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Stone Soup Cafe

$$ - $$$Cafe, , Soups
41 Water St, Pictou, Nova Scotia B0K 1H0, Canada
+1 902-485-4949
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good32%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“stone soup” (23 reviews)
“soups” (11 reviews)
“seafood chowder” (19 reviews)
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Cafe, Canadian, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
41 Water St, Pictou, Nova Scotia B0K 1H0, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

After the many glowing reviews, we were disappointed when we visited. When we entered the restaurant, the owner seemed too busy to be bothered with us and we found our own table. In fact, all the staff seemed to be out of sorts - it...More

Thank Rosalind P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a really nice time here sitting out on the deck. Owner was really friendly and informative and the food was good. Highly recommend.

Thank PeteD_London
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A small café/restaurant with both indoor and outdoor seating. It looks fairly plain and simple. However, the food is top rate and delivered to a high standard. We ate here for dinner one evening - I understand they only open in the evenings for a...More

Thank Wilton2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A quaint little spot run by a super friendly owner offering great home cooked food and a nice selection of local wines. Yes, the chowders are as good as they say, but the salads, sandwiches and main courses are excellent. Don't miss this gastronomic gem!

Thank bassinstincts
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I sat outdoors on the patio taking in the charming environment of Pictou. The homemade ice tea was to die for! I have to say it's the best ice tea I have ever had. I ordered the haddock burger with the soup. The burger was...More

Thank Pambi4
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I had a great meal there .i ordered the mussels and a salad . The mussels were good cooked in a white wine with tarragon broth and the salad was fresh and plentiful . The seafood chowder which my husband had was...More

Thank Canada55plus
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

A great local eatery and coffee shop offering good value and clearly popular with locals. The friendly staff help make it a comfy atmosphere. Our breakfast was excellent, including some of the best Eggs Benedict we've every had. Coffee is first rate.

Thank tjw007
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

My second experience at this wonderful small cafe and it did not dissapoint . Roasted veggie grilled cheese was my choice this time and it was amazing. The owner is usually there and I was happy to thank him for the experience.

Thank Nicoleouellette
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

As far as I am concerned the quality of the food here is second to none. Owners are great, hardworking people and care about your experience here. 10 plus.

Thank Lionstone
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

The food was fantastic, and the service was friendly. 10/10 would soup again. Order the churros! We had lunch and breakfast the eggs benny was fantastic made with legit hollandaise!

Thank Benjamin P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$12
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41 Water St, Pictou, Nova Scotia B0K 1H0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Pictou
  • Phone Number: +1 902-485-4949
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We are a small, licensed, family run cafe. We try to use local products whenever possible, and are open for breakfast and lunch year round. We carry gluten free products and all our soups, chowders and dressings are homemade and gluten free. Because we start from scratch, we can accommodate special dietary needs.
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