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Wild Caraway

Certificate of Excellence
Seafood, Canadian, Soups
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3721 Highway 209., Advocate Harbour, Nova Scotia, Canada
902.392.2889
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Tuesday
Closed
Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thu - Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Little Rock, Arkansas
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134 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a hidden gem to some but very well known by others. They provide an exquisite menu with gourmet choices worthy of the big cities. Locally sourced items are often included in the dishes and make for a unique experience for your tastebuds. Be venturous and order something new or you can't go wrong with their fish and chips.... More 

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Thank n2n8ture
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38 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant has a reputation as one of the best restaurants in NS (or even Canada) and apparently people travel to go here. My mother (who has very good taste and is quite fussy and critical of most restaurants) had eaten here a year ago was very excited to return since on the first visit it was the best restaurant... More 

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Waterloo, Canada
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41 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant was hands down my best and most memorable dining experience in Canada. It could go toe to toe with great fine restaurants around the world, all at a very affordable price. We didn't expect to find this gem in such a relatively remote area. After we finished our dinner, we were obsessed in finding more about this place... More 

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Halifax, Canada
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great meal, with wonderful service and we enjoyed the atmosphere. We recommend this restaurant.

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Thank Gallawicki
Manchester, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked on a Friday night and were lucky to get a table. Lovely food, couldn't be improved upon, imaginative use of foraged materials

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Thank James P
Boston, Massachusetts
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wild Caraway was one of the best meals we had in Nova Scotia. From the tomato mozzarella salad to the seafood tagliatelle, everything was delicious. In addition, the chef and kitchen staff were extremely accommodating when it came to our friend who was vegetarian. They created a wonderful vegetarian gnocchi that was off the menu. We highly recommend Wild Caraway... More 

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Moncton, NB
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I were on a day trip and had heard of the Wild Caraway so stopped for lunch. What a wonderful find. Menu was full of great things making the hardest part what to choose. Food and service were both excellent and we will definitely return.

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Thank KAMOOJA
England
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78 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a small & very popular restaurant 7 suggest without a reservation it may be difficult to get a table. We called in for lunch & I ordered the pasta of the day & my wife the fish cakes. The food was fresh & very tasty. However, we both agreed that the herbs & seasoning did somewhat over power... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped by after our boat tour to have lunch. The menu offered many yummy obtains. I got their chowder which was very good! I would get it again. The view was beautiful the staff was very friendly. inhad two very picky adult daughters who absolutely loved their noodle dish . Recommended to anyone .

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Nauwigewauk, New Brunswick, Canada
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31 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We are never disappointed here. We visit yearly and this year we brought friends from Pittsburg, Penn. They also gave it a 5* on yelp. The chowder is filling so order one meal to share with another person. You will need reservations !

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Thank Janice S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Seafood, Canadian, Soups
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Scenic view, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3721 Highway 209., Advocate Harbour, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Advocate Harbour
  • Phone Number: 902.392.2889

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