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Shining Waters Bakery

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11497 Main St, Mabou, Nova Scotia, Canada
+1 902-945-2944
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good30%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“bread” (13 reviews)
“soup” (4 reviews)
“cookies” (3 reviews)
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Cafe, Canadian
11497 Main St, Mabou, Nova Scotia, Canada
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Reviewed 1 February 2018

This place is a staple for breakfast through the summer. The service is great and baked items are well done!

Thank Robert M
Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

I love to come for breakfast here, or just pop in for a cup of coffee to go, food is great, staff are friendly, lots of baked goods too.

Thank capegirl08
Reviewed 30 November 2017

We stopped here for breakfast during our Celtic Colours vacation. This restaurant is a shining example of how to do it right!. From the moment you walk in you feel at home. The vibe is kitchen warm, the service is with a smile and the...More

Thank TravelingMac60
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

The girls here are very friendly......(hey molly) :) you can get a full on, I think it's called a hangover breakfast here, I'm happy to say I have never had it, but a few people I've been with have had it.......or if you just want...More

Thank capegirl08
Reviewed 24 August 2017

Shining Waters is a terrific place for breakfast or lunch or the most scrumptious baked goods. It's open from early in the morning until about 2 p.m. It's on the main street of Mabou, which is a very small town of 100-200 people. From the...More

Thank hazelcb
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Had the clubhouse sandwich. It was very good, would recommend. Price was fair and the service was good.

Thank Akenn135
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Who knew that the Rankin Family (Canadian celtic/country/folk group) haled from Mabou? We didn't know that and stumbled upon it as we made a wrong turn and happened into Mabou. The wrong turn allowed us to find Shining Waters, a small eatery where the locals...More

Thank Douglas B
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

As a group of friends travelling through Nova Scotia, we decided to stop for lunch and luckily found Shining Waters Eatery. The owner cooks and/or prepares all of her food fresh and it was delicious. I had the hamburger soup. I had to try it...More

Thank Jenny D
Reviewed 25 October 2016

This is the place to be for breakfast; don't take the country out of country... quaint.. pleasant.. great for early risers... everything is fresh.. along with the smells of baking bread... however.. there is a variety of baked goods... so save your pennies its a...More

Thank 640christenal
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Prompt service with a smile. In house made bread was awesome. Took cookies for an afternoon snack and wished we had bought more!. Eggs were perfectly cooked. Loved the blackboard message "Start every day with a grateful heart and a cup of coffee." Outdoor seating...More

Thank LP1247
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  • Value
Cafe, Canadian
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11497 Main St, Mabou, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Cape Breton Island  >  Mabou
  • Phone Number: +1 902-945-2944
This looks like a local favourite which has had a rcent makeover, the owner was young and friendly and the interior laidback but contemporary. We stopped for a coffee on the way through the town and were surprised by the atmosphere and quality food.
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