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Midtrail Restaurant

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, Soups, Seafood
23475 Cabot Trail, Pleasant Bay, Nova Scotia B0E 2P0, Canada
+1 902-224-2529
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good30%
  • Average22%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
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“chowder” (11 reviews)
“sandwich” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Canadian, Soups, Seafood
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
23475 Cabot Trail, Pleasant Bay, Nova Scotia B0E 2P0, Canada
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Reviewed 23 November 2017

This restaurant was actually a tip by a crafts store owner a few miles away, and we couldn't be more grateful for it. The impression is positive as soon as enter the driveway: the pale blue huts are nice to look at, the view is...More

Thank the_introoder
Reviewed 18 October 2017

They have a decent menu and all the food is prepared fresh after you order it. Portions are super! Cajun Shrimp was truly delicious. The folks managing the restaurant are very friendly and it has a very homely atmosphere! Whether you are staying at the...More

Thank Nitpicker2015
Reviewed 20 September 2017

The chowder was good, the sandwiches were good, on nice fresh homemade bread. THe service was friendly and quick.

Thank Peter M
Reviewed 18 September 2017

We had a group of 8 and the staff here we're welcoming and friendly. The food was ok. Hot and fresh. My lobster sandwich was disappointing because it was served on white wonder bread. The lobster filling was tasty but the bread was a complete...More

Thank Maxlewis1
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

We were here a couple of years ago and was very happy to come again. We all ordered fish and fries and were very disappointed. The portion sizes were great but unfortunately the fish was very soggy on all three plates and most was not...More

Thank Stacey W
Reviewed 5 August 2017

Quaint little restaurant attached to a motel Great people, great breakfast!!! The French Toast great omelettes great overall great experience.

Thank thumperKitchener
Reviewed 2 August 2017

We popped in here for a late lunch after whale watching with guaranteed whales.com in Pleasant Bay. They gave us a discount voucher which we put to good use! Good home-prepared food and excellent service.

Thank myramay
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

My friends and I ate here twice on our trip to the Cabot Trail. Lunch was a nice affordable soup and sandwich, although they offered a full sea food menu as well. Breakfast was great with three big pancakes and endless syrup if that is...More

Thank 2107hn
Reviewed 2 June 2017

We drove the Cabot Trail in early May and very few places were open for business yet. Thank goodness Midtrail had just opened and we were able to order supper. Doris and her crew made me a delicious halibut dinner and an even better haddock...More

Thank preppy007
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Wouldn't stay there again. Had some issues with the room. It was clean , and the restaurant was fair.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 22
Canadian, Soups, Seafood
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23475 Cabot Trail, Pleasant Bay, Nova Scotia B0E 2P0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Cape Breton Island  >  Pleasant Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 902-224-2529
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The Midtrail Restaurant is located at the halfway point of the World Famous Cabot Trail and is a favorite spot for casual dining among travelers and locals alike. Lobster, Snow Crab, Mussels & Scallops are among the favorites on the menu with other tasty dishes that are sure to please. Domestic and imported beers are also available as well as a nice selection of local wines along with international varieties as well. Join us for some great food and amazing views of the sea on the Cabot Trail.
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