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“Love the ice cream and friendly service!”

Island View Family Restaurant
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Canadian, American, Seafood
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Good for: Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
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6 restaurant reviews
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“Love the ice cream and friendly service!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2014

I had the Privateer's Bounty ice cream (black licorice, caramel, and toffee in a rich vanilla base) and it was wonderful! Even made a special stop on a different day just to get ice cream again. The staff was very friendly and the view from the restaurant was delightful. Will definitely visit again on my next trip to Nova Scotia!

Visited July 2014
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English first
Ottawa, Canada
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68 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
“Good food as always”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 11, 2014 via mobile

The Island View is a place we always go to when in the area. We usually have Fish and Chips or Scallops and Chips. We like them breaded, not battered and so there is not much grease. You can substitute salad for the fries if you wish. Service was fast and friendly. Coffee was good. Blueberry Pie was good and the serving was large enough to share. The view from our table was beautiful.

Visited May 2014
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Vancouver, Canada
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35 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Fantastic As Always”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 18, 2014 via mobile

Always happy when this hidden gem opens. Down home cooking. Great service. Thanks Darlene ! A bit of nostalgic dining. Go. You won't be disappointed.

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NS
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41 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Excellent take out”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2013

We ordered lunch from the Island View on July 19th. Although the onion ring potions were a little small, the rest of our meals were very good. I had the grilled chicken sandwich and fries and it was done perfectly. My friend had the 3 piece chicken meal and again it was perfect. The third order was for a vegi burger which again was cooked to perfection. No grease, not over cooked, and hot. Nice Job. The whole meal was under $40.00 including tip. Although we didn't order drinks.

  • Visited July 2013
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moncton
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“uck”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 15, 2013

waitress was very nice and friendly. we waited almost 15 mins for a table which was fine.
had 3 piece fish and chips, and shrimp scallops with salad. both meals where not well cooked fish was watery scallops where under cooked and only got 3 shrimp on a plate that cast $15.00.
and when we brought it up to the cash clerk all she asked if we wanted a free ice cream. wont be returning

  • Visited July 2013
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