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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 good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“salad” (16 reviews)
“chowder” (12 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 21:00All hours
Seafood, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
151 Main Street, Parrsboro, Nova Scotia B0M 1S0, Canada
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Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

We ate dinner here. Black Rock Burger and Asian Chicken Pinini both with black bean and corn pilaf. Meal was excellent, the pilaf was extremely spicy but good. We arrived at 6pm on Sun., there was only another couple already eating. We ordered and the...More

Thank Lesley L
David B, Owner at BlackRock Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2017

Glad you enjoyed your meal at BlackRock Bistro. Yes we were caught by surprise by the number of people that came in as Sunday is normally a slower day for us. Must have been the nice weather.

Reviewed 22 May 2017

We were looking for a nice place to eat on mothers day after visiting friends in Parrsboro. They suggested the Blackrock Bistro, right in the town of Parrsboro. They couldn't have suggested better. from the Spinach Artichoke Dip which was made of Sautéd spinach, artichoke...More

Thank escapethemess
gillespiehouseinn, Owner at BlackRock Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2017

Thank you for this wonderful review. We are pleased that you enjoyed your visit to BlackRock Bistro and look forward to serving you again.

Reviewed 17 January 2017

I attended the 2016 New Year’s Eve dinner at Black Rock Bistro and it was such a fun evening. Dinner was great and the lamb was so delicious that we all felt like asking for seconds! We sat at long tables, which made the evening...More

Thank liz849
Reviewed 20 November 2016

I had the steak dinner, it was cooked perfectly then cheesecake for dessert. It was the night that Joan Kennedy was performing there. She even say with me it was a wonderful time.

Thank Sharlene L
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

My 2 daughters, Husband and Our 2 Friends went to Supper for the first time, my family ordered Friday night Pizza, 2 Vegetarian, 2 Spicy Chicken Thai, One friend ordered the pasta dish of the day our other friend seafood chowder. If your used to...More

Thank olsenlaura21
Reviewed 16 October 2016

The Parrsboro Mansion Inn owner recommended a couple of restaurants to us for our evening meal. She was guarded about over selling the BlackRock Bistro, not wanting to show a bias for her husband's restaurant. Good thing we went with this option. It was one...More

Thank neuchatel41
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

I visited BRB for the third time in three years. We decided to give it another try when we had friends visiting from Alberta. Again it disappointed. No matter how lovely the atmosphere, best wines and local foods. If your chef can't prepare the food...More

1  Thank b W
Reviewed 7 October 2016

We stumbled upon this Bistro and were delighted at the unusual and tasty lunch we had after hiking all morning! We then returned two days later for dinner and had the Pizza Special along with delightful conversation with the waitress who remembered us from our...More

Thank corgiluna
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

We were in Parrsboro for 5 days. We had a late lunch and also a dinner at the Black Rock Bistro. The food was nicely presented and excellently prepared. Our service was perfect, even though she was exceptionally busy. We have spent most of our...More

1  Thank BSCSkiers
Reviewed 21 September 2016

This restaurant looks very nice, but I was disappointed with the food (although we loved staying at the owners' inn, Gillespie House, and the breakfast was wonderful). I had the roasted vegetable salad, and all the vegetables were the same colour of purplish-red, with very...More

1  Thank JanNovaScotia
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$16 - US$27
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
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
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
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Bistro style restaurant featuring fresh locally sourced food focused on Nova Scotia seafood and locally grown organic produce. We offer a selection of Nova Scotia and international wines, craft beers and premium liquor in a casual atmosphere. Outdoor seating available.
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