We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Brownstone Cafe

244 Main St, Antigonish, Nova Scotia B2G 2C2, Canada
+1 902-735-3225
Website
Share
Save
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“irish nachos” (11 reviews)
“burger” (43 reviews)
Closed Now
Hours
CUISINES
Mediterranean, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
244 Main St, Antigonish, Nova Scotia B2G 2C2, Canada
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (340)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

11 - 20 of 334 reviews

Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

Lunch, of course, was recommended by Trip Advisor and did not disappoint. Lunch special soup was a smoked tomato and cheddar, which was to Die for! Added a half spinach salad, which was huge, served with Honeyapple dressing! YUM!!! Dinner the next night (for weary...More

Thank Susan S
BrownstoneCafe, Manager at Brownstone Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2017

Susan, Thank you so much for this great review! We're so pleased we had the opportunity to serve you not once, but twice during your travels! The mac N' cheese is definitely one of our beloved menu items!

Reviewed 17 October 2017

We eat here quite a bit when we are in Antigonish. Staff is very friendly and the food is delicious.

Thank KandV80
BrownstoneCafe, Manager at Brownstone Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2017

Thank you for this kind review and thank you for supporting us on your travels to Antigonish.

Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

Visited this restaurant for lunch on our way though to Cape Breton because of the reviews. Service was ok, out server had a fake smile on the entire time... The non genuine one you know? Food was decent for pub food. Family ordered the chicken...More

Thank iyeh
BrownstoneCafe, Manager at Brownstone Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2017

iyeh, Sorry we didn't meet your expectation or matched all our hyped reviews. We truly take pride in our customer service and I apologize if you felt your server was perhaps having an off moment and not genuinely smiling. As for our food, we don't...More

Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Good food and beer. A little too noisey for my tastes...at least when we were there. Group of noisey college girls....More

Thank skj73
BrownstoneCafe, Manager at Brownstone Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2017

Thank you for visiting us and leaving us a review. I'm glad you enjoyed your food and beer. I am, however, displeased you found it loud, and we can relate even as the staff when there's a large group of university students in. I apologize...More

Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

When travelling we often end up eating at pubs. This time however we saw the menu for this cafe/restaurant on the counter at our hotel. We decided to try it and we were pleasantly surprised at the warm atmosphere and good food. What was especially...More

Thank HAWK-TheTraveller
BrownstoneCafe, Manager at Brownstone Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2017

Thank you for your kind review. We're so pleased you enjoyed your visit with us and hope to have the opportunity to serve you again.

Reviewed 3 October 2017

Food here is reasonably priced and good quality.It is a place you want to go while visiting Antigonish

Thank NormanC4
Reviewed 30 September 2017

From the outside, this restaurant looks like a normal lunch type cafe, but don't let that fool you! Their lunches and dinners are as good as any gourmet site! We had lunch in the vintage cafe and were so happy we were seated before the...More

Thank Anna M
BrownstoneCafe, Manager at Brownstone Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

Thank you so much for your wonderful comment. We're so pleased you enjoyed your visit with us and we hope to see you again :)

Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Great location, friendly staff and good wholesome food. Had the brownstone burger and fries - the burger was cooked to perfection. Had the brownie dessert which was amazing, the brownies were bitesize pieces (easier to eat), so morish and chewy - if my stomach wasn't...More

1  Thank Bridget C
BrownstoneCafe, Manager at Brownstone Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2017

Bridget, Thank you for leaving this kind review. We're thrilled you enjoyed our burger and brownie explosion - the moist brownies really make the dessert! We hope to serve you again in the future.

Reviewed 27 September 2017

Had to wait a while to get in, but it was worth it. Service was great even though it was pretty busy, and food was terrific. Upscale environment. FWIW, there appear to be several good restaurants in Antigonish; we picked this one at random out...More

Thank lorenbc
BrownstoneCafe, Manager at Brownstone Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

Thank you so much for the lovely comment. We're so happy you enjoyed your visit with us and that you chose us! Come again :)

Reviewed 27 September 2017

We were leaving Ingonish heading for Yarmouth and stopped here to get a quick lunch. What a great choice we made by chance. We had a great server who was friendly and very professional. The variety of foods offered was perfect. We had the siracha...More

Thank BDFD
BrownstoneCafe, Manager at Brownstone Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2017

BDFD, We're so happy you stumbled upon us and that you had a great visit with us. We hope to see you again!

Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 6 hotels in Antigonish
Maritime Inn Antigonish
189 reviews
.27 km away
Claymore Inn
91 reviews
.98 km away
Homeward Inns of Canada
143 reviews
1.32 km away
Antigonish Evergreen Inn
569 reviews
2.24 km away
Nearby Restaurants
The Townhouse
283 reviews
.08 km away
Justamere Cafe and Bistro
205 reviews
.95 km away
Gabrieau's Bistro
265 reviews
.31 km away
Nearby Attractions
Antigonish Heritage Museum
18 reviews
.79 km away
Antigonish Farmer's Market
11 reviews
1.12 km away
Antigonish Landing Trail
6 reviews
.79 km away
Theatre Antigonish
5 reviews
.60 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Julie W
11 January 2018|
Answer
Response from BethCC | Reviewed this property |
I’m not really sure. However I know they have the coconut cream pie, sticky toffee pudding, deep fried cheesecake... There’s so many it’s hard to remember. They’re all made from scratch too. Delicious!! :)
0
Votes
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 23
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 244 Main St, Antigonish, Nova Scotia B2G 2C2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Antigonish
  • Phone Number: +1 902-735-3225
Description
The Brownstone Cafe is a newly opened restaurant offering delicious and unique cuisine ranging from warm paninis and sandwiches to Mediterranean inspired dishes. Enjoy homemade desserts with fair trade coffee while taking in the beautiful ambiance of the extravagantly designed surroundings. The Brownstone Cafe is a licensed restaurant with an excellent selection of cocktails, spirits, beer and wine.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing
;