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Ma Belle's Cafe

$$ - $$$British, , Cafe
44 Ochterloney St, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 1B9, Canada
+1 902-466-1322
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good38%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (7 reviews)
“quiche” (5 reviews)
“scones” (5 reviews)
Closes in 11 min
08:00 - 17:00All hours
British, Canadian, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
44 Ochterloney St, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 1B9, Canada
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1 - 10 of 73 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thank you Joanne for a great experience for our first breakfast in Halifax. Food to order and LOTS of it. Home made jam. Had a bit of a tour to see the other part of the restaurant. Well done!!

Thank Ten-After-Ten
Reviewed 5 August 2017

Small local bistro that has fabulous breakfasts and lunches!!! Their baked goods, tea, breakfast and lunches are all absolutely awesome!!! Never have had a bad meal and the service has always been friendly!! Please note thatthe space is small and can be a bit warm...More

Thank TravelBugs6085
Reviewed 18 July 2017

I took my 90 year old lady friend to this restaurant, hoping it would be quietish and have food that my friend would enjoy. We were greeted warmly as soon as we entered and made to feel welcome and comfortable. We had the quiche special...More

1  Thank cotteng
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

We stepped in to have breakfast and a truly awful waitress kicked us out of the place because we had cups of Tim Hortons coffee. We explained that we wanted to have breakfast and not drink out coffee inside, and she still insisted that not...More

2  Thank Gabriel D
Reviewed 1 May 2017

I used to frequent Ma Belle's when it was owned by the previous owners and the vibe was pleasant and welcoming. Today I went and the service was awful. The waitress was not pleasant, didn't smile once and didn't speak, not a hello, nothing. To...More

1  Thank Dilly S
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

The legendary east coast hospitality was nowhere to be found here. We had the rudest most abraisive service and server we have ever had in any province. The manager and/or cook seemed to be quite foul humoured as well. We were a table of four...More

Thank DaveBOttawa
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Not our first time here but I am quite sure it will probably be the last. While the food is OK (not spectacular but OK) the service has almost always been painfully slow...especially for a restaurant with a very limited number of tables. Also, this...More

1  Thank Donald K
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Incredibly bad..I used to like this place but.... 1. Very slow service ( several others table to were seated after us were served and left before us 2. Food served was luke warm 3. Worse of all ...when respectfully shared with owner (?) manager ......More

3  Thank pwl101
Reviewed 19 February 2017

quaint little place daily special as I was unsure what I wanted salad crustless quiche large portions good size pots of Tetley tea and sticky toffee pudding so good best meal I had in a restaurant in months will be going back for sure

2  Thank karen s
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Very friendly servers and great food! So many gluten free options, almost anything on the menu can be made gluten free - sandwiches, panini, scones, etc. Nice atmosphere, cozy and laid back.

Thank Kelly N
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30 September 2016|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from myrtlec491 |
Standard breakfast per your enquiry was listed at $5.99 Canadian. Full English Breakfast - $9.99
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 44 Ochterloney St, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 1B9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Region  >  Dartmouth
  • Phone Number: +1 902-466-1322
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