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Wild Caraway

3721 Highway 209., Advocate Harbour, Nova Scotia, Canada
+1 902-392-2889
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  • Excellent89%
  • Very good8%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“halibut” (49 reviews)
“seafood” (38 reviews)
“fish cakes” (24 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 8:00 pm 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 via mobile

We visit this restaurant annually and we are consistently treated to a memorable experience. Sarah always goes out of her way to make our visit special. Tonight we had the smoked salmon and beet salad as starters and we immediately wowed by the local favours...More

Thank Steven L
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Although this review won't carry much weight for future guests (with all of the positive reviews on here), I want to be proactive in notifying the mangement for the restaurant's sake. The service was good but not great. The food though was awful. We were...More

1  Thank Greg M
Reviewed 1 November 2017

We arrived tired but w full expectations on a monday evening late October at 5 to 6 pm. On the website it was indicated that the resto was open. however upon arrival they were closing as there were no folks -season was low. We pleeded...More

2  Thank esplendid0
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

Not much out here but this is a hidden gem... husband had delicious broccoli cheddar soup and ploughmans lunch with Best smoked ham on the trip... I had pasta with halibut that was unique in that no pasta sauce but fresh tomatoes... halibut cooked perfectly!

1  Thank suzannesg
Reviewed 5 October 2017

This was just the best food of my travels in Nova Scotia. I just happened to stop but didn't realize this is becoming a world famous gourmet stop. I had the fish cakes and 2 of the homemade dinner rolls which were the best. All...More

1  Thank Norma G
Reviewed 4 October 2017

We had cottage time in Parrsboro and were hosting a visiting couple doing the drive down shore to Cape D'Or and Advocate. The Wild Caraway has been swanned over by all in the area since they opened. THE restaurant. I am a little less enamored...More

1  Thank Bob C
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Charming restaurant, nice folks, good food. An unexpected find in Advocate Harbour. If you're in the area, stop in for lunch. You won't regret it.

1  Thank manytravels500
Reviewed 28 September 2017

we heard so much about Wild Caraway that we had to try it when we were in Advocate Harbour. the menu changes every two weeks and there are daily specials. the food is good, but the best item we had was the calamari appetiser which...More

1  Thank pompettchu
Reviewed 15 September 2017

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

1  Thank TimberTom
Reviewed 10 September 2017 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

1  Thank D2quilt
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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, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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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