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Red Barn Restaurant

) #11 of 28 Restaurants in Baddeck ₹₹ - ₹₹₹
2 Cabot Trail | Exit 7, Route 105, Baddeck, Nova Scotia B0E 1B0, Canada
+1 902-295-3036
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good28%
  • Average20%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“lasagna” (16 reviews)
“fish batter” (2 reviews)
“fries” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
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2 Cabot Trail | Exit 7, Route 105, Baddeck, Nova Scotia B0E 1B0, Canada
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Reviews (148)
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Reviewed yesterday

Our hotel owner suggested this place based on local experience. We shared the Fisherman's platter which came highly recommended from local diners. Mussels were good, shrimp, halibut and salmon were excellent. Crispy fries, dinner roll and scone/tea biscuit were all freshly made. We did take...More

Thank BJM52
Reviewed 1 week ago

The variety of souveniers and gifts are enormous. There are gifts for every age group. I was amazed at the prices, they were very affordable

Thank joelyn
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ate here for dinner and the food was well cooked and delicious, also very reasonable compared with quite a few of the other restaurants. I had the fish and chips which was lust as a light bite but had two pieces of fish, chips and...More

Thank supersal4
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Having to compromise with fellow travellers to find food for all our liking we happened upon the Red Barn. It has a fairly simple menu but with decent options. Ordered the Lobster roll platter so pretty much the lobster roll with a side. So there's...More

Thank Caitlin J
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

Web says open the day we showed up, 9am-9pm. Arrived and closed. Update your online info. Thumbs down on this and our only visit.

Thank rickpuyallup
Reviewed 24 March 2017

This place was ok with basic food and not too expensive. I found most of the food heavy on the butter and greasy. I would not go back Note- we were here august of 2015

Thank colry2
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Perfect combination. Eat a delicious and filling meal then walk it off in a delightful shop that has everything Cape Breton. Service was fast and friendly. Meal was piping hot and incredible. Definitely a stop on my next visit!!

Thank Roxanna63
Reviewed 22 December 2016

At a main crossroads. A natural place to stop, shop, get an ice cream or play mini putt. Not far from Whycocomagh or Baddeck. A Cape Breton staple which has been around many years now. Always a welcome sight to see The Red Barn when...More

1  Thank April Joy B
Reviewed 8 December 2016

Certainly have the down home taste... Meals where good .. Price was fair... They have a nick nack shop to purchase trinkets... no problems! Enjoyed..

Thank Bmtravel1
Reviewed 15 November 2016

This restaurant offers all that a tourist would want on their way around Cape Breton. The service is great and the food is great. It is a little pricey but it's worth it. Nice surroundings.

Thank Ruth M
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Gary R
hours of operation
5 June 2017|
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Response from April Joy B | Reviewed this property |
0900-2100 every day
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 21
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Cabot Trail | Exit 7, Route 105, Baddeck, Nova Scotia B0E 1B0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Cape Breton Island  >  Baddeck
  • Phone Number: +1 902-295-3036
  • E-mail
For 27 years, Red Barn Restaurant has been a landmark at the beginning & end of the world famous Cabot Trail on magnificent Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia. It is a 52-seat casual, family dining room with 30 feet of panoramic windows overlooking the Cape Breton Highlands & featuring a full liquor license (including liquors, beers & local wines), a screened-in patio, plenty of parking, & 3 different giftshops & mini golf onsite.
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