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Cafe l'Acadie

) #7 of 51 Restaurants in Bedford $$ - $$$ , Soups, Healthy
636 Bedford Hwy, Bedford, Nova Scotia B3M 2L8, Canada
+1 902-446-7771
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Overview
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good32%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“meat pie” (17 reviews)
“haddock” (12 reviews)
“soups” (9 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 am - 8:00 pmAll hours
CUISINES
Canadian, Soups, Healthy, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
636 Bedford Hwy, Bedford, Nova Scotia B3M 2L8, Canada
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Cafe l'Acadie is true to its name. If you are looking for a traditional Acadian experience, you must make your way to this quaint restaurant on the Bedford Highway. The menu sports many dishes prepared the way they are made on the French Shore of...More

Thank Michael F
cafelacadie, Owner at Cafe l'Acadie, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks for your review Michael and your post on Acadian culture. Hope to see you again soon! Your sentiments are so much appreciated.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Service was excellent. Staff were friendly & helpful. Quick Service as well. My wife & I ordered the Meat Pie. Probably the best meat pie we have ever come across. The meat was done perfectly. Pastry was delicious. Highly Recommend this Cafe !!! Will be...More

Thank Robert M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food here was very plain. Though freshly cooked it was simple and home like. This was appealing on one level. The surroundings are also very plain, almost like a kitchen. The service was not very good. It was slow and the orders came out...More

Thank SeeingTHEworld2012
Reviewed March 27, 2017 via mobile

Yummy yummy yummy! We ordered the pan fried haddock with baked potato and the meat pie. Both were delicious and plentiful. If you find yourself in a hurry just slow down....the service is friendly, conscientious and relaxing. This spot is one of my new favourites....More

Thank mlrlaj
cafelacadie, Owner at Cafe l'Acadie, responded to this reviewResponded March 30, 2017

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. I can't express enough how much we appreciate it. All reviews are important to us and we're thrilled that you both were satisfied with the results of our work and we hope you'll...More

Reviewed March 14, 2017

This place is great! My wife and I have eaten here numerous times since moving to Halifax. We have never been disappointed. The restaurant is a good size and simply decorated, but clean, hospitable and very homey. The food is really good comfort food, and...More

Thank Tim M
Reviewed February 13, 2017

Family owned, fun place. Great for breakfast or for a light supper. There is not too much on the menu if you don't like seafood (a couple of Italian dishes). But my wife swears she had the best Fish & Chips ever (a huge piece...More

1  Thank Arsita_ItalyRichardN
Reviewed October 26, 2016

My husband and I had dinner here last night. It's a simple little place nothing fancy but the dinners were really good. I loved the meat pie and salad as well as the complimentary bowl,of corn chowder and my husband enjoyed his fish cakes and...More

Thank easterntreker
Reviewed October 22, 2016

if you're ever in the Halifax, NS area, drive down the road a bit to eat here. Delicious, authentic Acadian food. Visit on a Sunday to enjoy a piece of Rappie Pie. Be sure to chat with the owner & cook Gary, a very nice...More

Thank Trace M
Reviewed October 18, 2016

Restaurant is located in the hotel premisses but not managed by the hotel. We had an excellent dinner and breakfast in the morning.

Thank FVMTL
Reviewed October 17, 2016

We loved the fact that everything is fresh and homemade! The staff we so accommodating, helming me figure out gluten free options.

Thank JunglechicCR
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Ezzie550
May 31, 2015|
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Response from cafelacadie | Property representative |
Hello and thank you for your enquiry. Over the winter, we have had live fiddle music every 2nd Saturday. Things change a lot during the summer so we are not yet quite sure how often we will be having live music during the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$6 - $10
Cuisine
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 636 Bedford Hwy, Bedford, Nova Scotia B3M 2L8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Region  >  Bedford
  • Phone Number: +1 902-446-7771
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Description
Café l’Acadie's owner Gary Le Blanc was born into a large Acadian family where both parents hail from the Acadian village of Cheticamp Nova Scotia area and with an enormous extended family, Acadian food, music and culture were the heartbeat of our family life. Our home was the 'gathering place' for friends and relatives. My mother loved to cook and growing up, I could sit for hours and listen to her sing all the old traditional Acadians songs as she scurried about the kitchen cooking. On special occasions, I would watch in amazement at the fiddlers, mandolin and guitar players sitting around the kitchen table, while the rest would sing out loud and strong, Acadian songs of old. With Fricot on the stove, Rappie and Rabbit Pies in the oven and desserts galore, it all fed the soul. Café l’Acadie brings many of these Acadian culinary treasures from my family's kitchen to our dining room to share this rich history of delicious food.
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