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Hillcrest View Inn

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Canadian, Soups, American
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11054 Highway 6, Pugwash, Nova Scotia B0K 1L0, Canada
+1 902-243-2727
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Toronto
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82 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 February 2016

This little motel is out of the sixties but the rooms are spacious and clean. The attached restaurant offered some interesting local choices at good prices. This is a nice spot to drop your bags for a stopover if you are touring or golfing in the area.

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Thank Lou093
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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1,068 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 433 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2015

One of my missions in Nova Scotia was to track down good seafood chowder - and thx to Tripadvisor, we did... Hillcrest View had the Best Seafood Chowder - so much seafood in one bowl yummmmmm

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Thank rollngstone
Nova Scotia
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156 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2015

You would be hardpressed to go hungry here. The two piece fish and chips was huge, especially the fish. The fish was properly cooked and the fries were decent. The fish chowder had so much fish it was piled on top. It was mostly haddock but there were several scallops, clams and bits of lobster as well. The broth was... More 

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Thank maryann-ns
Halifax, NS
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164 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2015

This is really the only real restaurant in the area that serves evening meals. Pleasant decor, friendly service. Food was good, but one person's pan fried fish was charred--ie, burnt on the outside! Chowder had the most seafood and fish I have ever had in a bowl of chowder, but it was a bit bland in flavour. Extremely reasonable prices.... More 

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Thank joannetravel
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Reviewed 28 August 2015 via mobile

Always enjoy stopping at the Hillcrest. Their chowder is delicious and FULL of seafood!!! Delicious fish and burger.

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Thank Amy H
Springhill, NS
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2015

The Hillcrest View Restaurant in Pugwash, NS (on the route between Pugwash and Wallace, directly across from the Firehall) is usually very good. We could have had our water pitcher refilled and the meal was a bit slow being served on our most recent visit but the menu selections and the food itself were great. Portions are more than adequate... More 

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Thank Elaine F
Finger Lakes Wine Country, New York
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78 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2015 via mobile

After eating lobster for 3 times in 2 days the lobster on homemade bread with garlic mashed potatoes was the best of this whole 6 week trip. I wish I lived closer to Bugwash and Hillcrest View

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Thank cathycrymes1939
red hook
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2015

Sea food fresh and beautifully prepared----up front service diner style, efficient and clean. Very reasonable prices.

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Thank George V
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37 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2015 via mobile

Great service. Food was delicious. Should put down the AC a bit as couple next to us had to move once another table became vacant as too cold there. Would definitely go back. Was steady flow coming in and out.

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Thank Cathy G
Moncton
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2015 via mobile

I love this place! The lobster roll is the best ever. They serve with yummy fries and a salad with a homemade balsamic dressing. My husnand orders the smoked pork chops. Very good. Local

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Canadian, Soups, American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11054 Highway 6, Pugwash, Nova Scotia B0K 1L0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Pugwash
  • Phone Number: +1 902-243-2727

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