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Jay's Drive-In

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28 South St, Glace Bay, Nova Scotia B1A 1T6, Canada
+1 902-849-5777
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Sydney, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Was really surprised to see the name change, and that Asian writing was added to the menu, since they boast this has been a family owned and operated establishment for many years. We shared a 9 piece family meal and the chicken was very tasty. There was more than enough for 3 of us to eat and even had leftovers... More 

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Sydney, Canada
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2016

Chicken was ok, but my salad was HORRIBLE and very old and browning. It consisted of lettuce with shredded carrot on the top and nothing else....with dime-store dressing on the side. We left hungry and won't be coming back.

Thank abc123654654
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2015

First time to Jay's yesterday for lunch. So sorry I waited so long, big pieces of moist flavorful chicken, not a bit greasy. The fries could have been a bit crisper, but the cole slaw was excellent. A great lunch and lots of other interesting stuff on the menu. Fast and friendly service, I'll be back!

Thank Keltic5
Sydney, Canada
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40 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2015

Recently renovated to a more modern restaurant. The chicken may be a little more expensive than KFC but it is definitely worth the extra few dollars. Staff is friendly and atmosphere is cheerful.

Thank Maggie M
Grande Prairie, Canada
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2015 via mobile

My grand parents love this place. So I figured I'd pick up some chicken and bring it over. When I did it was a hit. The ladies in side were very friendly I myself ordered a poutine with bacon and stuffing. And woahhh it was good. Pretty sure my head slowed down but it was worth it

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cape breton nova scotia
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2015

found chicken greasy but clubhouses and other food good.Located almost across from chip wagon,seating limited

Thank tim-lad
Cole Harbour, Canada
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2014

I had the pleasure of taking my husband to Jay's today for the first time. I had eaten it probably over 100 times as a teenager and during regular visits to my hometown over the years. This was my first visit there in 5 years as it has been a long time since I have been to Glace Bay. I... More 

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13 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2013 via mobile

Been here a few times and every time I say I won't go back.. Customer service is always bad and the food is not good either.. If u want some tasty chicken ... Go to chicken shack! The staff is great and the food is way!!!!! Better:)

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2012

Food had to be left over from the night before and refried, hubby had ribs were tough and no taste. Place is dirty and washrooms are outside! Can't believe this is allowed by the health code.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2007

much better now than a few months ago. dont know why but it is

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28 South St, Glace Bay, Nova Scotia B1A 1T6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Cape Breton Island  >  Glace Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 902-849-5777

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