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High Wheeler Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
Cafe, Canadian, Soups
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Baddeck, Nova Scotia, Canada
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Cerritos, California
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402 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A local gent recommended this place for breakfast. He was right. The owner/chef is a friendly, talented guy. Service is laid-back, but efficient. Their blueberry/raspberry scones are just incredible, best ever. Looks like everything is cooked fresh with local ingredients. They take pride in what they do.

Thank Barbara F
Cambridge, Massachusetts
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91 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Who can resist a fresh blueberry/raspberry scone hot from the oven? My husband and I shared one this morning and I'm still kicking myself for not having bought another one (or two or three) for breakfast tomorrow. We also got a tuna sand. on whole wheat to go and they kindly offered to wrap the tomato separately so it wouldn't... More 

Thank hgavel
Annapolis, Maryland
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130 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a great place to get sandwiches to take with you for the day's activity: fresh baked bread, really good ingredients, sweets that keep well, and properly packed. Many also eat breakfast/brunch here but one of our favorite days is to pick-up sandwiches to take out on the water for lunch at a favorite nearby beach. The location is... More 

Thank Martin M
Toronto, Canada
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Although the food is good, with quality ingredients, I was surprised to pay $31 for a grilled cheese sandwich, 1/2 a soup, and 1/2 a salad. That is the only reason I'm giving a 3 our of 5. Otherwise it's worth it for a light meal.

Thank Peter A
Saint Charles, Missouri
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The bread and scones at this bakery will make you an addict. Try the porridge bread with their strawberry jam or the wonderful cinnamon rolls. Great ham egg cups all with a bright friendly staff and lovely outdoor seating available.

Thank Stephanie B
London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Rather tasteless, unfortunately. I had a guacamole wrap and was searching for the guacamole in it amongst the salad.

Thank Julie F
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We spent about $30 on a sandwich and chicken quesadilla. The sandwich was alright but the quesadilla was small and meh. For the price I wouldn't recommend it.

Thank Cameron F
Hamilton, Canada
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Nothing fancy here--just really good baked goods, food, coffee including great cappuccino, and ice cream. Right in the heart of town so hard to miss, so don't miss it! Patio seating out front, tables inside.

Thank Jim M
Halifax, Canada
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The High Wheeler is small but has indoor and outdoor seating. The food is prepared after you order. Everything is fresh and local where possible. Prices are VERY reasonable.

Thank Elaine J
Victoria, Canada
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75 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great spinach salad that we ordered. Sandwich was decent. Staff were very friendly. Just no AC inside, and it's very hot outside.

Thank PablosDad

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Cafe, Canadian, Soups
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Baddeck, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Cape Breton Island  >  Baddeck
  • Phone Number: 9022953006

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