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Rare Bird Pub & Eatery

$$ - $$$, ,
80 Main Street, Guysborough, Nova Scotia B0H 1N0, Canada
+1 902-533-2128
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good32%
  • Average22%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible15%
Travellers talk about
“fish chips” (3 reviews)
“nice pub” (4 reviews)
Bar, Pub, Canadian
$$ - $$$
80 Main Street, Guysborough, Nova Scotia B0H 1N0, Canada
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Reviewed 15 August 2017

Nicely decorated pub right on the main street of Guysborough town. Standard pub menu. Brewpub beers offered and were yummy (sampled the IPA and the Lager).

Thank John C
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Fish & chips were good! Fish was fresh. The beer on tap was flat! One server for the whole pub. This was on a Wednesday night which was Ceildeh night. The last call for food was 7:00. The pub closed at 8:00! Not great if...More

Thank karl w
Reviewed 26 July 2017

A decent selection of beers but no ciders. The deck is an excellent place to watch the Wednesday night Ceildeh. There is a nice view from the deck.

Thank CCPNewYorkCity
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Read all other reviews, LIMITED menu of crappy food and overpriced spirits. Go across the street to BIg G .

2  Thank rfied112
Reviewed 16 December 2016

We visit the Rare Bird during our family get-togethers in the Summer. It is a nice homey atmosphere to enjoy a relaxing meal, while resting your bones in the wonderful area. The menu is limited but the food is good, and staff arevery friendly

Thank NS_traveller2014
Reviewed 26 September 2016

I can't say I wasn't warned, but I totally misjudged how bad the Rare Bird would be. Horrible, horrible hamburgers. And the only things on the menu are burgers (cheese or no cheese) or fish and chips. The fries are the frozen kind you get...More

2  Thank Ithakan
Reviewed 18 September 2016

When in Guysboro we usually eat at Days Gone By ... This time we decided to try the Rare Bird -- Shouldn't have -- Menu Cheeseburger, Burger, or Fish and chips. Fish was very good; fries crap. Caesar salad an alternate to fries ... my...More

2  Thank David T
Reviewed 13 September 2016

We sat on the deck drinking great beer made right there and was a smooth harbour. We ordered the fish and chips and they were cooked perfectly.

Thank gronkMiddleton
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Eat here only if you have to.....three things on the menu...hamburger, cheese burger, fish and chips...thats it ! Burger was tastless....fish and chips tasted like they came from a frozen package. Nice view from patio Service okay I guess, if you like being referred to...More

Thank VancouverKeith
Reviewed 5 September 2016

We were looking forward to visiting the greatly hyped town of Guysborough to sample some of the craft beer and "fine food" at the Rare Bird Brew Pub. Mid summer, the pub was completely empty except for a waitress and cook, strangely lacking ambience. We...More

2  Thank jinsmo
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Pub, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 80 Main Street, Guysborough, Nova Scotia B0H 1N0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Guysborough
  • Phone Number: +1 902-533-2128
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