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Engine Room

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Bar, Pub, Canadian
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166 Esplanade St, Truro, Nova Scotia B2N 2K3, Canada
+1 902-895-5151
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

Consistently good food, they will accommodate allergies, delicious steak and mouthwatering pizza, always friendly staff

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Thank Katherine C
Truro, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

I have been dining here on a regular basis and never leave disappointed. The pizzas are tasty and and the new homecut french fries are a great addition to the menu. Breakfasts on the weekend are a favourite to many regulars. Staff is always friendly and I would suggest this place to anyone.

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Thank Don M
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

One of the few options that Truro has to offer for a night out. Fun with a group of friends on Friday or Saturday or for dinner any day of the week.

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Thank Rama H
Truro, Canada
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159 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Had the two 12" pizza for 15.95 on Sunday evening. As there was only 3 of us the waitress made sure we understood that what we didn't eat we couldn't take home. We ordered the works with no green peppers. Thick crust, just average sauce and lots of meat but hard to find the bacon or any onions. The second... More 

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Thank Paula W
Moncton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

My husband and I went here tonight - the only thing better than the food was the service. Highly recommend!

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Thank gmhubbstd
Cleveland, Tennessee
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137 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

This is definitely a local pub atmosphere. We came here for lunch and had several appetizers, pizzas, vegetable soup and club sandwich. Everything tasted very good but was a bit slow to come out. The menu has a lot of variety and portion size was good. There are several good lunch spots in Truro that we tried while visiting and... More 

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Thank Daniel K
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Ended up here on a Wednesday night at 7pm when Murray the fish and chip restaurant we'd seen in the guidebooks was shut. It was the only place we could find still open which was a bit of a culture shock on our first day. Staff were very friendly and the selection was good. Food and house wine were very... More 

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Thank Sophie K
Truro, Canada
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22 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Great lunch specials but service is a bit slow when it's busy. Rustic pub atmosphere. Good selection of beers although we never had any.

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Thank billme2015
Truro, Canada
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

Lots of variety in the menu. Consistently good. Family friendly and very reasonable prices. Good sized servings, and not a long wait for food.

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Thank Margi S
Sydney, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

Visited on August 12th, 2016, we were staying in Truro for a few days as we are attending a wedding in Halifax today. We were looking for some Pub Food, this place was recommended, I ordered the Seafood Chowder, not much seafood in it, too many potatoes and this made it very thick, not to my liking, my husband ordered... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, Canadian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 166 Esplanade St, Truro, Nova Scotia B2N 2K3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Truro
  • Phone Number: +1 902-895-5151

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?