia B2A 1C2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Cape Breton Island  >  North Sydney
  • Phone Number: 902-241-3300
This has a variety of food and we ate there once while in town. The food is good and the service great.

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