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Eli's Espresso

538 Main St, Mahone Bay, Nova Scotia B0J 2E0, Canada
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“cake” (5 reviews)
“sandwiches” (7 reviews)
“ham” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
538 Main St, Mahone Bay, Nova Scotia B0J 2E0, Canada
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Popped in here for the first time over the weekend for lunch. The staff were very pleasant. The food was good. It is a bit crowded and not the best layout when you have small children, strollers, etc. My iced latte was amazing. Recommend trying...More

Thank Vanessa B
Reviewed 26 March 2018

I stopped in for a treat. There are a few cool things for sale. I had a butter crumble coconut square. It was very dry. And there were flecks of green mold. I won't be back

Thank RosieandLily
Reviewed 27 December 2017

I met a friend here for lunch while in Mahone Bay recently, and I will definitely be back. The interior is cozy, and it is obviously a popular gathering spot for local residents (who know the owners by name and vice versa). There is a...More

Thank ToTravelIsBrilliant
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Located next to the post office in Mahone, Eli;s Expresso is a wonderful find and a nice place to enjoy a great breakfast. Owners are there and take pride in their place and it shows in their service and food. I had a regular breakfast...More

Thank Hoach
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Stopped in on our way through for a quick bite and some coffee. Had a great homey feel and the waffles were excellent. Coffee is Kicking Horse which is now a Coast to Coast gold standard. They had some yummy looking goodies under glass, but...More

Thank divinelavine
Reviewed 6 September 2017

We went every day this week for coffee. Some days just a muffin or scone and others a full breakfast. Luckily as it turned out we couldn't figure out the coffee machine in our rental so "had to" go out for coffee every day. This...More

Thank TennaRotor
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Our favourite local cafe in a small town with many competitors. Great sandwich's. Good people watching. Warm and cozy in the winter.

Thank DGL1
Reviewed 23 August 2017

We stopped in Mahone Bay after leaving Lunenburg for a little shopping. We were looking for some place to have a late breakfast and found Eli's Espresso. They have an all day breakfast (BONUS!). We ordered our food: Belgian Waffle with blueberries and maple syrup...More

Thank Terry M
Reviewed 4 August 2017

Late afternoon coffees and cake. All tasty. Picked up some Kicking Horse Coffee which they always have on hand.

Thank Reg2654
Reviewed 3 August 2017

For those of you that consider yourself coffee aficionados and know Kicking Horse coffee, this is the place to visit. For the limited number of establishments that carry Kicking Horse as their coffee, you are doing yourself an injustice by not carrying this Canadian brand....More

Thank John K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 538 Main St, Mahone Bay, Nova Scotia B0J 2E0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Southwest Nova Scotia  >  Mahone Bay
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