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Bell-Buoy Restaurant

) #7 of 28 Restaurants in Baddeck $$ - $$$ Seafood, , Soups
536 Chebucto St., Baddeck, Nova Scotia B0E 1B0, Canada
+1 902-295-2581
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good34%
  • Average22%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
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Seafood, Canadian, Soups
$$ - $$$
536 Chebucto St., Baddeck, Nova Scotia B0E 1B0, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

We stopped by for dinner & had a table right by the window looking out over the harbour. Very good food! The sea food was excellent.

Thank dianeleferink
Reviewed yesterday

Having had a fabulous seafood chowder at this restaurant in 2013, my partner and I decided to have a full dinner there while in Baddeck in 2017. One of us ordered soup of the day and scallops, and the other a cup of seafood chowder...More

Thank Kim J
Reviewed 2 days ago

This restaurant makes most of it's overhead from cheap wheat-based foods. Many people rave about it so I drove the one hour trip there and took a friend out. She left full of pasta and bread and very satisfied. I ordered the only GF option...More

Thank redfarmhouse2014
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This restaurant is over priced for the level of service and the quality of food. The place was practically empty which I should have taken as a sign. The waitstaff weee not rude but they just were not engaged and the decor seemed a bit...More

Thank Steve J
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here right after visiting the Bell museum. It is just across the street from the museum. There was hardly anyone there. We were able to get a table right at the window over looking the harbor. The wait staff was good, but with...More

Thank KMR96
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed our meal here. Yes the portions were a little small, but the food was hot and tasty. Our waiter was very friendly and helpful. The restaurant was quietly busy. It was nice to sit and have a view of the lake.

Thank willoDorset
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I had dinner at the Bell Buoy restaurant last night. Staff weren't particularly friendly, portions were small and we were charged $2.50 to substitute the potato for a TINY Caesar salad. My seafood dish had ONE scallop, ONE shrimp and some white...More

1  Thank Barbara H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the first truly bad review I have written on TripAdvisor. Where do I begin? It was the only seafood place available that night. A wedding and a private function had closed two others. Did not walk out but in retrospect should have. Walked...More

Thank Robert K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Chose this restaurant after looking at the menu, however there was a large party booked and they drowned out the whole restaurant so you couldn't make any conversation with others on your table. Completely spoilt the atmosphere. We had the wrong starter brought out to...More

Thank supersal4
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Well, we arrived at 8:30 after a day of touring out of Baddeck and having decided earlier that this would be a nice place to end the day. It was a strange experience - it felt like the staff had decided to close, even though...More

1  Thank Togmeister_Mark
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Seafood, Canadian, Soups
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 536 Chebucto St., Baddeck, Nova Scotia B0E 1B0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Cape Breton Island  >  Baddeck
  • Phone Number: +1 902-295-2581
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