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High Wheeler Cafe

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$$ - $$$
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Baddeck, Nova Scotia, Canada
9022953006
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Pennington, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cam here with family and we ordered our breakfast and sat on the high are at the back on the restaurant. Eggs and breads which are home made are good. The coffee was fantastic and I came over a few times to fill up. Fresh pastries were had by the kids and we were all satisfied.The owner and her daughter... More 

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Thank KidLove
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tasty breakfast with ham/eggs. Small, unassuming place but busy, busy in the mornings. Looked like a lot of locals and a lot of tourists. Great stop before we went on to Alexander Graham Bell Museum. Lots of delicious looking pastries.

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Thank Lainey W
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016

Baddeck is a fairly small town, but in Nova Scotia, it seems that it is in these small town that the amazing bakeries thrive. The High Wheeler Cafe has incredible pastries, breads, breakfasts, and lunches to go. Everyone is super-friendly. Unlimited coffee refills. Definitely a place to check out if you are in the area.

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Thank Mary S
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

We visited the high wheeler for a quick lunch before a recent wedding. The sandwiches are all made on home made bread fresh to order. Great selection, loads of options , quick and very tasty!

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Thank Kerry M
North Port, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

Excellent food and lots of choices. Homemade bread and baked goods also for sale. Don't forget desset....homemade rice crispy square with granola and a drizzle of chocolate.

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Thank AnneH81
Camrose, Canada
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016 via mobile

Friendly, fast, and great selections including gluten free, this bakery cafe is beyond wonderful. The food is fresh, well presented and delicious. It is so good you may have to wait in line for a bit but it is well worth your wait.

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Thank Roxanna63
Whitehorse, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016

We had a great breakfast here. The staff were very helpful in letting us change things. The coffee was delicious and so was the food. We picked up some cookies and treats to bring along but it was hard to choose because of the variety. The lunch things looked delicious too. You order at the cash and your food/coffee is... More 

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Thank Gertie68
Edmonton, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2016 via mobile

We stopped here for lunch before we left Baddeck and we didn't regret it. $15 for a veggie wrap with soup and my husband got a good BLT sandwich with salad. You MUST try the maple vinaigrette on the salad. It was so good I drank it from the side bowl! Also their selection of baked goods will leave your... More 

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Thank TheShruggy
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2016 via mobile

Returned for seconds of their quinoa - black bean and many other ingredients, salad. Large and delicious! Also loved the salmon bagel sandwich very much. Also loved our apple cranberry scone and a giant Granola-chocolate-rice krispie treat. Appreciated friendly staff very much.

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Thank Cathi F
Wakefield, New Hampshire
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016

We had breakfast twice during our stay. Both times very good. No complaints at all. The staff were very nice.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, Canadian, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget
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?