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Cape View Restaurant

$$ - $$$
Canadian, Seafood
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157 John Doucette Rd, Mavillette, Municipality of Clare, Nova Scotia B0W 2H0, Canada
+1 902-645-2519
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Toronto, Canada
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46 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant has an amazing view. The decor is quaint and the staff is friendly. I can recommend the poutine. Absolutely try for a window seat overlooking the beach!

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Thank Maddison S
Yarmouth, Canada
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

Have eaten here many times,and will again. Always have a great meal at a reasonable price. The "Ice Tea" is freshly made, not out of a can. "REALLY GOOD". Had family visiting at 2 different times this summer from Ontario, so we brought them here. They loved the meal and the view. It is one of our favourite places to... More 

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Thank Peter K
Yarmouth, Canada
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26 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

We were not disappointed by the seafood. But, we were not wowed by it either. I was expecting a little extra in the preparation and presentation for the price. Many people eat here, there are not many choices in the area. My wife really liked here pumpkin roll; I was disappointed with the fried pastry.

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Thank PSBTripper
New Westminster, Canada
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124 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

This place used to be great. It is still fairly good but the quality has gone down a little with prices going up. No longer worth the drive out aside from the sunset view. Great for lunch while hanging out on the beach.

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Thank Melisa J
Woodstock, Canada
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36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

I came here to eat with some friends, for dinner. We were staying at the nearby motel. We liked the live music. It wasn't too crowded. The nest day we also ate here. There was a buffet, at which I stuffed myself. The food was excellent.

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Thank Auric35
Kentville, Canada
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

They had live entertainment tonight with a special of fish, clams and fries!! The waitress Ashley was wonderful and very helpful, courteous and always smiling. The fog rolled in but couldn't dampen the kitchen party atmosphere!!

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Thank kellywesthaver2016
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Decent food, but nothing special. It's proximity to the restaurant is nice. No vegetarian options, few healthy ones.

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Thank Allie R
Ottawa, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Thoroughly accommodated as a large group. Warm and friendly. The staff were helpful in providing anything we asked for. The prices are responsible and the view of the beach was stunning.

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Nova Scotia
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219 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

Stopped in on a whim as we were just driving around the area. Had heard great things about this restaurant so decided to give it a try. The restaurant is large, clean and well maintained with large windows overlooking the stunning Mavillette Beach. The waitress was friendly and the menu had a nice variety..I did notice they offer kid's and... More 

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Thank K.C.NovaScotia
Church Point, Canada
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44 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

We went here last weekend with two other couples. The view is beautiful. The restaurant has been around for decades and still has a loyal following of locals. I had the fish and chips and my wife had the fish cakes. Generous portions for sure. Our waitress was exceptional. Pricing was average.

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Thank MMS1956

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Canadian, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 157 John Doucette Rd, Mavillette, Municipality of Clare, Nova Scotia B0W 2H0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Southwest Nova Scotia  >  Municipality of Clare  >  Mavillette
  • Phone Number: +1 902-645-2519

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