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Brownstone Cafe

244 Main St, Antigonish, Nova Scotia B2G 2C2, Canada
+1 902-735-3225
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“irish nachos” (11 reviews)
“burger” (32 reviews)
“chicken bites” (6 reviews)
11:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
Mediterranean, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
244 Main St, Antigonish, Nova Scotia B2G 2C2, Canada
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Reviewed 5 September 2017

We ate dinner at the Brownstone Cafe on a Tuesday night. We chose an item that was included on a sheet inside our menu. When the server came to take our order, she said the sheet should have not been in the menu, grabbed it...More

Thank CKT808
BrownstoneCafe, Manager at Brownstone Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2017

I apologize for your strange experience with the menu insert. The previous day we had a special, which we inserted in our menus and this must have been a straggler that got missed when we removed them from the menus on this particular morning. And...More

Reviewed 31 August 2017

This is a nice clean restaurant that has a wide and varied menu and great beers on tap. Wait staff is pleasant and efficient

Thank George N
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Went there twice for lunch with my wife, the first time it was ok service was good food ok, but the second time the service was realy bad , my wife had to go to the bar and ask if anybody is serving there ,...More

Thank tonyvane
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

We went there for a late family dinner with out two kids. The waitress brought the kids' meals early which made the dinner go smoothly, despite everyone being tired after a day on the road. The chowder was excellent as was the haddock. Would go...More

Thank missentropy7
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

The Brownstone is a pub-style place with ditto food. The fries are exceptionally good and are served in many guises. I stuck with basic Fish 'n Chips and wasn't disappointed. Try their poutines, they look good as well. The caramel-sundae for dessert was equally yummy....More

1  Thank Willem K
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Passing through town on business, I was staying at a local motel who highly recommended I come here. I certainly was not disappointed. Service was fast by a lovely waitress who took her job seriously by standing out and giving great, friendly service. Blue cheese...More

Thank Charlie B
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

What a neat little place to eat. Has lots of different selections. Service is great, staff are very friendly.

Thank Stephanie B
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Stopped by this restaurant on our way to the Cabot Trail. Food was good and prices fair. Was able to find menu items for one vegetarian and someone else who doesn't eat seafood,

Thank sancyk
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Food was amazing, but the service, not so much. I ordered the lobster poutine and was completely surprised and delighted by the portion size. Usually when I order this dish in other cities, the price is high but the portion is small. Not so here!...More

Thank Megan C
BrownstoneCafe, Manager at Brownstone Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2017

Megan, So sorry you felt rushed and that your server was impatient with you. However, during this summer months we are absolutely run off our feet with tourist season, which we are grateful for but due to our very small kitchen, items take a little...More

Reviewed 9 August 2017

We were taking a break on our way to the Cabot Trail and since I once had relatives in Antigonish I suggested to our group that we stop here to eat. The restaurant was a little crazy but the staff adapted. My experience started off...More

Thank Rick S
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Nearby Attractions
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17 reviews
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$23
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 244 Main St, Antigonish, Nova Scotia B2G 2C2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Antigonish
  • Phone Number: +1 902-735-3225
The Brownstone Cafe is a newly opened restaurant offering delicious and unique cuisine ranging from warm paninis and sandwiches to Mediterranean inspired dishes. Enjoy homemade desserts with fair trade coffee while taking in the beautiful ambiance of the extravagantly designed surroundings. The Brownstone Cafe is a licensed restaurant with an excellent selection of cocktails, spirits, beer and wine.
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