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Jo-Anne's Quick-N-Tasty

) #10 of 38 Restaurants in Yarmouth $$ - $$$ , Seafood
490 Highway 1, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia B5A 4A6, Canada
+1 902-742-6606
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good41%
  • Average23%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible0%
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“fish cakes” (8 reviews)
“clams” (8 reviews)
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10:00 - 19:00All hours
Canadian, Seafood
$$ - $$$
490 Highway 1, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia B5A 4A6, Canada
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Joanne's Quick-N-Tasty is the successor to Harris' Quick-N-Tasty which was an institution for over 50 years in the seaside town of Yarmouth. In the same building with virtually the same menu, Joanne's is turning out some of the best seafood in Nova Scotia. The fish...More

Thank maritimeexplorer
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a surprise. We stopped in for a quick bite back in 2000 as we were in Yarmouth County to visit family. To our surprise as you go inside there are booths to sit at. On the walls were paintings that are for sale. We...More

Thank Rick M
Reviewed 15 July 2017

Looking for a quick stop for lunch. My husband and I both ordered seafood chowder. It was the best I have ever eaten, wish I could have ordered more to take with me, but chose coconut cream pie instead - I wasn't disappointed with that...More

Thank 990annr
Reviewed 7 July 2017

I went here the other day with a bunch of my co-workers for lunch. The place was full of elderly people. I had the special, which was fish and fries. It was just ok. I left here hungry as the serving was very small. This...More

Thank jen23072017
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

It was a cute place, I had the lobster Poutine and fried scallops. I wouldn't order it again. I'm guessing it's alright for a quick bite.

Thank Stavros4320
Reviewed 25 May 2017

extremely disappointed w hot lobster (their specialty). it was mostly lobster sauce poured over two slices of bread. yes the price of lobster was $14/lb at the time but maybe they should've warned that they were cutting back on the meat.

Thank sprucemoose100
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

They have awesome food. Love the daily specials. My favorite is the salt fish dinner. Service is fantastic!

Thank Lisa H
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Once the "dressed down" version of the superb Harris' Seafood Restaurant, Yarmouth's long gone fine dining seafood mecca, the Quick 'n Tasty was run for years by Clara Harris. The current owners knew a winner when they saw it and have made very few changes....More

Thank Currymac
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

This diner style restaurant is popular with both the locals and tourists. It offers typical diner menu items but specializes in Seafood selections. Myself and the two other guests had the hot Lobster Sandwich that comes with fries and coleslaw. It was delicious!

Thank Shawn M
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Great value . Old fashioned service with exellent seafood . Plenty of parking . Sundays are typically busiest day . Check seasonal hours

Thank bab32017
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Canadian, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 490 Highway 1, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia B5A 4A6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Southwest Nova Scotia  >  Yarmouth
  • Phone Number: +1 902-742-6606
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