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Tin Roof Mercantile and Cafe

₱₱ - ₱₱₱Cafe, , Soups
6321 Highway 7, East Chezzetcook, Nova Scotia B0J 1N0, Canada
+1 902-827-5313
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Overview
  • Excellent85%
  • Very good6%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“lunch” (12 reviews)
“soups” (5 reviews)
“tourtiere” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, Canadian, Soups
PRICE
₱₱ - ₱₱₱
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Food
Service
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LOCATION
6321 Highway 7, East Chezzetcook, Nova Scotia B0J 1N0, Canada
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Reviewed 18 June 2018

Delicious homemade food. Interesting shop with fine quality goods to browse and buy following lunch. Friendly helpful staff. A little out of the way but interesting to see new parts of NS. Exterior Is in need of some upkeep. But overall a lovely lunch. Would...More

Thank Susan657
cricketeer1, Owner at Tin Roof Mercantile and Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2018

Thank you for your kind words. When you visited we must have been in the middle of painting the exterior.... with paint scraping etc. we were looking shabby, indeed. Should you return you will see we are beautiful once again... still a tiny bit more...More

Reviewed 22 January 2018

My son, daughter in law and I were roaming down the eastern shore and happened upon this delightful restaurant and gift store. The service was super friendly in each side...and the food was excellent. I will definitely r eturn.

Thank Katharine M
cricketeer1, Owner at Tin Roof Mercantile and Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 23 January 2018

Thank you for your kind words...we look forward to your return

Reviewed 22 November 2017 via mobile

If you love a good home-cooked meal freshly prepared that day, this is your place to go!! I always enjoy their homemade unique soups and freshly baked bread with a variety of sandwich fillings! You will love to sit by the crackling fire and enjoy...More

Thank Carrie W
cricketeer1, Owner at Tin Roof Mercantile and Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 23 November 2017

Thank you so much for the great review. I am so glad you enjoy our store and café and hope that you will be back soon !

Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

This is home made food at its best! Recipes from grandma and beyond line the menu. I had a specialty soup that was amazing in both texture and taste. My sandwich was great my wife had a tortiere that was both light and tasty. The...More

Thank Bob M
cricketeer1, Owner at Tin Roof Mercantile and Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2017

Thank you for the kind words and great review...we are always happy when our customers are happy !! Hope to see you again soon !

Reviewed 18 January 2017

Have eaten here a number of times. Food is always fresh, homemade and delicious! I've tried many menu items and they are all great! The atmosphere is warm and cosy by a wood fire with primitive country decor, nestled within a country store. Recently I...More

Thank 67_Julia
cricketeer1, Owner at Tin Roof Mercantile and Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 19 January 2017

Thank you for the kind words...we always try to be our very best and we are glad that you enjoyed!

Reviewed 28 October 2016

Went for lunch. Have been going for nearly ten years. Lately we notice the consistency of the food slipping. Chicken in chicken pot pie is tough. Out of chicken salad. The broccoli salad obviously missing something.

Thank Jane19422015
cricketeer1, Owner at Tin Roof Mercantile and Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2016

Hello Jane, I am sorry you found a problem with your latest experience in our café. We strive to maintain consistent quality at all times. I will definitely look into the situation . When exactly did you visit ?

Reviewed 16 August 2016

We stopped by the Tin Roof Mercantile and Cafe during your eastern shore beach crawl and were surprised to find this little gem. We had a lovely lunch of seafood chowder, homemade breads and savory pies. Everything was fresh and delicious, and the owners attentive...More

Thank SusyQrev
cricketeer1, Owner at Tin Roof Mercantile and Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2016

I am happy that you found us and enjoyed your lunch and shopping experience. Thank you for your input re: the music. We will take it under consideration , for sure.

Reviewed 10 February 2016

The atmosphere was cozy and the fireplace was on. The service was excellent as was the food. Can't wait to go again!

Thank Judith M
Reviewed 29 August 2015

A very nice experience and lovely owners and staff! Only open for lunch until 2:00. Owner's pride shows in the care for the establishment. Small concise menu. We had the chowder (rare to find gluten free) which was very good. The tourtierre was exceptional, and...More

Thank Jay C
Cameron P, Owner at Tin Roof Mercantile and Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2015

I am very happy that you enjoyed your visit with us and hope that you will come back again soon....I have just added a gluten-free chocolate cake to the menu that is " to die for"...

Reviewed 31 July 2015

What a fantastic hidden gem and unexpected surprise! The food at the cafe is fresh and exceptionally good and the store is loaded to the the tin roof with beachy decore and really cute (and practical) clothing. One of my favourites!

Thank Wendy H
Cameron P, Owner at Tin Roof Mercantile and Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2015

Thank you so much for your kind words. We are so glad that you found us and enjoy your visits. We hope that you will continue to visit and enjoy with us !!

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Barb C
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Response from cricketeer1 | Property representative |
Hello, we are about 35 minutes away from Bedford. Take exit 20 off the #107 highway ( Porters Lake) , Turn right onto the #7 highway and drive through Porters Lake . You will pass the Superstore on the right. We are about... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Cafe, Canadian, Soups
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Romantic, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6321 Highway 7, East Chezzetcook, Nova Scotia B0J 1N0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Region  >  East Chezzetcook
  • Phone Number: +1 902-827-5313
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Description
Enjoy a browse in our charming shop...from candles to quilts...clothing to hand-hooked mats, you're sure to find a treasure to delight you.Savour a delectable lunch, sip a delightful glass of Nova Scotia wine and enjoy a delicious dessert and coffee in front of our crackling fire.From soup to salad dressings...bread to pastry, everything is made right here, from the finest , local ingredients.
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