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West Side Bistro

€€ - €€€
Canadian, American
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142 Stellarton Rd, New Glasgow, Nova Scotia B2H 1M1, Canada
+1 902-755-9378
Tue - Sat 11:30 - 21:00
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Halifax, Canada
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72 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This small restaurant is in my former home town but I visited regularly while my mother was alive and she and her caregiver in her final years loved this place. I recently returned to visit scouting out the town as a retirement destination and went for lunch and enjoyed it so much, I returned the next day and had the... More 

Thank Robert S
Phil C, Owner at West Side Bistro, responded to this review

Robert - it was a pleasure for us to ensure that you enjoyed your meal and dining experience. Your Mother is greatly missed Phil and Darlene More 

New Glasgow, Canada
Level Contributor
11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2016

This is a nice little Bistro near Downtown New Glasgow. The food and service are very good. The restaurant is very clean and well decorated. You won't be disappointed!

Thank Ken C
Halifax, Canada
Level Contributor
24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

We were looking for some "different" place to have lunch when in New Glasgow hospital . After checking the Trip Advisor we decided to go to West Side Bistro and definitely were not disappointed. The first impression when you walk in is that it is a cute well decorated place with country feel. The food was good , as well... More 

Thank Daniela L
Athabasca, Canada
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33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Fresh dinner roll, plenty of vegetables with the meal and the Atlantic salmon was excellent. The chocolate mousse cake was great,

Thank SpaceRoger
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2016

I had just picked up a dear friend who had had a rather harrowing trip from the States and wanted a lovely place to sit and have lunch. It was 2pm, the sign said lunch served until 2:30. I confirmed upon entering that they were still serving lunch. We were the only diners. Service was unfriendly, the server seemed put... More 

Thank orlovgirl
New Glasgow, Canada
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61 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2016

Service was very cool. Almost felt like it was an imposition to be seated. My husband had a tuna melt and did not enjoy it. I had a salad and it was good.

Thank Karleen C
1 review
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

We wanted a gluten free supper for my daughter and this was one of the few restaurants offering gf items. The food was fantastic! The couple who run the restaurant are lovely. I highly recommend this place! Try the biscuits - they're delicious.

Thank Paula C
New Glasgow, Canada
Level Contributor
5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 June 2016

Service was good, food excellent. We both had salmon, cooked to perfection! We enjoyed our home made dessert and after dinner drinks. We will be back!

Thank Foodiestyle
New Minas, Canada
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70 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 June 2016

While in New Glasgow, our daughter-in-law and son made dinner reservations here. Had been once before, for lunch. Dining space is small but workable, service was professional, maybe a little stuffy? Food was great, serving size was fine.

Thank OldWill57
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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86 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 May 2016

We had a great experience dining here. We really enjoyed having the owners, who happen to be the chefs and servers and hosts and cashiers...they do it all. We enjoyed the meals, good selection to choose from. You could tell these dishes were home made, hot and fresh. The owners are lovely people and we spent some time after dinner... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$15
Canadian, American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 142 Stellarton Rd, New Glasgow, Nova Scotia B2H 1M1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  New Glasgow
  • Phone Number: +1 902-755-9378

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