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Sou-Wester Gift & Restaurant

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American, Seafood, Canadian, Soups
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178 Peggys Point Rd, Peggy's Cove, Nova Scotia B3Z 3S2, Canada
+1 902-823-2561
10:00 - 19:00
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved the gifts in the gift shop and spent an almost embarrassing amount of money on trinkets, sweat shirts and photography. There are 2 floors to browse through and so many wonderful things to see. We then had lunch at the restaurant. It was delicious and the wait staff were great. We all had fish and chips, so not... More 

1 Thank Geri G
San Diego, California
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62 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent location, gorgeous views, good service. Plus, there is a great deal right now for lobster dinner.

Thank KennO555
Nicole C, Manager at Sou-Wester Gift & Restaurant, responded to this review

Hello! We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed the experience of having lobster dinner! It is our lobster season right now until the end of May so we are able to run a great deal! We hope to see you again soon! Thanks, Nicole More 

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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a wonderful lunch here while exploring the Peggy's Cove Lighthouse. Food was wonderful as well as service.

Thank Robin S
Nicole C, Manager at Sou-Wester Gift & Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi! Thank you for taking the time to review our restaurant! We strive to provide a wonderful dining experience and really appreciate your feedback. Come back soon! Thanks, Nicole More 

Melbourne, Australia
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56 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good set up here - not only to get out of the cold. Friendly staff and a great range of items, including emergency warm clothing and rest rooms. Restaurant attached - I didn't go in but it looked good.

Thank Sapper909
Nicole C, Manager at Sou-Wester Gift & Restaurant, responded to this review

Hello! I am so glad that you were able to take shelter from the cold in our gift shop. We appreciate your feedback. We try to cover everyones needs and wants in our gift selection. Next time maybe you can pop in for some warm apple cider or coffee! Thanks, Nicole More 

Citrus Heights, California
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164 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2017

We went here for t-shirts and other Peggy's Cove and Nova Scotia souvenirs. Upstairs is a place where you can get a passport stamp or mail a postcard with a special Peggy's Cove postmark. We did not eat here, but shopping was great.

1 Thank dbwbear
Nicole C, Manager at Sou-Wester Gift & Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi! We would like to thank you for visiting our gift shop! I am glad to hear that you enjoyed our selection of t-shirts and other souvenirs. We appreciate your support and hope next time you have time for a bite to eat as well! Thanks, Nicole More 

Halifax, Canada
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017

this restaurant has maritime food - fish, scallops, haddock, lobster, fish cakes, fish chowder etc, etc, and the prices are very good and the fish is fresh fresh, fresh. Great staff and service - I lost a silk scarf here and came back the following day and they had saved it for me.

Thank inhalifax
Halifax, Canada
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118 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 292 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

If you don't bring your own meal or eat at one of the many restaurants along the way to Peggy's Cove you are simply doing yourself a disservice. This place is a trap and way overpriced. We felt rushed and crowded we ended up having a soup after looking at the menu and getting lunch on the road back to... More 

3 Thank Potter477
Kingston, Canada
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

After and quick walk around the rocks, it was great to come into the resturant to have some soup, coffee and a tea. Great service & highly recommended! 🖒🖒

Thank Cheryl And Don B
San Antonio, Texas
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554 reviews
351 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 256 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

When we arrived via cruise ship excursion, there was a line formed to enter this restaurant, which housed the only public restrooms for those visiting the lighthouse at Peggy's Cove. Lots of merchandise on display, but difficult to view and even more difficult to pay for selected merchandise as the line was long and slow!

Thank Napunani
Burnaby, Canada
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90 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

We visited here for breakfast on a super sunny day. The view from our table at the restaurant was amazing. The Sea was so blue. The food was excellent.

Thank Naj M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$22
American, Seafood, Canadian, Soups
Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, View, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 178 Peggys Point Rd, Peggy's Cove, Nova Scotia B3Z 3S2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Region  >  Peggy's Cove
  • Phone Number: +1 902-823-2561

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?