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Wild Caraway

3721 Highway 209., Advocate Harbour, Nova Scotia, Canada
+1 902-392-2889
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  • Excellent90%
  • Very good8%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“halibut” (48 reviews)
“seafood” (35 reviews)
“soup” (19 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 20:00All hours
Seafood, Canadian, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3721 Highway 209., Advocate Harbour, Nova Scotia, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

In our tour from Truro to Amherst and back, we were so lucky to stop here from lunch. The menu is varied but has something for every level of appetite. Favoring local products, this is a wonderful stop after visiting the 7 islands area. Regretably...More

Thank TimberTom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After a day of touring the fossil beach and museum at Joggins, I enjoyed a freshly-prepared, gluten-free meal at the Wild Caraway. An appetizer of homemade Clamato juice, served in a shot glass, accompanied by g-f crackers was the gratis starter. An entree of halibut...More

Thank D2quilt
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While camping nearby, we spent our last night at the Wild Caraway. Outside seating while seeing the water and countryside was amazing. Then we got our meals. Great food and nice extras. Very nice wine selection. We thoroughly enjoyed our time there.

Thank Cheri W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If coming to the east coast of Canada, this lovely, out of the way spot is worth coming to. Unpretentious, but excellent service and very good and unusual fare that you won't find anywhere else. Day lily soup was certainly an eye opener and delicious...More

Thank Eva D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was one of the best places to eat in Nova Scotia. Was not sure what to expect as restaurant is located in an old farm house. But it was one of the most delicious meals I have had a long time. It is well...More

Thank Heather J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

At long last, I had dinner at Wild Caraway. This restaurant is legendary and that reputation is very well deserved. From the complimentary mini virgin caesar, to the yummy homemade dinner roll through to the seafood chowder that was probably the best I have ever...More

Thank KRG204
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a little gem in Advocate Harbour!! The food is exceptional -- very fresh & seasonal. The chef and owner Andrew, along with his staff, are very welcoming and we thoroughly enjoyed our dinner and breakfast. We stayed the night in one of two rooms...More

Thank NNSideris
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Zoey and the staff at the Wild Caraway were ever so friendly and accommodating . They held our reservation as we were traveling and we're pressed for time. The food was resh as fresh could be in a rural cozy setting. Made my trip to...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My girlfriend and I always come to this restaurant when we come out East. The food is simply out of this world. Everything is fresh. Seafood is fresh, bread is baked fresh everyday, they grow their own herbs and plants. We had an ice cream...More

Thank HankTillberry
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visiting Wild Caraway again is like seeing your old friends. You feel welcomed here, people are nice and friendly. You know that you are going to have delicious food and good time. And it was so. We loved their refreshing homemade drinks. Their seafood chowder...More

Thank ihor s
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Scott T
6 July 2015|
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Response from greg c | Reviewed this property |
The drive from Halifax is approximately 2.5 hours with half the roads at 80 kmph. Approximately 200 km. Drive to Parrsboro and head to Advocate Harbour just prior to the town. I would make a reservation for evening dinner... More
3 June 2015|
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Response from larsens7 | Reviewed this property |
The prices posted recently are in line with what we got. They change menu every 4 weeks or so..but I doubt the prices change. SUCH good food. Definitely worth the trip!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids, Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
09:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3721 Highway 209., Advocate Harbour, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Advocate Harbour
  • Phone Number: +1 902-392-2889
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