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Red Barn Restaurant

$$ - $$$
2 Cabot Trail | Exit 7, Route 105, Baddeck, Nova Scotia B0E 1B0, Canada
+1 902-295-3036
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good31%
  • Average20%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“lasagna” (19 reviews)
“lobster roll” (9 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
$$ - $$$
2 Cabot Trail | Exit 7, Route 105, Baddeck, Nova Scotia B0E 1B0, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

Didn't have a chance to eat in the restaurant but we did do some shopping in the huge gift shop. Great selection of gifts and especially the pottery by local artisans. We purchased a nice collection and the friendly staff wrapped it very well. I'm...More

Thank shane c
Reviewed yesterday

Stopped at the Red Barn for a brunch during our recent trip in C.B. The gift shop is large and the restaurant is clean; the staff is also pleasant. Overall, the food was ok; not bad, but not great either. If you are in the...More

Thank rogerl251
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Stopped in for supper and ordered the 1/4 chicken meal. I got a 1/2 chicken. The meal was great. Only thing, the drinks (pop) are very small for the price.

Thank Bill M
Reviewed 4 days ago

A lot of great souvenirs here. I purchased a gorgeous quilt. Well worth the money. The restaurant also has great food

Thank letlee
Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved the gift shop. Two stories and many items to choose from. Ate at the restaurant and the food was very good, and waitstaff was great. Will go here again if ever back in Baddeck.

Thank Gail L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Came in for a quick breakfast, ended up eating a truckload of food! Wide choice of dishes, prices reasonable, friendly service and nice view from the dining room. Also, the place is conveniently located in proximity of the Cabot trail and about 1hr away from...More

Thank Ast838
Reviewed 1 week ago

Restaurants can be few and far between in this part of the world, so my family and I were pleasantly surprised when we came across the Red Barn. The menu featured a wide selection. Mostly Canadian fare, but also lasagna. Despite the drizzly, chilly weather,...More

Thank jgroce2016
Reviewed 1 week ago

Food and service were good and friendly. We did have to wait about 30 mins but you are given beeper so can walk around the store or outside. Were out of shrimp the night we went but found other good food.

Thank Kenato
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Standard diner food. Most things seemed homemade which was good, definitely save room for dessert if you can!

Thank Nicole L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Quaint little store offering a wide variety of necessities. A nice selection of souvenirs to choose from, and friendly service

Thank gerryeminor
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Gary R
5 June 2017|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 21
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Cabot Trail | Exit 7, Route 105, Baddeck, Nova Scotia B0E 1B0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Cape Breton Island  >  Baddeck
  • Phone Number: +1 902-295-3036
  • E-mail
For 27 years, Red Barn Restaurant has been a landmark at the beginning & end of the world famous Cabot Trail on magnificent Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia. It is a 52-seat casual, family dining room with 30 feet of panoramic windows overlooking the Cape Breton Highlands & featuring a full liquor license (including liquors, beers & local wines), a screened-in patio, plenty of parking, & 3 different giftshops & mini golf onsite.
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