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Ugly Mug Cafe and Emporium

1290 Kings Rd, Sydney, Nova Scotia B1S 1E2, Canada
+1 902-270-8459
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good39%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“scones” (2 reviews)
“soup” (4 reviews)
“london fog” (3 reviews)
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7:30 AM - 5:00 PMAll hours
Cafe, Canadian
1290 Kings Rd, Sydney, Nova Scotia B1S 1E2, Canada
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Reviews (23)
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Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Popped in yesterday for a café mocha. Service was typical East Coast flavour with chatty staff who wanted to ensure I had the best visit to the area and offered some suggestions of places to check out. Great independent coffee shop that is highly recommended.

Thank Jonathan P
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

Clean, super friendly and always fresh food and coffee. The coffee is the best I have ever had. I really enjoy the Emporium as well. I run in to people all the time who compliment my clothes and I always say, "I shop at the...More

Thank Clara H
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Best Chai Tea Latte!! Scones are great too! Haven't really tried much else because I don't really feel comfortable sitting in the location. Doesn't have the atmosphere of a cozy coffee shop.

Thank lisacarew012
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

During my business trip in Sydney I stopped there for lunch. First disappointment not a large selection of sandwiches. Only BLT and they are made outside. For a vegetarian like me it's a shame. But they had that great vegetables soup and I adda scone...More

Thank Christian G
Reviewed 25 May 2017

I absolutely love this cafe. All food is homemade and absolutely delicious. One of my ultimate favourites is their morning glory muffins. Well worth the money - if you pre-order you get them cheaper. Also they make a variety of latttes- London fog being my...More

Thank Baygirl74_13
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Excellent, freshly brewed coffee, great staff and very clean. The food is made fresh every day on site, just like home. A must stop.

Thank Clara H
Reviewed 16 September 2016

We were at the Ugly Mug for a quick visit with family and this place did the trick. Comfortable and cozy with only a small seating area but more places to sit in the "hallway" area. The cafe mocha is the best I have tasted....More

Thank 143Cathy
Reviewed 7 September 2016

I love the feel and atmosphere of this coffee shop. The coffee offerings are varied and always fresh.....the treats are divine! Just discover key lime pie yesterday....OMG!! The service here is very friendly and it's a nice place just to sit with folks and chat...More

Thank Irene C
Reviewed 5 September 2016

Met a friend for a morning tea. Nice atmosphere, friendly service. I'll be back. Great selection of teas and coffees.

Thank DolFan44
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

I have lived here for 2 years and tried all 3 high end coffee shops(Ugly Mug; Dr Luke's; Wentworth Perk) and the Ugly Mug is the best one by far. The friendliest staff you will ever meet and great food to match. Once you try...More

1  Thank Moe G
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Cafe, Canadian
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1290 Kings Rd, Sydney, Nova Scotia B1S 1E2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Cape Breton Island  >  Sydney
  • Phone Number: +1 902-270-8459
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