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Embers Southern Barbeque - CLOSED

54 Prince St, Sydney, Nova Scotia B1P 5J7, Canada
+1 902-562-4227
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good21%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible14%
4 May 2017
“Tasty Ribs will try Chicken next”
27 Jan 2017
“Amazing food, staff atmosphere”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Barbecue, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
54 Prince St, Sydney, Nova Scotia B1P 5J7, Canada
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Reviewed 4 May 2017

Sports bar almost ribs tasty but more bone than meat. Great location. Menu changing and things were not available. They serve local craft beer

Thank dewolfpack
Reviewed 27 January 2017

Four adults. We all ordered different items. Food was done to perfection. Entrees 5.00 on Sunday night, bottle beer and mixed drinks were 2.75. Wings 5.00 always. My steak was done exactly as I asked for which doesn't happen too often. The entertainment for the...More

Thank 603frankh
Reviewed 24 November 2016

We were in town for business and met friends at Embers for supper o a Wednesday night. We started with wings which were done to perfection and nice spicy side sauce. I had the brisket which was done great. My lady had the pulled pork...More

Thank Mike W
Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

I was a little apprehensive having read done of the reviews but needn't have been. The welcome was warm and friendly, also efficient throughout. The food was delicious, especially the burnt end poutine,and was served quickly. They could make the large room feel cosier with...More

Thank jane b
Reviewed 12 June 2016

Stopped for quick lunch. Advised by our walking tour guide. Average pub type restaurant. Decent bowl of soup. Delicious grilled cheese sandwich but skimped on the cheese. VERY reasonably priced.

Thank timbit_9
Reviewed 26 May 2016

Really excited about the idea of embers. Smoked meat and something different but food is not the best. Compared to any of the smokehouses in halifax or other cities the quality is just not comparable.

Thank Reena G
Reviewed 10 May 2016

We had our first ever family night - we were gonna go to ribfest but couldn't find a parking spot - so we went to embers instead. The waitress was outstanding - very sweet to my kids - everything we ordered was top notch -...More

Thank April M
Reviewed 19 April 2016 via mobile

$6 sandwiches, how can you go wrong? Good variety on the menu, and delicious pickle chips. We were there mid afternoon and were the only patrons, so can't comment on service during busy hours.

Thank Deanna H
Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

We arrived at 6:10pm party of 5, 3 of us ordered the special and two split the beef brisket. It took over an hour and a half to get our meal. It wasn't hot and it wasn't good. The meat was dry. My sister is...More

Thank Jenn M
Reviewed 15 March 2016

I thought many of the issues had been resolved, but on a trip there tonight I was horribly disappointed. Started with the wings -- they were clearly reheated -- I could taste it in the meat and they were dry and shriveled. The ribs I...More

Thank arkie_traveller
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Restaurant Details

Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 54 Prince St, Sydney, Nova Scotia B1P 5J7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Cape Breton Island  >  Sydney
  • Phone Number: +1 902-562-4227
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