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Bell-Buoy Restaurant

American, Seafood, Canadian, Soups
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536 Chebucto St., Baddeck, Nova Scotia B0E 1B0, Canada
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Ontario, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stopped in here for lunch. I had seafood chowder. It was one of the better chowders I had when I was down there. My wife had crab cakes that she enjoyed as well. The servers were very friendly. We would go back

Thank 620Joe
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38 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The good part is that We had a lovely seat by the window. Since we don't eat a lot at one sitting, we tend to share meals. For 35$ and a 3$ share charge, I expected more food. Since we split the meal, they divided it in the kitchen. We had exactly one piece of fish, three scallops and three... More 

Thank KEAE
Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Had dinner here mid-week after a long day touring the Cabot Trail. Service was friendly and efficient and the food was quite good with nice views out over the harbour from our table. Nothing particularly special, but a good bet for a casual, reasonably priced meal.

Thank shanghaidoug
Brisbane, Australia
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35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Arrived early after a big travel day to be most welcomed here. Lovely window table. The mussels starter we chose was delightful; as was the seafood main; and the strawberry & rhubarb pie for dessert. Mmm, delicious-with great service.

Thank brigids404
Newport Beach, California
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315 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is a fine stop for snack or lunch. There is a terrace out front for good weather. right on main street leading to the park. There is a wide variety of snack and luncn food which we found to be quite good.

Thank beentheretooo
Toronto, Ontario
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had deep fried haddock. My spouse had the pan fried haddock. Both were good, as was the chowder. Service was good.

Thank wrla2015
Huntsville, Canada
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32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food, good service, acceptable prices. Right on the "main drag" easy to find. Charming ambience.

Thank Tom H
Amherst, Canada
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Since the weather was to wet to allow us to sit outside with our dogs they did our meal as take out so we could sit in our car with our dogs - nothing exceptional there but they did a little extra so we had some snacks for the dogs. The seafood chowder was full of seafood but the chowder... More 

Thank Andrewd1846
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108 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had dinner for two. Escargot was dry and nondescript. Scallops St Jacques were amazing. Liver was overdone and dry. A nice location but nothing outstanding.

Thank CanadianTraveller48
West Bend, Wisconsin
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7 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Server was helpful and friendly but piece of salmon was small and over cooked. View was great but woul not choose to dine there again.

Thank Pamela670

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
American, Seafood, Canadian, Soups
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Scenic view, Local cuisine, Families with children, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 536 Chebucto St., Baddeck, Nova Scotia B0E 1B0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Cape Breton Island  >  Baddeck
  • Phone Number: 902.295.2581

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