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Happy Clam Cafe and Grill

15559 Cabot trail, Cheticamp, Nova Scotia B0E 1H0, Canada
+1 902-224-3888
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Overview
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“panini” (10 reviews)
“crepes” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Seafood, Soups, American, Canadian, Cafe
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
15559 Cabot trail, Cheticamp, Nova Scotia B0E 1H0, Canada
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1 - 10 of 151 reviews

Reviewed 5 December 2017

Don't be fooled, as I was, by the so-called "vegetarian-friendly" menu. As a previous reviewer noted quite correctly, vegetables and bread is not a healthy vegetarian meal. We're not on a weight-reduction diet; we merely replace animal protein with plant protein. But this menu doesn't...More

1  Thank vegetarianfoodie2016
Michele P, Owner at Happy Clam Cafe and Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 6 December 2017

Hello Vegetarianfoodie2016. Thank you for your comments. We DO have home baked beans without meat. Also, we are looking into Hummus based Paninis/Grilled Cheese Sandwiches for our 2018 lineup. We are actively trying to find ways to please/feed all customers and keep our ingredient list...More

Reviewed 31 October 2017

Went here on a Sunday after driving around a bit to find it. We went there partly since there would be live music with Acadian fiddle and keyboard players and were not disappointed. This was during the annual Acadian festival across the island. The food...More

Thank Donald K
Reviewed 19 October 2017

We read the reviews on this place and were excited to try it. It ended up being one of our most expensive meals on the East Coast and one of the smallest portions of lobster. We were disappointed as the prices were very high.More

Thank 487Kyle
Michele P, Owner at Happy Clam Cafe and Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 21 October 2017

Thanks for the review. Lobster is very expensive this season. There were lots of people who chose other items because of the price. It is clearly marked how many ounces and what the price is. Not much supply and lots of demand drives the price....More

Reviewed 14 October 2017

We stopped here for coffee, so I can't speak to the quality of the food, but the person behind the counter was friendly and helpful. It is right of the road and very easy to get to.

Thank Kevin032452
Michele P, Owner at Happy Clam Cafe and Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2017
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Cheers! Michele

Reviewed 4 October 2017

Great place for a casual meal. We lunched on the seafood chowder and fish cakes - both very good and reasonably priced. It was also nice to dine with a water view and the service was good.

Thank K2KBunny
Michele P, Owner at Happy Clam Cafe and Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2017

Thank you! Hope to see you again. Michele

Reviewed 30 September 2017

We were here for lunch (after they had been very busy) and not at all impressed with what we got for crepes. Sauce was bottled and sparse, chicken skimpy and mushrooms non existant. Side veggies were barely warmed. They have chicken, tomatoes and lettuce yet...More

Thank Julie W
Michele P, Owner at Happy Clam Cafe and Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2017

Hi and thanks for taking the time to review us. We make our chicken crepes from scratch in a frying pan and reduce the cream sauce and use that to cover the crepe. I apologize if the cook did not add the mushrooms... maybe we...More

Reviewed 24 September 2017

We read the reviews about the terrific chowder at the Happy Clam and we heartily concur. Each of us had a bowl of this very tasty chowder for lunch. It was piping hot and chock full of seafood with a nice creamy base. We ordered...More

Thank GreenMcH
Michele P, Owner at Happy Clam Cafe and Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2017

Great stuff! The Seafood Chowder is VERY popular! We can never make enough. Thanks! Michele

Reviewed 22 September 2017

Very nice Fish and chips. food is really good and service fantastic. pretty good selection of beer as well. Restaurant has a patio and seats inside.

Thank scooter d
Michele P, Owner at Happy Clam Cafe and Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2017

Thank you! Drop in again sometime. Michele

Reviewed 21 September 2017

I enjoyed a bacon, brie and apricot Panini with freshly cut kettle cooked chips. Both items were delicious and well priced.

Thank SherrySwirl
Michele P, Owner at Happy Clam Cafe and Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2017

Thank you! That was a popular sandwich this summer. Cheers Michele

Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

Ordered the brie, bacon and apricot panini and it was amazing!!! Also had the white sangria. Loved my experience here! Had a lovely chat with the owner who is super friendly. Lots of variety on the menu. Would return in a heart beat!

Thank Sarah P
Michele P, Owner at Happy Clam Cafe and Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2017

Thanks! I loved talking with you too! Hope to see you again. Michele

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Yes! White and red. Also Sangria. 902-224-3888
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$6 - US$32
Cuisine
Seafood, Soups, American, Canadian, Cafe
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, View, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Monday
7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Tuesday
7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Wednesday
7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Thursday
7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Friday
7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Saturday
7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15559 Cabot trail, Cheticamp, Nova Scotia B0E 1H0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Cape Breton Island  >  Cheticamp
  • Phone Number: +1 902-224-3888
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Description
Counter service for ordering and food and cutlery brought to your table when ready. Lots of Gluten Free Options to choose from including Gluten Free Panko break crumbs for Pan Fried Fish.
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