We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Mateus Bistro

$$ - $$$, , Vegan Options
533 Main Street, Mahone Bay, Nova Scotia, Canada
902-531-3711
Call
Website
Save
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good26%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (18 reviews)
“mussels” (31 reviews)
“steak” (16 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
CUISINES
Canadian, Contemporary, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
533 Main Street, Mahone Bay, Nova Scotia, Canada
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (288)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 282 reviews

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
PreviousNext
12345629
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all Mahone Bay Hotels
Homeport Motel
119 reviews
9.25 km away
Rum Runner Inn
282 reviews
9.76 km away
Lunenburg Arms Hotel
325 reviews
9.79 km away
Atlantica Oak Island Resort & Conference Centre
435 reviews
9.90 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Rebecca's Restaurant
338 reviews
.81 km away
The Biscuit Eater Cafe & Books
284 reviews
.10 km away
Oh My Cod
228 reviews
.12 km away
Jo-Ann's Deli Market & Bake Shop
222 reviews
.08 km away
Nearby Attractions
Mahone Bay Museum
38 reviews
.15 km away
Northern Sun Gallery & Gifts
45 reviews
.05 km away
St. James' Anglican Church
23 reviews
.19 km away
Saltbox Brewery
13 reviews
.63 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Mateus Bistro staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
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
Sunday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
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
Description
New Owner Was Cheesecake Gallery
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing