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High Wheeler Cafe

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$$ - $$$
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Baddeck, Nova Scotia, Canada
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Havre Boucher
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14 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I was last at the Highwheeler in October for a cup of coffee, a few loaves of bread and their shortbread cookies, which melt in your mouth! Lol I love this popular little bakery which also sells soups, sandwiches, etc. It is small and can be quite busy. It has some seating inside and outside on their patio. The unfortunate... More 

Thank 917feliciaf
Nova Scotia
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19 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Awesome, quality food. Prices are a bit high, but worth every penny. Love the spinach salad and their delicious soups. And after eating a nice, healthy/wholesome lunch, not guilt about having one of their numerous squares, cookies, pastries, etc... for dessert! A wonderful spot to treat yourself while exploring the area.

Thank mdnrn
Pennington, New Jersey
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411 reviews
363 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2016

Cam here with family and we ordered our breakfast and sat on the high are at the back on the restaurant. Eggs and breads which are home made are good. The coffee was fantastic and I came over a few times to fill up. Fresh pastries were had by the kids and we were all satisfied.The owner and her daughter... More 

Thank KidLove
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91 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 November 2016

Tasty breakfast with ham/eggs. Small, unassuming place but busy, busy in the mornings. Looked like a lot of locals and a lot of tourists. Great stop before we went on to Alexander Graham Bell Museum. Lots of delicious looking pastries.

Thank Lainey W
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22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Baddeck is a fairly small town, but in Nova Scotia, it seems that it is in these small town that the amazing bakeries thrive. The High Wheeler Cafe has incredible pastries, breads, breakfasts, and lunches to go. Everyone is super-friendly. Unlimited coffee refills. Definitely a place to check out if you are in the area.

Thank Mary S
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We visited the high wheeler for a quick lunch before a recent wedding. The sandwiches are all made on home made bread fresh to order. Great selection, loads of options , quick and very tasty!

Thank Kerry M
North Port, Florida
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35 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Excellent food and lots of choices. Homemade bread and baked goods also for sale. Don't forget desset....homemade rice crispy square with granola and a drizzle of chocolate.

Thank AnneH81
Camrose, Canada
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Friendly, fast, and great selections including gluten free, this bakery cafe is beyond wonderful. The food is fresh, well presented and delicious. It is so good you may have to wait in line for a bit but it is well worth your wait.

Thank Roxanna63
Whitehorse, Canada
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175 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2016

We had a great breakfast here. The staff were very helpful in letting us change things. The coffee was delicious and so was the food. We picked up some cookies and treats to bring along but it was hard to choose because of the variety. The lunch things looked delicious too. You order at the cash and your food/coffee is... More 

Thank Gertie68
Edmonton, Canada
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34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

We stopped here for lunch before we left Baddeck and we didn't regret it. $15 for a veggie wrap with soup and my husband got a good BLT sandwich with salad. You MUST try the maple vinaigrette on the salad. It was so good I drank it from the side bowl! Also their selection of baked goods will leave your... More 

Thank TheShruggy

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Canadian, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Baddeck, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Cape Breton Island  >  Baddeck
  • Phone Number: 9022953006

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?