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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
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“chowder” (21 reviews)
“fish and chips” (16 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Hours
CUISINES
Seafood, Soups, Canadian, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Food
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Value
LOCATION
15559 Cabot trail, Cheticamp, Nova Scotia B0E 1H0, Canada
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11 - 20 of 215 reviews

Reviewed September 29, 2018 via mobile

We read on TA how good the chowder was, so decided to give it a try Unlike most of the chowders we have had it was not drowned with cream and there was a lot of fish. I felt there was a little too much...More

1  Thank HSeeingtheworld
HappyClammer2018, Owner at Happy Clam Cafe and Grill, responded to this reviewResponded September 30, 2018

Thank you. I have reduced the potatoes twice in 3 years. Cheers. Michele

Reviewed September 24, 2018 via mobile

Best fish & chips, fricot, wine and beer. Stop here, you won't be disappointed. Also great sea views!Prices are excellent.

Thank Gloria V
HappyClammer2018, Owner at Happy Clam Cafe and Grill, responded to this reviewResponded September 25, 2018

Thank you Gloria! Was a pleasure to have you and your family.

Reviewed September 23, 2018

We stopped in at the Happy Clam with our minds set on lobster rolls for an early supper. The young lad who served us at the counter was very friendly and welcoming. We were served up what I consider the best lobster rolls we have...More

Thank Kermit403
HappyClammer2018, Owner at Happy Clam Cafe and Grill, responded to this reviewResponded September 25, 2018

Thank you!!

Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

Unique, fun place. I had clams and fries, my wife had a BLT. Super good clams, a lot to eat. Had a beer and wine. Good service. We sat in the outdoor seating area, it was nice out. We recommend this place

Thank BanffHiker
HappyClammer2018, Owner at Happy Clam Cafe and Grill, responded to this reviewResponded September 19, 2018

Thank you!! :)

Reviewed September 17, 2018

We had breakfast two mornings in September. It was quick and good. We also bought sandwiches before a hike on the Cabot Trail. They were better than a much talked about bakery up the road. Try it! Sorry we did not have time for lunch...More

Thank Jill M
HappyClammer2018, Owner at Happy Clam Cafe and Grill, responded to this reviewResponded September 18, 2018

Thank you!! :)

Reviewed September 16, 2018

We needed a LATE lunch (3PM) on a Sunday after hiking the Skyline trail, so we pulled into the first restaurant we saw that seemed to be open. They weren't just open, they were busy, and friendly. The menu has vegetarian options. My husband ordered...More

Thank Suzanne c
HappyClammer2018, Owner at Happy Clam Cafe and Grill, responded to this reviewResponded September 17, 2018

Thank you! We are known for our chowder. Not quite famous for it. ;). Cheers! Michele

Reviewed September 16, 2018

I believe it was a homemade English muffin that made this delicious. Great sandwich with at a reasonable price. They offer an option with fried potatoes and onions. My husband said they were delicious. It's a quaint stop for breakfast with a fantastic view.

Thank Holly W
HappyClammer2018, Owner at Happy Clam Cafe and Grill, responded to this reviewResponded September 17, 2018

Thank you!!

Reviewed September 11, 2018 via mobile

If you like seafood chowder that has seafood you can identify and a flavour and texture that is not drowned with cream. This is for you. Layers of flavour and loads of seafood. The best chowder I have tasted. The fish taco is pretty good...More

Thank Gail W
HappyClammer2018, Owner at Happy Clam Cafe and Grill, responded to this reviewResponded September 17, 2018

Thank you so much! Michele

Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

Finally stopped in for a late breakfast. Just the usual sausage eggs toast and awesome home fries. (Choice of onions or not). Breakfast was great. Patio and view were amazing. $15 with tip & I’m ok with that supporting the local economy. Service was quick....More

Thank MarcRick
HappyClammer2018, Owner at Happy Clam Cafe and Grill, responded to this reviewResponded September 3, 2018

Thank you! We try our best to teach them. They get overwhelmed when it’s really busy. :).

Reviewed August 23, 2018

Extensive menu on a chalk board. Fish cakes and pan fried haddock were light and not all battered down.Can't beat the view of the ocean though. Service was really quick. Good food but the piped in music sucked. Bathrooms were clean, whole place was quite...More

Thank sajore2001
HappyClammer2018, Owner at Happy Clam Cafe and Grill, responded to this reviewResponded August 24, 2018

Thank you. We were having issues with the ipad and had to put tge radio on for a day. I’m thinking it was that? Cheers! :)

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$30
Cuisine
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
Child-friendly, View, Kids, 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
  • E-mail
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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