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Bell-Buoy Restaurant

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) #10 of 28 Restaurants in Baddeck $$ - $$$ Seafood, , Soups
536 Chebucto St., Baddeck, Nova Scotia B0E 1B0, Canada
+1 902-295-2581
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good35%
  • Average22%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
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Seafood, Canadian, Soups
$$ - $$$
536 Chebucto St., Baddeck, Nova Scotia B0E 1B0, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

Arrived at 745pm at the same time a large group of antique car aficionados who'd enjoyed a buffet was leaving. Thankfully with their departure came a lowered noise level. Still, the place remained full. Not much of a view inside looking down onto the parking...More

Thank J L
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We were looking to get a late lunch! Street was busy but restaurant was slow. No gluten free options and they seemed to be proud of it. Ordered a chowder, very small but was well served! Was told to get my own water at the...More

Thank Bebocas
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Stopped buy on our way home from Cabot Trail. The reviews were so so but I decided to try it out. Wow, glad I did, it was awesome. First, the Seafood Chowder was nothing but delicious. Full with seafood, soup not too thick and just...More

Thank Gary Z
Reviewed 6 days ago

We arrived at the Bell-Buoy for dinner. We were seated by the bar tender who informed us that if we wanted water, we could get up, go to the bar and utilize the hydration station. This was immediately off putting to be told basically the...More

Thank Phillipstonian
Reviewed 1 week ago

Too bad they have only one of these restaurants.The food is good and lots of it...the service is so very friendly and the folk singer was very good and not overpowering. Fish was very fresh and appetizing.We ate two of our dinners there during our...More

Thank badenqueen
Reviewed 1 week ago

Baddeck is not, in my opinion, a foodie destination. Bell-Buoy offered reasonably good food; I had seafood chowder and a salad, which were good. It is a decent choice in a town where choice is limited. Service was friendly; we shared an outside table with...More

Thank WTexTraveler
Reviewed 1 week ago

While on a cruise, one of our ports of call was Sydney, Nova Scotia. We rented a car there and drove around. While looking for a place to have lunch, we ran across the Bell-Buoy Restaurant. They have a good selection of food on their...More

Thank Judith G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wide range of food available, well run and high standards adhered to. Used it on 2 out of the 3 nights we were in Baddeck

Thank Ian S
Reviewed 1 week ago

I went to the Bell Buoy restaurant for lunch and had the lobster sandwich and seafood chowder fro $25. This was the third seafood chowder I tasted during my Cabot Trail vacation and let me tell you, even though it came in a cup, it...More

Thank TravelCatsPEI_Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pleasant enough with middle of the road good. Servers adequate. Full bar. The best part was the folk singer who sounded amazingly close to Gordon Lightfoot, a favorite Canadian.

Thank Elsa H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Seafood, Canadian, Soups
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 536 Chebucto St., Baddeck, Nova Scotia B0E 1B0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Cape Breton Island  >  Baddeck
  • Phone Number: +1 902-295-2581
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