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The Beandock

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$$ - $$$
Cafe, Canadian, Soups, Seafood, Healthy
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10 John Street, Shelburne, Nova Scotia B0T 1W0, Canada
+1 902-875-1302
08:30 - 16:00
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Sat - Sun 10:00 - 16:00
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Midland, Canada
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Great lunch spot in Shelburne. The sandwiches are fantastic and the coffee is also very good. The view across the street is perfect.

Thank Joan909
Halifax, Canada
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2016

We had breakfast here. There is a limited menu but the food was well prepared and came to us quickly. The bathroom is SO tiny that you'd have to step out to change your mind. Gluten free options too which is always nice to find. Well worth a stop for a bite to eat.

Thank Theresa R
Narberth, Pennsylvania
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Let's start last. The desert was a decadent heart stopping home made brownie. Unbelievable. Lunch itself was pretty good too. My wife says she had the best Reuben ever. My egg wrap tasted good but alas concealed a toothpick that I almost swallowed. Still, I enjoyed lunch. The decor is quirky. The prices very reasonable. Be sure to stop in... More 

Thank Jonathan H
Shelburne, Canada
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72 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2016

Whether you want a quick lunch or a delicious coffee, you should stop here and enjoy. Situated on historic Dock Street, this little café is a local favourite. Come by and taste the freshly baked cookies in the morning or grab a coffee and pose for a selfie in the Big Red Chair outside. There are also some charming items... More 

Thank jmac992015
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

We had a great lunch at the Beandock. The menu had lots of great options and everything was tasty. Desserts were amazing!

Thank Carrie H
Toronto, Canada
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2016

We stopped in here a few times during our stay near Shelburne. The coffee was good. There was a good selection of delicious home baked sweets. We also enjoyed their sandwiches for lunch one day. The staff are friendly and the atmosphere is relaxed.

Thank S7898UXandrewc
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 July 2016

This is a nice spot for a light and healthy lunch. Salads, wraps and local seafood and dishes are always fresh and prepared to order. And be sure to grab a fresh baked cookie or square to go for a nice afternoon snack. Everything is made on the premises and is super fresh and delicious.

Thank lsymonds
Lochgilphead, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2016

An interesting eating place in an old building right on the waterfront. Good fresh food served in a variety of small rooms. The fresh scallops were delicious. There are outside tables too. Washroom is on the snug side.

Thank datbagger
Vancouver, Canada
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81 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 July 2016

This small cafe and restaurant is located in a historic old building on the waterfront. Cookies and goodies appeared to house baked but I had a very tasty omelet. The coffee wasn't bad for Nova Scotia.

Thank Oscar H
Souris, Canada
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132 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed a cafe latte on a swing under a tree on a beautiful day. Lots of tempting baked goodies. We came back a second time and had grilled Ruben sandwiches.

Thank PEILynn

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Canadian, Soups, Seafood, Healthy
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
10:00 - 16:00
08:30 - 16:00
08:30 - 16:00
08:30 - 16:00
08:30 - 16:00
08:30 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 John Street, Shelburne, Nova Scotia B0T 1W0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Southwest Nova Scotia  >  Shelburne
  • Phone Number: +1 902-875-1302

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