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The Tall and Small Cafe

342 Main St, Antigonish, Nova Scotia B2G 2C5, Canada
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“turkey pesto” (9 reviews)
“sandwiches” (15 reviews)
“focaccia” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
342 Main St, Antigonish, Nova Scotia B2G 2C5, Canada
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Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

A busy place! Turkey pesto on focaccia is excellent!! Situated in the downtown, the place has a granola feel 😊 a great place to go for coffee, breakfast or lunch!

Thank Nancy B
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Very low key and great. The food is made very well, the only thing I found was that they tend to not wear much head coverings. A few years ago my daughter and I got a meal with a hair in it, kind of disappointed....More

Thank veronicanovak07
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

I'm always on the run for work and nothing beats good espresso and a variety of fresh baked goods to choose from to keep me running. I love this place.

Thank Shawnna L
Reviewed 1 February 2017

I cannot say enough great things about this place. The food is excellent, a great value and healthy. The T&S is a pillar of the Antigonish community. Many of the locals and students spend a significant amount of time here. This is the kind of...More

Thank smcarls
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Get there early if you want a table - this place gets rammed! Popular with local StX Uni students, it's not what I'd call a relaxed coffee joint. There is free WiFi but so many trying to log in at once you may give up....More

Thank Swallow73
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Love this place, best go-to eatery in the Nish, just ask any St.FX student. The food is wholesome, nutritious and sometimes adventurous for an old gal. The couple who own the restaurant are wonderful and very hard working.

Thank farmerdi743
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Favourite spot in the Nish! Bring all my visitors here for the great chai latte and my fave - apple and dijon grilled cheese :)

Thank Kimberlie M
Reviewed 15 December 2016

this art boutique coffee slinger has a tone of 14 year old secreting hippy that sticks in the nosehair...portions are generous not ...counter weights glumly take money providing minimum effort and soiled steal spoons...

Thank Mik V
Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Great Coffee shop food is great as well. Selection is various, soups,sandwiches,cookies. Always busy tells you people like them.

Thank Raymond M
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Great spot to grab a quick lunch. Staff is sweet and helpful! Cant ask for more. The menu is all fresh foods and seem to have a healthy fare about them.

Thank Heartsonthebeach
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 342 Main St, Antigonish, Nova Scotia B2G 2C5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Antigonish
  • Phone Number: 863-4682
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