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McGill's Cafe and Restaurant

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18 Kentucky Crt | Nova Scotia, New Minas, Kentville, Nova Scotia B4N 4N2, Canada
+1 902-681-3225
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09:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Wed 09:00 - 15:30
Thu - Sat 09:00 - 21:00
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Al Ain, United Arab Emirates
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

My husband and I were planning a 50th anniversary dinner for his parents this past December and we were looking for a special place where they could celebrate with their family and close friends in Kentville / Centreville. Thanks to Tripadvisor's top restaurant reviews, we came across McGills's and had a chance to see where it was located when we... More 

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Thank Tanya N
Bathurst, Canada
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51 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Always amazing food and service. Check their Facebook page for daily specials. Beautiful decorations, bakery!

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Dartmouth, Canada
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were out and about and mentioned to a sales person that fine dinning sit down restaurants were hard to find. As we were leaving one of sales ladies came out to car and mentioned McGill's giving us directions. To day on outing we decided to have lunch out and off we went ...

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1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really enjoy their Reuben. Good service. Very accommodating. Good food. Soup was hot. Good location.

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Thank Kimberley C
Judy J, Manager at McGill's Cafe and Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi Kimberley Thank you for taking the time to give us a review. It's always great to see and hear from our loyal customers. I agree the Reuben is excellent. Please visit our website or Facebook page for special events & daily specials. We look forward to seeing you again. Cheers Judy More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We always enjoy our lunches @ McGill's. Meals are always delicious & food is plentiful! It's the perfect place to take a break from shopping & enjoy a first class food experience!

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1 Thank Linda S
Judy J, Manager at McGill's Cafe and Restaurant, responded to this review

Good Afternoon Thank you so much for your kind review. The best way to end a great day of shopping is definitely stopping by McGill's for a bite to eat. We are participating in Burger Wars for the month of April. It is a trio of sliders which consists of a Wagyu Burger, Bison Burger & Valley Rabbit Burger...so yummy.... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you have not eaten here, you have no idea what you have missed ', you should give it a try at least once the best

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1 Thank WILLIAM S
Judy J, Manager at McGill's Cafe and Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi William Thank you for taking the time to give us a review. We are participating in Burger Wars for the month of April. It is a trio of sliders which consists of a Wagyu Burger, Bison Burger & Valley Rabbit Burger. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Cheers More 

Wolfville, Canada
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Atmosphere great, cosy. Staff friendly, efficient, unobtrusive. Food interesting, a nice balance. When you go, don't mistake the cafe for the restaurant as we did at first.

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1 Thank johnlelievre
Judy J, Manager at McGill's Cafe and Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi John Thank you for taking the time to give us a review. The Cellar room is definitely our pride & joy. The fireplace, the great wine selection, the ambience, the service and to top it off the deliciously prepared dishes makes for a memorable dining experience. All the staff takes pride in what they do here at McGill’s. We... More 

Kentville, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Service is always friendly and efficient . I had the pad thai today and it was yummy . I will go again .

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1 Thank vmcintyre14
Judy J, Manager at McGill's Cafe and Restaurant, responded to this review

Good Afternnoon Thank you so much for taking the time to give us a review. Next time you are in and order the Pad Thai please feel free to request a pair of chop sticks. Please visit our website or Facebook page for special events & daily specials. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Cheers Judy More 

Kentville, Canada
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had fish and chips. Batter should have been more crisp, but the Halibut Fish was perfectly cooked and delicious. Home made tartar sauce. Interesting coleslaw without much flavor. Choice of chips from home cut to coated. The Cavendish Farms coated fries were crisp and tasty. Several beers to choose from, some of which were local. My wife had the chowder.... More 

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1 Thank X2265XIalanc
Judy J, Manager at McGill's Cafe and Restaurant, responded to this review

Good Afternoon Thank you for your review & comments. I agree with you that the Halibut makes for a delicious fish & chips and accompanied with homemade tartar sauce, what more can you say. I am sorry to hear the batter was not crispy enough. Next time you are in please feel free to ask your server for crispier batter,... More 

Kentville, Canada
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Arrived about 6pm on a Saturday night with friends. We were taken to the dinning room hidden in the back. Great Mediterranean atmosphere with a warm fireplace in the center of the room. Service and the food was excellent. We were the only ones there and it was for quiet conversation. Most definitely will return soon.

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3 Thank williamr2292017
Judy J, Manager at McGill's Cafe and Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi William Thank you so much for taking the time to give us a review. We pride ourselves in providing the best food, service & ambience. It’s always nice to hear when guests have a great experience. I will pass on your compliments to the kitchen & service staff. Please visit our website or Facebook page for special events &... More 

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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 3 - USD 21
Cuisine
Canadian, Cafe, International, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
09:00 - 15:30
Tuesday
09:00 - 15:30
Wednesday
09:00 - 15:30
Thursday
09:00 - 21:00
Friday
09:00 - 21:00
Saturday
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Kentucky Crt | Nova Scotia, New Minas, Kentville, Nova Scotia B4N 4N2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Southwest Nova Scotia  >  Kentville  >  New Minas
  • Phone Number: +1 902-681-3225

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