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Clucking Hen Cafe and Bakery

45073 Cabot Trail, North Shore, Nova Scotia B0C 1H0, Canada
+1 902-929-2501
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good36%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sandwiches” (34 reviews)
“lobster stew” (13 reviews)
“bread” (22 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, Canadian, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
45073 Cabot Trail, North Shore, Nova Scotia B0C 1H0, Canada
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Reviewed August 16, 2016

The Clucking Hen is always busy, but the service is fast. You can eat in or take out. The baked goods are delicious, and the prices are very good. A great place for breakfast pastries or a decadent dessert.

Thank Tebriv
Reviewed August 13, 2016

So often when you travel and stop at roadside places, you kinda lower your expectations so you are not disappointed with your stop and meal. After all, there is little choice for the weary travellers, so tendency is to provide minimal quality. Well, The Clucking...More

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Reviewed August 11, 2016 via mobile

Open 7-7. We stopped in late afternoon for a bowl of seafood chowder. Served hot with a biscuit for about $7. Nice flavor and mix of haddock, spices diced potatoes and carrots. Nicely seasoned with a good broth and not overly creamy. There is an...More

Thank Gordon L
Reviewed August 8, 2016

We stopped along the Cabot trail for breakfast. The girls who were working in the restaurant were chatting and didn't seem to want to be bothered with us. The food was quite good. I bought baked goods and some other treats for our trip along...More

Thank Debra N
Reviewed August 8, 2016

Not a large menu but very tasty food. Informal setting but a great view. Quiet and relaxing! Crab salad sandwich was excellent as was the soup, took home a couple of cool tshirts too!

Thank Wendy N
Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

If you are looking for really good food and fast, then this is the place to go. They have a wonderful bakery! I had a pecan butter tart and picked up some oat bread too. Both were great! We also had a sandwich and a...More

Thank Melanie S
Reviewed August 5, 2016

The menu is limited but everything was very fresh. The seafood chowder was delicious and the Porridge Bread was excellent.

Thank valerie b
Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

A yummy experience. We visited the Clucking Hen four times during our stay on the Cabot Trail. Everything, from breakfast to supper and the baked goods in between where delicious.

Thank John D
Reviewed August 3, 2016

We certainly appreciated our visit to Clucking Hen. Along with the charming atmosphere our supper was very good. And the hostess took time to outline many of the special places to visit during our brief stay on this wonderful island.

Thank LS4748
Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

We had to phone ahead to have our meal ready when new arrived due to time constraints. Two of us ordered the pan-fried haddock with salad instead of mashed, one with mashed. It was amazing. All three of us were awestruck by the flavour and...More

Thank Laura S
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Stephanie F
July 31, 2016|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from MelDcanada | Property representative |
Sorry Stephanie, I just seen this question. You may have already been here. Most days we do have lemon pie. People seem to really love it, so drop in for a piece if you haven't been by yet. Thanks for inquiring
Michael S
October 21, 2015|
Response from MelDcanada | Property representative |
Hi Yvonne, You can contact me at dauphney at hotmail com I know postage can be quite expensive, I sent at shirt to Halifax , Nova Scotia ,which isn't too far and it cost $12 without insurance. The shirts are $20 plus tax... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$3 - $17
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 45073 Cabot Trail, North Shore, Nova Scotia B0C 1H0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Cape Breton Island  >  North Shore
  • Phone Number: +1 902-929-2501
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Open May - October, 7 days a week. Serving Breakfast, lunch and Dinner. Lot of home baked goodies to choose from. Licensed, ,serving beer and wine.
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