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Meat Cove Campground & Oceanside Chowder Hut

2479 Meat Cove Rd, Meat Cove, Nova Scotia B0C 1E0, Canada
+1 902-383-2379
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Overview
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“chowder” (60 reviews)
“fish and chips” (16 reviews)
“lobster roll” (12 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m. Hours
CUISINES
Seafood, Canadian, Soups
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
2479 Meat Cove Rd, Meat Cove, Nova Scotia B0C 1E0, Canada
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1 - 10 of 188 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our third drive out to Meat Cove for Chowder. Three years ago they ran out and last year they were CLOSED. Since we came from Tennessee to this ends of the Earth, we were disappointed. Today was ,however, another day! Meat Cove is...More

Thank OldOldBob
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Chowder Hut has fantastic views of the ocean, and is right next to the road down to the beach. The chowder was delicious, little on the pricey side though. Directly across from the restaurant is a campground with some phenomenal views. The drive out...More

Thank Daryl F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were looking for a remote campground and found Meat Cove! Its at the end of a very very windy twisty cliff-side road, and you will feel impressed with your driving if you make it! But the rewards are worth it. The view is incredible...More

Thank jeffg123123
KennethM2730, Manager at Meat Cove Campground & Oceanside Chowder Hut, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you! Drop back anytime to visit us here at Meat Cove Campground!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've been here many times over the years and I guess the good reviews have made it more and more popular. The Chowder Hut has been enlarged and there's a bigger menu choice now. The bathrooms are supposed to be completely re-done in the coming...More

Thank Eldor G
KennethM2730, Manager at Meat Cove Campground & Oceanside Chowder Hut, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Come back anytime to visit us here at Meat Cove Campground! Cheers!!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The park is high up on a cliff overlooking the cove. There are no fences just a grassy verge and signs warning of the danger. If you go with children be very careful. The day before we were there a motorcycle was accidentally driven over...More

Thank James K
KennethM2730, Manager at Meat Cove Campground & Oceanside Chowder Hut, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We're glad you enjoyed yourself while in Meat Cove Campground, Cape Breton! Come back and visit us again soon! Cheers!

Reviewed September 15, 2018 via mobile

Ran into several people on our trip that told us “you gotta eat here”. Pulled out a map and saw that Meat Cove was at the very end of the road on the island. Drive was great but when you get to the Meat Cove...More

Thank markham150
KennethM2730, Manager at Meat Cove Campground & Oceanside Chowder Hut, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the kind review. We look forward to having you at Meat Cove Campground Cape Breton again sometime soon :) Cheers!!!

Reviewed September 11, 2018

Breathtaking scenery and fantastic hosts. Food at the Chowder Hut was excellent! Hope to get back for an extended stay.

Thank HondaRider2018
KennethM2730, Manager at Meat Cove Campground & Oceanside Chowder Hut, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind review! Don't hesitate to come back down and visit us again soon at Meat Cove Campground in Cape Breton!

Reviewed September 3, 2018

Off the beaten trail for a spectacular view. We visited in early August the temperature was in the eighties. What a great place to have a couple of cold beers and some fresh mussels. Never to be forgotten our day at The Meat Cove Chowder...More

Thank Gator4u
Kenneth M, Public Relations Manager at Meat Cove Campground & Oceanside Chowder Hut, responded to this reviewResponded September 4, 2018

Thank you so much!

Reviewed September 2, 2018

Camping here is absolutely worth the drive. It's first come, first serve so we arrived around 1pm to snag a campsite and had the choice between a few. We checked out the adjoining beach and the onsite restaurant (both wonderful) before settling in to camp...More

Thank allaluce86
Kenneth M, General Manager at Meat Cove Campground & Oceanside Chowder Hut, responded to this reviewResponded September 4, 2018

Thank you for the review. We are glad you enjoyed yourself.. come back again soon to Meat Cove Campground :) Cheers !!

Reviewed August 27, 2018

The location is perfect and the staff are very friendly and helpful. The chowder in the chowder hut was delicious! The fish and chips were great too.

Thank Lorianne R
Kenneth M, General Manager at Meat Cove Campground & Oceanside Chowder Hut, responded to this reviewResponded September 4, 2018

We are so glad you enjoyed yourself and loved the food at our Chowder Hut restaurant! Cheers!

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vthiker2018
August 1, 2018|
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Response from Bluesellebee | Reviewed this property |
Tenting is first come, first served. They do have small chalets that require reservation. We rented and had no problem finding a site without calling ahead. It’s worth a shot - the views are heavenly!
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amille695
June 19, 2018|
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Response from KennethM2730 | Property representative |
Hello, I believe it is 11am but please call the restaurant to confirm. Thank you.
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Amelie B
April 30, 2018|
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Response from Jean S | Reviewed this property |
Try to call, message is not always avail busy family. Camping spots are usually not a problem.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Seafood, Canadian, Soups
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
Monday
12:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
Tuesday
12:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
Wednesday
12:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
Thursday
12:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
Friday
12:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
Saturday
12:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2479 Meat Cove Rd, Meat Cove, Nova Scotia B0C 1E0, Canada (Formerly Meat Cove Campground Restaurant)
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Cape Breton Island  >  Meat Cove
  • Phone Number: +1 902-383-2379
  • E-mail
Description
Meat Cove Campground is a rugged camping experience with tenting sites and cabins overlooking the Atlantic Ocean in Northern Cape Breton. Check out the many hiking trails nearby, swim at our popular beach, strike up an evening bonfire, or go kayaking and whale watching anytime during the camping season. Enjoy our free showers and WIFI.
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