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McGill's Cafe and Restaurant

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Cafe, , International
18 Kentucky Crt | Nova Scotia, New Minas, Kentville, Nova Scotia B4N 4N2, Canada
+1 902-681-3225
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Overview
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“quiche” (6 reviews)
“halibut” (4 reviews)
“chowder” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
Cafe, Canadian, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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18 Kentucky Crt | Nova Scotia, New Minas, Kentville, Nova Scotia B4N 4N2, Canada
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1 - 10 of 189 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have been trying seafood chowder since I arrived in the Maritimes last week. This is the only one that delivered a great product! The chowder was loaded with seafood , the consistency was just right and the flavours excellent. In addition, the crab cake...More

1  Thank Woodstock R
Robert S, Owner at McGill's Cafe and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to give us a review. Our seafood chowder is prepared fresh to order so every bowl if full of delicious seafood. The crab cakes are made in house by our culinary team. I hope you had a great visit...More

Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

Stopped by on my way to watch my daughter play rugby at Acadia U. Had a lobster roll and a pint. The food/presentation/service was amazing. Friendly and knowledgeable. The place was modern and clean. I highly recommend it.More

Thank Ron M
Robert S, Owner at McGill's Cafe and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2018

Hi Ron Thank you for taking the time to give us a review. The lobster roll has been a huge success this summer. The homemade bun is made fresh at Kate's bakery. Hope you are enjoying your summer. We look forward to seeing you again...More

Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

What a fantastic experience! Food was amazing (best halibut ever) and the staff is always smiling, friendly, and efficient. The night we visited we were pleasantly surprised to have live entertainment. Can’t wait to visit again.More

1  Thank pattishepherd
Robert S, Owner at McGill's Cafe and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2018

Hi Patti Thank you for the review. It was great to see you and happy to hear you had a great experience. We have live entertainment on the patio Friday nights during the summer. The musicians are all local artist. We look forward to seeing...More

Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

Visited for dinner while on vacation. Lucked out. Warm night so we sat out on the patio and McGill's had a 3 piece live band going outside. They were VG. Food wise, we kinda snacked. Shared a nice big bowl of mussels in a curry-coconut...More

1  Thank RobertO1501
Robert S, Owner at McGill's Cafe and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2018

Robert thank you for taking the time to give us a review. Happy to hear you enjoyed your evening. Our patio entertainment line up for the summer is fantastic. This Fri evening (July 20) our entertainment will be Bernie Zinck, Mark Riley & Sarah Pound....More

Reviewed 25 June 2018

Frequently drop in for lunch and occasionally for dinner. Always great food and beverages. Knowledgeable staff and clean comfortable surroundings.

2  Thank ln0rth
Robert S, Owner at McGill's Cafe and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2018

Thank you for taking to the time to give us a review. We appreciate getting feedback from our guests. FYI we have live entertainment Friday nights on our patio for the summer. We look forward to seeing you again. Judy

Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile

McGill's is a hidden treasure. The menu is unique and the food is very good, well prepared and presented. It serves an upscale lunch menu. The atmosphere is neat and clean. Good service and friendly staff. Pricing is moderate. Great specialty Coffee and Teas and...More

2  Thank Stephen B
Robert S, Owner at McGill's Cafe and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2018

Stephen thanks you for your kind review. Our culinary team & FOH staff take pride in what they do. We just launched a new cafe menu & BBQ menu for the summer. Also we added a Gastronomic menu to our evening service. You can view...More

Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

We always have a good experience at McGill’s. The staff are friendly, and the food is always fresh, well presented, delicious and reasonably priced.

2  Thank MHEBB2014
Robert S, Owner at McGill's Cafe and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2018

Thank you for taking the time to give us a review. We appreciate hearing from our guests. It will soon be patio time again, stay tuned for our Friday nights entertainment lineup. Cheers Judy

Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

From the moment we entered the lower area of the restaurant, designated for fine dining, the ambiance was perfect. It was good that we had a reservation as there was the quiet yet healthy hum of a goodly number of happy diners. We sat in...More

2  Thank Shirley R
Robert S, Owner at McGill's Cafe and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2018

Shirley thanks you for your kind review. Gilbert is definitely a gem and is very knowledgeable about our syphon coffee. Our culinary team does an exceptional job and takes pride in what they prepare for our guests. Our cellar room ambiance just adds to the...More

Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

We have eaten at McGill's several times and are never dissapointed. We returned for lunch again this week. As always an intriguing and interesting menu was presented and our selections were superb. I especially loved the roasted vegetable soup. A very pleasant and effecient server...More

4  Thank Wendy J
Robert S, Owner at McGill's Cafe and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2018

Hi Wendy Thank you for taking the time to give us a review. I agree our culinary team makes delicious soups daily. We just launched a new cafe menu & BBQ menu for the summer. Also we added a Gastronomic menu to our evening service....More

Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

Pesto penne I had was amazing and the wild mushroom risotto my girlfriend said was “really no words to be honest, heavenly would be the closest” we would recommend this to anyone.

2  Thank patrick1221
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doctorgumby
24 November 2015|
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Response from Robert S | Property representative |
Hi there, Thank you for your inquiry, on Friday's we serve an oven roasted tenderloin of beef with all the trimming, including yourkshire puddings. I must same it is absolutely delicious! Come see and taste for yourself... More
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doctorgumby
24 November 2015|
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Response from Robert S | Property representative |
Hi there, we serve roasted tenderloin with all the trimmings including yourkshire pudding on Friday's only. Please call for reservations.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 3 - US$ 22
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Kentucky Crt | Nova Scotia, New Minas, Kentville, Nova Scotia B4N 4N2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Southwest Nova Scotia  >  Kentville  >  New Minas
  • Phone Number: +1 902-681-3225
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