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An Octopus' Garden Cafe

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8561 Main St | Alma, New Brunswick, Alma, New Brunswick E4H 1N1, Canada
+1 506-887-1020
07:00 - 23:00
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Riverview, Canada
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43 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped in along the end of February -- happy to find them open on a weekday for lunch. Lunch was awesome! The special of the day happened to include wings with an amazing blue cheese dipping sauce -- really exceptional. Everything else was great too; and a friendly, homey atmosphere.

Thank leroybrowndog
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017

I had lobster on their home made gluten free bun and it was incredible. Service was prompt, wonderful selection and I picked up some art too! Very cool spot to have a brew or bite.

1 Thank Jamie M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017

Stopped in for a late dinner and we were not disappointed! Lovely atmosphere, delicious, freshly-prepared food, and great service :) We had ramen, soup, butter chicken and fresh pasta...it was all amazing. Will be back for sure! Oh. And they have beer + wine.

Thank Tiffany W
Moncton, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

We had a fabulous pasta dish and chicken souvlaki supper tonight. My pasta was made to order to accommodate my dairy intolerance & was delicious. The server was very accommodating and takes great pride in their restaurant -a smile for everyone and very efficient . What more can we say- this is a little gem , hidden away in the... More 

1 Thank TritesMaples
Toronto, Canada
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146 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

We came here for dinner. It was a rainy day so we were early and there were many tables open inside. Upon hearing the specials, I ordered the Chicken Marsala in a red wine reduction on pasta and my wife got the lobster with pasta in a rose sauce. Both specials came with salad and a heated ciabatta bun that... More 

1 Thank infolific
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

This cafe uses local sourced ingredients and has different specials everyday. My husband loved the Korean Ramen noodle dish and I enjoyed the Plough man's lunch with homemade soup. Delicious!

1 Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Chicago, Illinois
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

We stopped here for breakfast. Good food, service was great, very friendly and welcoming! Also had really cute artwork from local artists for sale.

1 Thank Lirah88
Ancaster, Canada
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Great place to grab lunch or dinner. Menu has changed over the years, but still provides the ploughman's lunch, our favourite!

1 Thank Martn040615
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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228 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

The sandwich we had was decent, but we were looking forward to their pasta from the reviews. It is only available for dinner. Service was a little slow, but it was friendly and ingredients appeared very fresh. Although there are not a lot of choices in this area, we would try someplace else next time. We use Trip Advisor for... More 

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NW Wisconsin
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34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

This is a quaint little coffee shop, so we were surprised to see the wide variety the menu offered. We stopped for breakfast and I had the lightest waffle ever, topped not with some thawed strawberries, but with fresh watermelon, apples, cantaloupe,...can't even remember all the fresh fruit, along with freshly whipped cream. They have live music occasionally, and offer... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8561 Main St | Alma, New Brunswick, Alma, New Brunswick E4H 1N1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  New Brunswick  >  Albert County  >  Alma
  • Phone Number: +1 506-887-1020
Our healthy menu is created around local produce. We offer an outside patio, kids play area, free internet, live music, beer, wine and liquor, local art, locally roasted fair trade coffee and espresso, and organic whole foods grown on our own farm. We serve Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. We are open from 7am-11pm

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