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The PorchLight Restaurant

138 Main Steet, Parrsboro, Nova Scotia B0M 1S0, Canada
+1 902-254-3111
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good40%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (20 reviews)
“french toast” (2 reviews)
Closes in 27 min
07:00 - 19:00All hours
Street Food, Canadian
138 Main Steet, Parrsboro, Nova Scotia B0M 1S0, Canada
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1 - 10 of 48 reviews

Reviewed 10 July 2017

Great food shared with great company! Kim and Mitch go out of their way to make everyone feel at home, remembering personal preferences for style of eggs(scrambled, over easy or sunny side up), toast (gluten-free, whole grain or white), sausages, bacon or ham. Their omelettes...More

Thank CRMilligan
Kim Mitch W, Owner at The PorchLight Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Thank you for your kind words. Glad we could help make your experience at The Porchlight, a good one.

Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

A small cozy restaurant with really good staff and good food. I like the idea of their storybook menu. The best!

Thank Sheryl Anne F
Kim Mitch W, Owner at The PorchLight Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 30 June 2017

Thank you for your kinds words, it was our pleasure to welcome you both into our cozy place. Thanks, Kim and Mitch

Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

Was blown away at how great this place was. The owner was very friendly making us feel welcome. The food was also very good, the burgers were amazing! Highly recommend! They marinate the burgers in Alexander Keith's beer and serve them on a bun with...More

Thank Jacob M
Kim Mitch W, Owner at The PorchLight Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 12 May 2017

Thank you Jacob, we are so glad you enjoyed our little piece of heaven in Parrsboro

Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

I always enjoy my meal at the porchlight. I've had both breakfast and lunch here. I recommend the frenchtoast and the porchlight burger! Great service and reasonable prices.

1  Thank Regan M
Reviewed 20 November 2016

This sweet restaurant is owned by one of the nicest couples. When you walk in they make you feel like your part of the family. The food is fresh and delicious. The portions - Well lets just say a trucker can go in there and...More

2  Thank Sharlene L
Reviewed 3 September 2016

Friendly atmosphere, tasty, good portions, flexible, gluten free option, reasonably priced, customized orders

1  Thank Elizabeth M
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Spent the summer in Parrsboro and the Porch Light became my go to restaurant because of their yummy burgers and fries. They also make a decent salad and great fish and chips.

1  Thank jayrayday
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Just ran the "Not Since Moses Run" and was looking for a hearty breakfast. This filled the bill. Excellent meal and great service by the friendly staff. Loved the way the menus arrived in old children's books. Loved the sourdough toast.

2  Thank Will K
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Foods a bit greasy! It's just an average stop with average food. Beautiful view when the tide is in. Found the menu a bit all over the place with pizza, a spec of chinese and then some take out food you'd expect from a take...More

Thank Kursten K
Reviewed 12 August 2016

Great place for a casual breakfast, wraps, and deep fried or pan fried fish, french fries, etc. I think this is popular with the locals. The owners are very accommodating, giving the place a homey feel. Prices are good. They don't take credit cards.

2  Thank ZadoksReviews
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Street Food, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 138 Main Steet, Parrsboro, Nova Scotia B0M 1S0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Parrsboro
  • Phone Number: +1 902-254-3111
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