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True North Diner

American, Diner, Canadian
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1658 Bedford Highway, Bedford, Nova Scotia B4A 2X9, Canada
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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All hours
Sun 9:30 am - 7:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sat 9:30 am - 8:00 pm
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Halifax, Canada
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Authentic root beer floats are really good (and the kids LOVE them). You won't find this type of atmosphere anywhere else in the area. Visit on a Wednesday or Thursday evening between 4:30 and 7:30 for live entertainment.

Thank Todd L
Hamilton, Canada
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118 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After reading several reviews of various diner's we settled on this one. The food was pretty decent. But nothing remarkable. But it was a convenient lunch on our way to the airport. The decor and even the wait staff uniforms are period appropriate. Suitable to take older patrons down memory lane.

Thank CanuckAbroad133
Halifax, Canada
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great family resturant food Priced for a family night out great daily specials . Milk shakes made the old fashion way

Thank Edcorbett
Halifax, Canada
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

When I don't feel like cooking, and fast food just won't cut it, I usually take my children to the True North diner. Lots of options to choose from, even my picky eater likes it. The milkshakes are yummy, as are the floats. The blue cheese burger is my go-to meal, but everything on the menu is really good. The... More 

Thank Sonia B
Amherst, Canada
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87 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

We were 3 in our party, and visited on a Friday at suppertime, and had no problem getting a table - there is a large seating area, and while there were lots of people, there was no problem getting a booth. This restaurant attracts an older crowd for the most part, probably because of its nostalgic feel. Servers are in... More 

Thank MJB62
Lower Sackville, Canada
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

There is a feeling of nostalgia when you dine at this diner. In addition to that you get great food, great service and if your lucky enough to be there on a night they provide live entertainment(Thursday night for sure), you are in for an even better treat. As soon as you walk into this place, it is like you... More 

Thank Helen M
Moncton, Canada
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016

Fries were burnt. No dressing on the slaw soup was horrible and left terrible taste in mouth. burger had no flavor. The decor was nice. Service soso

Thank ladykiwi2
Bedford, Canada
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

Always love this place! if you like seafood chowder make sure you try it here. It's delicious!! Hamburgers are another favourite and onion rings with Currie mayo.

Thank tatamom
Halifax, Canada
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

Brought my family for a quick lunch. Loved the retro decor and the 50's music playing in the background. The diner was spacious and clean. Service was fantastic. Food was good and what you would expect in a diner. They don't try to be something they aren't. Decent prices - family of 4 with tip $60.

Thank Jeff S
Shubenacadie, Canada
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016 via mobile

First time at this restaurant. It's really cute inside with friendly service. Had the blue bacon jam burger from burger week and it was nothing special. Bacon jam wasn't overly flavourful and the cheese curds had zero hint of being maple infused. That being said, I would definitely go back for their milkshakes and onion rings!

Thank Megan B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Diner, Canadian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
9:30 am - 7:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
9:30 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1658 Bedford Highway, Bedford, Nova Scotia B4A 2X9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Region  >  Bedford
  • Phone Number: 902-832-1950

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