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Midtrail Restaurant

$$ - $$$
Canadian, Soups, Seafood
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23475 Cabot Trail, Pleasant Bay, Nova Scotia B0E 2P0, Canada
+1 902-224-2529
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Hamilton, Canada
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

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

Thank smulley50
Manassas, Virginia
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

I included some of our experience here on my review of the hotel too. It was just bad all around and we both ended up sick. Pros: - It's open. One of the few places open this time of year, may have been the only thing open in the area, as we didn't see any other choices. - The morning... More 

Thank Chrysti H
Halifax, Canada
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Had deep fried veg for starter and then fish & chips for main course. For some reason, the batter that the fish was fried in was more like pudding batter and not the same as the starter, which made it taste bland. We were still eating the starter when they brought out the main, something which we find a lot... More 

Thank phiny2016
Fort Myers, Florida
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50 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

We had a salad, sandwich and quesadilla which were excellent. Nothing special about the atmosphere. Excellent service.

Thank John S
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Stopped at the hotel on site and ate here out of convenience and was pleasantly surprised. Fair prices, good food and friendly service.

Thank Joe F
Moncton, Canada
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

Walking into this place it doesn't smell great..kinda mouldy smelling...so the first night we went somewhere else for supper but the next morning to make it convenient we ate at the motel...Food was well prepared, delicious and good size serving..Prices affordable...Hard working kitchen staff...laid back servers

Thank eekmurray
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Good breakfast food and service, hits the spot, strong coffee and wifi signal! Toilets clean but bizarre - honest, better seem than described.

Thank dermotcole
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

HOME COOKED and tasty! EVERY mean. Get the lobster club! It is amazing! You will thank me:) Hope you give it a chance. Best place to eat in town!

Thank Kris W
Augusta, Georgia
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52 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Stopped due to its broad menu online. Had a donair panini and a salad. The panini was good and the fries were very good. The salad had tangerine segments, dried fruit and nuts on top of the greens with a very good vinaigrette. Would try another of the Pleasant Bay places next time.

Thank _pfl30909
Salt Lake City, Utah
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30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

We were pleasantly surprised at how delicious this little place was. The service and food were both good.

Thank Xelashay

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$22
Canadian, Soups, Seafood
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
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
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?