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black spoon bistro

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320 Commercial St, North Sydney, Nova Scotia B2A 1C2, Canada
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Hubby and I shared a veggie panini, soup of the day and strawberry pecan salad for lunch. It was AWESOME! This restaurant easily deserves 6 stars! And we know good food! I don't usually have soup, just don't care much about soup in general. Well, I would have soup here any time!!! The soup could easily turn me into a... More 

Thank Silke & Rolf T
St Austell, Cornwall
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72 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

A group of twelve of us had dinner together here whilst waiting for the ferry. The food was delicious and well presented, the wine nicely chilled, and the staff very friendly. A most enjoyable experience.

Thank maxigran
Grand Bend, Canada
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Beside the ferry terminal in North Sydney we lucked into a table at The Black Spoon. A short wait spend chatting with other travellers and we were seated and very quickly served. Wait staff was very friendly and efficient--tables are turned quickly so do not hesitate to be put on their list. On a Thursday evening the small restaurant was... More 

Thank Imperfectaoist
Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Small and very busy with average décor but excellent food and accommodating friendly service. My partner has food sensitivities and the wait staff and kitchen were very accommodating. Seafood was delicious!

Thank Irish222
Halifax, Canada
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56 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our party of six enjoyed the Black Spoon Bistro Thursday August 18 for dinner. We did not have a reservation. There were a fair number lined up outside waiting to get in - the interior was full. The staff took our name and mobile number and indicated it would be about 30 minutes for a table. Roughly 30 minutes later... More 

Thank Mike C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Had one of the best seafood chowders They offer excellent high end dishes as well We did not try them this time but will surely give them a go next time Be sure to get there early

Thank Ken W
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Been to the Black Spoon several times. The food is awesome and the atmosphere is relaxing and very clean. The staff are amazing and the owner Mike Black is so friendly and often mingles with the guests. There is usually a line up since the food speaks for itself. Love this place.

Thank 603frankh
Hamilton, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We ate here while waiting for the Ferry.Not much from the Outside and very small inside but the food and staff are amazing and nicely priced.No problems here.I would recommend this Restaurant

Thank woodeye66
Hamilton, Canada
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A fantastic little Bistro. Try the lunch special, only $10 for a great meal. We both had the lunch special but different salads and sandwiches, both excellent. Check in at the Ferry first, you have to be 2 hours early, then walk out the gate in the terminal and less than a block away is this great place. We only... More 

Thank CDNHikingViking
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We asked and were told this bistro was excellent. We arrived and were seated immediately. The wait staff were very pleasant and took the proper time to explain their menu. I had the pasta and it was superb. The seafood chowder was superb as well. The bistro is not very big, maybe 40 seats People were turned away at the... More 

Thank Pete C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Canadian, Soups, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine
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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