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The Kiwi Cafe

€€ - €€€Cafe, , Soups
19 Pleasant St, Chester, Nova Scotia B0J 1J0, Canada
+1 902-275-1492
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good29%
  • Average2%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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Closes in 22 min
08:00 - 17:00 Hours
Cafe, Canadian, Soups, International, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
19 Pleasant St, Chester, Nova Scotia B0J 1J0, Canada
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Chester is an upscale sailing town - there are tons of beautiful sailboats in the Harbour and the homes are weathered cedar shake surrounded by colourful flowers a la Nantucket style. The Kiwi Cafe has a cool vibe with its funky decor and the food...More

Thank SunnyMcBunny
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It seems that The Kiwi Cafe received TripAdvisor awards 2016 and 2017. If they do get one this year, 2018, serious questions have to be raised. Today, 5 June 2018, fresh fruit bowl was served with blackberries with mold. When making the staff aware, the...More

Thank europeisnice
Lynda F, Owner at The Kiwi Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

I’m sorry to hear about your experience. We normally would have comped your meal, perhaps it was a new waitress who wasn’t quite sure of our procedure. If you want to head back some time we would gladly offer you compensation.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ate at this impresssive gem. Wife had a breakfast sandwich which came on a wonderful ciabatta roll and featured crisp bacon. I had the Nova Scotia salmon bagel which was equally nicely prepared. The coffee was served in oversized cups. The service was timely and...More

Thank sweir2
Reviewed 12 May 2018

Took the kids here for a treat and they enjoyed the brownies. Nice atmosphere and friendly staff. Visited a couple of times now - not cheap but decent food.

Thank urlord71
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

My husband & I were out visiting the QEII 2018 cottage and decided to have lunch in Chester. After checking for restaurants near by on Trip Advisor we decided to try the Kiwi Cafe. So glad we did. It is a quaint cafe/store. The interior...More

Thank Cat2595
Reviewed 12 April 2018

We stopped in to enjoy great coffees and sweets. The cakes, squares and cookies are so goood. Go on a sunny day and enjoy the outdoor patio.

Thank pgbsw24
Reviewed 6 April 2018

We drove from Halifax to Peggy's Cove on a windy day while visiting Nova Scotia in March. We thought we would stop in at The Cafe for some lunch. The restaurant was really busy but they provided good service. I ordered the Nova Scotia Fish...More

Thank FreedomApril20
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

Although we had a bit of a wait to be served as there was only 1 server for many tables, we enjoyed our visit and food very much. I had the fishcakes which were great but would have been better with chow and baked beans....More

Thank travellerbynature
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Best spot in Chester on a very rainy day in Nova Scotia. Really busy cafe but lots of staff and good service. Food very good well priced and quickly served. Can’t fault them at all thoroughly recommended.

Thank Bob H
Reviewed 18 December 2017

The veggie burger was the best one i've had in a very long time. Waitress was prompt and engaging...... she recommended the burger, and she was spot on. Also had the best London Fog, ever! Just a quaint spot to dine, with friendly folks!

Thank mickeeAlberta
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Questions & Answers
19 April 2015|
Response from kiwicafe1492 | Property representative |
Yes Brian, we have many gluten free options, a couple of gf bread choices for you, always brownies and a couple of different cookies or macaroons. Our soups are usually gluten free , but check with your server as a couple we... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$11
Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Parking Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 Pleasant St, Chester, Nova Scotia B0J 1J0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Southwest Nova Scotia  >  Chester
  • Phone Number: +1 902-275-1492
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