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Brownstone Cafe

244 Main St, Antigonish, Nova Scotia B2G 2C2, Canada
+1 902-735-3225
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“burger” (43 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
244 Main St, Antigonish, Nova Scotia B2G 2C2, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This place has a terrace at/on the street with some nice tables. The food was good and we would recommend this restaurant

Thank Sonnie2403
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have gone to the restaurant two days in a row and not disappointed at all! The food is amazing and the atmosphere is as well! Friendly service and amazing wait staff! The cook well let’s just say the food says it all! They are...More

Thank Familyman12345
Reviewed 11 March 2018

We stopped for lunch and only had a bowl of soup but it was so-ooo good. The chicken noodle soup was very thick and full of chicken. It was enough for lunch. The decor was lovely and the service was good. Wish we could have...More

1  Thank Wanda K
BrownstoneCafe, Manager at Brownstone Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Wanda, thank you for this kind review. Our chef puts a lot of love into his soups... it's one of his favorite things to make and they never never shy of ingredients! We hope you'll visit our quaint little town and restaurant again someday!

Reviewed 22 January 2018

Many choices on the menu which is not the typical offerings I usually see. I selected the braised haddock for my main course and it was fantastic! I would recommend it to any fish lover. Further, I would specifically go back to this eatery to...More

Thank Gerry D
Reviewed 3 January 2018

Love the Mac and Cheese. Had the mushroom bacon pizza and it was good but had very ,very little on it.

Thank Julie W
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

Owner was so nice. Ordered a steak but a little over done. Was very happy with the service and ambiance. Even the slightly over cooked steak was delicious. I travel a lot, so this review is in the context of Antigonish. If you go to...More

Thank nodnarbns
BrownstoneCafe, Manager at Brownstone Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 14 December 2017

nodnarbns, Thank you for this review... we appreciate your kindness, as well as your criticism. I apologize that your steak wasn't cooked to your desired taste, but when you return I hope we can please you with a 5/5 - we look forward to serving...More

Reviewed 17 November 2017

Stopped by for a business lunch upon the recommendation of a local. She wasn't wrong! The first thing we noticed was the decor - the place is all decked out for Christmas, but in a very tasteful way. It almost put this grinch into the...More

Thank JB81ontheroad
BrownstoneCafe, Manager at Brownstone Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 27 November 2017

I'm so pleased you enjoyed our newly famous Mac N Cheese burger.. it's been a great hit since adding it to our menu but, I apologize for your delayed service in receiving your bill.. We look forward to your return!

Reviewed 4 November 2017

We passed through Antigonish and wanted a quick lucnh (but not of fast food!). We stumbled on Brownstone Cafe on the Main street, and entered without expectations. (I am prejudice against restaurant that call themselves Cafe... ) We enjoyed the meal very much. Both the...More

Thank gonjo
BrownstoneCafe, Manager at Brownstone Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 November 2017

Gonjo, So happy you found us along your travels and very pleased you enjoyed our dishes. Thank you for the kind review. PS: we're in the process of removing "cafe" from our title :)

Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch on a recent road trip, based on the TA reviews..Vibe was good, service was quick and server was friendly. The poutine and the fish and chips were very good.. the Cajun shrimp and the Greek chicken appetizers.. not so much..the Cajun...More

Thank Pelawpablo
BrownstoneCafe, Manager at Brownstone Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2017

Pelawpablo, I'm sorry to hear you weren't a fan of your greek chicken bites or the cajun seared shrimp... they are typically great hits. I hope we will see you again.

Reviewed 25 October 2017

We were planning on going to The Townhouse Pub but it was closed so we walked around the corner and found the Brownstone Café. It was very crowded and we had to wait for 10 minutes for a table but it was worth the wait....More

Thank Sharon W
BrownstoneCafe, Manager at Brownstone Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2017

Sharon, Thank you for your review... we're so happy you came around the corner to dine with us! How about that mac n' cheese, eh! We hope to see you again :)

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Julie W
11 January 2018|
Response from BethCC | Reviewed this property |
I’m not really sure. However I know they have the coconut cream pie, sticky toffee pudding, deep fried cheesecake... There’s so many it’s hard to remember. They’re all made from scratch too. Delicious!! :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$24
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 244 Main St, Antigonish, Nova Scotia B2G 2C2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Antigonish
  • Phone Number: +1 902-735-3225
The Brownstone Cafe is a newly opened restaurant offering delicious and unique cuisine ranging from warm paninis and sandwiches to Mediterranean inspired dishes. Enjoy homemade desserts with fair trade coffee while taking in the beautiful ambiance of the extravagantly designed surroundings. The Brownstone Cafe is a licensed restaurant with an excellent selection of cocktails, spirits, beer and wine.
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