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The Kiwi Cafe

) #1 of 1 Coffee & Tea in Chester #1 of 12 Places to Eat in Chester $$ - $$$ Cafe, , Soups
19 Pleasant St, Chester, Nova Scotia B0J 1J0, Canada
+1 902-275-1492
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good28%
  • Average1%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (6 reviews)
“lobster roll” (16 reviews)
“brie” (7 reviews)
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Cafe, Canadian, Soups, International, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
19 Pleasant St, Chester, Nova Scotia B0J 1J0, Canada
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The Kiwi cafe ist lovely. The service is super friendly and attentive. Cozy and nice atmosphere. Most importantly, the food is delicious, nutritious and fresh!

Thank Alessandra P
kiwicafe1492, Owner at The Kiwi Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks so much for your kind words.

Reviewed 5 days ago

There are no words to describe how good the lobster eggs benedict is! Buttery, creamy, lobster goodness!

Thank Angela C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a delightful restaurant in Chester which is a real gem. There is not much parking as the parking lot spaces are all reserved but we found a spot just up the street. It was a lovely sunny day and so we sat out...More

Thank Barb R
kiwicafe1492, Owner at The Kiwi Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Glad you enjoyed our cafe, Happy Birthday! We do have three parking spaces, for customers in the parking lot adjacent, they are marked with green signs, keep an eye out next time. Thanks for coming.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just had a wonderful breakfast at the delightful Kiwi Cafe in Chester, NS. The food was plentiful and delicious and the Java Blend coffee was excellent (I always marvel that so many restaurants refuse to do great coffee). What made our visit this morning though...More

Thank Mark A
kiwicafe1492, Owner at The Kiwi Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your kind review, we are pretty passionate about great coffee!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While visiting Nova Scotia my wife, a kiwi herself, wanted to have her birthday lunch at the Kiwi Cafe. We love Chester so were happy to make the drive from Halifax. To make the day even better the daily special was a mince and cheese...More

Thank Lee B
kiwicafe1492, Owner at The Kiwi Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Glad you enjoyed the pies! Always good to chat to fellow kiwis.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was our first visit to the cafe! They support locally grown and produced food. It has vegan and vegetarian friendly options and this is an amazing draw to satisfy my husband and I both. The food was fresh and tasty. I had the fish...More

Thank X9845OSevab
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been coming to kiwi for 12 years when we are in Nova Scotia. It is great for either breakfast or lunch. Best coffee on the south shore. Breakfast and lunch entrees are outstanding, in particular the breakfast sandwich and the phenomenal lobster roll....More

Thank peter f
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visiting Chester area and enjoyed stopping by for a latte each morning! The ladies are pleasant and the restaurant appears to be a choice of locals. BTW, great coffee!

Thank kevinkpic
Management response:Responded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Kiwi Connection is what caught our eye plus we were hungary and their large Salad which we asked be divided into two parts served as our lunch with a local beer I found rather rough. .. not my taste of a light beer. Worthy...More

Thank Jnanayog
Management response:Responded 2 weeks ago

Sorry about the beer choice but we do try and support our local craft breweries, thanks for the kind words.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The day I was exploring the South Shore of Nova Scotia, I made a particular effort to stop in Chester to have a hearty and healthy breakfast at The Kiwi Café. If fresh and local ingredients are up your alley, you will most certainly eat...More

1  Thank SpanishteacherMD
kiwicafe1492, Owner at The Kiwi Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Wow, you're making us blush, thank you so much for your very kind words. We appreciate that you notice our extra effort. Thank you

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19 April 2015|
Response from kiwicafe1492 | Property representative |
Yes Brian, we have many gluten free options, a couple of gf bread choices for you, always brownies and a couple of different cookies or macaroons. Our soups are usually gluten free , but check with your server as a couple we... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$12
Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 Pleasant St, Chester, Nova Scotia B0J 1J0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Southwest Nova Scotia  >  Chester
  • Phone Number: +1 902-275-1492
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