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The Kiwi Cafe

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19 Pleasant St, Chester, Nova Scotia B0J 1J0, Canada
+1 902-275-1492
08:00 - 17:00
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Halifax, Canada
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32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

Fabulous food and service. This cute place is a must while visiting Chester. The homemade soup was unbelievably delicious. We shall be back

Thank why68
Chester, Canada
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Run into anyone .... from famous film director to average Joe. Great lunches, great service, great place

Thank wynandb
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97 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

Went for lunch at this quaint cafe near the water.Just walked in because they had a nice outdoor raised patio.Sat outside under an umbella due to thesun on a gorgeous day.Very friendly waitresses quickly brought us waters and helped us with our orders.The wife and I shared a chicken,mushroom and blackbean quesadilla and a large bowl of their seafood chowder.My... More 

Thank chris n
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140 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

My daughter and I went to this popular cafe for a late lunch on a busy Friday. I had the daily soup and Brie, pear and carmelized onion sandwich on orange raisin bread, both were absolutely delicious. My daughter enjoyed her grilled cheese and salad just as much. The lattes were excellent and the selection of desserts most impressive. Be... More 

Thank sebim
Halifax, Canada
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119 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

We were told the Kiwi was the only act in town for a good lunch, and we found the food very good. We were seated and served our coffee (no refills) right away, and brought water and menus. While we were there, the small restaurant became busy, so we were not able to wait for dessert. (The desserts are on... More 

Thank NSfoodlover
Nova Scotia
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

We parked in Marriott's Cove and walked the trail in to Chester for lunch. The Kiwi has a great menu, so many good choices, and the strawberry/banana smoothy was so tasty! The smoked salmon bagel was loaded with salmon, capers and cream cheese. They don't skimp on the portions! And they offer all-day breakfast.

Thank JanNovaScotia
Chester Basin, Canada
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111 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Great lunch outside. Food was good. decent menu and selection of beers. Service impeccable. Offers all day breakfast menu. Certainly will be a regular location for us.

Thank John S
Tustin, California
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30 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Delicious food! We had lunch at this little cafe. It is a great stop after seeing Peggy's Cove. We ate outside - a beautiful day.

Thank artprf
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Stopped in on travels and found this wonderful cafe. Specialty coffees were the best we had tasted in the Province. A good selection of cookies, had the Morning Glory muffin, best ever. Service was friendly and a good vibe and atmosphere to the cafe. Busy place and no wonder.

Thank TheBuffer007
Dartmouth, Canada
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

My wife and I and two friends enjoyed lunch today at the Kiwi Cafe. We had heard from others and from TA reviews that it was a special place and our visit exceeded our expectations. The menu is unique and caters to every taste and the food was wonderful. We had the lobster rolls , the soup and fishcakes and... More 

Thank Tom M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 11
Cafe, Canadian, Soups, International, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 Pleasant St, Chester, Nova Scotia B0J 1J0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Southwest Nova Scotia  >  Chester
  • Phone Number: +1 902-275-1492

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?