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McGill's Cafe and Restaurant - CLOSED

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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About
We are open Saturday evenings from 6pm to 9pm by reservation only in The Cellar Room. Please call two days in advance.
PRICE RANGE
US$3 - US$21
Special Diets
Vegan Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast
CUISINES
Cafe, Canadian, International, British
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Outdoor Seating
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All reviews halibut chowder cobb salad carrot cake onion rings home cut fries butter chicken sandwiches fine dining anniversary dinner hidden treasure formal dining room great specialty seasoned to perfection service and friendly staff this restaurant offers great food and atmosphere
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Reviewed January 13, 2019

A greta place to host group functions - the siphoned coffee is a must! Wine selection is excellent as well!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank France M
Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

I have been trying seafood chowder since I arrived in the Maritimes last week. This is the only one that delivered a great product! The chowder was loaded with seafood , the consistency was just right and the flavours excellent. In addition, the crab cake...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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Robert S, Owner at McGill's Cafe and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded September 13, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to give us a review. Our seafood chowder is prepared fresh to order so every bowl if full of delicious seafood. The crab cakes are made in house by our culinary team. I hope you had a great visit...More

Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

Stopped by on my way to watch my daughter play rugby at Acadia U. Had a lobster roll and a pint. The food/presentation/service was amazing. Friendly and knowledgeable. The place was modern and clean. I highly recommend it.More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank H1266BQronm
Robert S, Owner at McGill's Cafe and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded August 17, 2018

Hi Ron Thank you for taking the time to give us a review. The lobster roll has been a huge success this summer. The homemade bun is made fresh at Kate's bakery. Hope you are enjoying your summer. We look forward to seeing you again...More

Reviewed July 21, 2018 via mobile

What a fantastic experience! Food was amazing (best halibut ever) and the staff is always smiling, friendly, and efficient. The night we visited we were pleasantly surprised to have live entertainment. Can’t wait to visit again.More

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank pattishepherd
Robert S, Owner at McGill's Cafe and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 23, 2018

Hi Patti Thank you for the review. It was great to see you and happy to hear you had a great experience. We have live entertainment on the patio Friday nights during the summer. The musicians are all local artist. We look forward to seeing...More

Reviewed July 13, 2018 via mobile

Visited for dinner while on vacation. Lucked out. Warm night so we sat out on the patio and McGill's had a 3 piece live band going outside. They were VG. Food wise, we kinda snacked. Shared a nice big bowl of mussels in a curry-coconut...More

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank RobertO1501
Robert S, Owner at McGill's Cafe and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 16, 2018

Robert thank you for taking the time to give us a review. Happy to hear you enjoyed your evening. Our patio entertainment line up for the summer is fantastic. This Fri evening (July 20) our entertainment will be Bernie Zinck, Mark Riley & Sarah Pound....More

Reviewed June 25, 2018

Frequently drop in for lunch and occasionally for dinner. Always great food and beverages. Knowledgeable staff and clean comfortable surroundings.

Date of visit: May 2018
2  Thank ln0rth
Robert S, Owner at McGill's Cafe and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 6, 2018

Thank you for taking to the time to give us a review. We appreciate getting feedback from our guests. FYI we have live entertainment Friday nights on our patio for the summer. We look forward to seeing you again. Judy

Reviewed April 19, 2018 via mobile

McGill's is a hidden treasure. The menu is unique and the food is very good, well prepared and presented. It serves an upscale lunch menu. The atmosphere is neat and clean. Good service and friendly staff. Pricing is moderate. Great specialty Coffee and Teas and...More

Date of visit: April 2018
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Robert S, Owner at McGill's Cafe and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 6, 2018

Stephen thanks you for your kind review. Our culinary team & FOH staff take pride in what they do. We just launched a new cafe menu & BBQ menu for the summer. Also we added a Gastronomic menu to our evening service. You can view...More

Reviewed March 27, 2018 via mobile

We always have a good experience at McGill’s. The staff are friendly, and the food is always fresh, well presented, delicious and reasonably priced.

Date of visit: March 2018
2  Thank MHEBB2014
Robert S, Owner at McGill's Cafe and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded March 29, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to give us a review. We appreciate hearing from our guests. It will soon be patio time again, stay tuned for our Friday nights entertainment lineup. Cheers Judy

Reviewed March 21, 2018 via mobile

From the moment we entered the lower area of the restaurant, designated for fine dining, the ambiance was perfect. It was good that we had a reservation as there was the quiet yet healthy hum of a goodly number of happy diners. We sat in...More

Date of visit: February 2018
2  Thank Shirley R
Robert S, Owner at McGill's Cafe and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 6, 2018

Shirley thanks you for your kind review. Gilbert is definitely a gem and is very knowledgeable about our syphon coffee. Our culinary team does an exceptional job and takes pride in what they prepare for our guests. Our cellar room ambiance just adds to the...More

Reviewed February 24, 2018 via mobile

We have eaten at McGill's several times and are never dissapointed. We returned for lunch again this week. As always an intriguing and interesting menu was presented and our selections were superb. I especially loved the roasted vegetable soup. A very pleasant and effecient server...More

Date of visit: February 2018
4  Thank wendyj535
Robert S, Owner at McGill's Cafe and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 6, 2018

Hi Wendy Thank you for taking the time to give us a review. I agree our culinary team makes delicious soups daily. We just launched a new cafe menu & BBQ menu for the summer. Also we added a Gastronomic menu to our evening service....More

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