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“Large portion, good value, slow service”

Irving Enfield Big Stop
Ranked #3 of 15 Restaurants in Enfield
Dining options: Late Night
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Dining options: Late Night
Reviewed July 21, 2014

I often frequent the big stop restaurant when travelling with time restraints. The service is usually quick, the portions are large and the price is right.

Club sandwiches, breakfast, or desserts.

This visit, the service was a disappointment.

Liked the renovation and the new decor.

Maybe it'll improve on the next visit.

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2  Thank NovaScotiagirl-21
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Reviewed July 9, 2014

We went to the restaurant with all the anticipation of a great meal. There was 7 of us .The food that was brought to us was cold, dry and the quantity small. The vegetables were frozen and the waiter confirmed. The turkey that one of us ordered was so dry that it could not be finished. My salmon was under cooked. One of us ordered the sea food platter but was so small we ordered a burger to go with it. We did receive a large amount of French fries but after asking the waiter we found out to be frozen fries.Our family had a very disappointing meal and when the waiter came with the bill he hovered right over my husband till he paid and simply said he was sorry that we were not happy with the quality of food. We were visiting from Ontario and do every year and we always take the family out for a meal on our way back home to thank them for having us. We will not be going back to The Irving Big Stop and the two other couples that live in Nova Scotia will not either.

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1  Thank Simonzmama
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Reviewed May 25, 2014 via mobile

Went there for breakfast yesterday and I love the look and feel of the restaurant. The service was good and efficient. Not overly friendly but it was ok. She was very busy. Our food was good and I'll definitely go back.

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Reviewed May 14, 2014

We were here 4 times in a couple of weeks at different times, due to traveling. The new building is great, a modern take on a Canadian cabin with great facilities. The food is hot good and reasonably priced and the servers always professional and efficient and friendly. Is it the best food we have ever had in a restaurant ? Wide question - no it's not - but we have been to some pretty amazing restaurants, and live by an award winning one - Is it the best food on a highway, in a chain ? FOR SURE. The carrott cake is a MUST. There is something for everyone. My only gripe was with the store as there were no toiletries - which for a Big Stop for travelers seemed a bit bizarre . It;s a favorite stop when getting family from the airport and the new place is great.

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1  Thank Rita and Phil C
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Reviewed May 7, 2014

We have been dropping by the Big Stop 3-5 times each year when travelling through the Enfield area. We had gone online recently to see if the new restaurant was ready and were really surprised by some of the negative comments and wondered had something changed. Today going through the area we saw the new Crossroads Big Stop and the old building was gone, so we went in. The building was really impressive as was the restaurant area. Our server, Chris, who has been there for awhile was excellent, very polite, and provided interesting information about the new facility. Our lunch sandwiches, a western and a club with fries, etc., were great as normal, hot, and on the table quicker than usual. Overall our fist impression is A+.

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1  Thank Bob B
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