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Mateus Bistro

££ - £££, , Gluten Free Options
533 Main Street, Mahone Bay, Nova Scotia, Canada
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good26%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
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Canadian, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
533 Main Street, Mahone Bay, Nova Scotia, Canada
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Reviewed 15 September 2017

We went for a late lunch as we were enticed by the grill Friday's as we love big green egg cooking. While the food was very good, service was questionable. Our waitress was not overly attentive as she was more focused on getting food for...More

Thank Jj2017339
Reviewed 13 September 2017

My aunt and I dined here after she said it was one of her go-to spots in Mahone Bay. She had been in the area for several weeks before I arrived and had eaten there multiple times. I decided to order the haddock that came...More

Thank KBuck85
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Had a very disappointing time. Wrong food was brought to table. Service was extremely unfriendly. had a glass of red wine and there were a lot of fruit flies in the main dining room itself and one had landed into my full glass of wine...More

Thank brook75638
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

We were recently referred to Mateus Bistro by our hosts in Mahone Bay however we're very disappointed in the quality of the food. I had the steak salad and the steak was not tenderloin and the salad was very tough. My sister's halibut was cold...More

1  Thank Gail042014
Reviewed 5 September 2017

I really hate to have to write this but we walked away from dinner not wanting to return. We came for brunch on Sunday and loved the Cesar's and eggs Benedict- couldn't wait to come for dinner as everything on the menu sounded tempting. Started...More

Thank TennaRotor
Reviewed 3 September 2017

We had dinner here one night and really enjoyed the outdoor garden atmosphere and the food was very tasty for a reasonable price.

Thank Heather R
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

We were visiting Mahone Bay for the afternoon walked pass here and decided to give it a try cause it looks so cute and had a patio. We weren't disappointed the food was very good. They were serving their bunch menu so we had the...More

Thank vsitter66
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

What a find! This restaurant backs on Mahone Bay, but is located on the main road. It has a cozy patio for lunch or dinner, but an equally charming restaurant inside if it's a little cool outside. We enjoyed the soup of the day that...More

Thank Carol Ann B
Reviewed 26 August 2017

Tired of fish and chips and fried food we were seeking an alternative cuisine but a restaurant that also sourced local products. Mateus Bistro was our lucky place. Outside seating was available (on the night we visited with a guitar musician playing) but we chose...More

Thank NeedSher
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

We had a lovely meal sitting outside - very enjoyable dinner. Both the haddock and pulled pork were tasty, and the wine and beer selection is very good. Nice atmosphere and wait staff. All in all definitely worth a visit and a great spot in...More

Thank intrepidgirlLondon
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Canadian, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 533 Main Street, Mahone Bay, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Southwest Nova Scotia  >  Mahone Bay
  • Phone Number: 902-531-3711
  • E-mail
New Owner Was Cheesecake Gallery
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