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Cafe l'Acadie

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636 Bedford Hwy, Bedford, Nova Scotia B3M 2L8, Canada
+1 902-446-7771
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07:00 - 20:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 20:00
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Halifax
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311 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

My husband and I had dinner here last night. It's a simple little place nothing fancy but the dinners were really good. I loved the meat pie and salad as well as the complimentary bowl,of corn chowder and my husband enjoyed his fish cakes and fish chowder as well . We will be back on Sunday to try the rapi... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

if you're ever in the Halifax, NS area, drive down the road a bit to eat here. Delicious, authentic Acadian food. Visit on a Sunday to enjoy a piece of Rappie Pie. Be sure to chat with the owner & cook Gary, a very nice guy and ask him about the history of his people, the Acadians.

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Montreal, Canada
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40 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Restaurant is located in the hotel premisses but not managed by the hotel. We had an excellent dinner and breakfast in the morning.

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Ojochal, Costa Rica
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

We loved the fact that everything is fresh and homemade! The staff we so accommodating, helming me figure out gluten free options.

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Halifax, Canada
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Lunch with friends was a real treat at this Cafe. The atmosphere was inviting and the server excellent. The menu offers many yummy items. A nice touch was a complimentary choice of 2 soups to wet your appetite. All items on the menu are homemade and, as all agreed, very good. The desserts were awesome...especially the Pouding Chomeur....and the Ginger... More 

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Thank Nancy B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

I sent my fish cake's back because they were burned. They made me another, witch I appreciated. Overall, the 7 members of my party were not happy.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Clean,inviting open dining area: l can speak for the haddock dinner and meat pie dinner; both were excellent ! Server friendly and attentive; complimentary soup- help yourself to it -also very good. Located next to the Bluenose Inn- a little hard to find.

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Thank Judy I
Taylors, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

Had a mouth-watering meal at Cafe l'Acadie. I thought only one place could make fish and chips and I only ate fish and chips at that one place. But after having crunchy thin batter fish and homemade fries, this is the best place on either side of the border hands down! No grease oozed from this fish let me tell... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Highly recommended! Excellent food with a taste of French cuisine. Friendly and a great atmosphere. Located on the Bedford highway, worth visiting.

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Eastern Passage, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

If you are looking for that favorite meal from your childhood or if you are looking to learn about the Acadien heritage and their way of life you definitely have to visit this little part of Acadia in Bedford N.S. Gary LeBlanc not only can supply you with the original comfort food of his French Acadien ancestors but he can... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Cuisine
Canadian, Soups, Healthy, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 20:00
Monday
07:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 20:00
Thursday
07:00 - 20:00
Friday
07:00 - 20:00
Saturday
07:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 636 Bedford Hwy, Bedford, Nova Scotia B3M 2L8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Region  >  Bedford
  • Phone Number: +1 902-446-7771
Description
Café l’Acadie's owner Gary Le Blanc was born into a large Acadian family where both parents hail from the Acadian village of Cheticamp Nova Scotia area and with an enormous extended family, Acadian food, music and culture were the heartbeat of our family life. Our home was the 'gathering place' for friends and relatives. My mother loved to cook and growing up, I could sit for hours and listen to her sing all the old traditional Acadians songs as she scurried about the kitchen cooking. On special occasions, I would watch in amazement at the fiddlers, mandolin and guitar players sitting around the kitchen table, while the rest would sing out loud and strong, Acadian songs of old. With Fricot on the stove, Rappie and Rabbit Pies in the oven and desserts galore, it all fed the soul. Café l’Acadie brings many of these Acadian culinary treasures from my family's kitchen to our dining room to share this rich history of delicious food.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?