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Shining Waters Bakery

11497 Main St, Mabou, Nova Scotia, Canada
+1 902-945-2944
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good30%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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Cafe, Canadian
11497 Main St, Mabou, Nova Scotia, Canada
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Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

The girls here are very friendly......(hey molly) :) you can get a full on, I think it's called a hangover breakfast here, I'm happy to say I have never had it, but a few people I've been with have had it.......or if you just want...More

Thank capegirl08
Reviewed 25 August 2017

Shining Waters is a terrific place for breakfast or lunch or the most scrumptious baked goods. It's open from early in the morning until about 2 p.m. It's on the main street of Mabou, which is a very small town of 100-200 people. From the...More

Thank hazelcb
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Had the clubhouse sandwich. It was very good, would recommend. Price was fair and the service was good.

Thank Akenn135
Reviewed 1 August 2017

Who knew that the Rankin Family (Canadian celtic/country/folk group) haled from Mabou? We didn't know that and stumbled upon it as we made a wrong turn and happened into Mabou. The wrong turn allowed us to find Shining Waters, a small eatery where the locals...More

Thank Douglas B
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Friendly staff will serve you a delicious breakfast or lunch in a clean, welcoming environment. The porridge French toast is out of this world. For something lighter, choose scrambled eggs cooked to perfection with a side of grilled tomatoes. The coffee is always piping hot...More

Thank JulesJSmith
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

As a group of friends travelling through Nova Scotia, we decided to stop for lunch and luckily found Shining Waters Eatery. The owner cooks and/or prepares all of her food fresh and it was delicious. I had the hamburger soup. I had to try it...More

Thank Jenny D
Reviewed 26 October 2016

This is the place to be for breakfast; don't take the country out of country... quaint.. pleasant.. great for early risers... everything is fresh.. along with the smells of baking bread... however.. there is a variety of baked goods... so save your pennies its a...More

Thank 640christenal
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Prompt service with a smile. In house made bread was awesome. Took cookies for an afternoon snack and wished we had bought more!. Eggs were perfectly cooked. Loved the blackboard message "Start every day with a grateful heart and a cup of coffee." Outdoor seating...More

Thank LP1247
Reviewed 17 October 2016

This place seemed to be popular with locals and puts out a good breakfast on your choice of wonderful home made breads. We each had two fried eggs and bacon. These were properly cooked and the toast was wonderful. The coffee was decent. Like most...More

Thank maryann-ns
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Just stopped for lunch, had a terrific club (as in the photo above) on home-made porridge bread (not in the photo above). Simple food, done well, at a reasonable cost, served quickly and efficiently. Hard to beat.

Thank Daniel S
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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, Canadian
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11497 Main St, Mabou, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Cape Breton Island  >  Mabou
  • Phone Number: +1 902-945-2944
This looks like a local favourite which has had a rcent makeover, the owner was young and friendly and the interior laidback but contemporary. We stopped for a coffee on the way through the town and were surprised by the atmosphere and quality food.
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