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West Side Bistro

$$ - $$$
American, Canadian
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142 Stellarton Road, New Glasgow, Nova Scotia B2H 1M1, Canada
+1 902-755-9378
11:30 - 21:00
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Tue - Sat 11:30 - 21:00
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New Glasgow, Canada
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a nice little Bistro near Downtown New Glasgow. The food and service are very good. The restaurant is very clean and well decorated. You won't be disappointed!

Thank Ken C
Halifax, Canada
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

We were looking for some "different" place to have lunch when in New Glasgow hospital . After checking the Trip Advisor we decided to go to West Side Bistro and definitely were not disappointed. The first impression when you walk in is that it is a cute well decorated place with country feel. The food was good , as well... More 

Thank Daniela L
Boyle, Canada
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

Fresh dinner roll, plenty of vegetables with the meal and the Atlantic salmon was excellent. The chocolate mousse cake was great,

Thank V8745SpaceRoger
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

I had just picked up a dear friend who had had a rather harrowing trip from the States and wanted a lovely place to sit and have lunch. It was 2pm, the sign said lunch served until 2:30. I confirmed upon entering that they were still serving lunch. We were the only diners. Service was unfriendly, the server seemed put... More 

Thank orlovgirl
New Glasgow, Canada
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62 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

Service was very cool. Almost felt like it was an imposition to be seated. My husband had a tuna melt and did not enjoy it. I had a salad and it was good.

Thank Karleen C
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

We wanted a gluten free supper for my daughter and this was one of the few restaurants offering gf items. The food was fantastic! The couple who run the restaurant are lovely. I highly recommend this place! Try the biscuits - they're delicious.

Thank Paula C
New Glasgow, Canada
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

Service was good, food excellent. We both had salmon, cooked to perfection! We enjoyed our home made dessert and after dinner drinks. We will be back!

Thank Foodiestyle
New Minas, Canada
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58 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016

While in New Glasgow, our daughter-in-law and son made dinner reservations here. Had been once before, for lunch. Dining space is small but workable, service was professional, maybe a little stuffy? Food was great, serving size was fine.

Thank OldWill57
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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80 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016

We had a great experience dining here. We really enjoyed having the owners, who happen to be the chefs and servers and hosts and cashiers...they do it all. We enjoyed the meals, good selection to choose from. You could tell these dishes were home made, hot and fresh. The owners are lovely people and we spent some time after dinner... More 

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Halifax, Canada
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40 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2016

This is the second time we've eaten here. We hadn't planned on having to stay the night in New Glasgow but were happy to do so as it gave us a chance to return to this restaurant. The same couple operate the place and much of the menu looked familiar. In fact, I had the same pork medallions with mango... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$15
American, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 142 Stellarton Road, New Glasgow, Nova Scotia B2H 1M1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  New Glasgow
  • Phone Number: +1 902-755-9378

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?