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Cocoa Pesto Bistro

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$$ - $$$, , Gluten Free Options
494 King Street, Windsor, Nova Scotia B0N 2T0, Canada
+1 902-472-3300
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“ribs” (18 reviews)
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16:00 - 21:00All hours
Canadian, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
494 King Street, Windsor, Nova Scotia B0N 2T0, Canada
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Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

We decided to have supper here one summer evening recently- very spur of the moment. Everything was delicious. We had a beautiful scallop dinner with asparagus and finger potatoes. The sauce was fabulous. Everything was presented beautifully and served quickly and piping hot. Would definitely...More

Thank nsjetsetters
Reviewed 2 August 2017

Bit of an interesting place...one side was more pub like and the other was fancier. The chef/owner came out to see us a few times which was nice. I had the sesame salmon + my husband had the lobster shrimp penne...both were flavoured nicely and...More

Thank kawgirl
Reviewed 29 July 2017

As we were heading down to the southern end of NS, hunger struck and we looked to Trip Advisor to help us find a place to eat. Cocoa Pesto looked interesting so we decided to give it a try. This resto is situated in an...More

1  Thank JackTheDog1
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Food and service are the best!! Marylin provides an outstanding place for any meal. All tasts so good.

Thank Ken W
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

A lovely, well lighted, tastefully decorated restaurant with impeccable service, this bistro serves many gluten free and some vegan items. I started with the calamari, which was crisp, lightly battered and came with a tangy, delicious homemade dip. Not gluten free - I cheated a...More

Thank Denise B
Reviewed 11 April 2017

For us this is a up scale restaurant. We like to indulge sometimes. I love in the winter when they put a fire on outside. You can get a 3 or 4 course meal for 50.00

Thank Brenda C
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We took a guest for a special ocassion and were a little disappointed to be greeted by "Are you the ??? reservation". No we are not. Their table was decorated with lovely blue vases with artificial flowers. We said ours was a special occasion, but...More

Thank Lester R
Reviewed 7 April 2017

My wife and I came up to Windsor to explore the city and decided to finally stop here at Cocoa Pesto since we had so much about it. Friends from HFX know the owners and had also highly (and repeatedly) recommends it so we were...More

Thank 5scheidemona
Reviewed 2 April 2017

This Week’s FOODIE is for Cocoa Pesto in the Woodshire Inn on King Street in Windsor. We have never been disappointed in the many meals we’ve enjoyed here over the years. A visit to friends in Hantsport usually is a great opportunity to enjoy the...More

Thank JDavidHalifax
Reviewed 18 March 2017

We had wonderful food that seemed to be prepared with the best of ingredients. The clams and chips special was nicely done in a Panko-type coating and the bacon haddock chowder was as creamy as any we have ever tasted. The 3 course meal deal...More

Thank Karen-Darrell P
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Lester R
8 April 2017|
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Response from 5scheidemona | Reviewed this property |
Hi. Unfortunately, I do not know. Please check their website or call them at (902) 472-3300 Cheers
Lester R
7 April 2017|
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Response from mamalowe | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I can't answer that I have not been there for Sunday at noon. But I am sure it would be lovely.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Canadian, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 494 King Street, Windsor, Nova Scotia B0N 2T0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Southwest Nova Scotia  >  Windsor
  • Phone Number: +1 902-472-3300
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