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“Fabulous and Fine”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Mateus Bistro

Mateus Bistro
Ranked #5 of 21 Restaurants in Mahone Bay
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Canadian, Contemporary, Soups
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Description: NEW OWNER WAS CHEESECAKE GALLERY
Halifax, Canada
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71 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“Fabulous and Fine”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 15, 2012

Had a terrific lunch there - the food is really good - the service is really good - the atmosphere is really good. Try the chowda!

  • Visited June 2012
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Mount Pearl, Canada
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232 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
“I wish I could give it a 6”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 29, 2012

Worth the drive from Halifax.

The food was outstanding.
Lots of variety and flavours.
The chef and his staff were friendly and provided service second to none.
Go and enjoy it, you will not be disappointed.

I can't wait to return.

  • Visited June 2012
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Thank The_Rock_50
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Ottawa
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62 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“Prettiest Town in Nova Scotia”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 11, 2012

Mahone Bay is wonderful and my wife and I decided to linger for a few days in the area which gave us the chance to try the local dining options.

Mateus Bistro is a fine choice. The food is good - not special or exceptional - but good. The wait staff is a bit iffy but they get the job done. You could do worse.

The town is the gem and the food ain't too shabby either!

  • Visited June 2012
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8 Thank RandomString
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Toronto
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Great food and nice location.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 9, 2012

Hands down great food. I had the scallops as an appetizer and the haddock as a main. Great flavours and presentation, but I did find the sides a little sparse. The location is nice, right in the heart of Mahone Bay's downtown area with a nice outdoor seating area as well. The service was amazing.

Visited May 2012
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1 Thank a b
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Chemainus, Canada
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“great experience”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 24, 2012

Great new style cuisine ...Great atmosphere and quick service... Nice terrace to enjoy the evening with a glass of wine

Visited September 2011
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2 Thank Quiawha
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