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Stone Soup Cafe

$$ - $$$Cafe, , Soups
41 Water St, Pictou, Nova Scotia B0K 1H0, Canada
+1 902-485-4949
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good33%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“stone soup” (24 reviews)
“soups” (11 reviews)
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Cafe, Canadian, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
41 Water St, Pictou, Nova Scotia B0K 1H0, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You have to look for this hidden gem as it is not street front. We had both breakfast and dinner here during our three day stay in Pictou. The food and service were both good. The wall art is local and imaginative. A good reliable...More

Thank TravelingMac60
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The owners are friendly, interesting folks. The restaurant has that home-town feeling with good food. The creative events such as international dinners add some excitement to the winter evenings. The imaginative spin on old favorites is fun and the food is always fresh as well...More

Thank Debi B
Reviewed 29 October 2017

This cafe was recommended and we definitely were not disappointed. I had a grilled cheese with veggies in it and it was delicious. We ordered a side of onion rings to share and it was a whole platter of them and really reasonably priced. The...More

Thank Imamomof4
Reviewed 11 October 2017

After the many glowing reviews, we were disappointed when we visited. When we entered the restaurant, the owner seemed too busy to be bothered with us and we found our own table. In fact, all the staff seemed to be out of sorts - it...More

Thank Rosalind P
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Had a really nice time here sitting out on the deck. Owner was really friendly and informative and the food was good. Highly recommend.

Thank PeteD_London
Reviewed 2 October 2017

A small café/restaurant with both indoor and outdoor seating. It looks fairly plain and simple. However, the food is top rate and delivered to a high standard. We ate here for dinner one evening - I understand they only open in the evenings for a...More

Thank Wilton2
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

A quaint little spot run by a super friendly owner offering great home cooked food and a nice selection of local wines. Yes, the chowders are as good as they say, but the salads, sandwiches and main courses are excellent. Don't miss this gastronomic gem!

Thank bassinstincts
Reviewed 22 September 2017

I sat outdoors on the patio taking in the charming environment of Pictou. The homemade ice tea was to die for! I have to say it's the best ice tea I have ever had. I ordered the haddock burger with the soup. The burger was...More

Thank Pambi4
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

My husband and I had a great meal there .i ordered the mussels and a salad . The mussels were good cooked in a white wine with tarragon broth and the salad was fresh and plentiful . The seafood chowder which my husband had was...More

Thank Canada55plus
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

A great local eatery and coffee shop offering good value and clearly popular with locals. The friendly staff help make it a comfy atmosphere. Our breakfast was excellent, including some of the best Eggs Benedict we've every had. Coffee is first rate.

Thank tjw007
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 4 - USD 12
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41 Water St, Pictou, Nova Scotia B0K 1H0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Pictou
  • Phone Number: +1 902-485-4949
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We are a small, licensed, family run cafe. We try to use local products whenever possible, and are open for breakfast and lunch year round. We carry gluten free products and all our soups, chowders and dressings are homemade and gluten free. Because we start from scratch, we can accommodate special dietary needs.
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