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Brownstone Cafe

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244 Main St, Antigonish, Nova Scotia B2G 2C2, Canada
+1 902-735-3225
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11:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

I have been to The Brownstone with my children and with my coworkers many times. Whatever the occasion I am never disappointed. Somehow the atmosphere can suit any occasion. The staff works to make the customer feel welcome. With kids this is great because when I go out I want to be served in a nice setting. Many restaurants with... More 

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Thank Christine L
Antigonish, Canada
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

My husband and I came here for dinner this past weekend and had a wonderful dinner. The staff is so friendly and welcoming! I had a steak and it was cooked just to my liking! My husband had the fish and chips and said they were the best he's had in town! I finished the evening off with the deep... More 

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Thank Shawnna L
Nova Scotia
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2017

Had lunch twice at this cafe, once driving to Antigonish from CB specifically to have lunch here. Nice, cozy atmosphere, friendly attentive service and comfort food. It is cozy with no trace of pretentiousness. Great music selection as well as we dined. Will return.

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Thank novascotiacanada
Plate Cove West, Canada
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2017

We had such a great lunch here - friendly service, delicious (and interesting!) food and great ambiance. I loved my first Peanut Butter and Jam Hamburger - with delicious cheese and carmelized onions, a great new combination; who'da thought! This will definitely be one of our stops when we're in Antigonish; we highly recommend it.

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Thank RoundDa B
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Reviewed 6 January 2017

Definitely my go-to place for a consistently great meal. Service is very good and the owner, Joan, is generally in attendance. Randy is a great server! All the food is great and I've not had a bad experience yet!

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1 Thank Nancy B
Antigonish, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Fantastic atmosphere, food and service. Highly recommend this restaurant for a unique dining experience.

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1 Thank Leanne H
Vista, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 November 2016

Recommended by our B&B host - warm welcome - busy with locals in small-town Antigonish - great food at reasonable prices

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1 Thank Nancy J
Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 17 November 2016

Great food, great people, great prices and great times. On every visit we make it a point to go here to treat ourselves. Located on the main street the Brownstone Cafe is welcoming and warm and filled with professional staff!

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1 Thank visser945
Port Hawkesbury, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2016

I dine here frequently with my sister and ABSOLUTELY LOVE IT!!!! The food is fantastic and the service is awesome, our favourite server is Randi :) Ask to sit in her section, she's the best!!!!

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1 Thank sweetpea2863
st. catharines, Canada
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Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

Well worth it! Three of us enjoyed three different burgers and shared an order of nachos. Each of us had a different burger and they were all very good. Nachos were very good as well and they were done with kettle chips.

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1 Thank Anthony D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 22
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Romantic, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
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.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?