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“Perfection”
Review of West Side Bistro

West Side Bistro
Ranked #6 of 48 Restaurants in New Glasgow
Price range: $7 - $15
Cuisines: Canadian, American
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special occasions, Romantic, Families with children, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
New Glasgow, Canada
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28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Perfection”
Reviewed March 4, 2014

West Side Bistro - Amazing food, great service! We love it. It is nicely decorated, very clean and such a nice place to relax. Definitely our number one favourite.

  • Visited February 2014
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Thank mimsi M
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westchef, Owner at West Side Bistro, responded to this review, March 11, 2014
Mimsi - Thankyou for recent and continous visits to WestSide Bistro,, it is always a pleasure to see your smiles when you come to dine... Till next time - cheers chef Phil
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English first
Little Harbour, Canada
1 review
“Cute”
Reviewed November 23, 2013

We went for supper on a Friday evening. The country decor is relaxing and inviting. The dining room is clean and spacious. Service is efficient and non-intrusive. Our meals arrived quickly and were pleasing to the eye and the palate. This was our first time at this hidden little gem and we will definitely return.

  • Visited November 2013
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Thank leiamac22
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westchef, Owner at West Side Bistro, responded to this review, November 27, 2013
Leiamac22 - Thankyou for your recent visit to WestSide Bistro. We are pleased that you enjoyed your dining experience with us, and hope you will return soon - chef phil
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Lunch with friends”
Reviewed November 2, 2013 via mobile

Visited the Bistro for the first time as we are planning to visit different restaurants each month until we find " our" favorite place. Crab cakes were just ok; had the pork - also ok. Supper menu may be better. We found the service was cold, like we were lucky to be there. Our hostess did not smile or seem to care if we were happy. Asked for decaf coffee and was told there was none made. She could make some if I wanted it. I decided not to bother and settled for tea. She seemed annoyed when we ordered desserts. Not a nice experience. We will not be back nor will we recommend.

Visited November 2013
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westchef, Owner at West Side Bistro, responded to this review, November 4, 2013
Thank you for sharing your feed back with us. We're sorry to hear that your experience did not meet your expectations - nor ours. Thank you - Phil Castle
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New Glasgow, Canada
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185 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
“What a wonderful surprise!”
Reviewed August 28, 2013

We live in New Glasgow and rarely go out to eat because we are not hugely impressed by the choices available to us. We went here on a whim with a very old friend of ours who was passing through and wanted to meet us for lunch rather than having lunch at our house. We were delighted by the pleasant staff, interesting decor but above all the quality and choice of food. This was not one of the best restaurants in which I've ever eaten but it is absolutely one of the superior restaurants in New Glasgow. Given the choice here in town its a definite local 5 star.

  • Visited August 2013
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Thank TheQuietTravellerToo
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westchef, Owner at West Side Bistro, responded to this review, September 12, 2013
The Quite Traveller - thankyou for recent visit to WestSideBistro, we are glad you and your guest enjoyed our food, service and ambiance. Till next time cheers - chef phil
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“Fresh food in a country kitchen atmosphere”
Reviewed August 10, 2013 via mobile

Would like to rate it 4.5 but thats not an option. No kids menu, but they were very accommodating, making an excellent gluten-free pasta with a simple sauce for us. The pasta prima Vera was obviously made on-order with fresh veggies. No wow factor but still quite tasty.

  • Visited August 2013
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Thank Umgrego2
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westchef, Owner at West Side Bistro, responded to this review, August 12, 2013
Umgrego2 - Thankyou for your recent visit to WestSide Bistro, it was our pleasure to accomadate you and your family, especially your young ones. Being Celiac and Lactose myself I know how hard it is to find meals gluten and Lactose free while on the road. We strive to accommodate each guest with special requirements
again safe journey - Chef Phil
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