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Meat Cove Campground & Oceanside Chowder Hut

2479 Meat Cove Rd, Meat Cove, Nova Scotia B0C 1E0, Canada
+1 902-383-2379
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“chowder” (54 reviews)
“lobster roll” (12 reviews)
“mussels” (14 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM Hours
Seafood, Canadian, Soups
$$ - $$$
2479 Meat Cove Rd, Meat Cove, Nova Scotia B0C 1E0, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This place is practically at the end of the earth. You simply cannot find a more unique and interesting location. The chowder lives up to its reputation; creamy and full of flavor and seafood. Fish and chips was excellent. Hike out to the amazing trail...More

Thank Donny H
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Extraordinary views that you won’t want to take your eyes away from. Each campsite is placed on different levels of the hill that ensures a view for each site. We stayed on site 10 on the 14th of July. I would go back directly to...More

Thank Morgan M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I should just let the pictures tell the story. If you are looking for a rugged Canadian camping experience, this is the place. Located at the northern most tip of Nova Scotia, Cape Breton, the Meat Cove campgrounds offer spectacular views. There’s only 30 spots...More

Thank Maria J
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Amazing place, seafood chowder was the best, views are amazing do some of the hikes. We booked a cabin, kind og glad I did as it was mega windy, free showers lots of hot water, cabins are rustic but clean great people family business. Thank...More

Thank Jean S
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Wow, this place is truly beautiful! How often do you get the chance to camp on the side of a cliff!? Our very favorite camping spot amongst our 2 week camping vacation across NB, PEI, and NS! Justin was a complete gem; super friendly, accommodating,...More

Thank AmandaWilson123
Kenneth M, Public Relations Manager at Meat Cove Campground & Oceanside Chowder Hut, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for staying at Meat Cove Campground and for leaving a great review! Come back and visit us again soon and don't forget to leave us a note or some pics on our Facebook page :)

Reviewed 1 week ago

We decided to just keep driving to the top of Nova Scotia to see things my ancestors have not seen. Parked the car. Walked around and got some great photos too many really and then stayed for a bit then left. It is nice area...More

Thank Rick H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Family told us that we would like this place but no further information was given. We set off along the coast, magnificent drive, lovely scenes and then arriving at the Chowder Hut with its yummy Lobster and cold ales, we were impressed. Great spot

Thank Steve R
Kenneth M, Manager at Meat Cove Campground & Oceanside Chowder Hut, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for visiting us at Meat Cove Campground Steve.. and thanks for the kind review !! Come back again soon :)

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the most northern point . So worth the slow drive up the path of a road . Take your time its such a beautiful drive. Abit rough going but the view is so wonderful

Thank Michael H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This campground is a hidden gem! It takes effort to get there, but it’s worth it. The views are spectacular, staff are friendly, whale and seal watching, hikes abound, and you fall asleep to the sounds of the ocean waves lapping no the shore and...More

Thank Bluesellebee
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Meat Cove’s camping site is perched high on top the overlook to the Atlantic Ocean. Located directly across from the Meat Cove Chowder Hut, it appears to be a perfect campin spot for the evening. Whats more is its possible to walk or drive down...More

Thank Manbyk
Kenneth M, General Manager at Meat Cove Campground & Oceanside Chowder Hut, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for the kind review! Please come back and visit us again soon at Meat Cove Campground! Cheers!

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Questions & Answers
June 19, 2018|
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Response from Kenneth M | Property representative |
Hello, I believe it is 11am but please call the restaurant to confirm. Thank you.
Amelie B
April 30, 2018|
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Response from Jean S | Reviewed this property |
Try to call, message is not always avail busy family. Camping spots are usually not a problem.
April 13, 2018|
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Response from Kenneth M | Property representative |
Hi, If you can post this question right on our Facebook page an admin will answer you. I believe they take debit as well but to be sure please post your question. Thank you. @meatcovecampground
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Seafood, Canadian, Soups
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Scenic view, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2479 Meat Cove Rd, Meat Cove, Nova Scotia B0C 1E0, Canada (Formerly Meat Cove Campground Restaurant)
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Cape Breton Island  >  Meat Cove
  • Phone Number: +1 902-383-2379
  • E-mail
Meat Cove Campground is a rugged camping experience with tenting sites and cabins overlooking the Atlantic Ocean in Northern Cape Breton. Check out the many hiking trails nearby, swim at our popular beach, strike up an evening bonfire, or go kayaking and whale watching anytime during the camping season. Enjoy our free showers and WIFI.
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