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Worth the trip!

Meat Cove is the last "village" on the tip of Cape Breton. There are a few houses, cabins and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Gil M
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Burlington, Vermont
Amazing place

My wife is originally from Cape Breton and grew up being told meat cove was a sketchy place to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Chris-D7878
via mobile
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“chowder” (11 reviews)
“worth the trip” (10 reviews)
“cabot trail” (37 reviews)
LOCATION
Nova Scotia B0C 1E0, Canada
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"chowder"
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"worth the trip"
in 10 reviews
"cabot trail"
in 37 reviews
"nova scotia"
in 14 reviews
"dirt road"
in 8 reviews
"ocean view lodge"
in 2 reviews
"small restaurant"
in 3 reviews
"great little restaurant"
in 2 reviews
"bay st lawrence"
in 4 reviews
"remote area"
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"rocky beach"
in 2 reviews
"pot holes"
in 2 reviews
"fishing boats"
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"spectacular views"
in 4 reviews
"long drive"
in 3 reviews
"beautiful spot"
in 2 reviews
"campground"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Meat Cove is the last "village" on the tip of Cape Breton. There are a few houses, cabins and spaces for camping, and a cafe, which has good fish and chips. The view is spectacular as you are up on a cliff overlooking the ocean....More

Thank Gil M
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife is originally from Cape Breton and grew up being told meat cove was a sketchy place to go. Not sure why because this little place is the most beautiful place on Cape Breton Island. We can’t say enough good about this great place....More

2  Thank Chris-D7878
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We drove through here to say we had come and gone. Nice drive but it gets a little narrow in some areas. It is worth the drive but use some caution.

Thank Rick H
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Is a great ride if you're not in a hurry and you love beautiful views. The road is not too bad if you take your time and just go slow. I would not recommend an RV on this road. Perhaps a truck camper not much...More

1  Thank Chuck B
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a hunting/fishing encampment at the very tip of the peninsula. Don't be driving too fast or you'll drive right off the unfenced end down a 3000 foot ravine! On the way to the encampment is a sight of an old vehicle, a Jeep...More

1  Thank judyrohweder
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Reviewed 11 February 2018

We purposely drove our car to Meat Cove to see the view from the cliffs above and to experience the beach below. It was worth the hour it took to arrive there. At the top is a very quiet and small campground. View is astounding.

2  Thank camperNovaScotia
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Reviewed 9 October 2017

Drove up from Cheticamp what a trip, roads variable but the view and food and warm welcome worth all the effort....really encourage anyone driving in Cape Breton to add it to their itinerary!

3  Thank Mousemum
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Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

We stayed 3 days in Meat Cove. Beautiful scenery with lots of hiking trails. There is a public beach next to the camp sites where you can cool off in the brisk water. They have a great little restaurant on site and the food is...More

Thank canadian_jku
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Reviewed 19 August 2017

This place is for four-wheelers, primitive campers, and folks who want little to nothing to do with another human being. Just know what you are doing before you set out on the road to nowhere.

1  Thank Charlene A
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Reviewed 16 August 2017

I drove to this place and found complete happiness, its stunning to see the farthest point of Nova Scotia,Theres a tiny place to eat and cold beer is also served,and if you like peace and quiet you can also stay the night in your car...More

1  Thank Ariesmark
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