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Address: 11573 Route 19, Mabou, Nova Scotia B0E 1X0, Canada
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+1 902-945-2996

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Great food and atmosphere

I have family in the area, so during the season we frequent the shoe at lease once a week, you can't go wrong with anything on the menu here. Leave room for dessert.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
sydney ns
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sydney ns
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20 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have family in the area, so during the season we frequent the shoe at lease once a week, you can't go wrong with anything on the menu here. Leave room for dessert.

Thank capegirl08
Nova Scotia, Canada
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6 reviews
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Went for dinner, and also had dessert. Service was great, food was beyond amazing, would go back in a heart-beat! We got the banana split for dessert, which I was hesitant on because it is a very fancy take on it, but it was beyond delicious!

Thank Sarah G
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97 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2016

Stopped here for lunch on recomendations from friends.Fairly quiet for lunch.We all ordered the seafood chowder and 2 orders of fries.Chowder was good but a little more watery than some,flavor not as intense as some we've had but better than a lot of others.Quiet dark inside.Good helpful friendly service.Certainly worth a try.

Thank chris n
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11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped in the Red Shoe Pub last Wednesday night & were treated to three young musicians entertaining us with a fiddle, guitar & a 3rd instrument that I can't name - so much fun. In addition, the food was the excellent and beyond what you usually get in a pub. Don't miss going to the Red Shoe Pub when you're... More 

1 Thank Susan R
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Heard about this place while exploring Nova Scotia and was not disappointed. Live music. Fantastic. Got to check it out!!

1 Thank Lorna M
Baddeck, Canada
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

We fortunately arrived about 5:00 before there was a real crowd. There was no room in the main dining area but where we sat out in an enclosed area was cooler and less noisy once the music started. The menu was pricey but I had a delicious seafood mix on a bed of seasoned and sauced rice with a lightly... More 

1 Thank RoseBerth
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

A must stop when in Mabou. Came highly recommended and it delivered. You gotta try the banana split dessert, it's fabulous!

1 Thank Donna T
Carlisle, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2016

This place feels like a "must-go" for visitors to the area. The food was great (LOVED the BBQ pork fries with sweet potato fries, pulled pork and green apple slaw!). We ate out on the patio because there was no room inside and was afraid we'd miss the live music, but they piped it out to the patio. And since... More 

1 Thank McMerz
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21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

We had a great experience at the red shoe last night. My wife had the seafood chowder..which was so delicious. I had the fish and chips.. Also delicious. The jam session was very cool and the atmosphere was great. It was such a nice cultural experience for us and will definitely recommend to others.

1 Thank Brenden G
Dallas, Texas
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35 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

A nice place to eat dinner with some local music and good food. Local seafood, as well as home style non-seafood. Good service and attractive casual decor. A nice surprise in this small but attractive community.

1 Thank StorGor

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