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West Side Bistro

$$ - $$$
142 Stellarton Rd | Nova Scotia, New Glasgow, Nova Scotia B2H 1M1, Canada
+1 902-755-9378
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Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“cheddar soup” (2 reviews)
“cheesecake” (2 reviews)
“coconut cream” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Canadian
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Food
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LOCATION
142 Stellarton Rd | Nova Scotia, New Glasgow, Nova Scotia B2H 1M1, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This little place may leave you scratching your head when you first arrive. The decor is early "grandma's house" but that's just part of the charm. The food can only be categorized as "bistro plated like homestyle". Good quality food, lots of it, simply presented....More

Thank h2oman9433
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a "repeat" place as a good spot to invite a friend to lunch. It is spacious enought for a private chat with friends and yet close enought to greet other diners. The atmosphere is warm and home-like with a unique decor. The food...More

Thank Tom M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have visited West Side Bistro several times while in Nova Scotia. Whether it was for lunch or dinner, the food is consistently excellent - fresh, tasty and attractively presented. The chef is always willing to accommodate reasonable variations to the menu items., e.g. no...More

Thank Sandra T
Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

We really enjoy going to the Westside Bistro. We’ve been there on several occasions. The atmosphere in this quaint little place is wonderful. The food is fresh, and never disappoints with its delicious flavour. The husband (cook) and wife (server) team certainty know how to...More

Thank bmaclellan2017
Phil C, Manager at West Side Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded April 3, 2018

Thank you for continued support, till next time phil

Reviewed October 4, 2017

This is one the those hidden jems you stumble across every once in a while.The dining area is clean and inviting. You are greeted by the owner, Phil the cook and Darlene the hostess and baker. You order is taken in a friendly manner and...More

Thank Larry h
Phil C, Manager at West Side Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded October 18, 2017

Glad you enjoy our menu, it is always a pleasure to serve you and your friends while here on course. till next time - phil

Reviewed August 5, 2017 via mobile

My husband and I both had the chicken cordon blue. It was wonderful. Potatoes and vegetables were perfect also.

1  Thank 456mlm
Phil C, Manager at West Side Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded August 8, 2017

Glad you enjoyed your recent visit to WSB, and enjoyed your Chicken Entrée, hope the rest of your trip was sucessful Phil

Reviewed July 11, 2017

Never having been to New Glasgow before, or even Nova Scotia, it was always a bit hit and miss where would eat. But the West Side Bistro was everything we hoped it would be. The owners were delightful and interesting - and the food was...More

1  Thank Vanya C
Phil C, Manager at West Side Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded July 12, 2017

Glad you enjoyed your visit to New Glasgow, and Westside Bistro. Hope the rest of your trip was great Darlene

Reviewed July 5, 2017 via mobile

Decent home cooked food. Using fresh ingredients and made consistent. Simple menus and specials are always good

Thank Shahzad D
Phil C, Owner at West Side Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded July 12, 2017

Thank you for comments and thoughts Darlene

Reviewed May 25, 2017

This small restaurant is in my former home town but I visited regularly while my mother was alive and she and her caregiver in her final years loved this place. I recently returned to visit scouting out the town as a retirement destination and went...More

Thank Robert S
Phil C, Owner at West Side Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded May 27, 2017

Robert - it was a pleasure for us to ensure that you enjoyed your meal and dining experience. Your Mother is greatly missed Phil and Darlene

Reviewed December 20, 2016

This is a nice little Bistro near Downtown New Glasgow. The food and service are very good. The restaurant is very clean and well decorated. You won't be disappointed!

Thank Ken C
Phil C, Manager at West Side Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded August 8, 2017

Thank you for your nice review of our restaurant phil

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Response from Robert S | Reviewed this property |
No. The place should be packed to the rafters as the food is always really, really yummy but it is on the Westside and as a child growing up in the outback of Pictou County (Barney's River), the Westside was always... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$8 - $15
Cuisine
Canadian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 142 Stellarton Rd | Nova Scotia, New Glasgow, Nova Scotia B2H 1M1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  New Glasgow
  • Phone Number: +1 902-755-9378
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