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SaltSpray Restaurant

$$ - $$$American,
300 Esplanade St | Holiday Inn Sydney-Waterfront, Sydney, Nova Scotia B1P 1A7, Canada
+1 902-567-7015
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good38%
  • Average16%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible11%
1 week ago
“Absolutely Wonderful”
4 weeks ago
“Breakfast top notch”
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American, Canadian
$$ - $$$
300 Esplanade St | Holiday Inn Sydney-Waterfront, Sydney, Nova Scotia B1P 1A7, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed at the Holiday Inn for about a week and had breakfast included in our stay, so we went to the SaltSpray Restaurant every morning ... first of all - the servers are all wonderful! So nice and hospitable... by the end of the...More

Thank York130
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was told Smitty's had the best breakfast but I disagree since I ate here the rest of the week. Maman took very good care of us and all the hockey players that were there.

Thank martinmo1970
Reviewed 22 April 2018

I ate breakfast there 3 days in a row. The omelettes were excellent: hot, fresh, delicious. Service was outstanding: courteous and fast. Views of the harbour are fantastic

Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Stayed at the hotel for the night before starting the Cabot Trail. They offered a breakfast buffet so my husband and I both decided to have that. The food was hot, tasty and there was a great selection to choose from. Would definitely recommend having...More

1  Thank Ms B
Reviewed 13 March 2017

I enjoyed breakfast here twice on my recent stay. The omelette is excellent as well as the coffee. Service was also excellent. Restaurant is facing the water and has great views.

1  Thank Nic7895
Reviewed 4 December 2016

This hotel is in the lobby of the hotel, it is only open for breakfast. I ate breakfast there 5 days, the breakfast was average, the cook doesn't know how to prepare Eggs Benedict properly, all in all the food was average. The wait staff...More

1  Thank First_TimerHalifax
Reviewed 15 November 2016

This restaurant has it all, it's got great views over the harbour, the food is great and good portions and if you don't want anything from the restaurant at the time, you still are able to get food from their pub restaurant. The service is...More

Thank Ruth M
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Had the vegetable penne for dinner one night and could not eat it because it was so unpalatable. Had breakfast here one morning; the egg omelete was good but the "fresh" fruit that came with my order was slimy. There was a mess on the...More

Thank AMLatYHZ
Reviewed 15 September 2016

I had brekky here while staying at the hotel. I was offered the buffet but ordered off the menu. My food was great and my server was very good as well. It is a lovely restaurant and had nice views.

Thank KMCR123
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Our party of 8 which included 4 kids under the age of 7 waited 1 1/2 hours for our food. Only to receive it cold.

1  Thank warreck
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Canadian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
7:00 am - 11:00 am
7:00 am - 11:00 am
7:00 am - 11:00 am
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 am
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 am
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 am
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 am
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 300 Esplanade St | Holiday Inn Sydney-Waterfront, Sydney, Nova Scotia B1P 1A7, Canada (Formerly Highland Mermaid Restaurant)
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Cape Breton Island  >  Sydney
  • Phone Number: +1 902-567-7015
  • This restaurant is at Holiday Inn Sydney Waterfront
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