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West Side Bistro

€€ - €€€
142 Stellarton Rd | Nova Scotia, New Glasgow, Nova Scotia B2H 1M1, Canada
+1 902-755-9378
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“cheddar soup” (2 reviews)
“cheesecake” (2 reviews)
“coconut cream” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Canadian
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
142 Stellarton Rd | Nova Scotia, New Glasgow, Nova Scotia B2H 1M1, Canada
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1 - 10 of 85 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I try something different every time I'm here. Me & my wife really enjoy it. I find the quality as good or better as other high quality dining, but at a much more affordable price. The chef has a lot of character, and will want...More

Thank brianmA3732EF
Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

I don't mind paying good money for food food but when your bill is 80.00 + dollars plus tip. The food was OK but 5 little pieces of roasted potato wouldn't satisfy a 5 year old.very skimpy servings. Never go back again.

Thank Compass396858
Reviewed 8 August 2018

This little place may leave you scratching your head when you first arrive. The decor is early "grandma's house" but that's just part of the charm. The food can only be categorized as "bistro plated like homestyle". Good quality food, lots of it, simply presented....More

Thank h2oman9433
Reviewed 30 July 2018

This is a "repeat" place as a good spot to invite a friend to lunch. It is spacious enought for a private chat with friends and yet close enought to greet other diners. The atmosphere is warm and home-like with a unique decor. The food...More

1  Thank Tom M
Reviewed 19 July 2018

We have visited West Side Bistro several times while in Nova Scotia. Whether it was for lunch or dinner, the food is consistently excellent - fresh, tasty and attractively presented. The chef is always willing to accommodate reasonable variations to the menu items., e.g. no...More

Thank Sandra T
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

We really enjoy going to the Westside Bistro. We’ve been there on several occasions. The atmosphere in this quaint little place is wonderful. The food is fresh, and never disappoints with its delicious flavour. The husband (cook) and wife (server) team certainty know how to...More

Thank bmaclellan2017
Phil C, Manager at West Side Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2018

Thank you for continued support, till next time phil

Reviewed 4 October 2017

This is one the those hidden jems you stumble across every once in a while.The dining area is clean and inviting. You are greeted by the owner, Phil the cook and Darlene the hostess and baker. You order is taken in a friendly manner and...More

Thank Larry h
Phil C, Manager at West Side Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2017

Glad you enjoy our menu, it is always a pleasure to serve you and your friends while here on course. till next time - phil

Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

My husband and I both had the chicken cordon blue. It was wonderful. Potatoes and vegetables were perfect also.

1  Thank 456mlm
Phil C, Manager at West Side Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2017

Glad you enjoyed your recent visit to WSB, and enjoyed your Chicken Entrée, hope the rest of your trip was sucessful Phil

Reviewed 11 July 2017

Never having been to New Glasgow before, or even Nova Scotia, it was always a bit hit and miss where would eat. But the West Side Bistro was everything we hoped it would be. The owners were delightful and interesting - and the food was...More

1  Thank Vanya C
Phil C, Manager at West Side Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Glad you enjoyed your visit to New Glasgow, and Westside Bistro. Hope the rest of your trip was great Darlene

Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

Decent home cooked food. Using fresh ingredients and made consistent. Simple menus and specials are always good

Thank Shahzad D
Phil C, Owner at West Side Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Thank you for comments and thoughts Darlene

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Response from Robert S | Reviewed this property |
No. The place should be packed to the rafters as the food is always really, really yummy but it is on the Westside and as a child growing up in the outback of Pictou County (Barney's River), the Westside was always... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$15
Cuisine
Canadian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 21:00
Saturday
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 142 Stellarton Rd | Nova Scotia, New Glasgow, Nova Scotia B2H 1M1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  New Glasgow
  • Phone Number: +1 902-755-9378
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