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Clove Hitch Bar & Bistro

) #1 of 3 Restaurants in Port Hood $$ - $$$ , , Seafood
8790 Highway 19, Port Hood, Nova Scotia B0E 2W0, Canada
+1 902-787-3035
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Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good38%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
11:30 - 23:00All hours
CUISINES
Bar, Canadian, Seafood, Pub
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
8790 Highway 19, Port Hood, Nova Scotia B0E 2W0, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

Great place to eat,good varied menu with quality food.Busy spot all weekend ,not sure about business in the winter months but definately a spot to visit if you're in the area.One beef only, if you ask to substitute something as per the menu you should...More

Thank Barry W
Patricia v, Owner at Clove Hitch Bar & Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thank you and we are happy you enjoyed and thanks for the post. I agree that extra costs should be upfront, this is why we have printed the extra costs on our menu. Sorry this was missed in your case, but it sounds as though...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This was our last place for dinner before leaving Canada the next day! The recommendations from trip advisor were right on! Cute place with great food. Only drawback was the place was very hot inside. There is a small store attached with some quaint items!...More

Thank Meghan F
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were driving along looking for a place to eat and I saw the Clove Hitch. I sort of remembered reading about it but had no plans to stop in Port Hood. But I would again just to come here. The food was great. I...More

2  Thank James T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The best appy I've ever eaten! The perfect blend of sweet (fresh blueberry compo) with salty (perfectly braised, merinated and aged pork belly) with the delishilously savory pan fried scallops! Can't wait to have it again!! Hats off to chef Jay and team.

Thank Sherry J
Patricia v, Owner at Clove Hitch Bar & Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you Sherry :)

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Casual atmosphere with excellent food. Choices from hamburgers, wonderful beef ribs and seafood. Highly recommend

Thank amhkkh
Patricia v, Owner at Clove Hitch Bar & Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your post, happy you joined us :)

Reviewed 25 May 2017

So the restaurant didn't look so nice from the outside due to ongoing renovations. In fact, we had some trouble telling whether or not it was even open; however the salad was one of the best I've ever had!

Thank Jacinta R
Patricia v, Owner at Clove Hitch Bar & Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2017

Thank you for coming despite our appearance and happy you enjoyed your meal...hope to see you again!

Reviewed 12 November 2016

We came here to stop for a meal on our way to Margaree Harbor north of this rest stop. We just caught a nice sunset at the beach and came here as it seemed like a good place to get a meal. Our server Riley...More

Thank KidLove
Reviewed 19 October 2016

I am a regular patron of the Clove Hitch, I bring a number of clients to the location and recommend it to every tourist I encounter. The chef, Jason, is always wanting feedback and to tell you the truth, every meal I had this year...More

Thank damian787
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Having a great lunch at the Clove Hitch this September reminded me of only a year ago when my daughter got married in Port Hood. Her wedding dinner was served at the Clove Hitch. The meals were delicious. But what impressed me most was the...More

Thank Michael C
Patricia v, Owner at Clove Hitch Bar & Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2016

Was a pleasure to serve you on that day! Thank you.

Reviewed 18 October 2016

I love fish and chips and this place has an excellent dish. Other members of our party had fish meals and everyone was satisfied.

Thank dcolavecchio
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$20
Cuisine
Bar, Canadian, Seafood, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 23:00
Thursday
11:30 - 23:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8790 Highway 19, Port Hood, Nova Scotia B0E 2W0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Cape Breton Island  >  Port Hood
  • Phone Number: +1 902-787-3035
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Description
We are a family owned business priding ourselves on fresh local cuisine at an affordable price. Our modern inviting setting includes a deck with an ocean view. We feature many seafood options as well as daily lunch and dinner specials, Steak 'n Stein, Ladies' Night, breakfast on Sundays, cocktails, local beer on tap and so much more. Local musicians perform on stage on a regular basis.
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