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Brownstone Cafe

244 Main St, Antigonish, Nova Scotia B2G 2C2, Canada
+1 902-735-3225
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“irish nachos” (11 reviews)
“burger” (39 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
244 Main St, Antigonish, Nova Scotia B2G 2C2, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were staying in Antigonish for a night and decided to give this place a try based on the reviews I read. Trip Advisor reviewers did not disappoint. I had baked haddock with a spinach salad. It was quite good. My husband had a ziti...More

Thank TravelingAngell
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was briefly in town so decided to grab lunch on the patio as someone recommended brownstone. Took a while to initially get greeted by a server although many walked passed us without looking our way. Eventually got drinks, ceasar was delicious! Beet salad was ok...More

Thank Leash16
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in Antigonish on our way to Baddeck NS. The food was great, with everything made in house. The lemonade was superb: lemony and not too sweet. The fish was fresh with a crispy thin coating and the tartar sauce was tasty.

Thank Karen B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My friend and I had dinner at the Brownstone yesterday. My meal was very good but my friend found hers too spicy to eat. When we told the waitress, my friend's meal was removed, she got a menu and ordered a new meal which she...More

Thank JaneAlderdice
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Obvious local favourite watering hole with great staff. Pretty patio, wide-ranging menu and lively ambiance.

Thank luluenviaje
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Probably the best place for comfort food and home cooking for miles. Breakfast menu is pretty standard but also includes a crab eggs Benedict and a long number of omelet choices.

Thank Laurie D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped by my favourite spot while in town. The place was crazy but the staff did extremely well to provide kind and courteous service while getting foods and drinks out in an efficient, timely manner. I am now obsessed with the lobster poutine and can't...More

Thank BethCC
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We dashed into the cafe from the heavy rain, luckly we grabbed a table for two with no wait as they do not take reservations. This was a one off visit to the town so we checked out reviews here first. I think we had...More

Thank Paul_of_Ashby
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped for dinner here early in June while staying in town, a quiet evening and we arrived on the later side but were well looked after. Food was good quality and reasonably priced.

Thank VanTheMan1313
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a very popular restaurant in Antigonish. We stopped in but didn't stay to eat. Their menu did not offer much for my teen daughter, who is a plain Jane picky eater. I would have tried it, had she not been with me.More

Thank Jo Ann B
BrownstoneCafe, Manager at Brownstone Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Jo Ann, So sorry your daughter felt there weren't options for her. However, our chef is very accommodating and would have been happy to make a "traditional" cheese burger, chicken fingers, mac n cheese or something of the sort - many of our menu options...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$24
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 244 Main St, Antigonish, Nova Scotia B2G 2C2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Antigonish
  • Phone Number: +1 902-735-3225
The Brownstone Cafe is a newly opened restaurant offering delicious and unique cuisine ranging from warm paninis and sandwiches to Mediterranean inspired dishes. Enjoy homemade desserts with fair trade coffee while taking in the beautiful ambiance of the extravagantly designed surroundings. The Brownstone Cafe is a licensed restaurant with an excellent selection of cocktails, spirits, beer and wine.
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