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Cape View Restaurant

157 John Doucette Rd, Mavillette, Municipality of Clare, Nova Scotia B0W 2H0, Canada
+1 902-645-2519
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good23%
  • Average25%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“fries” (13 reviews)
“scallops” (8 reviews)
“seafood” (9 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Canadian
$$ - $$$
157 John Doucette Rd, Mavillette, Municipality of Clare, Nova Scotia B0W 2H0, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Was once the best spot for seafood and family meals. Locals and tourist filled it each night. In the peak of summer it likely may still be. Decor and staff still the same. I was surprised how simple the menu is; basically an average deep...More

Thank kfamily6
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Went for dinner here only place within walking distance from our little cottage food was good service was great very nice view of the ocean with a great view of the sunset

Thank digger4008
Reviewed 4 days ago

This restaurant was close to motel and beach,fish and chips were good ,very friendly and where can you get fish and chips for $7.00,special of the day

Thank Christine F
Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked my hotel based it's proximity to this restaurant. The hotel was amazing. However the restaurant is up for sale and rarely ever open any more. Don't waste the gas unless you want to stay at a lovely motel across the road.

Thank kellydchartier
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want fresh seafood and especially scallops, this is a great place. Nothing fancy on the inside, but very friendly service.

Thank Soepkip
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Greeting was a little strange. My wife and I ordered "seafood" chowder and received a bowl of milky boiled potatoes! (with some tasteless fish thrown in for good measure.) 12.95$ Suggestion - don't be afraid to charge a little more ...and give a little more...More

Thank Andrew5350
Reviewed 8 August 2017

You can't beat the view of one of the most beautiful beaches in Nova Scotia. The food is good and the servings are on the large size. My wife and I split their 4 seafood platter for $32. It came with fried clams/shrimp/haddock/scallops and fries....More

Thank MMS1956
Reviewed 3 August 2017

Being maritimers from New Brunwick, we are accustomed to sea food dinners which we love. But when we opened the menu and saw Rappie Pie, we instantly changed our order to four plates of this Acadian specialty dish. We usually make this pie for special...More

Thank Kim S
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

The restaurant has a gorgeous view of Mavillette Beach, it was clean and the service was good. We found the food to be good but, not great (freezer fries, fake bacon bits in ceaser salad, lobster was a little flavourless possibly frozen not fresh). If...More

Thank hjkfdefvbjiesv
Reviewed 30 July 2017

We visit this restaurant every time we are in the area...We recommend it to anyone and we bring family and friends here. Yes, the fries are frozen..shoestring style. I am not here for the fries. I am here because they cook the seafood the way...More

Thank K.C.NovaScotia
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15 January 2017|
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Response from Peter K | Reviewed this property |
It is French Acadian music,one evening a week. The restaurant is closed for the off season. Do not know if the menue is available on line. If not it should be,as more people would go there. A great meal followed by a walk on... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Seafood, Canadian
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 157 John Doucette Rd, Mavillette, Municipality of Clare, Nova Scotia B0W 2H0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Southwest Nova Scotia  >  Municipality of Clare  >  Mavillette
  • Phone Number: +1 902-645-2519
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