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Finer Diner

9976 Peggy_s Cove Road, Hacketts Cove, Nova Scotia B3Z 3J3, Canada
+1 902-821-3434
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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Seafood, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
9976 Peggy_s Cove Road, Hacketts Cove, Nova Scotia B3Z 3J3, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

When you live on the East Coast in the US, you go to diners with expansive menus,not the case here,but enough to satisfy. We sat outside across from the small lake. Service was okay and the place got busier as dinner approached. We were on...More

Thank Wayne W
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My husband and I visited this restaurant this evening. We were lucky enough to sit outside on the patio. The waiter brought our menus and it then took him a fair amount of time to get back to us. We then realized he was manning...More

Thank Linda P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

About 15-20min from the unreal beauty of Peggy’s Cove, the Finer Diner is a little oasis with good food, friendly service, & a wonderful view (especially if you can snag one of the tables on the front porch!) There’s art on the walls, everything is...More

3  Thank westielover_TO
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place was recommended by our B & B. Its a funky place with great service. If you can get the Pirogi they were out of this world.

2  Thank corniemom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great meal for all! We had burgers, seafood pasta, chicken fettuccini, and the falafel...all delish and served with a smile. Thanks!

2  Thank Jodi C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have driven past this charming looking restaurant for many years and decided to take my family out for a nice meal in this picturesque spot. Unfortunately, the only good part of the whole experience was the scenic drive. The restaurant was severely understaffed for...More

Thank peispud66
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our lunch at the Finer Diner. The food was fresh and tasted great. The staff was very friendly. Will definitely come back.

1  Thank nvpol007
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We showed up after travelling a whole day and it was just before closing time. They quickly put together an amazing to go box for us to take to our cabins. The food was hot and delicious and the staff were extremely happy. We went...More

1  Thank Trudy H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had dinner here on our first day in the area. The restaurant has a very comfortable dining room...you feel you are in an old-time diner. The location is mid-way between Tantallon and Peggy's Cove. The area is very scenic and there is plenty of...More

2  Thank NCPirate
Reviewed 14 July 2018

My husband loved his homemade sausages and kraut dinner and my lobster clubhouse was good. It's a great spot, and the view from the front porch is the one they used for their profile photo, so yeah: beautiful area.

1  Thank mjarema
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$16
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout
Good for
View, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
9:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9976 Peggy_s Cove Road, Hacketts Cove, Nova Scotia B3Z 3J3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Region  >  Hacketts Cove
  • Phone Number: +1 902-821-3434
  • E-mail
Nestled between highway 333 and St Margaret’s Bay, The Finer Diner is a popular stop all year long. This quaint eatery is a welcoming licensed restaurant featuring classic diner fare, Nova Scotian favorites, and playful daily specials. You will find interesting Fine Art painting and sculpture in an old fashioned setting with incredible views of the historic fishing inlet called Boutilier’s Cove. Guests can enjoy a sunset meal on our covered patio, or a slice of our homemade pie in a cozy booth. The diner is a renovated general store and has been the heartbeat of Hackett’s Cove for over 100 years. We look forward to serving you.
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