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BlackRock Bistro

151 Main Street, Parrsboro, Nova Scotia B0M 1S0, Canada
+1 902-728-3006
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Seafood, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
151 Main Street, Parrsboro, Nova Scotia B0M 1S0, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped for lunch and had the seafood chowder. I had a cup and my dad had a bowl. We split an order of the smoked haddock fishcakes. The seafood chowder (east coast style) was packed full of fish, potatoes and celery, and the half...More

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Reviewed November 16, 2017

Stopped in here as it looked to be the best place in town. We did not have reservations but were seated right away. Service was attentive and our order was taken in good time. A bit of a wait for the food however. The server...More

Thank trainfan2000
David B, Owner at BlackRock Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded November 18, 2017

Thank you for your review and glad you enjoyed your meal at BlackRock Bistro. Not knowing which day you were in makes it difficult to address your comment about understaffed. Regarding pricing, everything is made from scratch on site using locally sourced products where possible...More

Reviewed October 20, 2017 via mobile

Incredibly delicious food, service and atmosphere. Drop in alone for a relaxing meal, or with some friends for the pub atmosphere. Great choice of food. We loved the chowder, soup of the day and we both thoroughly enjoyed the sweet chili chicken panini.

Thank Kerstin B
Reviewed October 19, 2017

Excellent meal at this bistro. Friendly and efficient staff, good choices on the menu for all tastes. The best Creme Brulee I've ever had, and I've had a lot - my favourite dessert and I never miss an opportunity to order it. Caesar salad with...More

Thank Suelacruz
Reviewed October 17, 2017 via mobile

Awesome menu choices and the food was delicious. I would definitely recommend to stop here if you are in Parrsboro.

Thank chayes
Reviewed October 11, 2017

After many days traveling in Nova Scotia and dining multiple times on fish and chips, this restaurant was a welcomed find! The menu offers a variety of dishes beyond and in addition to traditional seafood. The restaurant has recruited a talented chef. The food is...More

Thank B L
Reviewed October 10, 2017

The food was delicious and service was fantastic. The seafood stew and scallops wrapped in bacon were outstanding.

Thank anders59
Reviewed October 8, 2017

A small restaurant on the main street ,charming,quiet and the best Lobster grilled sandwich we ever had !!

Thank MargoB174
David B, Owner at BlackRock Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded October 10, 2017

Hello Margo, We are very pleased that you enjoyed our lobster panini, I am not aware of anyone else doing it this way. Thank you for taking time to post this review and hope you have enjoyed your travels in Nova Scotia. David

Reviewed October 5, 2017

Not much choice for fine dining in Parrsboro. We enjoyed our meal here very much. Nothing outstanding but nicely cooked, tasty and pleasant service.

Thank Papadroid
Reviewed September 28, 2017

Passing through Parrsboro after seeing the geological museum and this place caught our eye for lunch. We are very glad we stopped. The chef's choice was "lollipop" lamb chops made with a moroccan marinade accompanied by mini pattypan squash and rice. Paired with a nice...More

Thank auntrachel
gillespiehouseinn, Owner at BlackRock Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2017

Hello Aunt Rachel, Pleased to hear that you enjoyed your lunch at BlackRock Bistro. We feature locally grown organic vegetables such as the patty pan zuccinni, plus our fish and meats are locally sourced. The fishcakes are served with a green tomato chow that provides...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$15 - US$26
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Street Parking, Full Bar, Parking Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 151 Main Street, Parrsboro, Nova Scotia B0M 1S0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Parrsboro
  • Phone Number: +1 902-728-3006
  • E-mail
Bistro style restaurant featuring fresh locally sourced food. Our chef inspired menu is focused on Nova Scotia seafood and locally grown organic produce. We offer a selection of Nova Scotia and international wines, craft beers, both on tap or bottles, premium liquors and a selection of cocktails in a casual atmosphere. Outdoor seating available. BlackRock Bistro also provides catering for weddings, meetings and private parties.
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