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Ma Belle's Cafe

££ - £££, Cafe, British
44 Ochterloney St, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 1B9, Canada
+1 902-466-1322
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (7 reviews)
“quiche” (5 reviews)
“scones” (5 reviews)
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Canadian, Cafe, British, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
44 Ochterloney St, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 1B9, Canada
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We went here as a family 3 times because we really wanted to like it. Always waited too long to be served, cold food, wrong orders and just ok food consistently.

Thank Tango J
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

We found this place while walking around after visiting the ferry market. What a find! Service is great! Food is fresh, homemade and delicious. Just a gem!

Thank Mishka01
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

We chose this place based upon the reviews and the gluten free flexibility. My husband has a egg yolk allergy, so he asked for an egg white omelet and they simply refused to accommodate. The breakfast we did have was basic - so not sure...More

Thank Goddess64TO
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Thank you Joanne for a great experience for our first breakfast in Halifax. Food to order and LOTS of it. Home made jam. Had a bit of a tour to see the other part of the restaurant. Well done!!

Thank Ten-After-Ten
Reviewed 5 August 2017

Small local bistro that has fabulous breakfasts and lunches!!! Their baked goods, tea, breakfast and lunches are all absolutely awesome!!! Never have had a bad meal and the service has always been friendly!! Please note thatthe space is small and can be a bit warm...More

Thank TravelBugs6085
Reviewed 18 July 2017

I took my 90 year old lady friend to this restaurant, hoping it would be quietish and have food that my friend would enjoy. We were greeted warmly as soon as we entered and made to feel welcome and comfortable. We had the quiche special...More

1  Thank cotteng
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

We stepped in to have breakfast and a truly awful waitress kicked us out of the place because we had cups of Tim Hortons coffee. We explained that we wanted to have breakfast and not drink out coffee inside, and she still insisted that not...More

2  Thank Gabriel D
Reviewed 1 May 2017

I used to frequent Ma Belle's when it was owned by the previous owners and the vibe was pleasant and welcoming. Today I went and the service was awful. The waitress was not pleasant, didn't smile once and didn't speak, not a hello, nothing. To...More

1  Thank Dilly S
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

The legendary east coast hospitality was nowhere to be found here. We had the rudest most abraisive service and server we have ever had in any province. The manager and/or cook seemed to be quite foul humoured as well. We were a table of four...More

Thank DaveBOttawa
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Not our first time here but I am quite sure it will probably be the last. While the food is OK (not spectacular but OK) the service has almost always been painfully slow...especially for a restaurant with a very limited number of tables. Also, this...More

1  Thank Donald K
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29 September 2016|
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Response from myrtlec491 |
Standard breakfast per your enquiry was listed at $5.99 Canadian. Full English Breakfast - $9.99
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 44 Ochterloney St, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 1B9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Region  >  Dartmouth
  • Phone Number: +1 902-466-1322
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