Sugar Moon Farm
Sugar Moon Farm
4.5
Speciality & Gift Shops • Farms
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10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Sunday
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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Nestled in the Cobequid Mountains of Northern Nova Scotia, you’ll find our log maple sugar camp + fully-licensed restaurant serving maple brunch all day, year round, featuring wholesome local ingredients. Since 1996, guests have come from around the world year round to experience our authentic, working maple syrup farm, to taste delicious maple-inspired locally sourced cuisine, to purchase exceptional maple products + hike the scenic wilderness trails. Recipient of the Tourism Industry Association of Nova Scotia Food + Beverage Award + member of Taste Nova Scotia, Sugar Moon Farm is a working maple farm producing quality food in a manner that supports local agriculture + community + respects land + water. Quita + Scott are members of Slow Food International; we proudly continue the springtime tradition of creating maple syrup on a wood-fired evaporator. Open year round, we welcome visitors from around the world to visit + share our love for the taste + magic of maple.
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harryrmunro
Nova Scotia, Canada7 contributions
Oct. 2022 • Family
The food and the atmosphere in the restaurant. The brunch menu was well thought out and had lots of sides to choose from.
Written October 23, 2022
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James S
44 contributions
Aug. 2022 • Couples
Never pass up and opportunity to see a working farm in action. The added benefit to your visit to Sugar Moon Farm is that you can enjoy an excellent meal as well. The service is as good as the food. Sign up for one of the owner-led tours. You will learn the process of collecting and processing maple syrup, a Canadian national treasure. The best part is learning all about this small family run operation. Our group of eight enjoyed seeing how the process works on this small farm, in addition to the history of the farm. The folks on our tour were as good as the tour itself.
Written August 14, 2022
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Margaret Bennett
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Aug. 2021 • Couples
My boyfriend and I ate there today and everything was delicious exceeding our expectations. The staff was awesome! We will definitely be going back.
Written August 28, 2021
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Nick R
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Aug. 2021 • Couples
Sugar Moon Farm has always been a must stop in anytime we travel to Nova Scotia. No matter where we've stayed it was always worth the trip.

Last year we were unable to make it to Nova Scotia due to Covid, and when we were able to come this year we knew unfortunately some of the places we frequent might change.

We received an email saying Sugar Moon Farm was accepting reservations for Saturday & Sundays and we made one.

When we went in, they were very clear of their covid protocols, which were simple & succinct.

We got the menu and it's changed a little bit, our go to dish was no longer there, but we saw some interesting new options.

We both ended up getting the Sugar Camp Pork and Eggs and I have to say I was absolutely blown away. Mike, the new chef has a background in fine dining and the meal absolutely shows it, without being overly pretentious or stuffy.

It is unassuming breakfast fine dining, where the staff are friendly and just want you to completely enjoy no matter where you're from, what you get, you will be impressed.

Nova Scotia is known for it's seafood, but incredible chefs like Mike make it known for incredible food.

5/5 is an understatement. If you're able to, make a reservation, get a delicious inexpensive meal, and get excited for what Mike has for your next visit.
Written August 1, 2021
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Jim d
Halifax, Canada1,056 contributions
Mar. 2021 • Friends
A typical rural farm. Excellent, helpful and friendly staff. Restaurant of staff and also a place to buy sit-up on the snow. This is great for kids and adults alike!
Written March 13, 2021
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Jaime B
Ottawa, Canada7 contributions
Feb. 2021 • Family
Beautiful trails and nice ambiance. One thing however was disappointing was the cost of food. It was 75$ for 3 adults and 1 child to eat. I had the Bean Cassoulet, which was basically a soup. Not hearty at all, and a small serving with a half a slice of toast.

We are all still hungry.

Maybe it is different with the restaurant instead of the take out menu.

Still a nice spot but menu could use a tweak.
Written February 21, 2021
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Kelly M
Nova Scotia, Canada5 contributions
Jul. 2020
What an incredibly unique and great little spot. The whole experience was truly remarkable. My boyfriend and I came up for a nice breakfast (we had dietary restrictions - dairy free - which were easily accommodated) and a surreal hike. Love the vibe here with the owner personally coming by to say hello and check on things making our meal a little extra special. Highly recommend taking a day to go for some home cooked food, tasty maple syrup and a beautiful hike.

We also came home with some maple syrup, and this is a must :).
Written August 13, 2020
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girlwelshdragon
Halifax, Canada87 contributions
Mar. 2020 • Couples
We started with complitmentary biscuits then enjoyed a late breakfast of pancakes, bacon and sausage with a rum-maple mocha to chase it down. There's a gift shop full of maple-themed products (the maple butter will both enrich and ruin your life). The tour was pleasant with the speaker being very engaging, especially with the kids which was lovely to see. There's a picturesque trail which is about 6km if you do the whole thing but just remember to bring appropriate footwear in winter months (though you can rent snow shoes). The staff are all really welcoming and friendly which just created the most serene and relaxed environment. I will happily go back when friends/family visit.
Written March 13, 2020
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kealani_22
Truro, Canada77 contributions
Sep. 2019 • Friends
Cute and cozy little restaurant. Surprisingly I enjoyed the mac and cheese better than the breakfast. But the whip cream is very good. It is a very cute place off the beaten path.
Also I love how they have different maple syrup and it is now where I buy my maple syrup from. It is amazing the different taste based on the season and it is nice to be able to try them.
Written January 5, 2020
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Robin D
56 contributions
Sep. 2019
Spent an hour or two, had a nice meal and took the tour. Tour was given by the owner! Gave us a full appreciation for the work behind a Maple Syrup Farm. It was not harvest season, but she showed us as much as possible and a short film filled in the gaps. Food was not fancy and menu limited, but a great way to taste what they produce in various forms. Everyone was very friendly and helpful.

A good stop for families as well as couples. Also at the foot of several hiking trails.
Written October 1, 2019
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  • Sat - Sun 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.