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Bell-Buoy Restaurant

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Seafood, Canadian, Soups, American
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536 Chebucto St., Baddeck, Nova Scotia B0E 1B0, Canada
+1 902-295-2581
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were staying in Baddeck and had dinner here one night. We enjoyed our food and the location was perfect. Good atmosphere.

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Thank Margaret H
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5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

The restaurant has a nice ambiance. Themenu is quite extensive. The broiled scallops were very tasty, and the seafood Alfredo was delicious as well. Enjoyable dining experiences.

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Thank Karen-Bob H
Calgary, Canada
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38 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

Stopped here in our quest to try many different seafood chowders. I cannot say this was in my top ten. I would call it more salmon chowder than seafood chowder. While the flavour was ok it was mostly missing the other things that I associated with seafood chowder

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Thank Bill2013bob
BRAMPTON
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74 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

The food was very good, no issues there. Location was great, nice view of he lake. I thought it was a bit pricey, but that is what you get when the town pretty well shuts down after labour day weekend. Knowing this I would still go back.

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Thank thetat
Northampton, United Kingdom
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118 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Their haddock with baked potato and blueberry pie and ice cream was very filling. Staff friendly and helpful

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Thank candt1969
Sandpoint, Idaho
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61 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

We ordered cesar salad and crab cakes. The salad was fine. The crab cakes were indistinguishable from fish cakes, and minimally warm. They were nicely presented with two good sauces, just didn't have the anticipated taste. I would probably not go here again, rather try other nearby restaurants.

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Thank Kam M
Fall River, Canada
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Healthy choices real food just what we were looking for. Great service also. Would definitely recommend.

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Thank Nicoleouellette
Ottawa, Canada
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

There was four of us and all aspects of the meal was superior. Appy,s and mains were incredibly flavourful. Great food without the high end prices...

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Thank macmcmillan
Edmonton
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33 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Stopped in for a quick dinner. Enjoyed the haddock cakes and spinach salad. Tasty food, good service. Two thumbs up!

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Thank mustangsally010
East Wakefield, New Hampshire
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

This restaurant was one of the low points on our two week trip to Canada. The food was just awful, except for the gingerbread dessert which was excellent. Service was painfully slow. The restaurant was loud and chaotic.

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Thank BelleauLakeGal

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Canadian, Soups, American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 536 Chebucto St., Baddeck, Nova Scotia B0E 1B0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Cape Breton Island  >  Baddeck
  • Phone Number: +1 902-295-2581

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