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Coastal Restaurant & Pub

36404 Cabot Trail, Ingonish, Nova Scotia B0C 1K0, Canada
+1 902-285-2526
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good30%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“crab dip” (44 reviews)
“burger” (101 reviews)
“fries” (55 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
36404 Cabot Trail, Ingonish, Nova Scotia B0C 1K0, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Burger was epic. Onion rings and BBQ sauce was awesome. Service was great. We stopped here in our trip around Nova Scotia on motorcycles. Be sure to grab a Cabot Trail T-Shirt!

Thank Curtis Z
Reviewed 20 January 2018

We chose the Coastal Restaurant and Pub because it was featured on a Television Show that boasted some amazing meal choices. The reviews did not disappoint!! I ordered the Famous Ringer Burger and it was exactly what I had expected...perfection with every bite. A glass...More

Thank MrAllanJ
Reviewed 13 December 2017

We stopped here with our tour bus and I wasn’t certain what we were going to have for lunch as it was a buffet. Well, they set out a spread of cold cuts, cheeses, etc, but at the end of the line was a huge...More

Thank lovetohike1111
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Went here because it looked very popular and advertised "Gotta eat Here" was here. Had a not so good experience as our table was at the entrance and everyone that came in the door stood and stared at us. The food was ok, but wished...More

Thank HeatherBowmanville
Reviewed 7 November 2017

i stopped by here for Dinner one evening while travelling to see the wonders of the Cabot Trail. As it was off season I thought it wouldn't be that busy for a Sunday evening. I was wrong, this place was very busy, and seating was...More

Thank firechief-JL
Reviewed 23 October 2017

OK, despite the advertising of having been on the Food Network, we were not impressed with the food. We ordered the crab dip as an appetizer and found it to be too sweet although the chips served with it were light, crispy, and good on...More

Thank Hola4876
Keith M, Owner at Coastal Restaurant & Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2017

Hi and thank you for dropping in. I am sorry to hear you didn't like everything but it seems you did enjoy the majority. I am surprised with the chicken sandwich as that is one of our best sellers and freshly grilled. If you can...More

Reviewed 23 October 2017

A few hours after completing a 9K hike up a 1200 ft. "hill" and back, we needed the enjoyment of a casual brewpub. We had made a table rez a few weeks earlier and it helped as we were seated soon after arriving - a...More

Thank Len L
Reviewed 21 October 2017

There are not many restaurants on the Cabot Trail. We were staying in Ingonish, so we expected that whatever was open we would try. Surprise! We got tasty food and a great dining experience. It was super busy the night we were there. It was...More

Thank Wendy S
Reviewed 20 October 2017

Stopped in recently like we do yearly. Not as good as it first was,we thought it may be because they are closing soon. My burger was definitely not fresh and juicy, too many fries although the fries were homemade, really appreciated that. To charge 15.00...More

Thank debbiemaclean2015
Keith M, Owner at Coastal Restaurant & Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2017

Hello and sorry about your time with us. we don't serve coleslaw as we have in the past and had to stop and it wasn't popular. The other items should have been tasty and we apologize that it was not up to standard and will...More

Reviewed 20 October 2017

Had the original ringer burger and was impressed. Not a meal you want to eat very often, but definitely worth it! The crab starter dip was delicious

Thank 487Kyle
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Questions & Answers
15 October 2017|
Response from Keith M | Property representative |
Hello. It is a root beer float with pop, vanilla ice ream and whip cream. Very good.
Louise P
18 August 2015|
Response from Keith M | Property representative |
hello and thank you for your inquiry. we are a pub style restaurant and serve a variety of items. we are most known for our gourmet burgers, which our ringer burger was featured on the food network. we sell great seafood... More
Louise P
18 August 2015|
Response from MikeD055 | Reviewed this property |
There are many varieties available. Something for everyone. Adult & child options available.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$29
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36404 Cabot Trail, Ingonish, Nova Scotia B0C 1K0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Cape Breton Island  >  Ingonish
  • Phone Number: +1 902-285-2526
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