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East Side Family Restaurant

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American, Canadian
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780 East River Rd., New Glasgow, Nova Scotia B2H 5C5, Canada
+1 902-755-4242
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

You can't get a better "home cooked" breakfast anywhere. One of my favorite greasy spoons. Perfect spot for a late morning breakfast with friends. Very family friendly restaurant.

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Thank Shelby D
New Glasgow, Canada
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

My daughter often drop in for lunch when she is visiting. Friendly service and very reasonable prices. We usually share a piece of their famous chocolate cake with boiled icing. I often order a chocolate cake for family birthdays as well.

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Thank wmccann
Hamilton, Canada
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253 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

A small Family run Business.It was very crowded when we were there and no one seated us.When we were ready to order the waitress started taking our order then left to attend to something else and we sat there shaking our heads.The food was good enough and the portions were large and well priced.Take your chances here.

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Thank woodeye66
Scottsdale, Arizona
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79 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

Food was ok....they even has multigrain toast. Service was pretty bad.....we were ignored at the door and finally a patron told us to just sit down. Three different folks, including the manager. Would look at us and ignore us. It did not get much better.

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Thank Nancy S
New Glasgow, Canada
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62 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

This is a great spot if you just want homestyle cooking in a clean but plain eatery. The service is always fast and courteous. Prices are very reasonable and good portions. We usually go for breakfast.

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Thank Karleen C
Nine Mile River, Canada
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53 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

My friends and I stopped at this little spot on our way home from the beach. It is a family restaurant with quite a bit of selection on the menu and very good prices. The staff were friendly and efficient. I ordered a one piece fish and chips with a poutine and with tax included my bill came to $6.95.... More 

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Thank SherrySwirl
New Glasgow, Canada
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

Love the morning breakfasts. If you go for lunch or supper the food is also good. Love the fish & chips, really good at a very reasonable price.

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Thank Stella H
Fort Erie, Canada
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7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Ate dinner here upon be recommendation of the woman running our motel. Good prices, good food (I had the seafood platter with salad), and very friendly staff. Operating in the community for close to 40 years and lots of locals eat there, which is what I look for when travelling.

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Thank goleafsgirl
Knoxville, TN
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79 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

Four of us had a great lunch on June, 2016. There were a lot of elderly local individuals which was a good sign for us. There were no complains about the food or service. The price was very reasonable. We had fish and chips, seafood chowder, and poutine. We will definitely come back the next time we are in New... More 

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Thank EngineerViewPoint
Pictou, Canada
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12 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

Lemon pie was wonderful Just a quick stop in after lunch time for a little snack but I seen a slice of the lemon pie going to a other table and had to have a slice myself.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Canadian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 780 East River Rd., New Glasgow, Nova Scotia B2H 5C5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  New Glasgow
  • Phone Number: +1 902-755-4242

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