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The Big Scoop Family Restaurant

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13616 Highway 1, Middleton, Nova Scotia, Canada
+1 902-825-4526
08:00 - 20:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 20:00
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Dartmouth, Canada
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51 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Having visited this restaurant many times over the years when in the area, our recent visit only confirms it continues to be at the top of our 'favourites' list. All staff and the service are excellent. The comfortable layout and atmosphere makes any visit pleasurable. Home made high quality food is served quickly. This restaurant often appears busy, a testament... More 

Thank nscave
Bathurst, Canada
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55 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Everything is homemade. Meatloaf is to die for, amazing old fashioned prices! Thank you so much for that! Wonderful service. Burgers are award winning! Soups, sandwiches and decadent desserts!

Thank rosewood1234
Level Contributor
120 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2017

The kind of place where locals gather and you can get classic diner fare, fast, consistent and for a reasonable price.

Thank James P
Middleton, Canada
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Our group has made this place home for dinner every Thursday for good reason too. The food is always good the staff are amazing and the service is just about the best in the area...we go there sometimes with up to 30 Vets and never have we EVER had any difficulties....wonderful keep up the good work

Thank Mark R
Middleton, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

it is not a fancy restaurant but rather quaint with a down home country feel. The menu is simple but with great choice and really good food. Have been there for breakfast, lunch and dinner and the food is always good. It is a very friendly restaurant with excellent service. Would highly recommend it.

2 Thank Joan G
Middleton, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 October 2016

I've eaten here a couple of times. Food is pretty decent. Tastes the same every time, no matter who the cook is.

Thank nicpixx
Thomasville, North Carolina
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52 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2016

My Canadian Family are regulars here. This is good home style food and not just something and fries. They even sell Dulse . (Note Most Southerners will find Canadian Home Cooking bland but the Annapolis Valley has some of the best, freshest vegetables I've ever eaten) I will eat here again.

Thank Marty H
Ardrossan, Alberta
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25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2016

This place may look different from the outside an a dive, but when you go in, its a big clean an friendly restaurant. Prices are great an very friendly service!! You get big pieces of fish an chips, an if you like haddock, my husband loves the haddie bits!!

Thank 36Sheila
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
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36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Waitress was trying to serve too many tables . It was moderately busy and she couldn't handle it . Food was served before drinks BUT good was tasty for the most part . I had fishermens platter and scallops and clams were under cooked . Other meals at the table were perfect . Waitress needs improvement but other then that... More 

Thank Dman12152012
Kentville, Canada
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Great spot for a quick lunch. The place was very busy. We had the seafood platter which was quite large. My partner enjoyed the platter. I had the eggs Benedict which was ok. The sauce was tasteless, eggs we cooked right but the meal was unappealing to the eye. Basically eggs with fried potatoe wedges. I would not get that... More 

Thank Christine M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Canadian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13616 Highway 1, Middleton, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Southwest Nova Scotia  >  Middleton
  • Phone Number: +1 902-825-4526

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