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Spectacular Views

A bit of a drive over rough terrain but a must-do when in the area. The views along the coast are... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Ellen S
Beautiful place to visit.

The camping area was full which speaks for itself. The food at the Meat Cove Chowder Hut was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ronald B
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Jaffrey, New Hampshire
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“chowder” (11 reviews)
“worth the trip” (11 reviews)
“cabot trail” (37 reviews)
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Nova Scotia B0C 1E0, Canada
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"chowder"
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"worth the trip"
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"cabot trail"
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"nova scotia"
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"dirt road"
in 9 reviews
"ocean view lodge"
in 2 reviews
"small restaurant"
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"great little restaurant"
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"bay st lawrence"
in 4 reviews
"remote area"
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"rocky beach"
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"pot holes"
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"fishing boats"
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"spectacular views"
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"long drive"
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"beautiful spot"
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"campground"
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Reviewed yesterday

A bit of a drive over rough terrain but a must-do when in the area. The views along the coast are amazing!

Thank Ellen S
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The camping area was full which speaks for itself. The food at the Meat Cove Chowder Hut was excellent. You can take picture after picture but until you see this area for yourself you then would appreciate it.

Thank Ronald B
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We made it a point to drive out to meat cove when on Cape Breton, feels like a world away. Nice little beach to walk. The store wasn't open when we arrived. The road in our 4 wheel drive wasn't that distressing as others imply...More

Thank Sweetchic
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

According to wikipedia 70 hardy souls call this their year round home. It was recommended to us in Pleasant Bay as a 'must see', and the views did not disappoint. One way in and one way out, but drive like you have some sense and...More

Thank Keith H
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Justin was absolutely accommodating and friendly. Loved his sense of humor and commitment to make our stay enjoyable. The landscape is breathtaking and magical. My wife kayaked the coast and found a large waterfall in one of the many bays. The restaurant was good and...More

2  Thank bradchase8261
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Meat Cove is the last "village" on the tip of Cape Breton. There are a few houses, cabins and spaces for camping, and a cafe, which has good fish and chips. The view is spectacular as you are up on a cliff overlooking the ocean....More

1  Thank Gil M
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My wife is originally from Cape Breton and grew up being told meat cove was a sketchy place to go. Not sure why because this little place is the most beautiful place on Cape Breton Island. We can’t say enough good about this great place....More

3  Thank Chris-D7878
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Reviewed 13 July 2018

We drove through here to say we had come and gone. Nice drive but it gets a little narrow in some areas. It is worth the drive but use some caution.

Thank Rick H
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Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

Is a great ride if you're not in a hurry and you love beautiful views. The road is not too bad if you take your time and just go slow. I would not recommend an RV on this road. Perhaps a truck camper not much...More

1  Thank Chuck B
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Reviewed 21 June 2018

This is a hunting/fishing encampment at the very tip of the peninsula. Don't be driving too fast or you'll drive right off the unfenced end down a 3000 foot ravine! On the way to the encampment is a sight of an old vehicle, a Jeep...More

1  Thank judyrohweder
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