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Clove Hitch Bar & Bistro

$$ - $$$, Seafood,
8790 Highway 19, Port Hood, Nova Scotia B0E 2W0, Canada
+1 902-787-3035
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good39%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (14 reviews)
“soup” (10 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. Hours
Bar, Seafood, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
8790 Highway 19, Port Hood, Nova Scotia B0E 2W0, Canada
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1 - 10 of 171 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Tried out this place on a sunny August Friday afternoon after checking out Mabou. We were very happy with our choice to eat here. I loved sitting out on the wooden deck enjoying the flower and nice weather. And I popped into the nice gift...More

Thank lemonchess
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Simple decor seafood chowder was ok but their homemade biscuit delish. We ended there because in mabou there was a waiting list for dinner and the mull rest was closed mon and Tues. Till further notice. My friend ordered their new southwest steak salad. He...More

Thank 5000traveller
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had dinner here Great view of the bay and sunset We made rez The place is popular w the locals There is also dining on a deck in case the band gets too loud The seafood was great and all was fresh After dinner you...More

Thank Tempusfugit2015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Three of us were able to get in on a busy Friday night (we should have made reservations!) and had amazing fresh lobster dinner and enjoyed a really great Open Mic night. It was really busy but still had a good time and stayed for...More

Thank emma p
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great spot with fresh delicious food served to you by friendly and helpful servers. Was taken care of by Katherine from the moment I sat down. Stunning views when driving up. Plenty of parking. Numerous big screen TVs at the bar to watch sports.

Thank Brent S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We usually go here every summer and it’s always good. Food is really good and even when take out. They always have music in the evenings.

Thank Roger M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped in here on our way to Inverness on a Sunday so it was kind of quiet. But the food and beer were wonderful and a nice view on the patio of the water. I had fish and chips and my husband had the...More

Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

We were unable to get into The Red Shoe Pub and ended up here. Great fish tacos and homemade chips My husband had the fresh fish which was some of the best he's ever had We will return!

Thank Franca S
Patricia v, Owner at Clove Hitch Bar & Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded August 9, 2018

Thank you!

Reviewed July 30, 2018

This is a popular local family restaurant. Food is substantial, nothing fancy, priced reasonably. Limited choices for dining locally, and as long as you do not expect fine dining, this is good.

Thank GoLongNow
Reviewed July 21, 2018

This place has a nice relaxed beach vibe, fitting for a place in a small town that boasts five beaches. We were there twice within a few days. The first time we went for lunch and were the first to arrive. Service was prompt, food...More

1  Thank Catriona T
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Catriona T
June 28, 2018|
Response from Layla13 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure but I would guess you could find some options.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$19
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8790 Highway 19, Port Hood, Nova Scotia B0E 2W0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Cape Breton Island  >  Port Hood
  • Phone Number: +1 902-787-3035
  • E-mail
We are a family owned business priding ourselves on fresh local cuisine at an affordable price. Our modern inviting setting includes a deck with an ocean view. We feature many seafood options as well as daily lunch and dinner specials, Steak 'n Stein, Ladies' Night, breakfast on Sundays, cocktails, local beer on tap and so much more. Local musicians perform on stage on a regular basis.
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