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The Big Scoop Family Restaurant

) #4 of 12 Restaurants in Middleton €€ - €€€ , American
13616 Highway 1, Middleton, Nova Scotia, Canada
+1 902-825-4526
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good41%
  • Average17%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“clams” (7 reviews)
“ice cream” (3 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 20:00All hours
Canadian, American
€€ - €€€
13616 Highway 1, Middleton, Nova Scotia, Canada
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were driving the Evangeline trail and looking for a place for a late lunch...we came across this local restaurant. They have a large dining room with an outside deck and have a large varied menu. There were 3 of us and we all ordered...More

Thank joanne b
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Having visited this restaurant many times over the years when in the area, our recent visit only confirms it continues to be at the top of our 'favourites' list. All staff and the service are excellent. The comfortable layout and atmosphere makes any visit pleasurable....More

Thank nscave
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Everything is homemade. Meatloaf is to die for, amazing old fashioned prices! Thank you so much for that! Wonderful service. Burgers are award winning! Soups, sandwiches and decadent desserts!

Thank rosewood1234
Reviewed 19 April 2017

The kind of place where locals gather and you can get classic diner fare, fast, consistent and for a reasonable price.

Thank James P
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Our group has made this place home for dinner every Thursday for good reason too. The food is always good the staff are amazing and the service is just about the best in the area...we go there sometimes with up to 30 Vets and never...More

Thank Mark R
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

it is not a fancy restaurant but rather quaint with a down home country feel. The menu is simple but with great choice and really good food. Have been there for breakfast, lunch and dinner and the food is always good. It is a very...More

2  Thank Joan G
Reviewed 28 October 2016

I've eaten here a couple of times. Food is pretty decent. Tastes the same every time, no matter who the cook is.

Thank nicpixx
Reviewed 30 September 2016

My Canadian Family are regulars here. This is good home style food and not just something and fries. They even sell Dulse . (Note Most Southerners will find Canadian Home Cooking bland but the Annapolis Valley has some of the best, freshest vegetables I've ever...More

Thank Marty H
Reviewed 28 September 2016

This place may look different from the outside an a dive, but when you go in, its a big clean an friendly restaurant. Prices are great an very friendly service!! You get big pieces of fish an chips, an if you like haddock, my husband...More

Thank 36Sheila
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Waitress was trying to serve too many tables . It was moderately busy and she couldn't handle it . Food was served before drinks BUT good was tasty for the most part . I had fishermens platter and scallops and clams were under cooked ....More

Thank Dman12152012
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Canadian, American
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13616 Highway 1, Middleton, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Southwest Nova Scotia  >  Middleton
  • Phone Number: +1 902-825-4526
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