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Red Barn Restaurant

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2 Cabot Trail | Exit 7, Route 105, Baddeck, Nova Scotia B0E 1B0, Canada
+1 902-295-3036
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Camrose, Canada
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Perfect combination. Eat a delicious and filling meal then walk it off in a delightful shop that has everything Cape Breton. Service was fast and friendly. Meal was piping hot and incredible. Definitely a stop on my next visit!!

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Thank Roxanna63
Slave Lake, Alberta, Canada
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141 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

At a main crossroads. A natural place to stop, shop, get an ice cream or play mini putt. Not far from Whycocomagh or Baddeck. A Cape Breton staple which has been around many years now. Always a welcome sight to see The Red Barn when you turn the corner from the west or crest the hill from the east.

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Titusville, Florida
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74 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

Certainly have the down home taste... Meals where good .. Price was fair... They have a nick nack shop to purchase trinkets... no problems! Enjoyed..

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Thank Bmtravel1
Sydney, Canada
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36 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

This restaurant offers all that a tourist would want on their way around Cape Breton. The service is great and the food is great. It is a little pricey but it's worth it. Nice surroundings.

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Thank Ruth M
Mississauga, Canada
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43 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

We had lunch here. Had mussels as a starter and they came on a huge plate. fresh and delicious - the best I've ever had. We all had the lobster roll as a main and it was a croissant with a good quantity of lobster meat. Service was quick, efficient and friendly. The restaurant is at the back of the... More 

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Thank Zeehash
Port Williams, Canada
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47 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Great simple food at supper, At breakfast next morning I ordered a scrambled egg with cheese on top on a croissant. This was no croissant. To add insult to injury it was stale and dry. I had visions of a delicious breakfast. it was not.

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Thank Marilyn M
northwest cove, nova scotia
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63 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

We had been here on several occasions in the past &almost took a pass this time but we didn't and we're very pleasantly surprised.. the quality of merchandise was great, crafts, wonderful selection..I wished I was 50 years younger and not downsizing..!!

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Thank nancy
Mission, British Columbia
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

This was a cozy cafe with a great menu; lots of variety to choose from including local seafood. The service was quick & friendly. After dinner we enjoyed browsing the large gift shop which included local arts & crafts.

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Thank Corrine R
Moncton, Canada
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

after a long da of traveling, we stopped there for a quick dinner. the food was great and the service was friendly!

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Thank pacifiq13
Jurbse, Belgium
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Ordered the breakfast sandwich. Was a microwaved egg on a store bought croissant... ummm... not! Because this restaurant is in Cape Breton, the Service was awesome...

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Thank LouJurbse_Belgium

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$21
Cuisine
Canadian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Cabot Trail | Exit 7, Route 105, Baddeck, Nova Scotia B0E 1B0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Cape Breton Island  >  Baddeck
  • Phone Number: +1 902-295-3036
Description
For 27 years, Red Barn Restaurant has been a landmark at the beginning & end of the world famous Cabot Trail on magnificent Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia. It is a 52-seat casual, family dining room with 30 feet of panoramic windows overlooking the Cape Breton Highlands & featuring a full liquor license (including liquors, beers & local wines), a screened-in patio, plenty of parking, & 3 different giftshops & mini golf onsite.

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