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Brownstone Cafe

244 Main St, Antigonish, Nova Scotia B2G 2C2, Canada
+1 902-735-3225
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Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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All hours
CUISINES
Mediterranean, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
244 Main St, Antigonish, Nova Scotia B2G 2C2, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Stopped by for a business lunch upon the recommendation of a local. She wasn't wrong! The first thing we noticed was the decor - the place is all decked out for Christmas, but in a very tasteful way. It almost put this grinch into the...More

Thank JB81ontheroad
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We passed through Antigonish and wanted a quick lucnh (but not of fast food!). We stumbled on Brownstone Cafe on the Main street, and entered without expectations. (I am prejudice against restaurant that call themselves Cafe... ) We enjoyed the meal very much. Both the...More

Thank gonjo
BrownstoneCafe, Manager at Brownstone Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Gonjo, So happy you found us along your travels and very pleased you enjoyed our dishes. Thank you for the kind review. PS: we're in the process of removing "cafe" from our title :)

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for lunch on a recent road trip, based on the TA reviews..Vibe was good, service was quick and server was friendly. The poutine and the fish and chips were very good.. the Cajun shrimp and the Greek chicken appetizers.. not so much..the Cajun...More

Thank Pelawpablo
BrownstoneCafe, Manager at Brownstone Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Pelawpablo, I'm sorry to hear you weren't a fan of your greek chicken bites or the cajun seared shrimp... they are typically great hits. I hope we will see you again.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were planning on going to The Townhouse Pub but it was closed so we walked around the corner and found the Brownstone Café. It was very crowded and we had to wait for 10 minutes for a table but it was worth the wait....More

Thank Sharon W
BrownstoneCafe, Manager at Brownstone Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Sharon, Thank you for your review... we're so happy you came around the corner to dine with us! How about that mac n' cheese, eh! We hope to see you again :)

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lunch, of course, was recommended by Trip Advisor and did not disappoint. Lunch special soup was a smoked tomato and cheddar, which was to Die for! Added a half spinach salad, which was huge, served with Honeyapple dressing! YUM!!! Dinner the next night (for weary...More

Thank Susan S
BrownstoneCafe, Manager at Brownstone Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Susan, Thank you so much for this great review! We're so pleased we had the opportunity to serve you not once, but twice during your travels! The mac N' cheese is definitely one of our beloved menu items!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We eat here quite a bit when we are in Antigonish. Staff is very friendly and the food is delicious.

Thank KandV80
BrownstoneCafe, Manager at Brownstone Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for this kind review and thank you for supporting us on your travels to Antigonish.

Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

Visited this restaurant for lunch on our way though to Cape Breton because of the reviews. Service was ok, out server had a fake smile on the entire time... The non genuine one you know? Food was decent for pub food. Family ordered the chicken...More

Thank iyeh
BrownstoneCafe, Manager at Brownstone Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

iyeh, Sorry we didn't meet your expectation or matched all our hyped reviews. We truly take pride in our customer service and I apologize if you felt your server was perhaps having an off moment and not genuinely smiling. As for our food, we don't...More

Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Good food and beer. A little too noisey for my tastes...at least when we were there. Group of noisey college girls....More

Thank skj73
BrownstoneCafe, Manager at Brownstone Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting us and leaving us a review. I'm glad you enjoyed your food and beer. I am, however, displeased you found it loud, and we can relate even as the staff when there's a large group of university students in. I apologize...More

Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

When travelling we often end up eating at pubs. This time however we saw the menu for this cafe/restaurant on the counter at our hotel. We decided to try it and we were pleasantly surprised at the warm atmosphere and good food. What was especially...More

Thank HAWK-TheTraveller
BrownstoneCafe, Manager at Brownstone Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind review. We're so pleased you enjoyed your visit with us and hope to have the opportunity to serve you again.

Reviewed 3 October 2017

Food here is reasonably priced and good quality.It is a place you want to go while visiting Antigonish

Thank NormanC4
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$23
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 244 Main St, Antigonish, Nova Scotia B2G 2C2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Antigonish
  • Phone Number: +1 902-735-3225
Description
The Brownstone Cafe is a newly opened restaurant offering delicious and unique cuisine ranging from warm paninis and sandwiches to Mediterranean inspired dishes. Enjoy homemade desserts with fair trade coffee while taking in the beautiful ambiance of the extravagantly designed surroundings. The Brownstone Cafe is a licensed restaurant with an excellent selection of cocktails, spirits, beer and wine.
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