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The Tall and Small Cafe

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342 Main St, Antigonish, Nova Scotia B2G 2C5, Canada
07:00 - 18:00
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Mon - Fri 07:00 - 18:00
Sat 08:00 - 16:00
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2016

Can't stop thinking about the cookies here. A tasty treat, that I would certainly like to enjoy more regularly. I used to visit this place weekly, and still would if I were closer.

Thank Paul M
2 reviews
Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

We stopped here because a friend had recommended it to us and we wanted to grab some light fair to take hiking. The service was amazing. Great atmosphere. The place was busy but not crammed. We both had the south west chicken wrap with the house salad. They packed it all up for us and were super kind. I also... More 

Thank Naomi C
St. Petersburg, Florida
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18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016

some very interesting options for lunch. The grilled cheese sandwiches are really different and tasty.

Thank Graytripster
Antigonish, Canada
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26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

My fiancée used to go once a week, we used to love the place. But the last few times we went we have found the quality of food has really gone down. And the description of ingredients doesn't always match what you get. The last time we got Turkey Pesto and it was enough to decide it won't be back.

2 Thank Justine P
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 May 2016

Just love this place for lunch and morning coffee. The menu is always truly wonderful. always fresh and innovative. Soups are superb. We love the atmosphere and the fact of enjoying a meal amid a total cross section of the town. -- Congratulations to Megan and Zack on such a great job.

Thank Carol R
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32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2016

Six months ago, I was in Edinburgh, and had "the best latte in the world" - so the TripAdvisor ratings told me. Served by a spanish barista who clearly knew his stuff, it was delightful. So skip Edinburgh. Come to Antigonish. Oh. My. God. The large, three shot latte that I had this morning was subtle, rich, layered, textured, earthy,... More 

Thank Phil C
Antigonish, Canada
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 15 April 2016

This place has really good food and really great coffee. The Greek veggie sandwiches are to die for. A really laid back atmosphere with no one rushing you along

Thank voo2doo
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2016

Soup of the day and half sandwich ...great lunch. Antigonish is my half way point to and from Halifax...good choice for lunch vs chain restaurants.

Thank Canuck2017
Antigonish, Canada
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 April 2016

If you have never had a turkey pesto sandwich on fococcia bread, you should try it - absolutely delish!

Thank DWilson1959
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2016 via mobile

Was pleasantly surprised to find a decent espresso cafe in tiny little Antigonish. I'll definitely be back to try the food!

Thank 449miaw

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 342 Main St, Antigonish, Nova Scotia B2G 2C5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Antigonish
  • Phone Number: 863-4682

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