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Stone Soup Cafe

) #3 of 25 Restaurants in Pictou ££ - £££ Cafe, , Soups
41 Water St, Pictou, Nova Scotia B0K 1H0, Canada
+1 902-485-4949
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good34%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (3 reviews)
“stone soup” (21 reviews)
“soups” (10 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 20:00All hours
Cafe, Canadian, Soups, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
41 Water St, Pictou, Nova Scotia B0K 1H0, Canada
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11 - 20 of 108 reviews

Reviewed 7 December 2016

My friend and I met at this restaurant for lunch. Delicious food. prices reasonable. Love their country music. Good atmosphere.Friendly staff. Would recommend to others. Not handicap accessible, lots of stairs on the outside.

Thank Ellen H
Reviewed 23 November 2016

My daughter in law and I were quite excited when we arrived here and saw the cafe, very homey and welcoming. Our disappointment came when we had the seafoood chowder. It was flavourful enough but had very little fish and seafood in it. One small...More

Thank seaview964
randlebarry, Owner at Stone Soup Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 25 November 2016

I am very sorry to hear that our seafood chowder did not live up to expectations. We are very proud of our products and start out with a large amount of seafood per batch to get that nice flavour you were mentioning. It may have...More

Reviewed 26 October 2016

We enjoyed a tasty lunch ( taco salad and Thai chicken wrap) and fortunately had enough room to share a piece of the decadent chocolate cake. Warm and cozy spot with very friendly staff.

Thank Darlene M
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Nothing real special about this place, not top notch, but much better than average at the same time. Service was a little slow, but the prices were reasonable. Overall a good place to stop for lunch. The cheese toast was very good, the lobster sandwich...More

Thank augweddedbells
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Really nice sandwich and soup. Server could have been a bit more friendly, it costs nothing to smile and greet someone. No tip on that basis, hope you take this on board !

Thank Rose T
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Great choice for any meal. Small menu but carefully prepared choices. Well crafted and friendly. Go.

Thank DennisPreston
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

It was a very busy lunch time at this small cafe. There was a line up to get in --- always a good sign that the food is delicious. I had the seafood chowder and it didn't disappoint. It was piping hot, and VERY tasty!...More

Thank JeanYHZ
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Found this tiny little gem purely by accident driving down the Main Street of Pictou. It is no mistake this restaurant is rated #2 on TripAdvisor. I had a cup of the seafood chowder, wow, it was hot and fresh and actually tasted like the...More

Thank Aquatamer
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Stopped for an early breakfast, great little cafe. Excellent food and good service and friendly staff. Reasonable prices as well

Thank Blair S
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed the grilled cheese (local) with lobster and wonderful sweet potato fries. My ha and said his turkey sandwich was great- the seafood chowder was good too.

Thank Path276
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$12
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41 Water St, Pictou, Nova Scotia B0K 1H0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Pictou
  • Phone Number: +1 902-485-4949
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We are a small, licensed, family run cafe. We try to use local products whenever possible, and are open for breakfast and lunch year round. We carry gluten free products and all our soups, chowders and dressings are homemade and gluten free. Because we start from scratch, we can accommodate special dietary needs.
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