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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)
Opens in 7 min
All hours
Cafe, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
342 Main St, Antigonish, Nova Scotia B2G 2C5, Canada
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Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

This is a lovely quirky cafe in Antigonish where good coffee is hard to find! After a long day on the road we were delighted to randomly encounter this cafe, which provided good strong cappuccinos and delicious brownies to boot. We went back the next...More

Thank James R
Reviewed 29 September 2016

terrible service, not enough help to keep the tables and furniture clean. One grill cheese sandwich should not take 1/2 hr to make!

Thank Ross N
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Busy, but efficient. Very good coffee and feel-good comfort food. Nice atmosphere and friendly helpful staff.

Thank karinaz
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

My Family and I are repeat customers as the staff are so friendly and the food and drinks are fantastic! While the place does fill up fast the staff are always welcoming and It is very popular with the students in town. Keep up the...More

Thank LiszyDsrcy
Reviewed 16 August 2016

Fabulous little place with quite a variety of foodstuffs, smoothies, etc. I had the lentil walnut burger and salad with orange poppy seed dressing. The best. It's sometimes hard for vegetarians to find truly yummy treats--and this was definitely a treat. (BTW: lots of meat-based...More

Thank conundrum2016
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Menu is house made. I enjoyed home made granola with yogurt and cranberries with a side of toast. My husband had a chicken burger. Coffees were excellent, beans ground on sight. Also art work is on display and for sale.

Thank IslandPrairieGirl
Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

Finding a proper espresso in Nova Scotia is a bit of a challenge for the outsiders....this much needed eye opener was absolutely perfect and so was their delicious cinnamon bun, much lighter than the gluten version I reckon! I'll be back as I heard their...More

Thank DRM55
Reviewed 18 July 2016

Can't stop thinking about the cookies here. A tasty treat, that I would certainly like to enjoy more regularly. I used to visit this place weekly, and still would if I were closer.

Thank Paul M
Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

We stopped here because a friend had recommended it to us and we wanted to grab some light fair to take hiking. The service was amazing. Great atmosphere. The place was busy but not crammed. We both had the south west chicken wrap with the...More

Thank Naomi C
Reviewed 28 June 2016

some very interesting options for lunch. The grilled cheese sandwiches are really different and tasty.

Thank Graytripster
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
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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