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Jo-Anne's Quick-N-Tasty

$$ - $$$Seafood,
490 Highway 1, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia B5A 4A6, Canada
+1 902-742-6606
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good43%
  • Average24%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
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“fish cakes” (9 reviews)
“lobster” (15 reviews)
“pie” (6 reviews)
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Seafood, Canadian
$$ - $$$
490 Highway 1, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia B5A 4A6, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Jo-Anne's Quick-N-Tasty for dinner while visiting friends. The menu has a great selection, something for everyone and great daily specials. Had the fish cakes and they did not disappoint. The portion was large and the food was hot. Had Cranberry Pudding for dessert and...More

Thank Karing O
Reviewed 18 February 2018

My family has eaten at this place for over 30 years, every time we are back in Nova Scotia. The restaurant is simple, with a dated decor, but the food is good. We ate here twice when in Yarmouth Oct 2017. The first day had...More

Thank Kathyrcalgary
Reviewed 20 September 2017

family owned and operated, mom's business, son waits tables promotes washes the floors at night at the end of the night and doesn't miss a spot. When your order arrived concentrate on the fish scallops and shrimps before the fries, lots of fries, fresh home...More

Thank david c
Reviewed 16 September 2017

We have dined at Jo-Anne's Quick and Tasty Quite a number of times down through the years. It is a delightful place to take the whole family. They are busy most days, but especially on Sundays. The lobster chowder they serve is fantastic, If anyone...More

Thank rebaker
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Flavour was good for the juice however barely more than a teaspoon of actual lobster meat !!! $12.95 for French fries and some cheese and a taste of lobster ! Three of us ordered the same thing and all were pathetic !! Love to support...More

Thank beachlovers85
Reviewed 8 September 2017

food was good good fair prices great Daily Specials comfortable booths but musty smell in resturant lots of local history in the resturant with the recipies and great pies

Thank Corey B
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Interior has not changed much in all the years the restaurant has existed, I always feel a bit like I'm eating in a railcar as the table are fixed in three rows of booths in the dining room with only one table near the door,...More

Thank 780cat
Reviewed 22 August 2017

Simple, family restaurant. Delicious local seafood as well as other dishes, prepared Nova Scotia style i.e. home cookin'. Daily specials. Mile high meringue pies on weekends are fabulous. The seafood chowder is some of the best around.

Thank Alison L S
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Joanne's Quick-N-Tasty is the successor to Harris' Quick-N-Tasty which was an institution for over 50 years in the seaside town of Yarmouth. In the same building with virtually the same menu, Joanne's is turning out some of the best seafood in Nova Scotia. The fish...More

Thank maritimeexplorer
Reviewed 28 July 2017

What a surprise. We stopped in for a quick bite back in 2000 as we were in Yarmouth County to visit family. To our surprise as you go inside there are booths to sit at. On the walls were paintings that are for sale. We...More

Thank Rick M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Seafood, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 490 Highway 1, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia B5A 4A6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Southwest Nova Scotia  >  Yarmouth
  • Phone Number: +1 902-742-6606
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