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Main Street Restaurant and Bakery

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37764 Cabot Trail | B0C1L0, Ingonish, Nova Scotia B0C 1L0, Canada
+1 902-285-2225
Tue - Sun 08:00 - 21:00
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Nova Scotia
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152 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant is an excellent spot for fresh local seafood. Sometimes they have fresh Dingwall shark on the menu. I alway enjoy the tri-colour Rotini alla Vodka. It is one of their signature dishes. The fresh baked pies and breads from the bakery are also not to be missed. I always buy a pie to take home with me!

Thank TripCaper
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

We had dinner here one night and breakfast the following day. Both were fantastic. Great staff and lovely atmosphere.

Thank jess194
Kemptville, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

My wife and I tour a children's show to schools and visit maritime Canada every few years. Over the past year, we've had the fortune of touring Cape Breton twice. The first time, hunger and few choices drove us to Main Street restaurant in Ingonish. We had lobster and fish of the day. Both were excellently cooked with fitting sides... More 

Thank Archer M
Bedford, Virginia
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

This little gem in Cape Breton is a "must stop" if you are traveling in this beautiful area. Not only do they have wonderful homemade pastries and pies (I got a slice of the wild blueberry pie, which was to die for!), but also feature the best seafood meal I've ever eaten. I'm a seafood "nut", so this is high... More 

Thank john s
WhJet, Owner at Main Street Restaurant and Bakery, responded to this review

We are so glad to hear how much you enjoyed your meal, especially since it was seafood because we do focus a lot on fresh sustainable seafood! Thank you so much for your great words! More 

Grover Beach, California
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142 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

I am not a "foodie", but for the first time in my life, I wish I had taken a picture of this meal. Picture a large plate with angel hair pasta centered and covered with a perfectly cooked 1/2 Lobster. The Lobster body is filled with a marinera sauce comprised of numerous islands of scallops and shrimp. Surrounding the Lobster... More 

Thank Ranger93433
WhJet, Owner at Main Street Restaurant and Bakery, responded to this review

Thanks so very much, l am so glad you had such a great experience! We sure do love hearing from people like you, people who appreciate great food and great prices! Again thanks! More 

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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

This restaurant was recommended by our resort. We arrived close to closing time but were warmly greeted and never felt rushed. Fantastic seafood dish with pasta, we would recommend this restaurant to everyone. Very reasonably priced. Come hungry for large portions.

Thank Larry S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Tasty and professionally prepared meal. Excellent service - thank you Brittany. We even visited the bakery to go..

Thank Sherry R
Toronto, Canada
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103 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We enjoyed this place for really fresh seafood and lots of choice. Ask about the catch of the day because it really is. Check out the bakery counter for dessert.

Thank bjay3
Maine, USA
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60 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Our hotelier recommended this restaurant and we couldn't have been happier. It's nothing fancy inside or out, but our meal was memorable. Steamed snow crab fresh from Bay St. Lawrence, done to perfection and served with drawn butter and a large spinach salad. My wife was in heaven. I opted for the baked halibut in a light pernod cream sauce... More 

Thank GeeDubya
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18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

We walked down from our B&B which was nearby. Very busy place. Our waitress, Margaret, was very friendly and made us feel welcome. The food was excellent. My wife had their signature dish, the angel hair pasta with seafood and it was fantastic. We would recommend this place to all.

Thank 746walterb
WhJet, Owner at Main Street Restaurant and Bakery, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your wonderful comments! Hope to see you again in the future! I am so glad you enjoyed everything! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$30
Seafood, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 37764 Cabot Trail | B0C1L0, Ingonish, Nova Scotia B0C 1L0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Cape Breton Island  >  Ingonish
  • Phone Number: +1 902-285-2225
We are a large restaurant and Bakery with a large menu. We provide take-out as well as full service dining, serving everything from burgers and fries to halibut, lobster, crab, etc. almost everything is made from scratch and we take much pride in our food and service. We also have a large deck. The restaurant is new, modern and clean.

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