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Diane's Take out and Restaurant

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Hwy 2, Five Islands, Nova Scotia, Canada
+1 902-254-3190
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good37%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“clams” (41 reviews)
“seafood” (9 reviews)
“fries” (17 reviews)
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Seafood, Canadian
$$ - $$$
Hwy 2, Five Islands, Nova Scotia, Canada
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Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

The clams are always perfectly cooked and tasty as clams can get. The staff are always nice and the beach is right doen the road a short distance.

Thank Andrew B
Reviewed 20 November 2017

We went to Dianes for the first time and it was dirty and disgusting, swore never to go back but the owners changed hands and we were convinced to try it again and glad we did. It is clean, great, fast service, the food is...More

Thank Jackie E
Reviewed 28 September 2017

Was a nice place to stop for lunch. It' a saesonal restaurant , small but very clean. The haddock and clams were excellent. Very fresh. It has a good menu for a small place, but remember your in the blueberry capital, so save some room...More

Thank greglong2017
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Had a wonderful lunch and took fish chowder home for lunch the next day...everything was delicious, an easy and scenic drive along the Bay of Fundy, we went from Caribou Ferry.

Thank caribou24
Reviewed 20 September 2017

The fried clams at Diane's were every bit as good as advertised and have probably ruined us for any others. Also had a massive serving of blueberry shortcake for dessert.

Thank Sherri P
Reviewed 16 September 2017

Ate here twice while renting an Airbnb down the road. The lobster roll was the BEST we had in 5 days and try the onion rings. Take the family to "That Dutchman's cheese farm" just East of here. What I thought would be 30 minutes...More

1  Thank Brian G
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

We drove up from Parrsboro, we are renting a cottage at first beach, friendly service, excellent flounder & chips. Lightly breaded not greasy. My 2 pieces turned into 3, way too much, but I managed to eat every bit of the fish! Blueberry shortcake was...More

Thank Judy S
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

More of a fast food takeout stand with a very small eat in area .Best items might be the clams or local fish.Take out had larger portions.Clams are over breaded and have an odd taste of baking soda.Maybe a cleaning method? Fries were the frozen...More

Thank Thunderchild58
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Best deep-fried soft-shell clams in the area. Excellent steamed soft-shell clams and mussels. Fries are also excellent. Try the generous Aussie fries. We ate at the outdoor picnic tables which can attract mosquitoes at dusk.

Thank WintergreenFarm
Reviewed 4 September 2017

We had a good time here, and the service was great. Had good conversations with the waitresses, and both the food and service were what we expected, (which was good). Nothing special here. Just regular Nova Scotian food, deep fried mostly, club sandwiches, etc. Not...More

Thank HappyDory
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Seafood, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hwy 2, Five Islands, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Five Islands
  • Phone Number: +1 902-254-3190
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