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Bistro 138 - CLOSED

138 Water St, Shelburne, Nova Scotia, Canada
+1 902-875-9696
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good24%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
31 Aug 2014
“Sadly, closed!”
2 Feb 2014
“Open or not open”
Restaurant Hours Closed
138 Water St, Shelburne, Nova Scotia, Canada
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Reviewed 1 September 2014

This restaurant has, very sadly, gone out of business. That's a bummer, because they made great lattes, they had friendly small-town service, and their sandwiches were good.

1  Thank CaliforniaRipCurl
Reviewed 3 February 2014

Tried to eat here a few times, but never open when I've tried, unfortunate because it looks like a nice place from looking through the windows! Guess I'll keep trying!

Thank Peter M
Reviewed 1 October 2013

I've eaten breakfast at the Bistro and instead of just fried eggs and toast, they go the extra mile and add some frest fruit. The food is very wholesome and healthy looking. Their salad dressing was superb and a homemade secret recipe. I've eaten their...More

Thank Darlene R
Reviewed 6 September 2013

I had a tasty tuna on kaiser bun plus a nice, fresh side salad. I also had a rhubarb slushy, which was great - not too sweet. My husband also had a kaiser with mozzarella and tomato and he had a double-shot latte. Service was...More

Thank Polygona
Reviewed 5 September 2013

Fish was perfect. Service was great. The owner waited on us and he was very cheerful and friendly. Enjoyed the free chocolate tart too. We will be back

1  Thank Shirley D
Reviewed 31 August 2013

The spinach salad was excellent as well as my Philly panini .The service was great with a nice selection of coffees and teas. We would return.

1  Thank sebim
Reviewed 10 August 2013 via mobile

Great options for gluten-free and vegetarian. Happy to make adjustments to suit your taste. Reasonable prices, friendly staff. Just a block up the street from the Saturday farmer's market, so it's a great place for late breakfast after rounding up your fresh local goodies. Love...More

Thank Thornrag
Reviewed 4 August 2013

Great soups, salads, sandwiches and paninis and the best coffee in town! The signature Panini 138 and salad makes a wonderful a lunch or light supper. IF you just want a snack the scones are really good and big enough to share.

Thank villa6
Reviewed 15 July 2013

Hubby and I really enjoy their all-day breakfasts on Saturdays and Sundays ... but their entire menu features lots of great specials that we like. The Scrambler (for me) and breakfast panani (for him) with an iced coffee were today's perfect treat on a hot...More

Thank messengrl
Reviewed 9 July 2013

Stopped in for an early dinner before a meeting. Restaurant was quiet, but the service was very attentive and personalized. The food was quick, well made, and very reasonably priced. Had a lovely cashew chicken wrap with spinach salad for under $10. I would definitely...More

Thank DartmouthDS
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$6 - US$13
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 138 Water St, Shelburne, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Southwest Nova Scotia  >  Shelburne
  • Phone Number: +1 902-875-9696
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Bistro 138 is heading into its second year with new energy, new menu and new style. Voted by Roger Brooks as a "must see", this airy, bright and cheerful eatery is the pride of the South Coast. Leanne Louise oversees all food and service, with an eye to your satisfaction. This cozy, comfortable and affordable place is perfect for breakfast, lunch or light, early supper.The daily lunch specials are a treat and exotic coffee and espresso concoctions are a guaranteed hit. Monday is Bistro Burger day! Next door, Cindy and Barb have created Gallery 138, where locally made glass and fabric creations are sold.
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