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The Tall and Small Cafe

€€ - €€€Cafe, , Vegetarian Friendly
342 Main St, Antigonish, Nova Scotia B2G 2C5, Canada
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good28%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“turkey pesto” (9 reviews)
“sandwiches” (16 reviews)
“granola” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
342 Main St, Antigonish, Nova Scotia B2G 2C5, Canada
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Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

The coffee is ground fresh and brewed fresh. Service is with a with a smile. What more could one as for?

Thank Ellen D
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Walking in you could feel the positive energy and can tell that it is a very busy cafe. I had the taco salad which was amazing and my husband had the turkey pesto sandwhich which he devoured! Definitely on my list of great food.

Thank Peter R
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Maybe it was because it was a Saturday...but it's chaos and the staff are not helpful because they are all too busy. A few sandwiches and drinks cost over 40$ and you have to get your own drinks and clean your table. Sandwiches were ok,...More

Thank jelias71
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Best sandwiches in Antigonish. and cheaper then a visit to subway. Prepare to be addicted to the greek veggie, even better if you score some sprouts!! I always do take out, if I'm being totally honest is kinda grimy inside...and the tables always wobble. It...More

Thank mollyleigh
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Such a nice atmosphere! At times, filled with university students but attracts those of all ages. Great menu selection, a few dishes are vegetarian. The veggie burger does have egg in it. The greek sandwich is the best sandwich I've ever tasted -- fresh ingredients....More

Thank Vivian R
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

A busy place! Turkey pesto on focaccia is excellent!! Situated in the downtown, the place has a granola feel 😊 a great place to go for coffee, breakfast or lunch!

Thank Nancy B
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Very low key and great. The food is made very well, the only thing I found was that they tend to not wear much head coverings. A few years ago my daughter and I got a meal with a hair in it, kind of disappointed....More

Thank veronicanovak07
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

I'm always on the run for work and nothing beats good espresso and a variety of fresh baked goods to choose from to keep me running. I love this place.

Thank Shawnna L
Reviewed 31 January 2017

I cannot say enough great things about this place. The food is excellent, a great value and healthy. The T&S is a pillar of the Antigonish community. Many of the locals and students spend a significant amount of time here. This is the kind of...More

Thank smcarls
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Get there early if you want a table - this place gets rammed! Popular with local StX Uni students, it's not what I'd call a relaxed coffee joint. There is free WiFi but so many trying to log in at once you may give up....More

Thank Swallow73
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 342 Main St, Antigonish, Nova Scotia B2G 2C5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Antigonish
  • Phone Number: 863-4682
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