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Mateus Bistro

$$ - $$$, , Vegan Options
533 Main Street, Mahone Bay, Nova Scotia, Canada
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good26%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
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“mussels” (31 reviews)
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Canadian, Contemporary, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
533 Main Street, Mahone Bay, Nova Scotia, Canada
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went in for food at 4 pm and still serving lunch menu. Burger was SO big I had to cut it up to eat it, but it was delicious and the potatoes were great! Service was very good at this time of day. It can...More

Thank PiscesTwo
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Well-chosen ingredients. Creative recipes delivered with care. Comfort food of a slightly different kind.

Thank Mark P
Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

We visited the bistro with no prior expectations. The special of the day was ribs which I ordered. It looked so good that guests at two nearby tables remarked on It and ordered the same. Appetizers and entree were so delicious that we ordered dessert....More

Thank John H
Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

Had dinner here recently with a friend on a quiet weekend night. We sat in a corner near the small bar. There was a musical duo performing quietly in the other dining room. I had mussels in white wine to start which were fine but...More

Thank peispud66
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Our Bed & Breakfast recommended this restaurant and we were not disappointed .I had a large bowl of local mussels and my Husband the sea chowder. The Apple Tarte for dessert was out of this world served with the best coffee we had on our...More

1  Thank BBinNC
Reviewed 20 October 2017

Very pleasant service and excellent food, we started with the bread fingers that had a yummy cheese dipping sauce, I had the tenderloin for my main (delicious) and the cheese cake (haskap berry) for dessert, it was deconstructed, light and worth every calorie! Others had...More

Thank magook
Reviewed 12 October 2017

We were struggling to find somewhere for lunch and came across this place. We sat on the patio area, which is shielded from the main road. The menu was nice and the food well prepared and tasty. Very friendly staff who were happy to give...More

Thank EricEssex2014
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Starters: Mexican crepes were excellent and great flavour and kale salad (it's sweet, large). Entrees: Pasta of the day which was with seafood, large portion, very tasty. Seafood chowder is a huge portion and very good. Should not have had a starter - I ate...More

1  Thank travelfun001
Reviewed 27 September 2017

We spent a magical evening at the Mateus Bistro in Mahone Bay, Nova Scotia. We sat outside until 10 pm as the weather was unusually warm. We were treated to wonderful plates of pork belly with blueberry sauce, delicious seafood of all types, artfully sculpted...More

Thank MButler
Reviewed 27 September 2017

Brown Butter Pasta Dish- Small Portion, tasted like it was microwaved Pank Haddock- Big portion, tasted delicious- not worth 31.00 Thai Noodle Bowl- Was there food coloring in this to make it looked like seasoning? Tasted like plain noodles Cheese Cake- All whip cream with...More

Thank chester151
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 533 Main Street, Mahone Bay, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Southwest Nova Scotia  >  Mahone Bay
  • Phone Number: 902-531-3711
  • E-mail
New Owner Was Cheesecake Gallery
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