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Island View Restaurant & Bakery

3-6301 Nova Scotia Trunk, Western Shore, Nova Scotia B0J 3M0, Canada
+1 902-627-2513
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good44%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“clams” (32 reviews)
“ice cream” (15 reviews)
“seafood” (12 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
$$ - $$$
3-6301 Nova Scotia Trunk, Western Shore, Nova Scotia B0J 3M0, Canada
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Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

We had the privilege of being the last people served before they closed for the winter and we were treated like their first. There was a celebratory feel to the air and the gals made us feel special. The food we got, even if only...More

Date of visit: November 2016
Thank Lallie11
Reviewed 21 November 2016

Our waitress was exceptionally friendly and kind to us when we visited in August. The diner gets quite crowded around lunch time, which was a little unpleasant but I suppose showed the popularity of the place. The food didn't take too long to prepare, although...More

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank shannhugo440
Reviewed 7 October 2016

We stopped at this waterside restaurant at the end of our Nova Scotia vacation, expecting the same great service that we had had throughout the island. While the food and waitress service was good , it was at the end that we were disappointed. When...More

Date of visit: October 2016
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Reviewed 27 August 2016

As we approached we were swayed in that unmistakable and delightful essence of seafood frying. We hurried iside this Route 3 haven of simple but excellent food. We arrived just past peak evening meal time and the place was a beehive of activity. People from...More

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank GGodess
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

We regularly treat ourselves to fish and chips here. The restaurant seemed to go through the doldrums in 2015, but is back and attracting all-comers again. When the fish is fresh, there is no better place eat in the area. No pretensions and the views...More

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank L9187HTmarkp
Reviewed 15 August 2016

Looks larger on the outside as the seating is quite tight but the food lived up to the reputation. Large portions, a good array of choices and the pie is worth the trip. They have a good takeout set up as well. Home made bread...More

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank Kirk C
Reviewed 11 August 2016

We went here on vacation and decided we would get take out. We ordered a seafood platter to share. . Paid 27.60 total. The only thing good was the smell. Shrimp were raw. Scallops were not seasoned so they were flavorless ,fish was greasy and...More

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank Sammy611
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Nice little family run restaurant with a beautiful view of the bay. You will face a bit of a wait during peak hours, but it as always been worth the wait. Generous portions, fresh food and of course if you have room left, fresh deserts....More

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank Jean A
Reviewed 8 August 2016

Great Food! Great View! Family restaurant with good menu selection. Had fish cakes - good size portions and reasonable prices. Desserts looked tempting. Make this a stop for sure!!

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank lorraine d
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

The food was delicious. We just stopped for a quick bite while touring the area. Fish and chips and the view were perfect.

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank Chris D
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2 September 2015|
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Response from Blair M | Reviewed this property |
There is no patio, but as someone else replied, I also think there are some picnic tables around, but I cannot be certain. They are so good in there, I would not hesitate to call and ask about the picnic tables.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
View, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3-6301 Nova Scotia Trunk, Western Shore, Nova Scotia B0J 3M0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Southwest Nova Scotia  >  Western Shore
  • Phone Number: +1 902-627-2513
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