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The Lighthouse on Cape d'Or

6 km from the village of Advocate Harbour | 45 17' 00 North, 64 47 00 West, Advocate Harbour, Nova Scotia, Canada
+1 902-670-0534
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good13%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“salad” (8 reviews)
“salmon” (5 reviews)
“fixed menu” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Canadian, Seafood, International
$$ - $$$
6 km from the village of Advocate Harbour | 45 17' 00 North, 64 47 00 West, Advocate Harbour, Nova Scotia, Canada
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1 - 10 of 86 reviews

Reviewed October 17, 2018

This restaurant is a bit out of the way , but well worth seeking out. The menu is on a chalk board and consists of a salad, two choices of entrees, and two choices for dessert. It is a set price of $40 Canadian dollars,...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank CherylM119
Reviewed October 14, 2018

Drove here and walked that difficult path only to find the restaurant is closed. Website says it's open! Very frustrating and disappointing!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank samsons4568
Reviewed September 16, 2018

We absolutely enjoyed every bit of our prix fixe dinner. We were not staying at the Lighthouse because it was full, but we wanted to try this very acclaimed little restaurant. We were not disappointed. However, I should note that I tried to make a...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank slpkoehler14
Reviewed August 31, 2018

My husband and I both selected the salmon. Our first course was a delicious Caesar salad with a perfectly seared scallop on the side. We also enjoyed the chocolate dessert, though the rhubarb crisp was also tempting.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Barbara O
Reviewed August 14, 2018

My Family and I had dinner here. The View was amazing. The interior was very nice, clean and welcoming. The server was amazing, very funny. The appetizer of Cezar Salad was great and everyone loved it. My wife had the Poached Salmon which she loved....More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Bruce C
Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

Website says that breakfast is served to Inn guests from 8-9 but adds, "if you find yourself down the hill and a bit peckish while we are serving breaky, pop your head in, and say "Hey" I am sure we can accommodate something for you."...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank gonzalesbeach
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

We were a group of 11 staying in the Light Keepers House for the evening and made reservations here as it was very convenient. It was a bit of an adventure to get here but worth it. Not only was the view wonderful so was...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank nicolel315
Reviewed July 13, 2018

After making the trip to the lighthouse, we were all amazed and highly enjoyed a top notch dinner in such an incredible location.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Mariner65
Reviewed June 25, 2018

The lighthouse restaurant is a small place and a labor of love by Darcy, the chef and proprietor. Since we went early in summer season, Darcy was all lone for a small crowd. The food that Darcy prepared off his small prix fixe menu was...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank 624philipu
Reviewed February 9, 2018

The view you see is unexplainable. There are no words to discribe it all. So breathtaking. Hang on your hat or you will Lise it in the wind. Make sure to leave enough time to enjoy it all.

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank lindabP4286CR
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September 16, 2016|
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Response from shuttersanddeclutter | Reviewed this property |
Hi jijam10... YOU SHOULD READ THIS! A- the menu advertised on the web site is NOT what is available. B- sketchy male individual that runs the place.. No water or washroom was working the Sunday afternoon when we visited... More
May 24, 2015|
Response from larsens7 | Reviewed this property |
Your question was directed to a recent guest, not the lighthouse keeper. Please retry!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Canadian, Seafood, International
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 km from the village of Advocate Harbour | 45 17' 00 North, 64 47 00 West, Advocate Harbour, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Advocate Harbour
  • Phone Number: +1 902-670-0534
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there is currently a listing for the hotel portion of the property, however I'm not able to find a listing for the restaurant. I'd love to post a raving review! It was excellent! Also, there are a few tips worth sharing with future visitors.
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