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“Terrible menu, food sucked, service was good though”

Thistledown Restaurant, Pub & Patio
Ranked #19 of 33 Restaurants in Baddeck
Price range: US$4 - US$22
Cuisines: Canadian
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Dining options: Reservations
Description: Welcome to Thistledown Restaurant, Pub & Patio at Inverary Resort! We offer a hot, hearty breakfast in Thistledown Restaurant each morning seasonally and reservations are available for casual dining with an extensive wine list each evening. Our Thistledown Pub offers a large selection of cocktails and many locally brewed favorites along with our own twist on classic pub fare. Live local entertainment is offered in the Thistledown Pub each evening and we are open late! Join us at Inverary for a great dining experience! We are open to all who love to eat! Thistledown Pub open May 21st from 5pm until 1 am with a Late Nite Food Menu available until 12am!! Thistledown Pub also offers LIVE Cape Breton Music EVERY NIGHT 7 DAYS PER WEEK FROM May 21st until October 31st! Flora's Dining Room is OPEN for BREAKFAST May 21st at 8 am and is served DAILY UNTIL October!
Reviewed June 6, 2018 via mobile

This place was terrible. The fish and chips sucked. The chicken sandwich was brutal. The menu was small and offered little variety. Hope you aren’t gluten free, because your options are the wings or the chicken sandwich without a bun. Where is the fresh seafood options?? The chef should be ashamed to serve the garbage food they prepare. Save time and go to the mcdonalds 50 km away. The filet o fish is better than anything you’ll get at this place. The live music was good though.

Thank Jeff T
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Reviewed June 5, 2018

Where to begin... disappointed that they would not cook a hamburger medium as requested...but we accepted that as maybe a concern for serving undercooked food....then we were told that e credit card reader was inoperative and that we had to pay cash... well OK we can deal with that....only to then be told that they would not convert the bill from Canadian dollars to US dollars....we had to pay the menu price which are stated as Canadian dollars and pay in US dollars!?!? So we paid for the drinks we ordered, gave the young lady a tip as we felt maybe she had yet to be properly trained and could not hold her responsible for her lack of training...and we left.
Good luck if you choose to try this place. We read the many comments before we went there but decided to give it a try anyway....mistake!

Thank asiadad97
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Reviewed May 29, 2018

We went to the pub as the restuarant was closed.
The young lady who served was personable and pleasant, and the musical entertainment was very varied and fun.
However the food was disappointing. I had the scallops which were over cooked and dry, the spagetti was greasy and flavourless. My friend's fish and chips were also over cooked and very salty.
The local beer was very good. I would recommend this place for a drink and entertainment but do not go there for good food.

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Thank DaveT8
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Reviewed May 5, 2018 via mobile

Limited menu which the food arrived cold. New wait staff not properly oriented to the job. Cook should be embarassed to serve the meals we received. For a resort to have this as their only option to eat does not speak well to it caring about their guests experience.

Thank joytotheworld57
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Reviewed March 10, 2018

This was a good place to unwind, have a beer, a snack and listen to the music played by the locals..The entertainment changes often, and I think there is some almost every night.

Thank Wanda K
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