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The Big Scoop Family Restaurant

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American, Canadian
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13616 Highway 1, Middleton, Nova Scotia, Canada
+1 902-825-4526
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08:00 - 20:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 20:00
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Middleton, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

it is not a fancy restaurant but rather quaint with a down home country feel. The menu is simple but with great choice and really good food. Have been there for breakfast, lunch and dinner and the food is always good. It is a very friendly restaurant with excellent service. Would highly recommend it.

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2 Thank Joan G
Middleton, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

I've eaten here a couple of times. Food is pretty decent. Tastes the same every time, no matter who the cook is.

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Thank nicpixx
Thomasville, North Carolina
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40 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

My Canadian Family are regulars here. This is good home style food and not just something and fries. They even sell Dulse . (Note Most Southerners will find Canadian Home Cooking bland but the Annapolis Valley has some of the best, freshest vegetables I've ever eaten) I will eat here again.

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Thank Marty H
Ardrossan, Alberta
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17 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

This place may look different from the outside an a dive, but when you go in, its a big clean an friendly restaurant. Prices are great an very friendly service!! You get big pieces of fish an chips, an if you like haddock, my husband loves the haddie bits!!

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Thank 36Sheila
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
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30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Waitress was trying to serve too many tables . It was moderately busy and she couldn't handle it . Food was served before drinks BUT good was tasty for the most part . I had fishermens platter and scallops and clams were under cooked . Other meals at the table were perfect . Waitress needs improvement but other then that... More 

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Thank Dman12152012
Kentville, Canada
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Great spot for a quick lunch. The place was very busy. We had the seafood platter which was quite large. My partner enjoyed the platter. I had the eggs Benedict which was ok. The sauce was tasteless, eggs we cooked right but the meal was unappealing to the eye. Basically eggs with fried potatoe wedges. I would not get that... More 

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Thank Christine M
Middleton, Canada
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Fish and chips are a must order!! Batter is super light and the fish will melt in your mouth! Choice of home cut fries or usual frozen stuff. Try the home cut. Service is always top notch with a homey atmosphere. Locals favourite. Daily specials and home made desserts if you're able!!

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Thank rbehn
Pembroke, Canada
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

good food, you will never leave hungry,family oriented great service, patio out back,we did a lot of day tripping & ate there most of the time, we will certainly be back again

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Thank robertbanks2016
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

as per normal the food is great, the service is fantastic and the prices are very reasonable. Meals are always fantastic!!

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Thank Rob K
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39 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Average home cooked meals. It was good but nothing spectacular. Menu had very few healthy choices. Average cost. Catered mainly to seniors

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Thank Elaine D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Canadian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 20:00
Monday
08:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 20:00
Thursday
08:00 - 20:00
Friday
08:00 - 20:00
Saturday
08:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13616 Highway 1, Middleton, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Southwest Nova Scotia  >  Middleton
  • Phone Number: +1 902-825-4526

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