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Eli's Espresso

538 Main St, Mahone Bay, Nova Scotia B0J 2E0, Canada
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good31%
  • Average13%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“sandwiches” (8 reviews)
“cake” (5 reviews)
“cookies” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
538 Main St, Mahone Bay, Nova Scotia B0J 2E0, Canada
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Reviewed September 30, 2018

The coffee is good, but the pastry we ordered was stale. Altogether we came away thinking it was somewhat overpriced.

Thank halig0nian
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

They serve the kicking horse coffee.Tea was good. Breakfast was beautifully presented I ordered the pepper omelet. It had ham with lots of raw onions and green peppers. My partner ordered the western sandwich and it arrived the same veggies were raw and not cooked...More

Thank 5000traveller
Reviewed September 4, 2018 via mobile

We were impressed by how “cute” and inviting this café/antiques shop looked from the outside. We decided to spend the 12$ for a breakfast sandwich and a grilled cheese. Both came pressed on a panini maker but were dry and unappetizing. Who makes a grilled...More

Thank Travellinglaure
Reviewed August 2, 2018

Good coffee, great sandwiches (croque monsieur) & scrumptious fruit pie & cream. The staff are friendly, and you can also have a look around the bric-a-brac which is for sale.

Thank Aileen B
Reviewed July 7, 2018

We dropped in for a coffee because we smelled it from across the street! We ordered and picked up at the counter. I had a latte... it was delicious even though it was less warm than I am used to. My husband had a coffee...More

Thank KBN_Guelph
Reviewed May 31, 2018 via mobile

Just what every charming town needs - a coffee shop with good service and delicious food. Eli’s makes the grade with Kicking Horse coffee, fresh pastries and sandwiches in a setting with outdoor patio tables, indoor tables and nice art as well as pieces from...More

Thank GuyoftheGlobe
Reviewed May 24, 2018 via mobile

Popped in here for the first time over the weekend for lunch. The staff were very pleasant. The food was good. It is a bit crowded and not the best layout when you have small children, strollers, etc. My iced latte was amazing. Recommend trying...More

Thank Vanessa B
Reviewed March 26, 2018

I stopped in for a treat. There are a few cool things for sale. I had a butter crumble coconut square. It was very dry. And there were flecks of green mold. I won't be back

Thank RosieandLily
Reviewed December 27, 2017

I met a friend here for lunch while in Mahone Bay recently, and I will definitely be back. The interior is cozy, and it is obviously a popular gathering spot for local residents (who know the owners by name and vice versa). There is a...More

Thank ToTravelIsBrilliant
Reviewed October 11, 2017

Located next to the post office in Mahone, Eli;s Expresso is a wonderful find and a nice place to enjoy a great breakfast. Owners are there and take pride in their place and it shows in their service and food. I had a regular breakfast...More

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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 538 Main St, Mahone Bay, Nova Scotia B0J 2E0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Southwest Nova Scotia  >  Mahone Bay
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