Places To Eat

A dining experience fresh from the sea, naturally.

Whether you’re visiting the Cape Breton area for the first time or the umpteenth time, you’ll enjoy the same dining experience; the kind that whets your appetite no matter when. Main dishes featuring fresh lobster, crab, swordfish and salmon and desserts stuffed with freshly-picked blueberries, strawberries, rhubarb and pumpkin are reason enough to keep coming back. From home-baked goodies fresh from the oven to rich, flavourful cups of coffee, discover a handful of places to eat in Whycocomagh and Baddeck that serve a wealth of delectable choices.


Charlene’s Bayside Cafe

Highway # 105 Whycocomagh
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Farmer’s Daughter Country Market

Enjoy fresh treats from the bakery while browsing our outstanding gift shop. Christmas section all year round.

Whycocomagh, NS (902) 756-9042

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Vi’s Restaurant

Home-cooked meals since 1958. Enjoy fast and friendly service. Famous for the coffee. Air-conditioned comfort.

Year Round, Mon-Fri 6am – 8pm, Sat 7am – 8pm, Sun 8am – 8pm
9381 Hwy 105, Whycocomagh, NS (902) 756-2338

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The Auld Brass Door

We offer a diverse Atlantic Canada menu with Cape Breton specialties.

Open Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday 11am – 10pm, Friday & Saturday 11am – 2am, Sunday 11am – 10pm, closed Monday.
9816 Hwy 105, Whycocomagh, NS (902) 756-3284

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Bell Buoy Restaurant

Our menu has something for everyone, from traditional Maritime lobster and other great seafood dishes to delicious poultry, beef and pork meals. We offer specialized menus for children and other guests with special dietary needs. Fully licensed.

May 18 – June 30, 4pm until closing. July 1 – Octomber, 11:30 am until closing.
536 Chebucto St., Baddeck, NS (902) 295-2581

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Herring Choker Deli, Café & Bakery

A warm friendly deli & bakery offering a variety of specialty items and natural food. Offers sandwiches, wraps, soups, salads and scrumptious baked goods, as well as a breakfast menu.

Eat In / Take Out, open 7 days a week, 8am – 6pm.
Hwy 105, Nyanza, NS, (902) 295-2275

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Highwheeler Café

A deli, bakery & café located in the heart of Baddeck. Quality baked goods and meals that will suit every budget and every taste. Products available for those with special dietary needs. Whether you’re looking for a sweet treat, a cool drink or a hefty sandwich, we’ll guarantee freshness and quality. Packed lunches perfect for those Cabot Trail excursions.

Open May to October 6am – 10pm daily.
Baddeck, NS, (902) 295-3006.

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Wong’s Bras d’Or House Family Restaurant

A family tradition since 1965 offering a fully licensed dining in a friendly, informal atmosphere. Offers a wide selection of Canadian and seafood choices, as well as a variety of Chinese dishes, all made fresh daily. Children’s menu along with celiac and heart smart choices.

Open March to December 11 am – 9 pm and 11 am – 10 pm during peak season.
Baddeck, NS (902) 295-2234

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Bean There Café

Offers a variety of coffees, teas, gourmet hot chocolates as well as Fair Trade and Organic coffee beans. Scrumptious baked goods and light lunches. Eat in or grab something for the road.

Open year round, 7 days a week.
503 Chebucto St., Baddeck, NS, (902) 295-1643

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A full breakfast menu is served daily from 7 am to 10am. Our evening menu features unique a la carter recipes from the land and sea from 5 pm to 9pm.

257 Shore Rd, Baddeck, NS, (902) 295-2340

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Lakeside Restaurant

Succulent seafood, pasta, lamb and garden fresh salads are prepared for you by our expert culinary staff. Two dining options and a Scottish styled pub awaits you.

Fully licensed. Open only during the summer starting at 11 am daily.
368 Shore Rd., Baddeck, NS, (902) 295-3500 Toll-Free 1-800-565-5660

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Auberge Gisele’s Inn

An award winning European-trained chef prepares delightful specialties with a traditional French flare. Fresh seafood, freshly baked desserts and local produce maybe enjoyed with a fine bottle of wine or favorite cocktail in the comfortable, bright 130 seat, licensed dining room.

387 Shore Road, Baddeck, NS, (902) 295-2949 Toll-Free 1-800-3040

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Thistledown Pub

Offers pub style food until 10 pm daily from May 1 – November 15 daily. Enjoy your meal while listening great music & song from local entertainers.

368 Shore Rd., Baddeck, NS, (902) 295-3500 Toll-Free 1-800-565-5660.

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Village Kitchen

Enjoy a great Maritime menu at this charming and delightful little restaurant.

Chebucto, St., Baddeck, NS, (902) 295-3200

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The Water’s Edge Inn, Café & Gallery

Casual gourmet dining.

22 Water Street, Baddeck, NS (902) 295-3600 or (902) 295-1926

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Yellow Cello

During July, August & September, be treated to nightly entertainment by local musicians. Offers full breakfast, daily lunch and evening meals. The menu has an Italian flavour offering various pastas and gourmet pizza, homemade chili, quesadillas, assorted sandwiches and soups.

Licensed dining. Open May through October, 8am – 11pm.
525 Chebucto St., Baddeck, NS, (902) 295-2303

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Tom’s Pizza

464 Chebucto St., Baddeck, NS, (902) 295-1516

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Baddeck Lobster Suppers

Since 1987 we have been offering our customers top quality meals in our licensed dining room. We over succulent local Atlantic lobster, planked, salmon, AAA striploin grilled steak, chowder, mussels and fresh baked goods.

Open June to October. 4pm to 9pm.
Ross St., Baddeck, NS (902) 295-3307

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Red Barn Gift Shop & Restaurant

Nyanza, NS, (902) 295-3036

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