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Herring Choker Deli

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€€ - €€€
Cafe, Canadian, Soups, Delicatessen
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10158 Highway 105, Baddeck, Nova Scotia B0E 1B0, Canada
+1 902-295-2275
09:00 - 18:00
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Tucson, Az
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115 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2016

This is a great little deli that served the four of us overstuffed sandwiches for lunch. The ladies kept the several customers served....paying the tab was a bit cumbersome but it was very reasonable and the setting was great..rustic and on the water. They also had a neat selection of spices in bulk mason jars...curious and interesting.We all left happy.

Thank Tulafaye
Spruce Grove, Canada
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 August 2016

Great sandwiches, great atmosphere...Lovely lil store in the back and just a warm welcoming place. The homemade bread is the BEST! Lobster Rolls so HUGE!

Thank Megan M
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 13 August 2016

We stopped here for a quick lunch and really enjoyed our meals. Great sandwiches and salads. I would definitely recommend it to others.

Thank Laura M
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 August 2016

We arrived at this cafe just before it was closing (closes at 6pm, which is a bit odd because that's dinnertime). The lentil soup was chili-like and very tasty. Cheddar biscuits tasted fresh, even at the end of the day, and the sandwiches were good. They brought some little gummy candies for the kids for dessert. The best part was... More 

Thank KMiaK
San Antonio, TX
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68 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2016

On a recent motorcycle trip through Cape Breton Island, my wife and I stopped at the Herring Choker. We loved it. Tasty cappuccino, a wide-variety of pastries made in house, wi-fi, and a deck out front. We especially liked the chocolate-chocolate-chip cookies. Judging by the number who came in for take-out while we were there, the place is popular with... More 

Thank Batavicus
Delhi, Canada
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

My man and I each ordered a sandwich each. While waiting quite a long time for them we started picking out other little goodies to go with it. Then we over heard a man and his wife order only a tea and a biscuit each and got charged a crazy amount. After we heard what they paid for theirs we... More 

Thank amevoros
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30 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

Staff was friendly. Clubs were amazing that are made with homemade bread. The cheesy broccoli soup needed some work. I was told it was creamy but it just tasted like blended broccoli. No hint of cheese or cream/milk. I couldn't finish it. Left half of it or more in bowl. The gypsy soup on the other hand was delightful. Tomato... More 

1 Thank Melanie M
Cerritos, California
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514 reviews
197 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2016

We were driving through the area and stopped to get a sandwich for a picnic later in the day. The ingredients are fresh. Their bread is wonderful. The sandwich was so big that we decided to just get one, to share. we had the roast beef - very tasty!

Thank Barbara F
Annapolis, Maryland
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172 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2016

The bread is awesome and the ingredients always fresh. Our family has pretty much sampled everything they serve at one time or another and, despite favorites, all are agreed that everything is good. My favorites is the Herring Choker Club on multigrain bread and my spouse has to have a veggie special on multigrain with regularity. Among the grandchildren the... More 

1 Thank Martin M
Hamilton, Canada
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 July 2016

Name sounds strange but if you are looking for a sandwhich and or soup THIS IS THE PLACE. Old world deli. Fresh bread stacked high with fresh cold cuts sliced as needed. Fresh deserts. Patio available.

Thank Kimberd57

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, Canadian, Soups, Delicatessen
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10158 Highway 105, Baddeck, Nova Scotia B0E 1B0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Cape Breton Island  >  Baddeck
  • Phone Number: +1 902-295-2275
The Herring Choker Deli is a bakery/cafe/deli located just outside of Baddeck and minutes away from the start of the world famous Cabot Trail. We serve fresh homemade breads, sweets, soups, salads, sandwiches and wraps!!!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?