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Auld Brass Door

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Bar, Canadian, Soups
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9814 Highway 105, Whycocomagh, Nova Scotia B0E3MO, Canada
+1 902-756-3284
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Today
11:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 22:00
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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Kitchener, Canada
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

Interesting restaurant with a Scottish theme.Lots of antiques, dolls etc. Appears to be family run, has a good menu with daily specials and was popular with the locals.I have the mussels with garlic butter and the mussels and the sauce was excellent. My wife had scallops which she really enjoyed.Service was good and they had a good choice of beers.

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Thank Chris M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Had a great meal, while being entertained by our Chef who told many tales during our visit. Well worth the time!

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Thank Eric B
Whycocomagh, Canada
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

This was the best meal I ever had in a restaurant. Steak was excellent and the coleslaw hit my taste buds bang on. Conversation with the owner was great.

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Lewiston, Maine
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138 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

We were hungry and wondering where to eat as we were leaving Cape Breton Island. We stopped when we saw the Auld Brass Door. A gentleman welcomed us when we entered and ushered us to a table by the window. He also served us beer before retreating to the kitchen to cook. It was Sunday and although the waitress was... More 

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Thank Barbara O
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

The service was good fodd was very good. The restaruant had a musty smell though. I think the carpet might have been the problem.

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Thank Rob S
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

We had cheeseburgers and the fried scallops, both were delicious. Cheeseburgers were real meat, not frozen patties. I've never had so many scallops (at least 10). Service was faster than other places around here. Only thing that could use some tlc was washroom because it was small and out dated. Definitely would go back.

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Thank heathersullivan
Concord, New Hampshire
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016

Stopped in for a dinner after our traveling and staying in the area a couple of weeks ago...and were greeted by the owner/chef and his wife...very friendly...very hospitable....wonderful food....I had Seafood Fettuccine Alfredo which was perfectly seasoned.....the best I have had in a long time.....the portion was large and if we hadn't been traveling, I certainly would have taken the... More 

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Thank travelers434
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3 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

Stopped in here to grab a light dinner after a day of driving and were treated very poorly. My mother and I were the only patrons in the resturaunt on a tuesday evening around dinnertime, we wanted to share an order of fish and chips as neither of us were particularly hungry and the waitress said that the chef would... More 

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Thank Jaklyn L
Toronto, Canada
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45 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

Auld Brass Door fills exactly the void this area needs. It is quintessential Cape Breton, with a underplayed atmosphere. What the Door has going for it is Dick and Ann, who are great hosts. I didn't know what to expect as I read other reviews before I visited, but they made me feel like its been coming there for years.... More 

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Negril, Jamaica
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

We had a couple of hours left to drive and my wife and I noticed this restaurant in the middle of nowhere and decided to take a chance for a meal. Everything was amazing from the ceaser salad to the surf and turf. The steak was cooked perfectly and the seafood was plentiful and perfectly cooked. Anne was fantastic at... More 

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Thank Irwin M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 4 - USD 19
Cuisine
Bar, Canadian, Soups
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Television, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 02:00
Saturday
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9814 Highway 105, Whycocomagh, Nova Scotia B0E3MO, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Cape Breton Island  >  Whycocomagh
  • Phone Number: +1 902-756-3284
Description
International Fare Wae A Cape Breton Flair aptly describes the menu which ranges from appetizers/salads/soups/burgers/pastas/seafoods/steaks and beyond...but always remember to leave room for dessert.
Taste our "quietly understated" Homemade chowders and then you be the judge as to who has the best chowder in Cape Breton.
Open later than others around and with "wing nights till 2.00A.M on fridays and saturdays".

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