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Fireside Tea Room

$$ - $$$, Cafe
880 Prince St, Truro, Nova Scotia B2N 1H4, Canada
+1 902-893-8285
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (10 reviews)
“quiche” (8 reviews)
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Canadian, Cafe
$$ - $$$
880 Prince St, Truro, Nova Scotia B2N 1H4, Canada
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Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

We went for a late breakfast . The food was okay, good coffee. It took forever for anyone to even acknowledge our arrival then we were treated to slow surly service from a young lady who obviously didn't want to be there. We will never...More

Thank Kevin H
Reviewed 21 September 2017

While doing a walkabout in downtown Truro, we stumbled upon this spot. It combines a lovely tearoom and gift shop in one. We had tea (piping hot as it should be) and lovely scones. After tea, we browsed the shop and bought some additional items...More

Thank Cate25
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

We took a day trip to NS from PEI and needed a place for lunch. Everything was delightful: tea, quiche, dessert...so good. We also enjoyed the shop!

Thank Zanna W
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Nice food, although we felt a bit rushed as it was towards the end of service and the servers wanted to get away. Would go again, but earlier in the day.

Thank Ali L
Reviewed 7 July 2016

Went there to use a gift card I had been given. Small place in the back of the NS Emporium. We had the curry soup, which was amazing. My husband had the lasagna with a salad. The lasagna was a large portion and light and...More

Thank eileencrane
Reviewed 29 June 2016

I had the frittata for lunch on Saturday. It was a fair portion and had good flavour. It was, however, heated in a microwave and was a bit damp. Came with 2 slices of toast. I was left a bit hungry so would order a...More

Thank SteveKinNS
Reviewed 26 May 2016

The tea room at the Nova Scotian Emporium is a lovely place to have lunch with a friend or your mom. The food is freshly made and delicious. Save room for dessert!

Thank Rebecca T
Reviewed 17 February 2016

This Tea Room is a small place with 3 rooms. One room is enclosed which gives more privacy and the other two rooms are separated and cozy. I have enjoyed my food there, only once I had to return my quiche that wasn't quite cooked...More

Thank Elizabeth D
Reviewed 13 February 2016

This restaurant has a great lunch menu. Salads are made with fresh crisp greens & peppers. Soup and sandwiches are excellent as well as everything else. Great desserts.

Thank John M
Reviewed 3 November 2015

We were at the tea room recently, after a long absence, and won't be back for a long time again. None of the meals we have ever had have looked anything like the photo posted. Pretty basic; you order a sandwich and that's what you...More

1  Thank Carolyn B
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Canadian, Cafe
Lunch, Breakfast
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Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 880 Prince St, Truro, Nova Scotia B2N 1H4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Truro
  • Phone Number: +1 902-893-8285
The Nova Scotian Emporium & Fireside Tearoom is located in the heart of Truro's downtown shopping district. Its embossed tin ceilings, wainscoting and hardwood floors are original to the c.1890 building. While enjoying lunch or dessert, take in the excellent array of giftware, kitchen gadgets, bedding, baby products, and fine Nova Scotia products in the gift shop on the adjacent two floors. We have an onsite bakery and do special orders/catering for any occasion. The Tearoom features soups made daily, fresh salads, seafood chowder, frittatas, specials and 'almost sinful' desserts baked daily in our own oven. We take great pride in offering you the freshest ingredients in our menu selections. For the tea enthusiast, we offer 15+ blends of teas, including several herbals.
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