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The Bay Cafe

3160 Bay St. Lawrence Road, Bay St. Lawrence, Nova Scotia B0C 1R0, Canada
+1 902-383-2334
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Overview
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good41%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (5 reviews)
“hamburger” (2 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 16:00All hours
CUISINES
Seafood, Canadian, Cafe
PRICE
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LOCATION
3160 Bay St. Lawrence Road, Bay St. Lawrence, Nova Scotia B0C 1R0, Canada
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1 - 10 of 17 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While on vacation we stopped here for lunch on day. I had the pan fried haddock and mashed potatoes. Very good and highly recommended. My wife had the fish chowder and absolutely loved it. My sons friend had bacon and eggs. Home fries looked really...More

Thank jdeleeb
Amy M, Manager at The Bay Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for the kind words. From the staff and volunteers here at the Community Centre's Bay Cafe.

Reviewed 27 June 2017

This place is big, great food and excellent service. Good variety of food suitable to everyone. The waiters were extremely friendly and we end up with great tip from them about specific hiking (outside the park) trails and details that were extremely useful to us...More

Thank paulamendonca2016
Reviewed 1 September 2016

We had lunch there this Aug 2016 after venturing up there to look for a hiking trail. The owners were extremely friendly and helped us find the trail. The fish and chips were delicious. We were so pleased we stopped in.

Thank Chris D
Reviewed 21 August 2016

Had a surprisingly good hamburger here while awaiting a whale watching trip. Nothing fancy. Reasonably priced.

Thank Redsoxfan2013
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

We showed up to have breakfast, but we're running late and arrived just as they had closed. They offered to make use a BLT for the road as the restaurant was already closed. Enjoyed the BLT. Thank you for going above!

Thank Iris M
Reviewed 9 September 2015

We stopped here for breakfast and ordered toasts, bacon, potatoes, and eggs. The food was good. The same cannot be said for the service. Whenever we would say 'thank you' to the waitress for bringing us coffee, napkins - whatever it was - she always...More

Thank wanderlust0331
Amy M, Manager at The Bay Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2015

We are sorry to hear that you didn't have a pleasant experience while at the Bay Café. However, I am happy to hear that you enjoyed the food! I can only apologize that the waitress seemed like she needed a lesson, I can assure you...More

Reviewed 1 September 2015

Great fish and chips and perhaps the best chowder in that neck of the woods-they also have free wi-fi

Thank littlebay279
Amy M, Manager at The Bay Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2015

Hi there! Thanks for your time in writing the review on the Bay Café. We are happy to hear you enjoyed the fish and chowder with our free wifi! Hope to see you back in our neck of the woods again :)

Reviewed 26 August 2015

The Bay Café definitely gives you a true sense of community. For us, part of the charm was the fact that the café was actually right in the Bay St. Lawrence Community Centre! The village of Bay St. Lawrence is situated "off road" from what...More

1  Thank taximom5
Amy M, Manager at The Bay Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2015

We are very pleased you enjoyed your chowder and buttery biscuit while stopping in to our café! We are small and hope to fulfill the expectations of travellers with home made meals and freshly made desserts. Thanks again!

Reviewed 4 August 2015 via mobile

Small, out of the way Cafe with really good food. I had the chicken tender wrap and onion rings....both were delicious. Good service. People kept coming in for lunch, even though it was after 2 pm. Menu is small but all home made. Definitely worth...More

1  Thank Debbie H
Amy M, Manager at The Bay Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2015

Thanks for your response! We appreciate your time in dropping in and writing the review. Hope to see you again

Reviewed 25 June 2015

This is the only restaurant in the vicinity. The menu consists of basic dishes from the region, it's nothing fancy. Bay St Lawrence is small, quaint with friendly inhabitants, that's the charm of it. It's great that there is even a restaurant at all. Moreover,...More

1  Thank Savannahbay007
Amy M, Manager at The Bay Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2015

Savannahbay007, First of all, thanks for stopping in! We are happy you found us, and that you enjoyed our local food. Although we do not strive to be fancy, we do strive to prepare great local fare including seafood and our in house made desserts....More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Seafood, Canadian, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Cash Only, Free Wifi
Open Hours
Monday
08:00 - 16:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 16:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 16:00
Thursday
08:00 - 16:00
Friday
08:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3160 Bay St. Lawrence Road, Bay St. Lawrence, Nova Scotia B0C 1R0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Cape Breton Island  >  Bay St. Lawrence
  • Phone Number: +1 902-383-2334
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