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Whirligigs

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American, Cafe, Canadian
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13909 Highway 6, Wallace, Nova Scotia B0K 1Y0, Canada
+1 902-257-2342
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Sat - Sun 09:00 - 14:00
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Brisbane
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66 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Quaint little spot in Wallace and cute as ever inside. Great spot for Sunday brunch with views out over the water. Great food, great service and ambiance to boot. Ideal refuge on a cold, blustery winter's day! The variety of loose leaf teas on offer made me ever so giddy, and I was pleasantly surprised with the Cream Earl Grey... More 

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Tatamagouche, Canada
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32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2017

Great little spot with amazing food! Had the burger and it was absolutely delicious! They do not serve alcohol, however you are allowed to bring in your own wine. (if you forget, you can pick one up across the street!)

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Tatamagouche, Canada
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016

If you like eating eggs Benedict, homemade French toast, and fish cakes, while looking over the harbour , you are in the right place . Limited hours and season, but great food, friendly service, and charming atmosphere.

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Thank Lilly G
Fredericton, Canada
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55 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

We had a lovely Sunday breakfast at Whirligigs. It's a popular spot, but we managed to snag a table. You have to place your order at the counter and then find your table - but the waitress was fast with the delicious coffee and it was fun to be in the hubbub of tourists and locals alike on this busy... More 

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Fredericton, Canada
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Nice little surprise. This restaurant was recommended by a friend so we stopped in for lunch. The food was great we were a party of five and we all enjoyed out dishes. Service was good the restaurant is clean and well decorated with a beautiful water view. couldn't ask for better

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Thank CNDgrl2013
2 reviews
Reviewed 6 October 2016

Whirligigs is located in the small community of Wallace by the Sea, and it is a very picturesque drive regardless of what direction you arrive from. We've gotten there many times over the last few years for breakfast/brunch, often multiple times in a single week. It's located in what once was the community general store so it has a very... More 

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Thank Jean C
Montreal
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63 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Great breakfast spot with a good view of the small harbour in Wallace. The place looks like it has recently been renovated and you don't expect the country chic interior when you drive up and see the plain building outside. Friendly service you would expect in Nova Scotia and excellent food. The Whirligigs Breakfast provides a tasty twist to Eggs... More 

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Thank Mikecd
Delta, Canada
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24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016

The food was very good. Especially the blueberry pancakes. Price was ok and the staff was very good. They have excellant coffee the oat cake cookies were not the greatest. Still we really enjoyed it.

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Thank Otis56
Dartmouth, Canada
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Hard to believe that this little eatery is tucked away in the small town of Wallace, NS. The food was excellent and the decor is very funky. We were 4 adults who stopped in for brunch and we all agreed it was well worth it. Try the Eggs Benedict on fish cakes. Yummy!

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Charlottetown, Canada
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

We stopped into Whirligigs for breakfast and a quick weekend trip. The food was great (although a little pricy) and the service was excellent.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Canadian
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Digital Payments, Cash Only
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 14:00
Saturday
09:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13909 Highway 6, Wallace, Nova Scotia B0K 1Y0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Wallace
  • Phone Number: +1 902-257-2342

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