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The Tall and Small Cafe

342 Main St, Antigonish, Nova Scotia B2G 2C5, Canada
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good28%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“turkey pesto” (9 reviews)
“sandwiches” (15 reviews)
“focaccia” (2 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 18:00All hours
Cafe, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
342 Main St, Antigonish, Nova Scotia B2G 2C5, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Big serves. Shared the sandwich and still too much. Lots of choices. Busy with a great vibe. Lots of Uni students

Thank Brisdave
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food and the price is right. Very busy but worth the wait. The sandwiches were wonderful and the shakes were great. Sorry it is not a bigger place.

Thank Roger P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is a rare find in rural Nova Scotia. I stopped in many times during my visit to Antigonish. Good coffee, all home made treats, and healthy lunch options. The house-made bagels and smoothies were our favourites!

Thank sa g
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I think the food was okay, but the room was uncomfortably hot. Wish they had more on the breakfast menu - was very limited. We had coffee, tea, muffins, and a sandwich, but they only offer veggie sandwiches, no meat.

Thank nichola336
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had the 'famous' turkey pesto sandwich and my husband had the southwest chicken wrap - both very good! We were also very excited to try the Cove kombucha - yummy and not too sweet.

Thank Beccastelein
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had the good surprise to stumble upon the Tall and Small Cafe during a stop in Antigonish. I love that there are two areas in this cafe, one more lively near the counter and a quieter area in a semi-separate room. The spicy hot...More

Thank Audrey F
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Funky little cafe with great coffee, lunch, and dessert selection. Everything was delicious! They had some interesting sand which combinations. Can't wait ti try it again!

Thank Victoria L
Reviewed 30 July 2017

I went for breakfast and had a cafe latte and cinnamon roll. My bill was about $2 less that I expected to pay. The coffee is so darn good. I'm a bit sad I discovered it on the last day of my stay in Antigonish.

Thank Erin M
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Busy coffee restaurant. We went at lunch time and we had to wait for 30 min for a sandwich to go. My grilled cheese sandwich was like a cheese melted sandwich, not a real grilled sandwich. Their turkey sandwich was good. Coffee is good too.

Thank melyvel
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

The coffee is ground fresh and brewed fresh. Service is with a with a smile. What more could one as for?

Thank Ellen D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 342 Main St, Antigonish, Nova Scotia B2G 2C5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Antigonish
  • Phone Number: 863-4682
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