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Miners Village Restaurant

42 Birkley Street, Glace Bay, Nova Scotia B1A 1E2, Canada
+1 902-849-1788
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good30%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“chowder” (14 reviews)
“fish and chips” (10 reviews)
“oatcakes” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Canadian, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
42 Birkley Street, Glace Bay, Nova Scotia B1A 1E2, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

About 10 of us girls had a reservation at the Miners Village about a year and a half ago, our reserve time was for 7:oo pm, we got there at about 6:45, and the staff and owner apologised becouse our table was ready, lol we...More

Thank Maur S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant is quaint and gives you a nostalgic feeling that you are back one hundred years ago in coal miner's home. . Food is good. Service is great. A little pricey. Portions are average.

Thank Wishie M
Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

Miners Village serves a great variety of gluten free meals. Including sandwiches. The hot turkey sandwich with GF gravy is marvelous. The GF club sandwich is terrific also. They also serve GF desserts. Each of my meals has been completely safe with no adverse side...More

Thank vlivings2017
Reviewed 10 November 2017

You cannot beat the fresh fish and turkey dinner...the staff are accommodating and very friendly...the price is great

Thank Arlene M
Reviewed 8 November 2017

We wandered in to the Miner's Village Restaurant after a morning of beach walks and birding. The food was excellent and the service was fabulous. The museum location is also a good spot to photograph the moonrise -- which was also part of what drew...More

Thank Kate K
Reviewed 30 October 2017

We had just finished a tour of the underground coal mine and it was lunch time. The Miners Village Restaurant is right besidit so we went in for lunch. The food and the service was excellent. If you plan on going to the miners museum...More

Thank Gary O
Reviewed 21 October 2017

Ate lunch here after tour guide recommended it.....clean, quiet, just a lovely place to eat and food was very good. It's adjacent to the mine, same general location, so very convenient.

Thank fisherman4043
Reviewed 14 October 2017

We did a walk-in supper here...lucky to get in. After a mine-tour (which I also recommend) we went here for supper. Honestly, I had the BEST Caesar salad I've ever had, and I have Caesar salad very often. Supper was old-time home cooking...can't get better....More

Thank EhCalgary
Reviewed 12 October 2017

The chowder was just the right consistency - very tasty. We both had the beet salad and found that they had been very generous with cheese and candied pecans - yummy. My only suggestion would be to leave the beets in larger pieces. We didn't...More

Thank bporter63
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

When we saw sign for museum restaurant, we were expecting a typical museum snack bar but at least it wouldn’t be a fast food chain. SURPRISE - linen tablecloths and a menu from sandwiches through to full dinners. The service was great and attentive even...More

Thank chenamoose
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3 November 2017|
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Response from msu_mom | Reviewed this property |
Opening May 11 | 11:00am to 8:00 pm daily
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42 Birkley Street, Glace Bay, Nova Scotia B1A 1E2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Cape Breton Island  >  Glace Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 902-849-1788
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