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The Big Scoop Family Restaurant

££ - £££, American
13616 Highway 1, Middleton, Nova Scotia, Canada
+1 902-825-4526
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good39%
  • Average19%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“clams” (7 reviews)
“ice cream” (4 reviews)
“fish cakes” (3 reviews)
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Canadian, American
££ - £££
13616 Highway 1, Middleton, Nova Scotia, Canada
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Friendly service, came for breakfast. Had the usual eggs, bacon, toast and, potatoes - lots of food, good value

Thank Axeman58
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This place offers home cooked style along with fried if you wish. The great thing about this diner is that it offers smaller portions for most choices if you aren't a big eater. Service is very quick.

Thank Cindy T
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Staff always friendly and helpful, have not had a bad meal there and go on at least once a month although it's an hour + from home. Would recommend it to anyone!

Thank Wilma M
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

I had lunch there this week my first and last time The place was fairly busy it seemed to be clean the service was quick to take order but slow to get food had hot beef sandwich for the gravy they used turkey gravy on...More

Thank Doug P
Reviewed 2 October 2017

We had our breakfast Saturday gone were very disappointed came out wrong and not hot. As a rule pretty good but a big fail this day

Thank Linda P
Reviewed 17 September 2017

This is a diner in rural Nova Scotia, so don't go looking for fancy high food. However the food is real and the service is friendly. I've been back many times and the quality is consistently good. I've never had room for the desserts, but...More

Thank Ann F
Reviewed 5 September 2017

We stopped in for breakfast, eggs benny and ham and eggs; the ham was the worst kind of processed mashed bluck might as well have come out of a can, I hate when diners are too lazy to cook a ham, eggs were ok and...More

3  Thank rpsimcoe
Reviewed 2 September 2017

Very busy place, but the servers move fast to provide great service. The food was great and I was surprised at how cheap it was.

Thank Richy_Bobby
Reviewed 28 August 2017

This place was bustling with patrons when we were there which we always take as a good sign. Basic food, but good staff and they offer take out as well. I had the seafood chowder, which was great. You can also get all the standard...More

Thank HappyDory
Reviewed 21 August 2017

A standard small community family restaurant that has been around for years. Good overall menu with its of different choice. They also offer small and regular sized portions which is a great option. I had the lobster roll and chowder. Both were ok - slightly...More

Thank Jim d
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Canadian, American
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Parking Available
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13616 Highway 1, Middleton, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Southwest Nova Scotia  >  Middleton
  • Phone Number: +1 902-825-4526
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